IELTS test in India – September 2016 (Academic Module)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. A man was inquiring about a children’s day care service.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. An announcement about a seminar.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About the history of salt as a necessity. About ancient uses of salt and its adoption in different cultures.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. About the development of telegraph.

Passage 2. About human skills that are good for trade.

Passage 3. About the development of human brain.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing some information about the number of workers having different qualification levels in the period between 1990 and 2010, and a future prediction for 2020.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that extreme sports should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

IELTS Speaking test in Canada – September 2016

Our friend H took the IELTS Speaking test in Canada and remembered the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Canada


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Why did you choose this field?
– Do you like celebrities? Why?
– Would you like to be a celebrity? Why?
– Who are the favourite celebrities in your country?
– Have you ever met a celebrity in person?
– What colour do you like the most? Why?
– What colours are preferred by your friends? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a moment or an instance you experienced that made you laugh a lot. Please say

– When and where was it?
– Describe the situation.
– Who was there with you?


– What is the difference between comedy on TV and comedy books?
– Are there comedy shows in your country?
– Can someone use humour to learn another language?
– Can humour be translated from one language to another?
– Are there jokes in your language that sound differently in another language?
– Why do you think it is so?



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