IELTS test in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – November 2016 (General Training)

Our friend D took the IELTS test in Saudi Arabia and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Saudi Arabia

Section 1. An enquiry about gym membership.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2, 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. An advertisement about various amenities within the resort, for the guests to select an appropriate facility.
Questions: filling in blanks, True/False/Not Given.

Passage 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Passage 4. About the development of table manners from ancient to modern times.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have an extra room in your apartment and would like to rent it out to a student. Write a letter to the university council officer and say:

– Describe your apartment and the facilities available.
– Why do you want to rent out a room?
– What kind of tenant would you prefer?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays more and more children acquire unhealthy eating habits. Why is it happening? What can be done to solve this issue?

IELTS test in Ahmedabad, India and Sri Lanka – November 2016 (Academic Module)

Thanks to IELTS test takers D and C from India and Sri Lanka we can share the writing and speaking questions they remembered. Their exams were seemingly identical.

Writing testIELTS test in India

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing students’ satisfaction with three different courses. A satisfaction score was given to the following aspects: the course information, tutor’s help, teaching and resources.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that road safety will only be possible to achieve by increasing the legal age limit for new drivers. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Do you use public transport?
– Can you describe the transportation system in your city?
– What can be improved in the current system?
– What is your childhood experience of public transport?

Cue Card

Describe an occasion when you ate something completely new. Please say

– What was it?
– Where and when was it?
– Why did you eat it?


– Let’s talk about food.
– What is different in the food culture of some countries?
– What are nutritious foods that you know?
– Do you think food patterns are changing nowadays?
– Why is that?



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