IELTS test in Hyderabad, India – January 2017 (Academic Module)

Thanks to S who took the IELTS test in Hyderabad (India) we can share the following recent topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. About hot air balloon rides.

Section 2. A conversation between a student and her professor about a presentation.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About the process of banknote printing.

Reading test

Passage 1. How to become an expert in certain fields.

Passage 2. About the evolution of crocodiles.

Passage 3. Literature on evolution in music.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a survey report showing journeys made by different modes of transportation in England in the year 2001.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays all new town planning should include public parks, shopping malls and sport facilities. 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?
– Where do you live now?
– Describe your place of residence.
– Are you interested to live in your place for a long time?
– What makes your area interesting?
– Why do you think so?

Cue Card

Describe your favourite location for swimming. Please say

– What and where is it?
– How often do you visit this place?
– Who do you go there with?


– Do you think children should learn to swim?
– Do you think swimming can be learned by reading a book?
– Do you think swimming should be included in the school curriculum?

IELTS Speaking test in Japan – January 2017

Our friend Y took the IELTS Speaking test in Japan and remembered the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Japan


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Why did you choose this job?
– What will you do in the future?
– What color do you like? Why?
– What color is popular among your friends? Why?
– What color won’t you decorate the walls of your room with? Why?
– Do you like chocolate?
– Did you also like chocolate as a child?
– Do you think most people like chocolate? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a piece of equipment that is essential for you in everyday use. Please say

– What is it?
– Why is it important to you?
– How often do you use it during the day?


– Who else in your family uses this equipment?
– What other equipment do you have at home?
– What is the future of machines or robots, in your opinion?
– Describe the advantages of industrial robotic and automation systems.
– Do you think having robots in our houses would be beneficial?
– Do you think robots will take our jobs in the future?



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