IELTS Speaking test in Iran – March 2017

When M took the IELTS Speaking test in Iran he was asked the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Iran


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– How often do you look at yourself in the mirror? Why?
– Do you look in the mirror after shopping?
– Do you think a mirror is a good choice for decoration?
– What items do you take with you when leaving the house?
– Why is that?
– How do you make sure that nothing is forgotten?
– Do you have different items with you in the morning and evening?
– Why is it so?

Cue Card

Talk about a famous or successful person who is important to you. Please say

– Who is this person?
– Why is this person important to you?
– How did he/she influence your life?


– Do you think it is easier to become famous now compared to the past?
– Why is that?
– What kind of people were becoming famous in the past?
– How about now?
– What sorts of people become famous in your country? Why?
– Do you think to be famous one needs a certain talent?

IELTS test in Azerbaijan – March 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friend K took the IELTS test in Azerbaijan recently and shared the following topics/questions (K didn’t remember anything about the Listening part):

Reading testIELTS test in Australia

Passage 1. About different varieties of pears and their hybridization.

Passage 2. Discussion about the importance of siblings for children.

Passage 3. About children and their ability to remember numbers.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph showing the usage of oil, coal, natural gas and nuclear fuel to produce electricity in the UK between 1990 and 2006.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that professional workers such as doctors and teachers should be paid more than sports and entertainment personalities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and relevant examples.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Describe your hometown.
– Let’s talk about handwriting.
– How often do you write by hand?
– Do you prefer handwriting or typing on a computer?
– Let’s talk about teaching.
– Do you enjoy teaching?
– Have you ever taught somebody?

Cue Card

Describe a foreign country where you would like to work for a period of time. Please say

– What country would it be?
– What would you like to do there?
– Why do you want to go to this place?


– What is so special about this country?
– Why do people choose going abroad to study or work?
– What are the advantages of working or studying abroad?
– Will it benefit you back in your country?



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