IELTS test in Kazakhstan – February 2017 (General Training)

Our friend T took the IELTS test in Kazakhstan and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Kazakhstan

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write an inquiry letter to your new employer with a suggestion to hire your close friend or relative. In your letter say

– Who is this person?
– Why should your employer hire him/her?
– Suggest what job he/she should be doing.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Most people believe that the best way to spend holidays is by going abroad, staying at a hotel and enjoying the local attractions. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your own opinion and include relevant examples.

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 like sunny weather?
– Why is it so?
– How do people usually convey information to each other?
– Is it easier to inform somebody now, compared to the past?
– Why do you think so?

Cue Card

Talk about an instance when you were surprised to receive some interesting news or information. Please

– Where and when was it?
– What was it about?
– Who did inform you about it?


– How did you get the news?
– What did you feel then?
– Did you tell somebody about it?
– How did you feel about it later?

IELTS Speaking test in Uzbekistan – February 2017

Lately we have been receiving quite a few IELTS updates from Uzbekistan – thank you everyone for sharing them! These are the Speaking questions that F remembered after taking her IELTS exam:

Speaking testIELTS test in Uzbekistan


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Why are you taking this exam?
– What would you like to do after graduating from university?
– Do you remember your favourite teacher from school?
– Would you like to be a teacher in the future?
– What colours do you like?
– Did you like the same colours as a child?

Cue Card

Talk about a garden that you would like to visit. Please say

– What garden and where is it?
– Why would you like to visit it?
– Who do you prefer to go there with?


– Do your friends go there frequently?
– What can people do in their garden at home?
– Do you have a garden in your house?
– What would you like to do in your garden?
– Is it beneficial for children to play in a garden?
– Is it necessary to have gardens or parks in our cities?



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