IELTS Speaking test in Colombia – April 2017

An IELTS test taker from Colombia remembered the following Speaking questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Colombia


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subjects are you studying?
– Why did you chose these subjects?
– Where are you planning to work after finishing your studies?
– Let’s talk about photographs.
– Do you like taking photos?
– Why do you keep these photos?
– Do you like taking photos while on a trip?
– What do you do in your free time?
– Where do people usually spend their free time in your country?
– How do you usually spend your weekends?

Cue Card

Describe an event that you enjoyed recently. Please say

– What was the event?
– When and where did it take place?
– Who was there with you?


– Did you enjoy the event?
– What was special about it?
– What kind of facilities can you suggest for young people to spend their time effectively?
– Should children spend their entire time with their parents? Why?
– Are there any approaches that can be used when parents cannot spend time with their children?
– What kind of activities are popular with children?
– Do you think that twenty four hours in a day is enough nowadays? Why?

IELTS test in India – April 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following questions from Writing and Speaking:

Writing testIELTS test in India

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given two charts providing data about full and part-time employment among men and women in the UK between 1980 and 2005. We had to summarise and describe the data.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays the number of cars on roads is increasing incrementally. In order to change this trend strict road tolls should be paid on busy roads. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion.

Speaking test


– 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 chose this profession?
– What do you usually do in your free time?
– Let’s talk about reading.
– Do you like to read? Why?
– What kind of books do you prefer?
– Can you name a few that you like?

Cue Card

Talk about a piece of equipment that you use at home. Please say

– What is it?
– How do you use it?
– How important is it to you and your family members?


– Let’s talk about technology.
– How is technology helping you?
– Give some examples, please.
– What are the negative impacts of modern technology on us?
– To what extent did it influence you?
– To what extent did it influence your family members?
– Would you like to have a robot in your home in the future?
– Will robots replace people in the future?



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