IELTS test in India – May 2017 (Academic Module)

Below are the Writing and Speaking questions that H remembered after taking the IELTS test in India:

Writing testIELTS test in India

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph showing the correlation between university studies, health, and pension from 1990 to 2015 with a projection to 2050. Also how the government spends the GDP on above matters.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays many parents believe that children’s usage of tablets or computers would be good for their future academic career. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such belief? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your knowledge or experience.

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 send emails?
– How will emails work in the future?
– What could emails be useful to you for?
– Where do you live now?
– Can you describe your home?
– Would you like to move to a different place? Why?
– What would be the main reason for you to change your house?
– What will you have in your own house?

Cue Card

Describe your experience of changing schools or moving home. Please say

– What was your experience?
– How did you feel about meeting new classmates or neighbors?
– Would you do it again in the future? Why?


Don’t remember.

IELTS Speaking test in Iran – May 2017

Our friend M took the IELTS Speaking test in Iran and remembered 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?
– What did you like about your high school?
– What didn’t you like about it?
– Would you like to be a school teacher? Why or why not?
– Did you wear a watch when you were a child?
– Did anyone give you a watch as a gift?
– Who was it?
– Do you wear a watch now? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a decision someone made on your behalf that you disagreed with. Please say

– when this happened
– what the decision was
– who made it and why
– and explain why you disagreed with it.


– What are the important decisions young people have to make these days?
– Do you think young people can and should make decisions themselves?
– What personality types can make better decisions? Why?
– What personality traits should a politician have to make good decisions?
– Why do you think so?



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