IELTS test in Canada – May 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friend A took the IELTS test in Canada and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Canada

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a graph showing the number of people per household in the UK in two different years.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some animal species are now completely extinct. Many people believe that we should prevent this from happening in the future. 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?
– What subject are you studying?
– Where do you live now?
– What type of house do you live in?
– What would you like in your future home?
– Do you like traveling by bus?

Cue Card

Talk about an interesting conversation that you had with a person that you don’t know. Please say

– What was the conversation about?
– Who was that person?
– Why was it an interesting conversation?


– Do you prefer face-to-face or phone conversations?
– Why is that?
– Is there a difference between male and female conversations?

IELTS test in India – May 2017 (General Training)

Our friend L took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following details (L had no recollection of the Listening topics):

Reading testIELTS test in India

Passage 1. About the history and development of bicycles. Their first brands and how mass production started in different countries.

Passage 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are very disturbed by the noise coming from a restaurant opened nearby recently. Write a letter to the restaurant manager and say

– What problem do you experience?
– What should the management do about it?
– Describe what you will do if the problem is not resolved.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays managers and team leaders in different organizations are much younger compared to the past. What are the reasons for it? Is it a positive or negative development?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Let’s talk about your job.
– What is your job profile?
– Is it really hard to work nowadays?
– How do you spend time after work?
– Do you play any musical instrument?
– What do you think about the role of music today?
– Do you like to make lots of friends or do you have only one best friend?
– How do you spend time with your friends?
– Do you think you will make a lot of new friends in the future?

Cue Card

Talk about a neighbor that you like and admire. Please say

– Who is he/she?
– When did you first meet him/her?
– How does he/she inspire you?


– Is interaction with other neighbors important to us?
– What is the role and importance of local community?
– What do you think about national identity?
– Do you really take pride in it?
– In what way?



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