IELTS test in India – July 2017 (Academic Module)

Below are the details the R remembered from a recent IELTS test in India:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. Don’t remember.

Section 2. A recommendation to travel by train or bus.

Section 3. A map description of a hotel including nearby restaurants, cafes and other points of interest.

Section 4. About a clock and its development over time. Starting from sun dials, candles, sand clock and so on.

Reading test

Passage 1. About public transport.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, match headings to paragraphs.

Passage 2. About personal diaries.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice, match headings to paragraphs.

Passage 3. About dinosaurs.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice, True/False/Not Given.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph showing 4 car manufacturing companies and how many hours it took to produce a single car between the years 1995 and 2000. The companies were General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that government should provide education for free on all levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. Others believe that it is the responsibility of individuals to pay for their own tertiary education. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

IELTS test in Kuwait – July 2017 (General Training)

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

Writing testIELTS test in Kuwait

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your recently did a home renovation. Write a letter to your friend and suggest to use your tradesman if he/she needs one. In your letter

– Tell your friend about the renovation
– Recommend your tradesman
– Explain why this is a good idea.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that children should be studying all the mandatory subjects until the age of ten, while others believe they should have an option to select favourite subjects to study. What is your opinion? Give reasons for your answer and include relevant examples from your experience.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What kind of accommodation do you live in?
– Do you have a mirror in your house?
– Do you use it a lot?
– What types of programs do you watch on TV?
– Did you watch TV when you were young?
– What is the difference between watching TV in the past and nowadays?

Cue Card

Talk about an occasion you have attended an event that you had a specific role in. Please say

– When and where did the event occur?
– What was your role there?
– What was the hard part in it?


– Should people do hard things?
– Why don’t most people take risks?
– Should governments prohibit people from taking risks?
– Why is that?



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