IELTS Speaking test in Sri Lanka – July 2017

Our friend K remembered the following questions from her IELTS Speaking test in Sri Lanka:

Speaking testIELTS test in Sri Lanka


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What part of your country do you live in?
– Do you like this place?
– Why is it so interesting?
– What are the interesting places to see there?
– Do you like to do house chores?
– What type of chores do you usually do around the house?
– Do you think it is important to learn housework nowadays?
– What house chores do you really dislike?

Cue Card

Talk about an interesting book that you would like to read again. You should say

– What book is it?
– When did you read it?
– Why would you like to read it again?


– Do you think children have good imagination?
– Why do you think it is?
– Is reading important to our lifestyle?
– Do you think people read less nowadays?
– What are the factors influencing our reading habits?

IELTS Results competition winners in June 2017

We are just about to present the 11 top scorers who won in our IELTS Results competition in June. All of them obviously managed to do a very good job of preparing for their exams. June’s winners come from many different countries – Egypt, India, Jordan, Nigeria, Spain and Uzbekistan – and seeing such great IELTS results being achieved all over the world is very encouraging.

Here are the proud owners of the best IELTS results in June:

Academic Module – 1st placeBand 9 in IELTS

  • Nihal Zubair from India, Band 8
  • Mohammed Qaim Rizvi from India, Band 8
  • Mus’ab Eldali from Jordan, Band 8
  • Ashish Mishra from India, Band 8
  • Oladeji Bamisile from Nigeria, Band 8

Academic Module – 2nd place

  • Karn Murti from India, Band 7.5
  • Kanwarjit Arora from India, Band 7.5

Academic Module – 3rd place

  • Pedro Elizalde from Spain, Band 7

General Training Module – 1st place

  • Andrew Mikhael from Egypt, Band 8.5

General Training Module – 2nd place

  • Aiswarya Kannan from India, Band 8
  • Sarvinoz Hamzaeva from Uzbekistan, Band 8

Dear winners, we’re applauding your efforts and sending your special certificates of achievement to your email addresses. Your IELTS results will be displayed in the IELTS-Blog hall of fame – please feel free to show off to your family and friends!

And now it remains to find out how these lucky people were able to score so well – we want the details! This is why we’re asking all the winners to share their stories of how they prepared and studied, and what helped them achieve success in IELTS. Anything they wish to share will be posted on IELTS-Blog without delay, so everyone can use the same technique and get a better score in their own exam this month.

P.S. IELTS results competition runs every month, and everyone is welcome to participate. Learn how to enroll here.



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