IELTS test in Minsk, Belarus – August 2017 (General Training)

When K took the IELTS test in Minsk, Belarus she was asked the following questions in the Writing and Speaking sections:

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You’re moving out of your rental apartment. Write a letter to your neighbour to say goodbye. In your letter say

– When and where do you move?
– Why do you move out?
– How do you feel about it?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays people use different machines and devices to do housework. Do you see it continuing as a trend? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?

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?
– Do you like your job?
– Describe the apartment and the area where you live.
– What housework do you have to do on a daily basis?
– What housework did you have to do in your childhood?
– Why is it important to teach children to do housework?
– What do you usually carry in your bag?
– Does it depend on where you go?

Cue Card

Talk about your next holiday. Please say

– Where would you like to spend it? Why?
– When do you plan to go on holidays?
– Who would you go with?


– Why do you think tourism can be harmful?
– Will the level of tourism grow or reduce in the future, in your opinion?
– How does tourism affect different cultures?
– What should people do before going to a foreign country?

IELTS Speaking test in Uzbekistan – August 2017

When M took the IELTS Speaking test in Uzbekistan he was asked the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Uzbekistan


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Where do you live now?
– Do you live in a house or an apartment?
– Do you like living there? Why?
– Where would you like to live in the future?
– Do you know your neighbours well?
– Can neighbours be helpful?
– Did your neighbour ever help you?
– What do you think about the public transport system in your country?
– Do you ride the bus often?
– Do you think you will ride the bus more often in the future? Why?
– Do you prefer a bus or an underground train? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a piece of clothing that you like to wear. Please say

– What is it?
– Where and when did you buy it?
– How often do you wear it?


– Do others like your clothes?
– How often do people buy clothes?
– Are women more into shopping than men? Why?
– Why don’t most men like shopping?
– What do people wear to a formal meeting in your country?
– What do they wear to weddings?
– Can we judge people by their looks?
– Why do people judge others’ clothing?
– Is it so in other societies as well?



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