IELTS Speaking test in India – August 2017

When S took the IELTS Speaking test in India he was asked the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What are you studying?
– Do you enjoy this field? Why?
– Have you ever been on a boat? Why?
– Would you like to buy a boat?
– What kind of activities do you do with your family on holidays?
– Did it change since your younger years? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a science study that you did in your high school years. Please say

– What did you study?
– Did you like that subject?
– Describe your teacher in that subject.


– Are any changes needed in science study approach in schools?
– What kind of changes happened to science recently?
– Who can understand science better, boys or girls?
– Why do you think it is so?
– Do you think that girls are getting better grades than boys nowadays?
– Why is that?

IELTS test in Egypt – August 2017 (General Training)

A kind IELTS test taker from Egypt remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing TestIELTS test in Egypt

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your neighbor to say goodbye, as you decided to leave the area and move to a new home. In your letter say

– Explain why you are moving.
– What will you miss the most?
– Invite him/her to your new home.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Many jobs at around the house are done manually, but could have been done by machines instead. What are the advantages or disadvantages of this? Give your opinion and include relevant examples.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your job?
– Do you like it or not? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a painting you have seen that you liked. Please say

– Where and when did you see it?
– What was on the painting?
– How did you feel after seeing it?


– Do you like art in general?
– What kind of art do you like the most?
– Why do you like it?
– Should the government help artists?



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