When M took the IELTS Speaking test in Japan, his examiner asked the following questions:
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you study?
– What is your major?
– What is your favourite subject?
– Do you read the news?
– What kind of news do you read?
– Do you prefer to read the news in the newspaper or online? Why?
Describe a person who knows a lot about many things in your opinion. Please say
– Who is this person?
– What is his/her expertise?
– How did you meet him/her?
– Let’s talk about teachers.
– Do you think we still need them, even though we have the Internet?
– What can you do using the Internet?
– What are the benefits of this? Why?
Our friend T took the IELTS test in Hungary and remembered the following information:
Section 1. Discussion with an apartment owner.
Section 2. Description of holiday park facilities and surroundings.
Section 3. About students graduation process.
Section 4. A lecture about building materials and their deterioration.
Passage 1. About Australian parrots.
Passage 2. About desertification.
Passage 3. Don’t remember.
Passage 4. About multitasking, its pros and cons.
Writing task 1 (a letter)
You have borrowed something from your friend for a party and unfortunately it was damaged. Write a letter to your friend to apologise and say
– What and when did you borrow?
– What happened to it? Why?
– What do you suggest to do about it?
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Nowadays congestion and traffic jams are a common and major problem in most cities. Some people believe it is a good idea to construct wider roads to resolve this issue. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? What can be the solution, in your opinion?