IELTS Speaking test in India – November 2017

Our friend V recently took the IELTS Speaking test in India and remembered 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?
– Where do you live now?
– Do you live in an apartment or a house?
– What would you prefer as your own home, a house or an apartment?
– Is it better to live with or without neighbours? Why?
– Do you prefer old or young neighbours? Why?
– Is good relationship with neighbours necessary?

Cue Card

Talk about an invention that changed people’s lives. Please say

– What was it?
– When and where did it happen?
– How did it change people’s lives?


– How often do you use that invention?
– Is it still useful for people nowadays?
– Some say that inventions make people lazy, is that true in your opinion?
– Suggest one invention that would be extremely useful for people.
– Why do you think so?
– What invention will make work easier for people?
– Describe an invention that is useful in your country.
– What inventions might exist in the next 20 years?

IELTS test in Dubai, UAE – November 2017 (General Training)

Thanks to P who took the IELTS test in Dubai, UAE we can share his Writing and Speaking questions today:

Writing testIELTS test in the UAE

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently moved to a new place. Write a letter to your friend and say

– Where and when did you move?
– Why did you move there?
– Describe your new area.
– Invite him/her to your new home.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Many parents believe that children should play team sports like football, basketball and so on, instead of individual sports such as swimming or running, during the school scheduled timetable. Do you agree or disagree with the above statement?

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?
– How much time do you spend at home?
– Do you prefer to spend time at home or outside?
– Tell me some more about your work.
– Do you require additional skills or training at work?

Cue Card

Talk about an advertisement that you remember. Please say

– What product was advertised?
– What was the message of the advertisement?
– Did you buy the product? Why?


– Do you think younger generation should be exposed to more ads?
– What impact do advertisements have on the society?
– Do advertisements vary from country to country?
– How is the culture incorporated in advertisements?



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