IELTS Speaking test in India – October 2017

Our friend P remembered the following Speaking questions after taking the IELTS test in India:

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 subject are you studying?
– Why do you think people choose such a subject in your country?
– Do you like reading books?
– What type of books do you read?
– Where do you live now?
– Do you like living there?
– How long have you been living there?
– Would you like to stay there in the future? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a famous businessman or businesswoman in your country. Please say

– Who is this person?
– Why is he/she famous?
– How did know about him/her?


– Do you think it’s important to take good care of your employees?
– Why do you think it is important?
– Do you think reputation is important for the business to survive?
– Should the owner concentrate on day by day tasks only, or should he/she try to expand the business?
– Why do you think so?

IELTS test in Iran and the Philippines – October 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friends D and S remembered the following topics and questions after taking their identical IELTS exams in Iran and the Philippines:

Listening testIELTS test in the Philippines

Section 1. About a summer educational course.

Section 2. About the Paradise Island.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About a certain variety of birds.

Reading test

Passage 1. About residential house construction.

Passage 2. Don’t remember.

Passage 3. About social media sites.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a map of a town 20 years ago and today. We had to compare and notice the changes between the two.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many people complain about commercial advertisements and their influence on children. Should it be controlled by the government? What are the possible effects on children?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What course did you take?
– Why did you choose that course?
– Do you work now?
– What do you do?
– How far is it from your home?
– How long does it take to get to work?

Cue Card

Talk about your greatest achievement in life. Please say

– What did you do?
– How did you do it?
– Why are you so proud of this achievement?


– Is it important to have a job?
– Why is it important to have a job?
– Do you have other goals?
– What are important goals in life?



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