IELTS test in Iran – December 2017 (General Training)

When A took the IELTS test in Iran, they got the following questions in Writing and Speaking:

Writing testIELTS test in Iran

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have a problem with the computer at the office which has affected your work. Write a letter to your manager and say

– What problem do you have?
– What difficulties does this create for you?
– What could be done about it?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that parents play an important role in a person’s success, because the way children are brought up affects their readiness for adult life. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience.

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 do you commute to work?
– What kind of transport do you use?
– Did you get here easily?
– Did you have a training course after university?
– Do you think people need to have training courses before getting a job?

Cue Card

Describe an occasion on which someone made positive comments about your work. Please say

– What did you do?
– Where and when was it?
– Who was there with you?


– Do you think parents should give children positive and negative comments?
– Do you think parents should give their child rewards for doing something good? Why?
– Do your think adults need to get positive or negative comments on what they do?
– Some people don’t accept negative comments, why is it so?

IELTS test in Ireland – November 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in Ireland, and her Writing and Speaking questions were as follows:

Writing testIELTS test in Ireland

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given tables showing information about non-graduate and graduate average salaries in the UK between 2000 and 2010.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people support the development of factory farming and the science creation of fruits and vegetables in agriculture, but others oppose to these developments. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What training did you do?
– Are you planning any additional training in the future?

– Does a name have any importance in your culture?
– Is there a particular meaning to your name?
– Why were you given this name?
– Is naming a child a big occasion in your country?
– What did you do in your free time with your family as a child?
– Do you ever do the same activities in your free time and on holidays?

Cue Card

Talk about a park or a garden you have visited in your childhood. Please say

– Where and when was it?
– Who did you go there with?
– Did you like it? Why?


– Are national parks common in your country?
– Do you think parks are necessary in our cities? Why?
– What facilities should be in a park? Why?
– Should parks be free or have an entry fee?
– Do people in your home country go to visit scenic routes or places?
– Do you think people in this country would like to visit these places?
– Are scenic places in your home country and here the same?



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