IELTS test in India – January 2018 (General Training)

Our friend A recently took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. A conversation between a lady and hotel receptionist about a hotel booking.

Section 2. Don’t remember.

Section 3. A conversation between students regarding their project.

Section 4. A lecture about the process of making cotton clothing.

Reading test

Passage 1. An advertisement about tourist routes and tours in a certain area.

Passage 2. About a wild life library and recorded voices of different animals.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have recently moved to a new apartment. Write a letter to your friend and explain:

– Why did you move?
– Describe the new apartment.
– Invite him/her to visit you.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that giving homework to students is not a good idea. Others believe that homework is good and helps students achieve better grades. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

IELTS Speaking test in Liverpool, UK – January 2018

An IELTS test taker from Liverpool in the UK (thanks, P!) remembered answering the following questions in a recent Speaking test:

Speaking testIELTS test in the UK


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Where do you currently live?
– Can you describe your neighborhood?
– Do you like it there?
– Would you like to move to another place? Why?
– Let’s talk about music.
– Do you like it?
– What kind of music do you like?
– Do you listen to music more now than in the past? Why?
– What do you prefer to buy, CD’s or to download music from the Internet?
– Why is that?

Cue Card

Talk about a toy that you had as a child. Please say

– What toy was it?
– Who gave it to you?
– How did you feel when you got it?


– Did you share it with other children or not?
– Do you still have the toy?
– Should we let the children decide which toys to buy?
– Do you see the connection between toy manufacturers and the entertainment industry?
– What do you think about it?



  • Top 25 IELTS Blogs Winner Award
  • Best Australian Blogs 2014 Competition - People's Choice Winner


Online course

Practice tests

Site Search

New Services

Latest Posts: