IELTS Speaking test in Albania – December 2017

An IELTS test taker from Albania remembered the following questions from his recent Speaking test:

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Do you like rain?
– Does the weather impact your mood?
– What do you think about teenagers today?
– Are you in touch with them?
– What kind of relationship do you have with them?

Cue Card

Talk about something you have recently bought. Please say

– What was it?
– Why did you buy it?
– Is it useful to you?


– Why are you so excited about this purchase?
– Do you like shopping?
– When do you like to shop?
– Do you think shopping can affect people’s mood?
– What kind of effect can it have?
– Do people in your country enjoy shopping?
– What kind of shopping do they like?

IELTS test in Sydney, Australia – December 2017 (General Training)

An IELTS test taker from Sydney, Australia remembered the following questions from his exam:

Listening testIELTS test in Australia

Section 1. A phone conversation regarding a hotel room booking.

Section 2. A map of a festival setting and location.

Section 3. A conversation between two students and a university lecturer about the mentoring program they had during the course.

Section 4. About prefabricated houses used in the USA in the past.

Reading test

Passage 1. About New Zealand islands.
Questions: match headings to paragraphs.

Passage 2. A company policy explaining how an employee should act when there is an issue with another worker.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Passage 3. A detailed document regarding the Sydney Fish Market. Some characteristics and comparisons of new and old systems introduced to sell fish.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your colleague and ask to buy a gift for the manager who is leaving your company. In your letter

– Explain your feelings about it.
– Suggest a present.
– Make arrangements to buy it.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that cooking at home is a waste of time. They feel it is better to buy fast food which is more convenient and less stressful in modern 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 subject are you studying?
– Where do you live now?

Cue Card

Talk about a statue that you have seen recently. Please say

– When and where did you see it?
– Did you like it or not?
– What did you feel when you saw it?


– Do you like arts?
– What kind of art do you prefer?



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