IELTS Speaking test in India – January 2020

Our friend S took an IELTS speaking test in India and below are the questions that she remembered and shared:

Speaking testIELTS test in India

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Where do you live?
– Do you like living in the countryside?
– What do you do there?
– Would you want to live there in the future?
– Do you have friends?
– Are you a good friend?
– Do you have childhood friends? Why?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe an experience when you were with a group of people and you got bored. Please say

– What were you doing?
– Who was there with you?
– Why did you get bored?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Do you get bored easily?
– What types of work are boring?
– What are the causes of boredom?
– In the future do you believe that all boring work will be done by robots?
– Do you think boredom can be useful sometimes? Why?

IELTS test in Sri Lanka – January 2020 (General Training)

Our friend N. shared the following IELTS test questions after a recent IELTS exam in January in Sri Lanka:

Writing testIELTS test in Sri Lanka

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your Manager has asked you to do a presentation at the upcoming training session. Write a letter to your manager and say

– What is the topic of presentation?
– What is the benefit of conducting a session on that topic?
– What are your requirements for conducting this presentation?

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays children watch too much TV. Why is this happening, and what can be done to prevent it?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– What do you enjoy the most about your work?
– Let’s talk about voices.
– How did your voice change over the years?
– How different is your voice compared to others in your family?
– Do you like your voice? Why?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about an instance when you had to hide the truth from a friend. Please say

– Who was your friend?
– What happened there?
– Why did you have to do it?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– How did TV news change over the years?
– Is it necessary to be honest to become successful?
– How are celebrities affected by social media?



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