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Recent IELTS exams

Real students tell about their recent IELTS exams: IELTS questions, topics, tasks, answers.

IELTS Speaking questions from Vietnam – January 2010

Our friend H. who had his Speaking part of IELTS in Vietnam sent me with the questions here remembered. Here’s what he says:

“My IELTS speaking test has taken place this afternoon. Your book “Target Band 7” helped me so much and luckily, my speaking test was better than I thought. Here are the questions that I remember.

– What’s your full name?
– Which school are you studying at?
– What major are you studying?
– Why did you choose this major?
– What noise do you like the most and why?
– What noise do you dislike and why?

Cue card
You will have to talk about a relaxing day you had once in a long working period.
– When did you have it?
– Where did you spend your day?
– Who did you go with?
– What did you do then and how important was it to you?

– Do you think that a day of relaxation is important for everyone?
– How do you like to spend your free time?
– What places do you think people nowadays want to go to relax?
– What do you think about the way young and old people relax?
– Why do you think that people in different ages spend their free time differently?
– What are the changes between the seasons in your country?
– What season do you like the most in your country and why?”

I am thankful to H. for sharing, and good luck to people whose IELTS exams are tomorrow!

IELTS Speaking questions from Iran – January 2010

IELTS exam in Iran was shared by N. (thank you, our kind friend!) who remembered the following questions:

Speaking test

– What is your full name?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your favorite sport?
– Do you think that it is necessary for children to do sports?
– Do you like flowers?
– When was the last occasion that you bought flowers for someone?

Cue Card
Talk about an important event that you went to recently ( a carnival / a sports event / etc), you should say:

– What was the event?
– Who was there?
– Did you enjoy it?

– Tell me about some events in your country that people celebrate.
– Tell me about some occasions when people give flowers to each other in your country.