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Recent IELTS exams

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

IELTS Writing test topics – December 2008

These Writing test topics were shared by N from Saudi Arabia. N has recently sat for his General Training exam.

Writing test

Task 1 (Letter)
You have a permanent job, and few weeks ago you have started a part-time short course. You are not satisfied with it and want to change this part time course.

Write a letter to your professor explaining why you are not satisfied with your present part-time course, and stating which course you would prefer and why.

Task 2 (Essay)

Nowadays majority of people are trying to live in the cities and many people not much interested to live in small towns. Discuss both with your own experience and your opinion.

IELTS exam in Doha, Qatar – December 2008 (Academic Module)

This report was sent by A from Qatar after his Academic exam. Thanks, A!

Reading test
The topics were about human brain and the way our mind works.

Listening test
The topics were about history and archeology.

Writing test

Task 1 (Report)
Write a report about a graph showing the snow levels in New Zealand.

Task 2 (Essay)
Some people think that the modern childrens’ games do not contribute to their development as much as the traditional games do. Do you agree? Discuss.

Speaking test

Cue card
Describe a good cook that you know.

– What is your favorite place to eat, a restaurant?
– What are the good laws of your country? Explain them.
– Where did you learn about the law?