IELTS test in India – June 2019 (Academic Module)

Our friend V took an Academic IELTS test in India and below are the questions he remembered:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. It was about the bicycle invention.

Section 2. A conversation about hotel booking.

Section 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a pie chart and a table showing information about visitors to different holiday resorts in Europe.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that schools should select students according to their academic abilities. Others believe that it is better to have students with different abilities studying together. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– 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 do your grocery shopping?
– Do you like street supermarkets? Why/Why not?

Cue Card

Talk about a person you know who has some great ideas or an interesting opinion. Please say

– Who is he/she?
– How did you meet him/her?
– Do you like or dislike these ideas? Why?


– Do children usually have the same ideas as their parents?
– Why do you think it happens?
– When should children choose their own opinions?

IELTS test in Nigeria – June 2019 (General Training)

Our friend B remembered the following IELTS Writing and Speaking questions from a recent test in Nigeria:

Writing testIELTS test in Nigeria

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Some new employees have just joined your company to gain work experience. Write a letter to them and say

– What work do you do?
– What will they be doing on their first day at work?
– What should a person bring along on the first day?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays newspapers publish information about private lives of individuals. Some people think the government should maintain certain control over the information that gets published, while others disagree. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Where do you work?
– What do you do?
– Why did you choose this place to work?
– What do you do at your job?
– Do you like perfumes?
– What type of perfumes do you like?
– Did you ever give a perfume as a gift to someone?
– What would make you buy an expensive perfume?
– Do you like traveling?
– How often do you travel?
– Where did you travel recently?
– Why did go there?
– Did you like the place?

Cue Card

Talk about someone you know who has studied a foreign language. Please say

– Who is that person?
– Why did he/she learn it?
– How often does he/she speak it?


– What are the benefits of a foreign language to a person?
– How did he/she feel about learning the language?
– Does he/she speak other languages?
– What is easier, speaking or writing in a foreign language?
– What is easier, to learn a foreign language or a foreign culture?
– Can you learn a foreign language and speak it like a native speaker?
– Do children have the ability to learn a foreign language easier than adults?
– Should the government support people studying languages in foreign countries?



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