Recent IELTS exams

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

IELTS test in India – June 2022 (Academic Module)

Thanks to B and F, two kind IELTS test takers from India, today we are sharing the latest questions they remembered from their exam:

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar chart and a pie chart describing the consumption of water in four different countries. The task was to report on the main features and make comparisons where necessary.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that studying literature from the past is a waste of time for high school students. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Where are you from?
– Do you like your hometown? Why?
– Did you study the history of your hometown in school?
– Why is history hard for you ?
– Do you use a mobile phone?
– When did you buy your first phone?
– Do you use text messages?
– What are the benefits of text messages?
– What is your favorite color?
– Does color matter to you when you buy a new car or a mobile phone?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about a skill that you learned from an old person you know. Please say

– who the person was
– what you learnt and how
– whether it was difficult or not
– and explain how you felt after learning that skill.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Are the things children learn in school and from their grandparents different?
– What kind of help do older people need from younger people?
– What advantages do help-giver and help-receiver get from interacting with each other?
– Do you believe in helping older people you don’t know? Why?

IELTS test in Thailand – June 2022 (Academic Module)

Thanks to M from Thailand today we are sharing the latest IELTS questions she remembered from her exam:

Listening test

Part 1. Information about house removal process.
Part 2. Outdoor play for children, including ideas and encouragement.
Part 3. Airport map description with information about its facilities.
Part 4. A lecture about sports shoes.

Reading test

Passage 1. About social media research.
Passage 2. About RoboBees or autonomous micro-aerial vehicles.
Passage 3. The story of land settlement.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a pie chart describing water use in Sydney.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people say that university education is the best way to achieve success in life, while others believe it is no longer true. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you work or study?
– What kind of work do you do?
– Where are you from?
– Where is your hometown located?
– What is your hometown famous for?
– Did you study the history of your hometown in school?
– Do you go to the cinema sometimes?
– How often do you go there?
– What types of movies do you like to watch?
– What did you enjoy watching when you were young?
– Has your taste in movies changed with age?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about a toy you enjoyed playing with as a child. Please say

– what it was
– when you got it
– who gave it to you
and explain why you liked it so much.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Why do you still remember that toy?
– What things should parents consider before buying toys for their children?
– Besides toys, what other things in the house do children usually play with?
– Why do parents buy toys for their kids?