IELTS Speaking test in Canada – January 2020

Y. took the IELTS test in Canada and remembered the following Speaking questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Canada

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you work or are you a student?
– What do you like best about your studies?
– Do you like to study in the morning or afternoon?
– Did you learn art in primary school?
– Did you like art as a subject?
– Have you ever visited an art gallery or exhibition?
– Do you have paintings on your walls at home?
– Have you ever considered becoming an artist?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about a job that you wouldn’t like doing. Please say

– what job it would be,
– what you would have to do, and
– how doing this job would make you feel.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Do you know someone who does this job?
– What is important about a job, the salary or how it makes you feel?
– Are there many people with jobs that pay well but aren’t interesting?
– Is being hardworking a quality that people are born with, or can it be developed?
– What can help people do their jobs better?
– Can a job affect a person psychologically?

IELTS test in India – January 2020 (Academic Module)

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

Writing testIELTS test in India

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given pie charts showing the figures for electricity consumption in different sectors in Australia between 2007 and 2010. We had to summarize and describe the information.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays international tourism is the biggest industry worldwide. Unfortunately, sometimes it creates tension between people from different cultures, instead of better understanding. Why do you think it is happening and how can it be improved?

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 study?
– Where do you study it?
– Why did you choose this subject in your studies?
– How good are you in preparation for exams?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about an instance when a child made you laugh. Please say

– When was it?
– Who was the child?
– Why did he/she make you laugh?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Is it easy to teach children?
– Do you think they are quick learners?
– Why is that?
– Do you think the society should take care of children or parents?



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