IELTS test in Nigeria – January 2020 (General Training)

Our friend I. took IELTS in Nigeria and remembered the following questions:

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have a job that you want to leave. Write your employer and say

– Why do you want to leave?
– When do you want to leave?
– What did you like or dislike about the job?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Many people find it difficult to speak in front of and to present to an audience. It is believed that this skill should be taught in school. Why is this important? To what extent do you agree or disagree with it?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Where do you work?
– Do you like your job? Why?
– What do you like more, the job or the people you work with?
– Do you like listening to your own voice?
– Did it change a lot since your childhood?
– Why did it change, in your opinion?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about a particular day when you looked up in the sky and saw something special. Please say

– What did you see in the sky?
– What effect did it have on you?
– When was it, and where were you?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Who were you with?
– Why do people study the planets today?
– Were there any changes in the way people study planets now, compared to the past? Why?
– Why wasn’t astronomy taught in schools in the past?

IELTS Speaking test in India – January 2020

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

Speaking testIELTS test in India

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Where do you live?
– Do you like living in the countryside?
– What do you do there?
– Would you want to live there in the future?
– Do you have friends?
– Are you a good friend?
– Do you have childhood friends? Why?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe an experience when you were with a group of people and you got bored. Please say

– What were you doing?
– Who was there with you?
– Why did you get bored?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Do you get bored easily?
– What types of work are boring?
– What are the causes of boredom?
– In the future do you believe that all boring work will be done by robots?
– Do you think boredom can be useful sometimes? Why?



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