IELTS test in Australia – May 2016 (General Training)

Our kind friend E took the IELTS test in Australia and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You came to know that your company is looking for a translator for meetings, and you know a person who is good at translation. Write to your manager and say

– Describe this person.
– Explain why he/she is suitable for this role.
– Give his/her contact details to your manager.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In some countries children start school at the age of four and in other countries at the age of seven. Some people believe that early school start is affecting parent-child relationships. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of starting school early 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 live now?
– Do you like living there? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about an instance when you had to get up very early in the morning. Please say

– Where and when did it happen?
– Why did you get up so early?
– How did you feel after that?


– How often do you get up that early in the morning?
– Do you like to wake up late in weekends?

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