IELTS test in Ghana – May 2019 (Academic Module)

A test taker from Ghana (thanks, C!) shared the IELTS Writing and Speaking questions from a recent exam:

Writing testIELTS test in Ghana

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar chart showing the reasons why some people did not go to work in a particular European country in three years 2000, 2005 and 2010. We had to summarise it.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Although parents are responsible for raising a child, outside influences play a key role in their development. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? 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?
– What do you find interesting about this job?
– What would you like to change about it?
– How many hours do you work in a week?
– Are there many public holidays in your country?
– Which one do you like the most?
– What do you do during holidays?

Cue Card

Talk about something you always wanted to do, but didn’t have enough time for. Please say

– What is it?
– Why didn’t you have enough time for it?
– How do you feel about it now?


– What do people usually spend time on?
– Do you spend time with family?
– Do you think older people use time better?

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