Skip to content

IELTS test in India and Pakistan – June 2016 (General Training)

Two IELTS test takers from India and Pakistan remembered the following details about their recent exams:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. A conversation between a student and local resident who was surveyed.

Section 2. A talk about different football players and their achievements.

Section 3. A conversation about some research and its comparison with previous ones.

Section 4. A research into honeybees’ migration and hibernation.

Reading test

Passage 1. An article about an Auckland library.

Passage 2. About ergonomic chairs.

Passage 3. An article about camp farms.

Passage 4. A text about pepper cultivation and production.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently discovered that there are plans to build a new airport in your area and you are not happy with it. Write a letter to the local authority and say:

– How did you get to know about the plans?
– What problems will your neighborhood face?
– Suggest possible solutions to those problems.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that watching sports in one’s free time is just a waste of time. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

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?
– What do you like the most in your home? Why?
– What changes do you want to make in your home?
– How do you communicate with you relatives and friends?
– When did you get your first mobile phone?
– When a mobile phone shouldn’t be used? Why?
– Do you like to send or receive postcards?
– What type of cards do you send to your friends or family?
– What kind of music do you listen to?
– Do you think your taste in music changed with time? How?
– Do you prefer live concerts or recorded music? Why?
– Would you like to attend a live concert of your favorite band?

Cue Card

Describe a job which suites you the most. Please say

– What is it?
– Why did you choose it?
– Why do you think it’s the best job for you?


– What criteria do people usually use when choosing a job?
– What kind of jobs do children like? Why?
– What do you think about work from home?
– What are the advantages and disadvantages of that?
– What are the disadvantages of jobs with flexible working hours?
– What do you think about relocating for a job?
– Do you think people like it?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *