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IELTS test in India – May 2019 (Academic Module)

T took the IELTS test in India and below are the Reading topics along with the Writing and Speaking questions she remembered:

Reading testIELTS test in India

Passage 1. How deserts were formed.

Passage 2. About the energy of the ocean and how it can be used.

Passage 3. About airplane design.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table and a chart showing the time spent on leisure and household activities in 2008.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many museums and historical sites are mostly visited by foreign tourists, but not local people. Why do you think it happens? What can be done to attract local visitors to these sites?

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 for work?
– What do you like about your job?
– What could be useful to you in study/work?

Cue Card

Describe a job that one of your grandparents was doing. Please say

– What was the job?
– Did he/she like it?
– Why did you remember it?


– What jobs are difficult, in your opinion? Why?
– What jobs are easy to do?
– Do you think easy jobs can be interesting? Why?
– Are robots capable of doing any job? Why?
– What jobs can’t be done by robots? Why?
– Is it possible that robots will replace teachers one day?

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