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IELTS test in Japan – March 2022 (Academic Module)

Our lovely friend M.O. recently took the IELTS test in Japan and remembered the following questions:

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given two pie charts showing the water use in one country in two different years. There were five categories on each pie chart.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Everyone should be required to stay in school until the age of 18. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What kind of job do you have?
– Do you want to continue in this job?
– Do you often get lost when you visit a new place?
– How do you feel when you are lost?
– What would you do if you were lost and didn’t have your phone with you?
– Would you help people who were lost?

– Let’s talk about pets.
– Have you ever had a pet?
– Are dogs and cats common pets in your country? Why?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Talk about an elementary school teacher you have a good memory of. Please say

– who he/she was
– what subject he/she taught
– what memory you have of him/her
– and explain why you think this is a good memory

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Why are some teachers good or bad?
– When you meet old friends, does it help to bring back some memories?
– What memories are special in your country?
– What is a good way to retrieve memories from the past?

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