Our kind friend F.M. from Nigeria found the recent IELTS questions we share on the blog useful in her exam preparation. In turn, she shared the following IELTS questions from her own IELTS test:
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a table comparing the number of women who are members of the parliament in five regions of the world, in the years 1990, 1997 and 2005.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Being good at mathematics depends on a person’s natural ability as well as the quality of teaching they receive. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Part 1 (Interview)
– Can you tell me your full name, please?
– What can I call you?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you study or work?
– Can you tell me about your course?
– How will your course be useful to you in the future?
– Do you like pets?
– What pets are common in your country?
– Did you own a pet when you were a child?
– Will you own a pet in the future?
– Have you ever been lost?
– Do you like to check the map before going to new places?
– Do you visit new places often?
– Have you ever helped someone who was lost?
Part 2 (Cue Card)
Talk about a time you had to be nice to someone who was unfriendly to you. Please say
– when it was
– where it was
– who the person was
– and explain why you had to be nice to him/her.
Follow up question: Do you often have to be nice to people who are unfriendly?
Part 3 (Discussion)
– Can facial expressions be useful to determine if someone is friendly or not?
– What types of body language are common in your country?
– Is body language effective at helping us understand what someone is saying?
– Does everyone use body language?