IELTS test in Qatar – April 2019 (General Training)

Our friend V from Qatar remembered the following topics and questions from his recent IELTS test:

Writing testIELTS test in Qatar

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You worked for a company abroad, but had to quit suddenly and return to your hometown. Write a letter to your colleagues to say goodbye. In you letter

– Explain why you had to leave.
– Apologize for not saying goodbye properly.
– Why would you miss them?

Task 2

Doctors in many countries say that people do not do enough physical exercises. What are the causes of this trend? How can the situation be improved?

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?
– Where do you live now?
– What do you like about the place where you live?
– Do you have friends in your neighbourhood?
– Do you like paintings?
– What sort of paintings do you like?
– Did you learn to draw?
– Would you like to get a portrait of yourself?
– Do you have paintings at your home?
– How important is it to have paintings in your house?
– Do you wear sunglasses? Why?
– Would you buy expensive sunglasses for yourself?
– Did you lose sunglasses in the past?
– Would you gift sunglasses to somebody?

Cue Card

Describe a place where you like to study the most. Please say

– Where is it?
– What does the place look like?
– Why do you like to study there?

Follow up question: Does anyone else use the same place to study?


– What techniques do you use for study?
– Are classroom studies better than online or the opposite is true?
– What is your opinion about group study?
– What are its advantages and disadvantages?
– How can you overcome these disadvantages?
– Should you vary your techniques while studying the same subject?
– What is more important, academic qualifications or practical experience?

2 thoughts on “IELTS test in Qatar – April 2019 (General Training)”

  1. We look forward to answers too, not just questions without solutions pls. I’m new redirect me to questions and answers too. Tnx

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