Our friend P took his IELTS test in South Africa and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a table describing electronic items used by households in New Zealand between 1995 and 2002.
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
It is important for all towns and cities to have large outdoors spaces such as squares and parks. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give reasons for your answer and include relevant examples from your knowledge or experience.
Part 1 (Interview)
– What is your full name?
– How may I call you?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What are you planning to study further?
– When did you first start to learn mathematics?
– How was it?
– How many times do you visit your relatives?
– Do you prefer to visit your relatives or friends? Why?
Part 2 (Cue Card)
Talk about a time you invited your relatives to a restaurant for a meal. Please say
– When and where did you meet?
– Who did you invite?
– What did you eat?
– And explain how you felt about eating out with your relatives.
Part 3 (Discussion)
– Why do you think people go out to restaurants to celebrate?
– What do you prefer, celebrating at home or at a restaurant?
– Has the way people celebrate special occasions now changed compared to 20 years ago?
– Do you think people will be cooking at home more or less in the future?