IELTS test in Sydney, Australia – June 2017 (General Training)

Our friend N took the IELTS test in Sydney, Australia and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You moved to a new place to attend a training course in college. Write a letter to your friend about it and say

– When and where did you move?
– Describe the course you are taking.
– Why can it be beneficial to your friend?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people prefer to rent, others prefer to buy their own houses these days. Do you think renting has more advantages or disadvantages than owning a house? Support your answer with examples from your personal experience.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Where do you live now?
– Can you describe your place?
– Would you like to go back to your previous place?
– Let’s talk about dreams.
– Do you think dreams have any relevance to real life?
– Would you like to learn more about dreams?
– Why would you like to do it?

Cue Card

Talk about children you would like to spend more time with. Please say

– Who are these kids?
– What would you like to do together?
– Why would you like to spend more time with them?


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