IELTS test in Thailand – May 2015 (Academic Module)

Thanks to our friend A who took the IELTS test in Thailand we can share the following questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Thailand

Section 1. A man was calling to get information about a health and fitness centre before becoming a member.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. Information about a dance class and description of other facilities in the building.
Questions: map labelling.

Section 3. Two groups of students talked about their research projects’ progress.
Questions: multiple choice, match people to their responsibilities.

Section 4. A lecturer talked the students through the subject’s details.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. About transport problems in rural and urban areas, but mainly focusing on rural transportation.
Questions: filling in blanks, True/False/Not Given.

Section 2. International trade and business deals associated with cultural differences.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, match headings to paragraphs.

Section 3. About a honeybee pollinator.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, diagram labelling.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar chart showing information on class sizes in primary and secondary schools in six countries and also comparing it with the world average class size in 2006.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many people believe that international tourism has negative implications on their countries. What is the reason for it? What can be done to change the negative attitude towards international tourism?

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?
– What is more important, people you work with or the job itself?
– Do you like your job?
– What interests you the most in it? Why?
– Did you read a lot as a child?
– What kind of books did you read? Why?
– Do you still like to read?

Cue Card

Describe a photo that you have in your house. Please say

– Who is on that photo?
– Where and when was it taken?
– Why is it important to you?


– Why was the photo taken?
– How did you get this photo?
– Why do you like this photo?
– Do you think drawings and paintings are important?
– Do you think people can learn to draw or paint easily?
– Do you think art classes are a must at school?
– Is it a core subject in schools in your country?
– What do children learn there?
– Can early childhood art classes be beneficial later in life?
– What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking photos with a mobile phone?

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