IELTS test in the Philippines – June 2015 (Academic)

An IELTS test taker from the Philippines remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions from a recent exam:

Writing testIELTS test in the Philippines

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph comparing the number of people in Sydney (Australia) using passenger trains, and the percentage of passenger trains arriving on time, from 1995 to 2004.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people feel unsafe either staying at home or going out. What are the possible reasons for this? What can be done to address this issue?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What job do you do?
– Do you like your job? Why?
– What responsibilities do you have at work?
– What is the most interesting part of your work? Why?
– How important is your job to you?
– Do you prefer working alone or with others?
– Are you planning to change your job in the future?
– Would you ever consider changing your job?
– How might the industry you work in change in the future?

Cue Card

Talk about a friend who you think is a good leader. Please say

– Describe your friend.
– How did you first meet?
– Explain why you think he/she is a good leader.


– How do others behave towards him/her?
– How do people become leaders?
– What do you think are the qualities of a good leader?
– Would you like to be a leader?
– What sort of leader would you like to become?
– Why do some people like to be leaders?
– Do you think society plays a role in forming people’s character who later become leaders?
– Do you think some people are born leaders?

Share this to help your friends do better in IELTS!



  • Top 25 IELTS Blogs Winner Award
  • Best Australian Blogs 2014 Competition - People's Choice Winner


Online course

Practice tests

Site Search

New Services

Latest Posts: