IELTS test in the UK – April 2010 (General Training)

IELTS test in the UK was shared by R. who remembered the Writing and Speaking parts:

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your English speaking friend who is visiting you soon and asking you what presents would your family like. In your letter explain:
– who your family consists of,
– what kind of presents each member would like,
– how you feel about your friend coming to visit.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think violence in TV programmes is increasing and it should be reduced. Do you agree with this statement? Give examples and share relevant experiences of your own.

Speaking test


– What is your name?
– Where are you from?
– What is the weather in your country like?
– What kind of weather do you prefer?

Cue Card

Talk about an old person who has influenced you, please say
– who that old person is,
– how he/she has influenced you,
– what you like in him / her.


– Do you think the future generation will change the attitude towards elderly people?
– Do you think in the next generation old people would have to live separated from their families?
– What is the solution?

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