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IELTS test in Vietnam and Singapore – February 2015 (Academic Module)

Two IELTS test takers from Vietnam and Singapore (who had the same exam) remembered the following questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Vietnam

Section 1. A conversation between two friends about job vacancies. One of them has also commented on each company.

Section 2. A student was talking to a tutor about his work on the history of football.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. The result of a survey about children’s nutrition in 3 areas.

Reading test

Passage 1. Tattoo as a cultural characteristic of people of Polynesian islands.

Passage 2. How different (Eastern and Western) mentality affects people’s approach in life.

Passage 3. About apes and animal rights.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar chart illustrating the population in the US, China, India and Japan as a percentage of the world’s total in 1990, 2009 and a projection for 2050.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many people think that too much attention and resources are given to protection of wild animals and birds. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Where do you live now?
– Describe the amenities around your place.
– Let’s talk about fashion.
– Do you like fashionable things?
– Do you dress differently on weekends and weekdays?
– What is your favourite colour? Why?
– Do you think it will change as you grow older?
– Let’s talk about body language.
– Do Asian people use body language?
– Can we communicate without words?
– Is there a particular form of body language that you find offensive?
– Do impatient people get their way?
– Is it possible to be too nice?

Cue Card

Describe a situation when you had to be nice to someone you dislike. Please say

– Who is this person?
– Why don’t you like him/her?
– Why did you still have to be nice to him/her?


Don’t remember.

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