IELTS General training letter test exam in Suzhou, China

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You recently started commuting to work by bicycle and discovered that there is a problem with bicycle parking near the building where you work. Write a letter to the building manager and say

– Explain the reason for using a bicycle to commute.
– What problems have you encountered with parking?
– What are your recommendations to solve them?

IELTS Speaking test exam in Vienna, Austria

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Do you live in a flat or a house?
– Why do you live there?
– Do you use maps?
– Do you prefer paper or digital maps? Why?
– Did you use a map in your childhood?

Cue Card

Talk about a person who talks too much. Please say

– Who is that person?
– What is his/her relationship to you?
– What does he/she usually talk about?

Discussion

– Do you think parents should let their children express themselves?
– Do you think parents should stop children when they talk sometimes?
– What do you think about group communication?
– What skills should a person have for good communication?

IELTS Speaking test exam in Graz, Austria

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Describe your home town please.
– How long have you lived there?
– Where do you live now?
– Why do you live there?
– What kind of apartment do you live in?

Cue Card

Tell a story that you know well. Please say

– Who told you this story?
– What is the story about?
– Why do you still remember it?

Discussion

– Do you think children enjoy stories?
– Do you think you can tell the same story to younger and older children?
– How is technology involved in story telling?
– Did you tell anyone a story that impacted him/her later?

IELTS Speaking test exam in Jakarta, Indonesia

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your job?
– What do you do at work?
– Do you enjoy it?
– Tell me about your eating habits.
– How many times a day do you eat?
– Did your eating habits change with time?
– What food do you like? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a letter that you have received recently. Please say

– Who sent it to you?
– What did it say?
– Why was it important?

Discussion

– Are printed letters important in your job?
– Why is it so?
– What features are important in professional communication?
– Do you prefer printed or electronic information? Why?
– Do you think future historians will be able to analyse us in 50 years?
– Will it be easy, in your opinion?

IELTS Speaking test exam in Solo, Indonesia

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– How long do you work there?
– Do you like your job? Why?
– Do you have friends at work?
– Do you like traveling?
– How often do you do it?
– Who do you usually travel with?
– Why do you do it?

Cue Card

Describe a photograph of you taken by someone else. Please say

– Who took it?
– Where and when was it?
– Describe the photo.

Discussion

– Do you like taking photographs?
– What do you think about news media and photography?
– Is there a difference between professional and amateur photography?
– Can you tell the difference in quality?

IELTS Speaking test exam in Mekelle, Ethiopia

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Describe your hometown.

Cue Card

Talk about a large company in your country that you know. Please say

– What company is it?
– What do you know about it?
– Is good to be an employee there?

Discussion

Don’t remember.