Our friend L took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following details (L had no recollection of the Listening topics):

Reading testIELTS test in India

Passage 1. About the history and development of bicycles. Their first brands and how mass production started in different countries.

Passage 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are very disturbed by the noise coming from a restaurant opened nearby recently. Write a letter to the restaurant manager and say

– What problem do you experience?
– What should the management do about it?
– Describe what you will do if the problem is not resolved.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays managers and team leaders in different organizations are much younger compared to the past. What are the reasons for it? Is it a positive or negative development?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Let’s talk about your job.
– What is your job profile?
– Is it really hard to work nowadays?
– How do you spend time after work?
– Do you play any musical instrument?
– What do you think about the role of music today?
– Do you like to make lots of friends or do you have only one best friend?
– How do you spend time with your friends?
– Do you think you will make a lot of new friends in the future?

Cue Card

Talk about a neighbor that you like and admire. Please say

– Who is he/she?
– When did you first meet him/her?
– How does he/she inspire you?


– Is interaction with other neighbors important to us?
– What is the role and importance of local community?
– What do you think about national identity?
– Do you really take pride in it?
– In what way?

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