IELTS Recent Cue-Cards

Md.Nooman Sir (Lalmatia Branch)

        IELTS test in Moscow, Russia – January 2011 (General Training)Speaking test
  - What is your name?
- Do you work or study?
- Is your profession popular in your country?
- Did you enjoy visiting museums when you were a child?
- When did you visit a museum last time?
- What books do children enjoy reading in your country?

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  Describe a project or a piece of work you did together with someone, please say
- who it was,
- what you have done,
-why you have chosen this person.

- Do you think it is important to do something with another person?
- Is it important for children to have subjects in school that include working with another person?
- What subjects would those be?
- How could businesses work together with schools or universities?
- How could wealthy countries help poor countries?
- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Tell me about your hometown.
- What is it famous for?
- Did you play any sports when you were a child?
- Why did you like this kind of sport / activity?
- Do you think boys and girls nowadays can play the same sports? Why?
- Do you think your children will play sports? Why?

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Describe a thing you bought, that you had to save money for, please say
- what it was,
- how long you saved money for it,
- what you felt when you bought it.

- Do you think children should be taught to save money from their childhood? Why?
- Should parents buy everything their child asks for? Why?
- Is it easy for you to save money?
- Do people in countryside have different shopping attitude than people in a city? Why?
IELTS test in Sri Lanka – January 2011 (General Training)
Speaking test


- What is your full name?
- What do you want me to call you?
- Do you work or study?
- What part of the day are you busy?
- What part of the day do you like the most?
- How many languages can you speak?
- What are the languages that you love to learn? Why?

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Talk about a job that you would like to try, please say:

- what the job is,
- what skills are necessary to do that job and
- where you would like to work.

Follow-up questions

- Is it easy to work in that job?
- Are many people working nowadays in that field?


- What is the most common way to get a job now?
- What do you do to find a job in your country?
- Is it easy to find a job in your country? Why?
- How do schools support students to help them select the job they like?
- What are the improvements that schools must have to identify talents of students?

- What is your name?
- Do you live in a small town or a big city?
- How long have you lived in this city?
- Do you like your hometown?
- What is your hometown famous for?
- Why do some people collect something, like stamps or coins?
- What is so interesting about collecting things?

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Describe a small company in your hometown that you think is successful, please say

- Why you think it is successful,
- How you know it,
- What they produce,
- Explain how you think it became successful.


- How do you think some business companies become successful?
- What companies are successful in your hometown? Are they small or big?
- Why are some companies more successful than others?
- Is it easier to work as an employee or to manage a company? Why?