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1 November 2013

IELTS Speaking Test- October 2013 ( A compilation of speaking questions taken in various parts of the world)

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is taken in many parts of the world. It is categorized into two; General Training (for those who want to go to English-Speaking country to work or for immigration purposes)  and Academic Training (for those who want to pursue an undergraduate or graduate studies abroad) . The test is divided into four sections; Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. 
I would like to share with you the speaking part that I have received from a very reliable source - (IELTS-Blog).


IELTS Speaking Test in Thailand and New Zealand
Part 1:- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What kind of job do you have?
- Do you plan to change your job in the future? Why?

Part 2: Cue Card
Describe a successful family business. Please say
- What is it?
- How did you know it?
- Why do you think it is successful?

Part 3: Discussion- Do you prefer to work in a big or a small company? Why is that?
- What is benefit of working in a big company?
- Why don't you like to work in small company?
- What is a benefit of a small company?

IELTS Speaking Test in Canada
Part 1:-What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What kind of work do you do?
- Would you continue doing this job in the future?
- Do you like to walk? And how often?
- Would you prefer walking in the city or in the countryside?

Part 2: Cue Card
Talk about the type of clothes that you wear for special occasions. Please say
- Do people like it?
- Where did you get your clothes?
- How do you feel while wearing them?

Part 3: Discussion- Do you like taking photographs?
- Do you think people dress more formally these days than before?
- In what circumstances do people wear formal clothes?
- Do you think globalization affects the clothing industry? How?
- Does people’s taste affect the clothing industry?


IELTS Speaking Test in Australia

Part 1:
- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What job do you do?
- What do you do at your work?
- Do you like your job? Why?
- Whom do you like to celebrate your birthdays with?
- How did you like to celebrate your birthdays as a child?
- What birthdays do you consider more important?
- Do you think walking in the countryside is better than in the city? Why?
- Do you walk?
- Why do you consider walking important (or why not)?
- What could be done to improve walking in the city?
- Do you think you will keep walking as a part of your routine in the future?

Part 2:Cue Card
Talk about a season or a time of the year that you enjoy the most. Please say
- What do you do during this season?
- Describe what the weather is like.
- Why do you like it more than other seasons?

Part 3:Discussion

- What is more important in your view: summer or winter?
- Do people enjoy more summer or winter? Why?
- What are the disadvantages of working in extreme cold or hot weather?


The best strategy of passing the speaking test is to practice various questions constantly. 

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