IELTS speaking test in Australia in March 2013

The following questions were asked in an IELTS speaking test held in Australia in March 2013. Thanks Martin for sharing these questions with

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The first part of the IELTS speaking test is an interview. The following questions were asked.

Can you tell me your name, please?

Can you show me your ID, please?

Now, I’d like to ask you a few general questions about yourself. Where are you from?

Do you work or study?

What subjects are you studying at the moment?

What would you like to do in your free time? Do you enjoy reading?

What sort of books are you interested in reading?


The test takers were asked to talk about a library they visit on a regular basis. A topic card was given with the following questions.

Where is the library?

How often do you visit the library?

Do you like going to that library? Why?


What do you think about the population growth rate?

Do you think that it is necessary to control the growth of population?

What are the measures that can be taken to control population growth?

Manjusha Nambiar

Hi, I'm Manjusha. This is my blog where I give IELTS preparation tips.

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