IELTS speaking test in Mumbai – January 2012 (Academic module)

The following questions were asked on an IELTS speaking test held in Mumbai in January 2012. Source:


What is your name?

Where do you come from?

Tell me something about your city.

Do you think that your city is good for the younger generation?

How many languages do you speak?

Do you think that it is difficult to learn a second language?

Cue Card

A cue card was given with the following questions.

Speak about a city you would like to visit. Please say:

Which city it is

Why you like to visit it

How you heard about this city

What you find the most attractive about this city


What are the differences between urban and rural lifestyles?

People living in the city enjoy good health, education and transport facilities. What are the other advantages of living in a city?

More and more people are now moving from rural areas to urban areas? What are the consequences of this?

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