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IELTS Speaking Test Sample 15 | IELTS Interview

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IELTS Speaking Test Sample 15

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The International English Language Testing System or IELTS /ˈ.ɛlts/, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment, and was established in 1989. IELTS is one of the major English-language tests in the world, others being the TOEFL, TOEIC and OPI/OPIc.

IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training are designed to cover the full range of ability from non-user to expert user. The Academic version is for test takers who want to study at tertiary level in an English-speaking country or seek professional registration. The General Training version is for test takers who want to work, train, study at a secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country.

Candidate: Arash

Part 1: Introduction

  • Get ready to answer some personal questions about yourself.
  • Please note that the entire interview is recorded.
  • This is a dialogue or two-way conversation between you and the examiner.
  • Time: 4 to 5 Minutes


  1. Where do you come from?
  2. Do you live in your hometown right now?
  3. Are you missing your own country?
  4. Isn’t your father living with you? Does he live in Iran?
  5. Did you experience any culture shock when you first moved to Poland?
  6. Was there any shocking aspect in their culture that was difficult for you to get adapted to?
  7. And then, how did you deal with the cultural differences?
  8. Do you plan to stay there, or do you intend to go to another country?
  9. Why did you choose Poland?
  10. What is so special in your national or local culture that you are missing right now?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. So great that you used sense of humor in your interview. It shows that you are confident and prepared.
  2. I just miss for my family :arrow: I just miss my family
  3. He come here :arrow: he comes here
  4. get in trouble :arrow: get into trouble
  5. You can live here more comfortable :arrow: you can live here more comfortably

Part 2: Cue Card

  • You have 1 minute to consider the prompts or questions in the cue card or topic card below.
  • After preparing your answers, then you have 2 minutes to answer the questions.

Topic Card:

Describe an advertisement that has impressed you so much.
You should say:

  • What it was for
  • Why it was so exciting to you
  • When and where you saw the advertisement
  • Whether you trusted the advertiser

Examiner’s Notes

  1. In internet :arrow: on the internet
  2. interested about :arrow: interested in
  3. … explain about programming very simple :arrow: … in a very simple way
  4. I really satisfy about this :arrow: I was really satisfied with that
  5. You explained about all of the items on your topic card. Great.
  6. You made too many pauses in your speech.

Part 3: Details Discussion

  • Answer some follow-up questions generally about the topic card asked by the examiner.
  • You should be ready to talk about more abstract ideas and issues.
  • Your fluency, accuracy (grammar knowledge) and logic will be closely assessed.
  • It is not a monologue. Instead, it is a two-way conversation between you and the examiner.
  • Time: 4 to 5 minutes


  1. What is the role of advertisement in today’s world? Do you think that it plays a very crucial role?
  2. Have you ever advertised something?
  3. Some people contend that the best advertisement ever is the high quality of the service that is offered. How much do you agree with that?
  4. Discuss the essential characteristics of a successful advertisement.
  5. Do you think that commercials must be monitored by some companies or even the government?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. Advertisement’s rule :arrow: role
  2. In television :arrow: on television
  3. in our website :arrow: on our website
  4. keep your clients with good services :arrow: provide or supply your clients with good services
  5. they should promote their services very good :arrow: … very well (adverb)

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 15

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