IELTS test in Iran – February 2010 (Academic Module)

IELTS test in Iran was shared by S. (thank you!) and here is what we know:

Listening test

Section1: a woman talking to her daughter’s teacher about arranging her classes.

Questions: multiple choice, sentence completion and information matching.

Section 2: someone was talking to tourists.

Questions: multiple choice, sentence completion and information matching.

Section 3: two students talking to a tutor about different books.

Questions: table completion.

Section 4: a woman was describing a conference and introducing people who are going to give speeches on that day.

Questions: table completion.

Reading test

Passage 1: about the change in relationships between parents and children, and the development of parents’ understandings of children.

Passage 2: about malaria disease.

Passage 3: about the oil that leaked into the water because of oil tankers and how to deal with it.

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (a report)
There was a bar chart giving some information about different modes of transportation used by tourists from different nationalities, in New Zealand in 2004.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)
In some countries a number of animal and plant species is declining. What are the reasons? What can be done to solve this problem?

IELTS Speaking questions from the UK – February 2010

IELTS Speaking in the UK was shared by N. (thanks a lot!), who remembered the following questions:

Speaking test


– Do you work or study?
– Why did you chose this job?
– What do you enjoy about your job?
– What type of a job will you be looking for in future?

– Do you wear a watch all the time? Why?
– What is the importance of time for people?
– Do you think sometimes time goes slowly / fast? Why?
– How do you feel if you are late for work?

– Do you like flowers? Why?
– On what occasions in your country people give flowers?
– Do many people in your country grow flowers?
– What was the last time that you have given flowers to somebody?

Cue card

Describe a journey you want to go on with your friend, please say
– where you want to travel,
– why you want to travel with your friend,
– how you want to travel,
– explain how you would enjoy a journey with a friend.


– Why people choose to travel with friends/family?
– Why is it important to have holidays / to travel?
– Do people in your country travel a lot?
– Do they like long journeys / short journeys? Why?
– What is the difference between a holiday and a business trip?



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