IELTS test in India – November 2010 (Academic Module)

IELTS exam in India was shared by our kind friend (wishing to remain anonymous) who remembered the following:

Reading test

Passage 1. Stepwells in India.
Passage 2. Agro-forestation in Europe.
Passage 3. Television Voting.

Writing Test

Writing Task 1 (a report)

We were given two graphs, the first one was about the size of the hole in ozone layer in Antarctica. The second graph was about the gases (CFC, HCFC) responsible for that hole from the year 1980 to 2000.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Countries with long average working hours are economically successful, but such nations can face some negative social consequences. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give relevant examples from your own experience.

Speaking test

– What is your full name?
– What can I call you?
– Where do you come from?
– What thing do you like about your hometown the most?
– Which season do you like the most?
– What is the significance of colors?
– Do you like to wear colors that suit your personality?
– Which color would you like to paint the walls in your room?
– What is the special significance of some colors?

Cue Card

Talk about the type of music which is popular in your country, please say
– What type of music that is, and
– Why this music is popular in your country.


– Why preferences of music keep on changing with the passage of time?
– Do young people and old people like the same kind of music?
– What do you think, should music remain as hobby or is it better to see music as a business?

IELTS test in Australia – November 2010 (General Training)

IELTS exam in Australia was shared by S who remembered the following writing and speaking topics:

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to the manager of a TV company about uncomfortable timing of the new program that has recently started. In your letter

– write why you like that program,
– why the new timing is not comfortable,
– what changes you would like them to make.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

These days people are not eating healthy and are not exercising regularly. What are the reasons for that? What can we do to stop this behavior?

Speaking test


The regular personal questions

Cue Card

Describe any of the cultural events celebrated in your country, please say
– what the event is,
– what people do in the event,
– when this is happening,
– why you think this event is important.


– What is the importance of culture in your country?
– How are the celebrations important in your culture?
– How can people protect their culture?



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