IELTS test in the USA – February 2012 (General Training)

This IELTS exam was shared by M from the USA (thanks to the contributor!)

Listening test IELTS test in USA

Section 1. About an exhibition of computers.

Section 2. About a student who has broken a finger and how he was going to finish his tasks.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. Radio program about tourist attractions.

Reading test

Passage 1. The process of car registration in London.

Passage 2. Descriptions of the apartments offered for rent.

Passage 3. An article about peppercorns including history, when to harvest, medicinal use and so on.

Passage 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You went to a theater with a friend and he/she had an accident. An employee helped you. Write a letter to the manager to
– thank the employee,
– explain about the accident,
– suggest what they could have done to prevent it.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

In many countries prices of airplane tickets have dropped. Is it positive or negative situation? Write about your personal experience or knowledge.

IELTS Speaking test in Queensland, Australia – February 2012

Our kind friend H shared the following questions from the IELTS exam he took in Queensland:

Speaking test IELTS test in Australia


– What is your full name?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Is it easy to find that kind of job?
– What do you like about your job?
– Is there something you dislike about the job?
– How do you spend your weekends?
– Is it very important to do different things on weekends?

Cue Card

Talk about a business/political leader whom you like. Please say

– Who is he/she?
– What does he/she do?
– Why do you admire him/her?


– Should leaders behave according to moral values?
– What should leaders do for their people?
– Why don’t most people want to be leaders?



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