IELTS Speaking test in Australia – April 2012

Our friend M was asked these questions in a recent IELTS exam in Australia:

Speaking test IELTS test in Australia


– Where do you come from?
– What are you doing at the moment?
– Why did you choose that field of study?
– Do you know any of your neighbors? Why?
– Do you think it is better to have old or young people as a neighbors? Why?
– Is it better to plan your weekly schedule? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a famous place that you know and would like to visit. Please say

– Where is this place?
– What have you heard about the place?
– What will you do when you go there?
– Why did you choose this place?


– Do you think you will ever visit this place? Why?
– Do you think people should get information about places they’re traveling to? Why?
– What resources are available to search for information about the place they are going to visit?
– Is the internet a good resource? Why?
– Do you think traveling is still popular in your country? Why?

IELTS test in India – April 2012 (Academic Module)

Our kind friend J from India has shared the IELTS exam below – enjoy!

Listening test IELTS test in India

Section 1. A man was talking with a day care receptionist about enrolling his child in the centre.

Section 2. A phone conversation regarding job details.

Section 3. A discussion about whale watching.

Section 4. A talk about works of a painter.

Reading test

Passage 1. An article about the invention of roller coasters.

Passage 2. An article about development of an innovative product.

Passage 3. An article about children’s literature.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table with the types of housing preferred by people in 3 cities in the UK and the amount of people who like each type of housing, such as flats, terrace houses, detached and semi-detached houses in each area.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Is playing computer games by youngsters a good or a bad thing? Discuss both views and give you own opinion.



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