IELTS test in Australia – December 2015 (Academic Module)

Our friend E took the IELTS test in Australia and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a graph showing the expenditure on advertising of four different car manufacturers in the UK in 2002.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Incidents of anti-social behaviour and lack of respect to each other are increasing nowadays. What is causing this? What can be the solution? Include relevant examples in your response.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Let’s talk about your hometown.
– Do you think your hometown is a good place to grow up?
– Do you prefer to live in the countryside?
– Do you prefer dark or light colours?
– Would you choose to buy something because of its colour?
– What is the colour of your house?

Cue Card

Talk about a new skill that you would like to learn. Please say

– What is it?
– How would you learn it?
– Do you think it would be easy to learn it?


– What skills are necessary to be a good employee? Why?
– Do you think everyone is able to communicate well?
– Is it a skill that one can learn?

IELTS test in Ireland – December 2015 (General Training)

Thanks to L who took the IELTS test in Ireland we can share the following exam topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Ireland

Section 1. A schedule for a new nanny.
Questions: table completion.

Section 2. About a program where you can become a host for someone learning English in your city.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.

Section 3. Two students talked about their music classes.
Questions: information matching, multiple choice.

Section 4. A research about dolphins and their environment such as weather, pollution, water temperature and so on.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. Five short texts about movies, radio programs, music and so on.
Questions: match sentences to paragraphs.

Passage 2. The history of flax seeds and their important role in the cultural and economic history of New Zealand for both the Maori people and the European settlers later.
Questions: multiple choice, True/False/Not Given.

Passage 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

A college asked its graduates to give a speech to current students about their professional carriers and future opportunities. You would like to participate. Write a letter and say

– What do you want to talk about?
– Why do you think students will be interested in it?
– Suggest a suitable date and time for your speech.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays, more and more people are using consumer goods such as refrigerators and washing machines. Are there more advantages or disadvantages to this? Give your own opinion and examples.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Describe the house you grew up in.
– How is it different from the one you live in now?
– Did you like reading when you were a child? Why?
– Do you still like to read?
– What do you read nowadays?
– Do you give books to children?
– Did you like maths as a child? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a problem in your local area that you noticed. Please say

– What is it?
– Why do you think it might be a problem?
– Suggest a solution for it.


Don’t remember.



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