A recent IELTS test in Australia had the following questions and topics – thanks to a kind anonymous student who sent me an update.
Section 1: A man asking for information on walking trails.
Questions: Fill in the blanks (easy).
Section 2: About a part-time job for uni students.
Questions: Fill in the blanks and multiple choice questions.
Section 3: About an assignment (the speaker has a fairly strong English accent – hard for me to understand).
Questions: Fill in the blanks.
Section 4: About a shipping company.
Questions: Fill in the blanks and multiple choice.
Passage 1: The text was about dinosaurs.
Questions: True/False/Not Given and fill in the blanks.
Passage 2: About tree canopy research.
Questions: Match the paragraph to the researcher’s name.
Passage 3: A text about advertising.
Questions: Name the paragraph, match the paragraph and fill in the blanks.
Writing Task 1 (report)
We had two bar charts for the years 1970 and 2000 comparing percentage of men and women that are employed in four countries, namely Belgium, USA, Japan and Australia.
Writing Task 2 (essay)
Money for postgraduate research is limited. Financial support from the government should be put for scientific research instead of other less important subjects. To what extend do you agree?
– What is your name?
– Are you studying or working?
– What do you think about using museums and art galleries for educational purposes?
– What can students learn from them?
Talk about something that you don’t know how to do now and would like to learn, you should say
– What it is
– How you will learn
– Who can teach you
– When did you start learning about the Internet?
– What are the advantages of the Internet?
– Will computers ever replace teachers? Do you agree or disagree?