IELTS test in Australia and Japan – December 2012 (Academic Module)

The IELTS exams in Australia and Japan were the same, according to test takers S and K. Here is what they remembered:

Listening testIELTS test in Australia

Section 1. Two students were preparing for a presentation.

Section 2. A man was explaining about shops in a town.
Questions: diagram / map labeling.

Section 3. The speaker was talking about favorite activities in a country town.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. Darwin’s theory of evolution. Two scientists were trying to prove the theory on birds on an island.

Passage 2. About a town in New Zealand and how it’s changed since people from different countries started migrating there.

Passage 3. About the efficiency of managers who are running a company.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a triple line graph, showing the amount of people going to movies in a week in 2003 – 2005 in a European country.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

These days couples decide to have children later in their life. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? How is it affecting the family life and society?

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