IELTS test in Australia and New Zealand – July 2013 (Academic Module)

Below are the details of IELTS exams in Australia and New Zealand (thanks to E and K for sharing!):

Reading testIELTS test in New Zealand

Passage 1. About the construction of a bridge in Australia.

Passage 2. Emotion recognition in babies.

Passage 3. About the first migration to Patagonia.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing the percentages of business, maths and science students who received a good rating after their first year. There were also figures for study aids they used (course resources, tutor, library, online research and so on).

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Humans tend to copy one another, especially in fashion, choice of clothes and consumer goods. Do you agree or disagree? Provide your view and examples from your own experience.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What was your favorite toy as a child?
– Why did you like it so much?
– Do you still have it?
– Would you buy the same toy for your children?

Cue Card

Describe your favorite street in the city/town where you live. Please say:

– Where is it?
– What do you like about it?
– How often do you go there?


– What do you know about internet shopping?
– Do you shop online?
– Do you find it useful?
– What are the advantages and disadvantages of online shopping?
– How often do you shop online?

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