IELTS test in Australia – August 2012 (Academic Module)

Our friend L from Australia shared this IELTS exam:

Listening testIELTS test in Australia

Section 1. Travel to the Gold Coast and booking details.

Sections 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. Construction materials used in the building industry.

Reading test

Passage 1. About graffiti.

Passage 2. History of chocolate.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given 3 pie charts showing the amount of journeys traveled in one European country. The first chart showed all journeys combined, the second and third were divided into 2 groups, male and female travelers.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some museums charge admission fees, while others don’t. Do you think the advantages of such charges will outweigh the disadvantages?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Do you work or study?
– Why have you chosen your area of studies?
– Do you buy clothes over the internet?
– What is your favorite style?
– Is fashion becoming more important nowadays?

Cue Card

Describe your favorite TV show that you enjoy watching regularly. Please say

– What is it about?
– When is it shown?
– Why do you like it?


– Is TV losing its popularity to online broadcasting? Why?
– Are there any advantages of TV for lonely people?
– Are there any dangers of TV for lonely people?
– Do you think people will watch less TV in the future?

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