IELTS test in Australia – January 2011 (General Training)

IELTS exam in Australia was share by our kind friends D and P. Here is what they remembered:

Listening test

Section 1. A conversation between Peter and Jim about sharing a house. Jim was inspecting a room.

Questions: about the price, thing that Jim needs to bring in, the location of the telephone and when Jim can move in.

Section 2. An interview with Alan of

Section 3. A lecture about Just Coffee.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. How to get information from a newspaper, yellow pages and a library.

Passage 2. Advertisement for second-hand things.

Passage 3. The procedure for filing a complaint about your workplace.

Passage 4. The story of Gwen John.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are on a business trip and stayed at a hotel. Unfortunately you left something behind in your hotel room. Write a letter to the manager, in your letter please include the following:

a. details of your stay.
b. details of what you left.
c. what you want the manager to do.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In some countries wedding ceremonies are becoming bigger and more expensive than in the past. Why do you think this is the case? Is this a positive or negative development?

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