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IELTS test in Australia – January 2012 (Academic Module)

The IELTS exam below was shared by M (thank you!), who remembered the following details:

Listening test IELTS test in Australia

Section 1. A lady applied for position in a book stall. She was asked about her address, experience and availability for starting in the new job.

Section 2. Hostel information for students.

Section 3. Conversation between two students about their research and responsibilities sharing.

Section 4. Lecture about plastic invention and exhibition information.

Reading test

Passage 1. Olympic torch design types and so on.

Passage 2. About mining at the sea floor, its pros and cons.

Passage 3. About language study.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given graphs to describe and compare resources used to produce 10000 disposable polystyrene and paper cups. How much material such as wood, petroleum, steam and water was used in the process.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people say that younger children should follow their instincts and be allowed to behave as freely as they want, while others disagree. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Speaking test


– Where do you live at the moment?
– Please describe the house you live in.
– Do you have a vision of what your dream house would look like?
– What part of the day do you like the most?
– Do you have a weekend schedule?
– Do you play indoor games?

Cue Card

Describe a movie that you saw recently. Please say

– What was the movie title?
– Where did you see it, at home or in the cinema?
– When was it?


Questions about violent media, education and media interrelation and so on.

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