IELTS test in Australia – June 2013 (Academic Module)

This IELTS update was shared by N, who took the test in Australia.

Listening testIELTS test in Australia

Section 1. A friend suggested that another friend should take a job as a flight attendant.

Section 2. A tourist guide was giving a talk about a place best known for its natural attractions.

Section 3. Two students were discussing different kinds of sharks in New Zealand.

Section 4. A student was giving a presentation on a history of his town.

Reading test

Passage 1. Comparison of different kinds of household fuels.

Passage 2. Discussion about migration of birds.

Passage 3. Factors affecting the attitude of consumers.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given three graphs showing the worldwide distribution of renewable water sources.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Governments these days encourage the use of consumer products. Some say that it is good for the economy, while others claim it is bad for the society as a whole.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you live in a house or an apartment?
– Which room is your favorite? Why?
– Tell me about your favorite toy as a child.
– Did your parents give it to you?
– What kind of toys do children like today?
– Do you still have any of your toys? Why?
– What is the meaning of your name?
– Do people of your country follow a traditional ritual to name their children?
– How is it done?

Cue Card

Describe a recent event that made you feel happy. Please say

– When did it happen?
– Who were there with you?
– How did you feel after that event?


– Is it necessary to have good relationship with your colleagues at work?
– Does it contribute to the overall feeling of happiness?

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