Skip to content

IELTS test in Australia – March 2012 (General Training)

The IELTS exam below was collectively shared by M and R from Australia (thanks!).

Listening test IELTS test in Australia

Section 1. Registration of a new patient at the hospital, as he has recently arrived in the city.

Section 2-4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. Application for a permanent position in a supermarket.

Passage 2. A set of rules regarding the accommodation, fuel and other allowances for employees while on a business trips for the company.

Passage 3. Sightings of a sea dinosaur and various researches into it.

Passage 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a recommendation letter for your friend who is applying for a job. In your letter please say

– How long do you know him/her?
– What are the main qualities of your friend?
– What is his/her work experience?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Most people prefer shopping in supermarkets to small shops or local markets. Is this a positive or a negative development?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Do you study or work?
– What are you studying?
– Do many students from your country take these subjects?

Cue Card

Describe a wedding you have recently attended. Please say

– Whose wedding was it?
– Where was it?
– Whom did you go with?


– Do you like weddings?
– Why do you like or dislike them?
– Why does media pay attention to the celebrity weddings (of actors and actresses)?
– Is wedding important in our society?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *