IELTS test in Dubai, UAE – March 2016 (Academic Module)

An IELTS test taker from Dubai, UAE remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in the UAE

Section 1. Details about house rental.

Section 2. Directions for getting around the school premises shown on a map.

Section 3. Two students were reading their report.

Section 4. A lecture about sports and fashion.

Reading test

Passage 1. About the origin of rubber.

Passage 2. About ancient currencies of different countries.

Passage 3. Some theories of visual recognition.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph describing different crimes committed in England and Wales between 1970 and 2005. We had to summarize and explain the graph.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Students in schools and universities learn more from their teachers than through other means such as the Internet, libraries and TV. To what extent you agree or disagree?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Where do you live now?
– What kind of work do you do?
– Are you satisfied with your job?
– Why is that?
– Would you like to do it in the future?

Cue Card

Talk about a novel or a story that you have read recently. Please say

– What was it about?
– Why did you choose it?
– Did you like or dislike it? Why?


– How can reading affect the society?
– Do people still prefer real books or their digital versions? Why?

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