IELTS test in Egypt – May 2010 (Academic Module)

IELTS exam in Egypt was shared by L who remembered quite a bit. Our thanks goes to L and here is the update:

Listening test

Section 1. A conversation about a climbing course.
Questions: about the purpose of the course, when it is held, how long, and the cost.

Section 2. A conversation about a desert trip.
Questions: Multiple choice questions about what’s exciting, what are the benefits, what we should take with us.

Section 3. A conversation about a scientific psychological report on how blind people perceive shapes of objects using their imagination.
Questions: multiple choice questions, filling in the gaps of a summary.

Section 4. A report about solar energy.
Questions: filling in the gaps and a diagram that needed to be labeled.

Reading test

Passage 1. About mimicking of nature qualities by the social organisms present in the world.
Questions: matching headings to paragraphs.

Passage 2. About the extinct Australian tiger.
Questions: filling in the gaps, matching headings to paragraphs.

Passage 3. About supermarkets and the psychology of advertising.
Questions: matching headings to paragraphs, filling in the gaps.

Writing Test

Writing Task 1 (a report)
A table that compared the percentages of male and female workers in some country in 1986, 1996 and 2006.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)
What is your opinion about a success of a team: does it depend on mental attitude of the whole team or on the strongest individuals?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– What do you like about your hometown?
– Do you have any problems in your country?
– How did you spend the last vacation?
– Do you enjoy shopping in big malls?

Cue Card

Describe an equipment that you use, please say:
– What is it?
– When do you use it?
– How much do you use it?


– Do you agree that there are disadvantages in using a lot of equipment these days?
– Do you think that older people have difficulties in using new equipment?

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