Our friend V took an Academic IELTS test in India and remembered the following topics and questions:
Section 1. An article about ideas on what to do on weekends.
Questions: filling in blanks.
Section 2. A lecture for new employees at a supermarket.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.
Section 3. About marketing assignments.
Questions: multiple choice.
Section 4. About penguins near African shores.
Questions: filling in blanks, short-answer questions (no more than 2 words), multiple choice.
Passage 1. About four different sources of light: candles, fuel lamp, gas, electricity.
Passage 2. About microbes and enzymes and their effect on food production.
Passage 3. A study conducted on male and female leadership skills (visionary skills).
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a bar graph comparing the numbers of overweight men and women in Australia between 1980 and 2010.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Many people these days change careers throughout their working life. What are the main reasons for it? Is it a positive or negative development for them personally and for the society as a whole?