IELTS test in the Netherlands – November 2011 (Academic Module)

The IELTS exam below was shared by our kind friend A from Amsterdam.

Listening test IELTS test in Holland

Section 1. Inquiry on the phone about a computer sale.

Section 2. Radio show on holiday resorts in Queensland, Australia.

Section 3. Discussion between a student and his tutor.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. Problems of sugar cane industry in Australia.

Passage 2. Post-war rural areas policy changes in the UK.

Passage 3. Several theories explaining the cause of extinction of large mammals (dinosaurs) in North America.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing changes in household composition from the year 1961 till 2001.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some countries invest in specialized training centers for top athletes rather than in public sports facilities. Do you think this is a positive or a negative development?

Speaking test


Standard interview questions.

Cue Card

Describe a place outdoors where you go to relax. Please say:

– Where is this place?
– How often do you go there?
– Why does it help you relax?


– Do you think it is more difficult to relax when you are at home?
– Do you think there is a difference in relaxation activities between old and young people?

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