IELTS test in the UK – February 2018 (Academic Module)

Our friend F took the IELTS test in the UK and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in the UK

Section 1. A phone conversation where a lady was trying to book a camp site in Southern California.

Section 2, 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. A text about American libraries.

Passage 2. About Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar graph showing the hours spent on domestic chores at three time points, broken down by gender and whether the person was in full or part time employment or unemployed. We had to summarise and describe it.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think parents are responsible for transporting their children to school. Others think it is the government’s responsibility. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Describe your hometown, please.
– What time do you have your meals usually?
– Have your eating habits changed since you were a child?
– Why do you think it is so?

Cue Card

Talk about a traditional product from your country. Please say

– What is it?
– Why is it so popular?
– Do you use it yourself?


Further discussion on the importance of traditional customs and who is responsible for upholding them.

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