IELTS test in Uzbekistan and Oman – April 2013 (Academic Module)

IELTS test takers from Uzbekistan and Oman (thanks D and G) shared this exam update:

Listening testIELTS test in Uzbekistan

Section 1. An application form for swimming courses.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. A girl was interviewed about her visit to five different caves.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 3. Two students were talking to their teacher about a new grind mill they invented.
Questions: diagram/map labeling.

Section 4. A research about Japanese tribes.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. A summary of the research about fish predators.

Passage 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given two graphs, one showed how many students graduated in the UK between 1992 and 2002. The other specified percentages of students that worked in five fields such as managerial, professional, clerical etc.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In some countries boarding schools are getting more popular. Is it a positive or negative development? What are the reasons behind it?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you live in an apartment or a house?
– Describe a traditional house in your country..
– What is the attitude of people in your country towards modern and traditional buildings?

Cue Card 1

Describe a toy that you played with as a child, please say

– what toy it was
– who gave it to you
– why you liked it
– why you remember that toy until now.

Cue Card 2

Talk about your favorite meal. Please say

– what meal it is
– how often you eat it
– who cooks it.


– What is the difference between girls’ and boys’ toys?
– Do you think toys really help in children’s development?
– Does modern technology have an influence on children’s toys?
– Have we lost our hand skills such as sewing?

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