IELTS test in Vietnam – August 2016 (Academic Module)

Our friend J took the IELTS test in Vietnam and remembered the following details:

Listening testIELTS test in Vietnam

Section 1. About the Au Pair program.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. About different choirs and their features.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About music in the workplace.
Questions: short-answer questions.

Reading test

Passage 1. About hunger in Africa, its cause and possible solutions.

Passage 2. How ocean creatures use their vision system.

Passage 3. The philosophy of beauty.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar graph showing the number of people who applied for immigration to Australia in four occupations: accountant, computer programmer, cook and IT engineer.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Cycling has many benefits, yet in some countries there is a decrease in the number of people using bicycles as their main form of transportation. Why is it happening? Give suggestions how to encourage people to use bicycles again.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you travel by bus or taxi?
– How often do you do it? Why?
– What do you prefer, taking a bus or a taxi?

Cue Card

Describe a day when you had to change your plans because of the weather. Please say

– When and where was it?
– What did you do instead?
– How did you feel about it?


– Do you usually change your plans according to the weather?
– How is the weather in your country?
– What activities do people do in different weather?
– Do people talk about the weather in your country?
– Did you take dance classes when you were young? Why?
– On what occasions do people dance in your country?

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