IELTS test in Australia

The following questions were asked on an IELTS test recently held in Australia.

Listening test

The test taker who shared the questions with does not remember the 2nd and 3rd sections of the listening test. The first section was about arranging a birthday party for 60 people on a hotel premise.
The fourth section was about the history of energy industry in Western Australia.

Reading test
Passage 1 was about bus and train services. The questions were of the True / False / No given type.
Passage 2 was about singers.
Passage 3 was about information required for starting a new business.
Passage 4 was about the different methods of measuring length.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are moving to a new place. Write a letter to your friend explaining:

Why you are moving
When you will move
How he or she can help you

You can spend 20 minutes on this task. You need to write at least 150 words.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Children spend a lot of time watching TV programs and playing computer games. Do you think that parents should limit the time spent in front of the TV or computer?

Speaking test


What is your full name?
Which country are you coming from?
Are you coming from a small town or a big city?

Cue Card

Talk about a positive change that you recently made in your life. Please say:
Why you made that change?
What effect had it on your life?
How do you feel about that change now?


Do you think that people should change their lifestyle?
Will you make more changes in the future?

Manjusha Nambiar

Hi, I'm Manjusha. This is my blog where I give IELTS preparation tips.

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