IELTS Sample Tasks

IELTS Academic Test

The IELTS Academic test is suitable for entry to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and also for professional registration purposes.

Academic Reading sample materials

The Academic Reading test is 60 minutes long. It has three sections with 40 questions to answer. Here is a sample of one section. (Note that candidates for IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training) …

Academic Writing sample materials

The Academic Writing test is 60 minutes long. It has two writing tasks of 150 words and 250 words. Here are samples of Task 1 and Task 2. (Note that candidates for IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training) …

IELTS General Training Test

This IELTS test is suitable for those wishing to migrate to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK.

General Training Reading sample materials

The General Training Reading test is 60 minutes long. It has three sections with 40 questions to answer. Here is a sample of one section. (Note that candidates for IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training) …

General Training Writing sample materials

The General Training Writing test is 60 minutes long. It has two writing tasks of 150 words and 250 words. Here are samples of Task 1 and Task 2. (Note that candidates for IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training) …

IELTS Listening Test

The Listening test is the same for both IELTS Academic as well as IELTS General Training Tests .

Listening sample materials

The Listening test is 30 minutes long. You will listen to recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions.…

IELTS Speaking Test

The Speaking test is the same for both IELTS Academic as well as IELTS General Training Tests .

Speaking sample materials

In the Speaking test, you have a conversation with a certified Examiner. It is interactive and as close to a real-life situation as a test can get. The test is 11 to 14 minutes long with three parts …

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