IELTS SPEAKING SAMPLES 05


SPEAKING 0501

PART 1

The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.

Your country

  • Which part of your country do most people live in?
  • Tell me about the main industries there.
  • How easy is it to travel around your country?
  • Mas your country changed much since you were a child?

PART 2

You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Describe a well-known person you like or admire.
Yon should say:

  • who this person is
  • what this person has done
  • why this person Is well known
    and explain why you admire this person.

PART 3

Discussion Topics

Famous people in your country

  • What kind of people become famous people these days?
  • Is this different from the kind of achievement that made people
  • famous in the past?
  • In what way?
  • How do you think people will become famous in the future?

Being in the public eye

  • What are the good things about being famous? Are there any
  • disadvantages?
  • How does the media in your country treat famous people?
  • Why do you think ordinary people are interested in the lives of
  • famous people?

SPEAKING 0502

PART 1

The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.

Colour

What’s your favourite colour? [Why?]
Do you like the same colours now as you did when you were younger? [Why/Why not]
What can you learn about a person from the colours they like?
Do any colours have a special meaning in your culture?

PART 2

You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Describe a song or a piece of music you like.
You should say:

  • what the song or music is
  • what kind of song or music it is
  • where you first heard it

and explain why you like it.

PART 3

Discussion topics:

Music and young people

  • What kinds of music are popular with young people in your cuIture?
  • What do you think influences a young person’s taste in music?
  • How has technology affected the kinds of music popular with young people?

Music and society

  • Tell me about any traditional music in your culture,
  • How important is it for a culture to have musical traditions?
  • Why do you think countries Rave national anthems or songs?

SPEAKING 0503

PART 1

The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.

Entertainment

  • Do you prefer relaxing at home of going out in the evening? [Why?]
  • Why you go out for an evening, what do you like to do?
  • How popular is this with other people in your country?
  • Is there any kind of entertainment you do not like? [Why / Why not?]

PART 2

You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Describe one of your friends.
You should say:

  • how you met
  • how long you have known each other
  • how you spend time together

and explain why you like this person.

PART 3

Discussion topics:

Qualities of friends

  • What do you think are the most important qualities for friends to have?
  • Which are more important to people, their family or their friends? Why?
  • What do you think causes friendships to break up’?

Other relationships

  • What other types of relationship, apart from friends or family, are important in people’s lives today?
  • Have relationships with neighbours where you live changed in recent years? How?
  • How important do you think it is for a person to spend some time alone? Why/Why not?

SPEAKING 0504

PART 1

The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.

  • How important are clothes and fashion to you? [ Why / Why not?]
  • What kind of clothes do you dislike? [Why?]
  • How different are the clothes you wear now from those you wore 10 years ago?
  • What do you think the clothes we wear say about us?

PART 2

You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Describe a festival that is important in your country.
You should say:

  • when the festival occurs
  • what you did during it
  • what you like or dislike about it

and explain why this festival is important.

 

PART 3

Discussion Topics:

Purpose of festivals and celebrations

  • Why do you think festivals ate important events in the working year?
  • Would you agree that the original significance of festivals is often lost today? Is it good or bad, do you think?
  • Do you think that new festivals will be introduced in the future? What kind?

Festivals and the media

  • What role does the media play in festivaIs, do you think?
  • Do you think it’s good or bad to watch festivals on TV? Why’?
  • How may globalisation affect different festivals around the world?

 

 

About Navid & Hamid Zamani (IELTS TUTORs) 342 Articles
Experts in teaching different Cambridge English Exams with more than 15 years of teaching experience as tutors and also as teachers in different prestigious Language Institutes. Specialist coaches to give you the proper training you need to acquire your desired band in IELTS.