IELTS SPEAKING SAMPLES 14

SPEAKING 1401

PART 1

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

Future

  • What job would you like to have ten years from now? [why?]
  • How useful will English be for your future? [Why/Why not?]
  • How much travelling do you hope to do in the future? [Why/Why not?]
  • How do you think your life will change in the future? [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 a book that you enjoyed reading because you had to think a lot.

You should say:

  • what this book was
  • why you decided to read it
  • what reading this book made you think about

and explain why you enjoyed reading this book.

PART 3

Children and reading

  • What are the most popular types of children’s books in your country?
  • What are the benefits of parents reading books to their children?
  • Should parents always let children choose the books they read?

Electronic books

  • How popular are electronic books are in your country?
  • What are the advantages of parents reading electronic books (compared to
  • printed books)?
  • Will electronic books ever completely replace printed books in the future?

SPEAKING 1401

PART 1

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

Social media

  • Which social media websites do you use?
  • How much time do you spend on social media sites? [Why/Why not?]
  • What kind of information about yourself have you put on social media? [Why/Why not?]
  • Is there anything you don’t like about social media? [Why?]

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 something you liked very much which you bought for your home.

  • what you bought
  • when and where you bought it
  • why you chose this particular thing

and explain why you liked it so much.

PART 3

Creating a nice home

  • Why do some people buy lots of things for their home?
  • Do you think it is very expensive to make a home look nice?
  • Why don’t some people care about how their home looks?

Different types of home

  • In what ways is living in a flatlapartment better than living in a house?
  • Do you think homes will look different in the future?
  • Do you agree that the kinds of homes people prefer change as they get older?

SPEAKING 1403

PART 1

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

Neighbours

How often do you see your neighbours? [Why/why not?]
Do you invite your neighbours to your home? [Why/why not?]
Do you think you are a good neighbour? [Why/why not?]
Has a neighbour ever helped you? [Why/why not?]

PART2

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 very difficult task that you succeeded in doing as part of your work or studies.
You should say:

  • what task you did
  • why this task was very difficult
  • how you worked on this task

and explain how you felt when you had successfully completed this task.

PART 3

Difficult jobs

  • What are the most difficult jobs that people do?
  • Why do you think some people choose to do difficult jobs?
  • Do you agree or disagree that all jobs are difficult sometimes?

Personal and career success

  • How important is it for everyone to have a goal in their personal life?
  • Is it always necessary to work hard in order to achieve career success?
  • Do you think that successful people are always happy people?


SPEAKING 1404

PART 1

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

Your neighbourhood

  • Do you like the neighbourhood you live in? [Why/why not?]
  • What do you do in your neighbourhood in your free time? [Why/why not?]
  • What new things would you like to have in your neighbourhood? [Why/why not?]
  • Would you like to live in another neighbourhood in your town or city? [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 a website you have bought something from.

You should say:

  • what the website is
  • what you bought from this website
  • how satisfied you were with what you bought

and explain what you liked and disliked about using this website.

PART 3

Shopping online

  • What kinds of things do people in your country often buy from online shops?
  • Why has online shopping become so popular in many countries?
  • What are some possible disadvantages of buying things from online shops?

Online retail businesses

  • Do you agree that the prices of all goods should be lower on internet shopping sites than in shops?
  • Will large shopping malls continue to be popular, despite the growth of internet shopping?
  • Do you think that some businesses (e.g. banks and travel agents) will only operate online in the future?

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