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IELTS 2019 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2019-06-08: Part 1
  1. Do you often use social websites? Why?
  2. What are the advantages of social websites?
  3. Is it a good idea for people to spend more time on social websites?
  4. Would you like to spend more time on social websites? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-07
  • 2019-05-23
  • 2019-05-14
2019-06-08: Part 1
  1. What do people usually do with rubbish and recycling in your country?
  2. What do you think when you see rubbish on the roads?
  3. What do you think that people throw rubbish on the streets?
  4. Do you ever recycled paper and plastic?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-30
  • 2019-05-23
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-18
  • 2019-05-11
2019-06-08: Part 1
  1. Do you like perfume? Why or why not?
  2. Do you use perfume? Why or why not?
  3. Have you ever bought a perfume as a gift?
  4. Will you spend much for perfume?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-30
  • 2019-05-16
  • 2019-05-04
2019-06-08: Part 1
  1. What is importance of transportation?
  2. Do you think transportation on the streets damages environment? Why?
  3. Which development is required in transport facilities in your country?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-06
  • 2019-05-16
  • 2019-05-04
2019-06-08: Part 2
Describe a park/garden you like visiting.

You should say:
  • Where the park is
  • When you visit it
  • And explain why you like visiting it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-17
  • 2019-05-05
2019-06-08: Part 2
Describe a situation that your vehicle broke down during your travel.

You should say:
  • where you were going
  • who you were with
  • how long it took to fix the vehicle
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-30
  • 2019-05-18
  • 2019-05-03
2019-06-08: Part 3
  1. How important are parks in cities?
  2. Do you think all age groups enjoy going to park?
  3. Is it necessary to teach kids in school about the importance of environment?
  4. What steps should the government take to improve the awareness of environment among the citizens?
  5. How do parks help the environment?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-17
  • 2019-05-05
2019-06-08: Part 3
  1. Where can people find help when the vehicle they are traveling in breaks down?
  2. Do you think it’s necessary to learn how to repair a vehicle?
  3. Which kind of transport is popular in your country?
  4. Do younger people prefer public transport or older people?
  5. How comfort of people walking on the street can be increased?
  6. Do you agree that it should concentrate more the impacts of the transport on the environmental?
  7. Do you think zebras for pedestrians crossing the streets are safe enough?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-30
  • 2019-05-18
  • 2019-05-03
2019-06-07: Part 1
  1. How many seasons are there in your place?
  2. Do you prefer wet season?
  3. How often does it rain at your place?
  4. what do you do in your spare time in that season?
  5. Which weather do you like the most?
  6. Do you prefer hot weather or cold weather? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-21
  • 2019-05-11
  • 2019-05-03
  • 2019-04-29
  • 2019-04-22
2019-06-07: Part 1
  1. How often do you write an email or cards?
  2. Do you like texting or emails?
  3. Do you prefer to have email or a card for you birthday? Why?
  4. Do you think in the future email will replace letter?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-29
  • 2019-05-04
  • 2019-05-01
  • 2019-04-12
  • 2019-04-03
2019-06-07: Part 1
  1. Do you like street market? Why?
  2. Are they popular in your country?
  3. What the differences between shopping complex and street markets?
  4. Would you like to go to street market of foreign country? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-17
  • 2019-05-16
  • 2019-05-02
2019-06-07: Part 2
Describe a favorite piece of clothing.

You should say:
  • what the item is
  • how often you wear it
  • why you like it
  • whether my friends like the same item that I described.
New Question
2019-06-07: Part 2
Describe a practical skill you learned recently.

You should say:
  • What it was
  • When you learned it
  • Why you learned it
  • And how you felt about it
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-18
  • 2019-05-04
2019-06-07: Part 3
  • What do you think the designer of clothes and the brands are popular?
  • Do you think there are some reasons behind the high price range of designer goods?
  • What do you think the fashion differences between the old and mew generation?
  • Is it important for designers to be up to date with latest trends?
  • Do you think fashion is more important than clothing according to climatic conditions?
New Question
2019-06-07: Part 3
  1. What is the most important practical skill in modern society?
  2. What kinds of skills are difficult to learn?
  3. What kinds of professions require practical skills?
  4. What are some special skills that people can learn?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-22
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-04
    2019-06-06: Part 1
    1. How often do you use car?
    2. Do you like to travel by car?
    3. Do you think everyone should learn how to drive a car?
    4. Are there a lot of traffic jams in your city?
    5. Do you use public transport?
    6. Should people use more public transport? Why?
    7. When did the last time you travel by taxi? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-22
    • 2019-04-03
    • 2019-03-28
    • 2019-02-28
    • 2019-02-08
    2019-06-06: Part 1
    1. Do you prefer to be indoors or outdoors?
    2. Did you like to go outside when you were young?
    3. Did you often go over to your friends’ house when you were young?
    4. Is it important for children to play outdoors?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-15
    2019-06-06: Part 2
    Describe a skill you have taught a younger person.

    You should say:
    • what you taught
    • when you taught to that child
    • why you taught to that child
    • How you felt after completing the teaching process.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-01-05
    2019-06-06: Part 3
    • What skills should be taught to children?
    • What can children learn from teachers and parents?
    • What are the skills that you wanted to learn?
    • What skills do adults need to have?
    • How can people be motivated to learn new things?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-01-05
    2019-06-04: Part 1
    1. Do you visit for relative why/why not?
    2. Do you prefer to visit friends or relatives?
    3. What do you do in these gatherings?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-30
    2019-06-04: Part 1
    1. Do you make plans every day?
    2. Are you good at managing your time?
    3. What is the latest plan you made?
    4. What is the hardest part about making plans?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-15
    2019-06-04: Part 1
    1. Do you look at sky?
    2. Do you like to look at sky on day or night? Why?
    3. Do you study about stars and planets at school?
    4. What do you prefer, watching clouds or stars? Why?
    5. What time for you is good to look at the sky?
    6. Where is the best place to look at the sky near your home?
    7. Do you use to see sky when you were kid?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-16
    • 2019-05-14
    • 2019-04-11
    • 2019-04-08
    2019-06-04: Part 2
    Talk about a singer or music band.

    You should say:
    • who he is
    • where you met him
    • why he is your favorite.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-11
    2019-06-04: Part 2
    Describe a school subject you don’t enjoy leaning it.

    You should say:
    • what the subject is
    • how you found out this
    • why you don’t enjoy leaning it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-14
    2019-06-04: Part 3
    1. How do people become famous?
    2. Do you think famous people change their ways of thinking when they become famous?
    3. What changes do you think might happen if someone suddenly became famous?
    4. To be one of the stars, what qualities do people need to have?
    5. Do you think all famous people have a lot of money? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-11
    2019-06-04: Part 3
    1. What subjects did you learn when you were child?
    2. Do you think it was necessary to learn the subjects at school? Why?
    3. Do you think it was important to learn some technology and science at school?
    4. Why do some people keep learning or reading?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-14
    2019-06-03: Part 1
    1. Do you like music?
    2. Have you ever been to a live concert?
    3. What type of music do you like? Why?
    4. What are the kinds of music that you don’t like?
    5. Do music have connection with thoughts?
    6. Do you play musical instruments?
    7. Do you download music from website or buying a CD? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-05
    • 2019-04-17
    • 2019-04-03
    • 2019-03-02
    • 2019-02-08
    2019-06-03: Part 1
    1. Why do people loose things? Are they careless?
    2. Which things frequently can to find?
    3. What do your parents teach you when you found things?
    4. Why do some people can find more things than others?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-10
    2019-06-03: Part 2
    Describe an exiting sport you played in your childhood.

    You should say:
    • what the sport is
    • with whom you played
    • where you played it
    • Why do you find it exiting?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-04
    2019-06-03: Part 2
    Describe a time you invited a friend to eat meal at home/restaurant.

    You should say:
    • who cooked the meal
    • when and why you invited him
    • what meal you treated him with
    • how you felt after the meal.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-06-03: Part 2
    Take about a famous person in another country whom you want to meet in future.

    You should say:
    • who is the person
    • how you knew him
    • and explain why you want to meet him.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    2019-06-03: Part 3
    1. Is winning important in games?
    2. Is it the most important thing that we get from playing sports?
    3. What is more important in team games, team victory, or individual performance?
    4. Competition among kids is good or bad?
    5. Do you think competitiveness is something you are born with or you learn? Why?
    6. Should we give awards for participation and why?
    7. What are the benefits of competition among rival companies?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-04
    2019-06-03: Part 3
    1. Do you consider yourself an organize person?
    2. Do you think climate change affects the production of crops?
    3. How do you think science and technology will affect production of products in the future?
    4. Do you believe that food is the most important part of a celebration?
    5. How do you compare the food that we eat now compare to the food we have before?
    6. Do you think it is right to spend too much money for food?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-06-03: Part 3
    1. How can people become famous?
    2. Why do some people want to be famous?
    3. Would you like to be famous?
    4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a celebrity?
    5. What influences can famous people have on society?
    6. Why can some celebrities stay famous for a long time while some cannot?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    2019-06-01: Part 1
    1. Are you a patient person?
    2. Is it important to be patient? Why? Why not?
    3. Are you more patient now than you were younger? Why?
    4. Do you think this is important?
    5. Have you ever been waiting patiently and how it feels?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-16
    • 2019-04-25
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-04-07
    • 2019-03-27
    2019-06-01: Part 1
    1. Are there many public holidays in your country?
    2. Which is your favorite holiday?
    3. What do you do on a public holiday?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-31
    • 2019-05-24
    • 2019-04-25
    • 2019-03-02
    • 2019-02-12
    2019-06-01: Part 1
    1. Do you usually smile?
    2. When did you last see a bunch of people smiling?
    3. How can you identify a fake smile?
    4. Do you often smile when taking photos? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-05-25
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-06
    • 2019-05-16
    2019-06-01: Part 1
    1. How often do you see your family?
    2. When was the last time you visited your family members?
    3. How often do you see your friends?
    4. If you had an opportunity to see your family or friends more frequently, would you prefer family or friends? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-01-28
    • 2019-01-02
    • 2018-12-17 (Turkey)
    • 2018-12-13 (Iran)
    • 2018-08-01 (India)
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Describe a situation you wish to do something, but you don’t have enough time.

    You should say:
    • what the situation was
    • If you had time what you would do
    • Did you tell somebody about this situation?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-09
    • 2019-02-08
    • 2019-01-06
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Describe a person who encouraged you to achieve a goal recently.

    You should say:
    • Who the person is
    • How the person motivated you
    • Was it helpful to achieve your goal
    • Do you often give advise?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-25
    • 2019-05-24
    • 2019-05-06
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Discuss a time when you changed your mind about a certain decision/plan.

    You should say:
    • What it is
    • Why you changed it
    • How you felt.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-02-01
    • 2019-01-16
    • 2019-01-12 (Egypt)
    • 2018-11-17 (Philippines)
    • 2018-11-14 (India)
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Describer an occasion when someone didn’t tell you the truth.

    You should say:
    • how the situation was
    • who was involved
    • how you found the person the person didn't tell you the truth
    • how you felt after it
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-04-04
    • 2019-03-30
    • 2019-03-10
    • 2019-02-07
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Describe a water sport you would like to try.

    You should say:
    • what it is
    • why you want to try
    • and explain where you’ll try it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-22
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-06-01: Part 2
    Describe your recent annual holiday travel.

    You should say:
    • where you went
    • when and whom you went with
    • what you did there
    • who do you think would like this kind of travelling and why?
    New Question
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. Why is time management important?
    2. Do you think most people can manage their time well?
    3. Why do some people fail to manage their time?
    4. Do you think time management has an effect on people’s life?
    5. Do you think successful people have better time management skills than others?
    6. What are the effective ways to manage time?
    7. Do you think technology is time consuming or time saving?
    8. In the future, will people face same time pressure related problems? Why?
    9. Why do people today seem to have less time than years/decades ago?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-09
    • 2019-02-08
    • 2019-01-06
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. Do you think children should be motivated to achieve something?
    2. Who should be responsible for motivating children, parents, or teachers?
    3. Is it always necessary to set long-term goals for children to motivate them?
    4. How people get motivated?
    5. Why do some people seem to be more motivated than others?
    6. How can people sustain motivation for long time to achieve something?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-25
    • 2019-05-24
    • 2019-05-06
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. What are the common reasons when people need to change plans?
    2. What do you take into consideration if you have to change a plan?
    3. How would you tell your friends when you must change your plan?
    4. Do you think there should be second plan if first one doesn’t work?
    5. Do people prefer a sudden or gradual change?
    6. Are there logical or emotional reasons for any change?
    7. Why is change difficult for some people?
    8. Why is it hard for older people to change plan?
    9. How can technology these days affect in our plans?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-02-01
    • 2019-01-16
    • 2019-01-12 (Egypt)
    • 2018-11-17 (Philippines)
    • 2018-11-14 (India)
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. What are reliable sources of information?
    2. Do you believe in the information from internet?
    3. What situations do you lie a little?
    4. What are consequences of telling lie?
    5. Why is honesty important for kids?
    6. What is the importance of teaching children to be honest?
    7. Do you think honesty is more important than any other virtue?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-04-04
    • 2019-03-30
    • 2019-03-10
    • 2019-02-07
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. What kind of water sport do people like in your hometown?
    2. What are the advantages of water sports?
    3. What are the disadvantages of water sports?
    4. How do sports affect people's lives?
    5. Why do some people enjoy traveling by water?
    6. Do you think science will be able to resolve all global problems?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-22
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-06-01: Part 3
    1. Do you like travelling? Why?
    2. Why do young people travel more than elder?
    3. Do people in your city travel much across the county? Why?
    4. Is it important to see your country first before travelling abroad? Why?
    5. Why do people from your city choose to travel to Europe, not across your country?
    6. What are the consequences of touristic activities for nature?
    7. How to prevent nature from this harm?
    New Question
    2019-05-31: Part 1
    1. Do you like pets?
    2. In your country which pets animal is popular?
    3. Which animals make good pets?
    4. Did you have a pet when you were a child?
    5. Is it good for children to have pets? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-25
    • 2019-05-20
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-16
    • 2019-04-07
    2019-05-31: Part 2
    Describe a person who you want to be similar with when when you were growing up.

    You should say:
    • who the person was
    • when you first met the person
    • what the person did
    • and why you wanted to be like.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-23
    • 2019-03-01
    • 2019-01-17 (India)
    2019-05-31: Part 2
    Describe an ideal house.

    You should say:
    • where it is
    • what it looks like
    • when you would like to live in
    • And explain why you would like to live in it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-05-06
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-08
    • 2019-03-01
    2019-05-31: Part 3
    1. What is more important for children while they are growing up?
    2. Do you think the way kids growing up is different in than in the past?
    3. Do you think today’s children are stressful? Why?
    4. Why do people want to be famous?
    5. Are famous people good example for children?
    6. Do you think that companies should use celebrities to advertise for their products?
    7. Do you think that celebrities have the responsibility for what they advertise?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-04-23
    • 2019-03-01
    • 2019-01-17 (India)
    2019-05-31: Part 3
    1. Do you think you can achieve your dream house? How would you do that?
    2. What are the different types of houses in your country?
    3. Is it common to own your own house in your country? Why?
    4. Where do people like to live, apartments or individual houses? Why?
    5. Why do most young people live in apartments in cities?
    6. In big cities, the living space is getting smaller. Could you recommend some possible solutions on this?
    7. Does beauty of building affect people’s quality of life?
    8. Talk about an ecofriendly building.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-05-06
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-08
    • 2019-03-01
    2019-05-30: Part 1
    1. Do you like travelling?
    2. Why is travelling important to you?
    3. Where is best destination for traveling in your country? Why?
    4. Would you like to have a job which demands traveling to different countries?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-05-30: Part 2
    Describe a time when you received a bad service.

    You should say:
    • where you received
    • when it happened
    • what happened
    • and explain why the service was bad.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-24
    • 2019-05-01
    • 2019-04-11
    • 2019-03-22
    • 2019-03-19
    2019-05-30: Part 2
    Describe an advertisement you have watched and will never forget.

    You should say:
    • what it is
    • when you watched it
    • and explain why you will never forget it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-07
    2019-05-30: Part 3
    1. What is the popular media for advertising in your country?
    2. Is online advertising popular in your country?
    3. Are there many modes of advertisements in your country?
    4. Do people usually buy stuff after watching advertisement?
    5. Why is music used for advertisement sometimes?
    6. Why do people get irritated by advertisement?
    7. What do advertisement do with famous people or business people?
    8. What are the advantages of TV advertisements? How about internet?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-07
    2019-05-29: Part 1
    1. Have you borrowed something from your friends?
    2. Have you lent something to your friends?
    3. Do you think its good to lend something to others? Why or why not?
    4. Is it good to borrow money from friends? Why or why not?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-06

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