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IELTS Speaking Questions & Answers
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Geography 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Name 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Snacks 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Social media 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Interesting Neighbor 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Old buildings 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Family Member You Want To Work With In The Future 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something You Do To Keep Fit And Healthy 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Advertisement 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Reading 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When You Were Stuck In A Traffic Jam 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Invention That Has Positively Changed The World. 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Sitting down 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Collection 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something That Helps You To Concentrate On Study Or Work 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Positive Change That You Made In Your Life 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Evening time 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Feeling bored 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Special Day Out That Cost You Little Money 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Meeting places 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Place In The Countryside That You Visited 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Watch 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Computer 
Speaking Quiz Describe Someone You Like To Spend Time With. 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Talent 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Cinema 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Thing You Did To Learn Another Language 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Street markets 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something You Cannot Live Without (not a computer/phone). 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Item Of Clothing That Someone Gave You 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something That Was Broken In Your Home And Then Repaired 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Happy Event You Organized 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Difficult Thing You Did 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Course That Impressed You A Lot 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Story Someone Told You And You Remember 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Ambition That You Haven Not Achieved 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Memory 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Street food 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Person Who You Follow On Social Media. 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Interesting Conversation You Had With Your Friend 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Businessman You Admire 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Phone 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Lost 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Planning 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Sports 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Websites 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Art 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Emails 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Photo 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Dreams 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Mirrors 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Apps 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Person Who Solved A Problem In A Smart Way 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Handwriting 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Lost 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Headphones 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Exciting Book That You Enjoy Reading 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Park 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Cafe You Like To Visit 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Color 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Shoes 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time You Moved To A New Home Or School 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: travel 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When You Are Waiting For Something Special That Would Happen 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Difficult Decision That You Once Made 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When You Tried To Do Something But It Was Not Very Successful 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Argument Two Of Your Friends Had 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Company Where You Live That Employs A Lot Of People 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Puzzle You Have Played 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When Your Computer Broke Down 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Live Sport Match That You Watched 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Wallet 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Flowers 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: barbecue 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Piece Of Equipment That Is Important In Your Home 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Law On Environmental Protection 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1 Relatives 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: City Life 
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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  2. Why do you live in an apartment/house?
  3. How long have yu lived there?
  4. What do you like the most about it?
  5. What is your favorite room? Why?
  6. Can you describe the view from your windows?
  7. Do you plan to live there in the future?
  8. What kind of accommodation do you wish to have in the future?
  9. Can you tell me about your house when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-07
2022-08-26
2022-08-10
2022-07-26
2022-07-12
Vocabulary: Home
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. Are you interested in watching TV advertisements or internet advertisements?
  2. What kinds of advertisements do you dislike?
  3. Do you share advertisements with others?
  4. Do you want to work in advertising in the future?
  5. What kinds of advertisements do you watch?
  6. Where can you see advertisements?
  7. Have you ever bought something because of its advertisement?
  8. Do you watch advertisements from the beginning to the end?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-26
2022-08-10
2022-07-14
2022-06-21
2022-06-03
Sample Answers
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. In what conditions would you use a computer?
  2. When was the first time you used a computer?
  3. What will your life be like without computers?
  4. In what conditions would it be difficult for you to use a computer?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-26
2022-07-19
2022-06-28
2022-06-07
2022-05-18
Sample Answers
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. What kind of public transportation do you usually take?
  2. When do you usually take public transportation, in your everyday life, or when you are traveling?
  3. Did you take public transport when you were a kid?
  4. Do most people prefer public transport?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. Do you like singing?
  2. Have you ever learned how to sing?
  3. Who do you want to sing for?
  4. Do you think singing can bring happiness to people?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Vocabulary: Singing
2022-09-22: Part 1
  1. What snacks do you like to eat?
  2. What snacks did you eat when you were young?
  3. When do you usually eat snacks now?
  4. Do you think eating snacks are healthy?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-07
2022-09-02
Sample Answers
2022-09-22: Part 2
Describe a time when you were very busy.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • where you were
  • what you did
  • and explain why you were very busy.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-23
2022-07-12
2022-06-21
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-09-22: Part 2
Describe an important river/lake in your country.

You should say:
  • where it is located
  • how big/long it is
  • what it looks like
  • and explain why it is important.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-30
2022-07-19
2022-06-16
2022-05-25
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-09-22: Part 2
Describe a time you helped a child.

You should say:
  • when it was
  • how you helped him/her
  • why you help him/her
  • and how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-07
2022-06-03
2022-05-12
Timing Practice
2022-09-22: Part 2
Describe an experience of online shopping

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • what you bought
  • what problems you had while shopping online
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-22: Part 2
Describe a person you know who is from a different culture

You should say:
  • who he/she is
  • where he/she is from
  • how you knew him/her
  • and explain how you feel about this person.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-22: Part 3
  1. Are you often busy?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages when people keep busy?
  3. What kind of stressful things do people experience at work?
  4. Do you think children should learn through playing games or under pressure?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-23
2022-07-12
2022-06-21
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
2022-09-22: Part 3
  1. How can rivers/lakes benefit local people?
  2. Do you think rivers/lakes attract tourists?
  3. How do rivers/lakes affect local tourism?
  4. Are rivers/lakes suitable for transport? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-30
2022-07-19
2022-06-16
2022-05-25
2022-05-06
2022-09-22: Part 3
  1. Do you often help kids? How?
  2. Why is it necessary to do volunteer services?
  3. What can schools do to develop students' awareness of volunteering?
  4. Who benefits more from the volunteer services, the volunteers or the people helped?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-07
2022-06-03
2022-05-12
2022-09-22: Part 3
  1. What kind of service do you think is good?
  2. What are the differences between shopping online and in stores?
  3. What problems do customers often have while shopping?
  4. What do you think customers should do when there is a problem with a product they bought online?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-22: Part 3
  1. How can we get to know people from different cultures better?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of cultural diversity?
  3. How can traditional culture and other cultures coexist?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-14: Part 1
  1. Where is your hometown?
  2. Do you like your hometown? Why?
  3. How long have you been living in your hometown?
  4. Do you believe it is a proper place to grow up? Why
  5. How could your hometown be improved?
  6. Has your hometown changed much since you were a child?
  7. Is there good public transportation in your hometown?
  8. Will you be moving away from your hometown?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-30
2022-08-16
2022-08-02
2022-07-19
2022-07-05
Vocabulary: Hometown
2022-09-14: Part 1
  1. Do you like morning or evening?
  2. What do you usually do in the evening?
  3. Are there any differences between what you do in the evening now and what you did in the past?
  4. What did you do in the evening when you were little? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-23
2022-07-26
2022-07-07
2022-06-16
2022-05-31
Sample Answers
2022-09-14: Part 1
  1. Do you often feel bored?
  2. What kinds of things would make you feel bored?
  3. What would you do if you felt bored?
  4. What was the most boring thing you did when you were young?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-26
2022-07-21
2022-07-05
2022-06-09
2022-05-20
Sample Answers
2022-09-14: Part 1
  1. What do you usually do on your birthday?
  2. What did you do on your birthday when you were young?
  3. Do you think it is important for you to celebrate your birthday?
  4. Whose birthday do you think is the most important to celebrate in your country?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-14: Part 2
Describe an important event you celebrated.

You should say:
  • what the event was
  • when it happened
  • who attended the event
  • and explain how you feel about the event.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-19
2022-06-21
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-09-14: Part 2
Describe something you do that can help you concentrate on work/study.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • how it helps you concentrate
  • when you do it
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-21
2022-06-23
2022-05-25
2022-05-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-09-14: Part 2
Describe a time when someone asked for your opinion

You should say:
  • who asked for your opinion
  • why he/she wanted to know your opinion
  • what opinion you gave
  • and explain how you felt when he/she asked for your opinion.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-14: Part 2
Describe a popular place for sports (e.g. stadium) that you have been to

You should say:
  • where it is
  • when you go there
  • what you do there
  • and explain how you feel about this place.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Vocabulary: Sports Timing Practice
2022-09-14: Part 3
  1. What kinds of events do people usually celebrate?
  2. Do people often celebrate events with a large group of people or just a few people?
  3. Do people often celebrate festivals with families?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-19
2022-06-21
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
2022-09-14: Part 3
  1. Why is it more difficult for children to concentrate nowadays than in the past?
  2. Do you think technology will harm children's ability to concentrate?
  3. What kinds of jobs require high concentration at work?
  4. Can exercise help people improve concentration?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-16
2022-07-21
2022-06-23
2022-05-25
2022-05-06
2022-09-14: Part 3
  1. Why do some people dislike giving their opinions?
  2. Are there any apps designed for collecting opinions about products or services?
  3. Why do people like to express their opinions on the internet nowadays?
  4. What are the advantages of sharing opinions on the internet?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-14: Part 3
  1. Do young people like to do sports?
  2. What are the benefits of sports for children?
  3. Is it necessary to build public sports space?
  4. What do you think of companies donating sports venues to poor children?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Vocabulary: Sports
2022-09-09: Part 1
  1. Where are you living now?
  2. What do you like most about where you live?
  3. What is the neighborhood like where you live?
  4. Do you have any friends there?
  5. What can be improved in the area where you live?
  6. Do you know any famous people in the area where you live?
  7. Do you intend to stay in this area in the future?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-08-23
2022-08-05
2022-07-21
2022-07-07
Vocabulary: Living
2022-09-09: Part 1
  1. Do you enjoy visiting street markets?
  2. Do you prefer shopping in the shopping mall or on the street market?
  3. When was the last time you went to a street market?
  4. What do people usually buy on the street market?
  5. Are there many street markets in your country?
  6. Would you like to go to the street market in a foreign country? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-23
2022-07-26
2022-06-23
2020-03-14
2019-12-14
Sample Answers
2022-09-09: Part 1
  1. Do you like getting up early in the morning?
  2. What do you usually do in the morning?
  3. What did you do in the morning when you were little?
  4. Is there any difference between what you do in the morning now and what you did in the past?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a popular/well-known person in your country.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • what he/she has done
  • why he/she is popular
  • and explain how you feel about this person.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-02
2022-07-05
2022-06-03
2022-05-04
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a family member you want to work with in the future.

You should say:
  • who he/she is
  • what he/she does
  • what kind of work you would like to do with him/her
  • and explain how you feel about him/her.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-05
2022-07-21
2022-06-16
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a time when you were stuck in a traffic jam.

You should say:
  • when and where it happened
  • how long you were in the traffic jam
  • how you passed the time while waiting
  • and explain how you felt when you were in that traffic jam.
Recent Tests:
2022-08-10
2022-07-19
2022-06-14
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe something you had to share with others

You should say:
  • what it was
  • who you shared it with
  • why you had to share it with others
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a time you decided to wait for something

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • what you waited for
  • why you made the decision
  • and explain how you felt about the decision.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe an impressive English lesson you had and enjoyed

You should say:
  • what it was about
  • when you had it
  • what the teacher did
  • and why you enjoy the lesson.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a person you know who loves to grow plants (e.g., vegetables, fruits, flowers, etc.)

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • what he/she grows
  • where he/she grows them
  • and explain why he/she enjoys growing plants.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a person who inspired you to do something interesting

You should say:
  • who he/she is
  • how you knew him/her
  • what interesting thing you did
  • and explain how he/she inspired you to do something interesting.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a place in your country that you would like to recommend to visitors/travelers

You should say:
  • what it is
  • where it is
  • what people can do there
  • and explain why you would like to recommend it to visitors/travelers.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe an important thing you learned (not at school or college)

You should say:
  • what it was
  • when you learn it
  • how you learned it
  • and explain why it was important.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 2
Describe a time when you overcame difficulties in doing something and succeeded

You should say:
  • what the difficult task was
  • how you overcame the difficulties
  • whether you got help
  • and explain how you felt when you succeeded.
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. What kinds of people are popular at work?
  2. Are bosses more popular than employees at work?
  3. Which is more important, keeping a good relationship with colleagues or doing well at work?
  4. What benefits are there when a child is popular at school?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-02
2022-07-05
2022-06-03
2022-05-04
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. What kinds of family businesses are common in your country?
  2. Why do people want to do family business?
  3. What are the benefits of working with family members?
  4. Is it easier to get promotions in big companies?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-05
2022-07-21
2022-06-16
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. When do traffic jams usually happen?
  2. What are the causes of traffic jams?
  3. Do you think the traffic congestion will ease in the future, or will it worsen?
  4. What would you suggest as possible solutions to the problem of congested traffic?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-10
2022-07-19
2022-06-14
2022-05-18
2022-05-06
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Do you think kids like to share?
  2. How can parents teach their children to share?
  3. What do you think is the benefit of sharing for children?
  4. Is there anything that parents would persuade children to share with others?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Do people in your country like to take public transport?
  2. Why do some people like a slow-paced life?
  3. Is being patient good for people? Why?
  4. Are people less patient now than people in the past? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Why do people learn foreign languages?
  2. What makes a good foreign language teacher?
  3. Do you think grammar is important when learning foreign languages?
  4. Is it interesting to be a foreign language teacher? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Are there many people growing their vegetables now?
  2. Do you think it is good to let kids learn how to plant?
  3. What do you think of the job of a farmer?
  4. What are the differences between traditional and modern agriculture?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. What qualities make a role model?
  2. Do people need to be encouraged when facing difficulties?
  3. What kind of things can inspire people?
  4. What kinds of jobs need inspiration?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Is it important to take photos while traveling?
  2. Can you trust other people's journals on the internet?
  3. What factors affect how people feel about travel?
  4. Will you go to a foreign country to travel because of the distinct landscape?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. What can children learn from their parents?
  2. Do you think some children are well-behaved because their parents influence them?
  3. Is it necessary for adults to learn new things?
  4. How can people learn new things?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-09: Part 3
  1. Should people set goals for themselves?
  2. How do you define success?
  3. How do we judge whether young people are successful?
  4. Are successful people lonely?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
2022-09-08: Part 1
  1. Does your name have a special meaning?
  2. How do people choose names for their children?
  3. Does anyone in your family have the same name as you?
  4. Are there any differences between how people name their children now and in the past in your country?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Sample Answers
2022-09-08: Part 1
  1. Do you like geography?
  2. Have you ever studied geography at school?
  3. Are you good at reading a map?
  4. Would you visit a country because of its geographical location?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Sample Answers
2022-09-08: Part 1
  1. Do you have a talent or something you are good at?
  2. Do you think your talent can be helpful for your future work?
  3. Do you think people in your family have the same talent?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-19
2022-07-21
2022-06-23
2022-06-07
2022-05-18
Sample Answers
2022-09-08: Part 1
  1. Do you like art?
  2. Did you learn to draw when you were a kid?
  3. Have you ever visited an art gallery?
  4. Is there any artwork on the wall in your room?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-02
2022-07-12
2022-06-21
2019-02-08
2018-12-14 (Brazil)
Vocabulary: Art Sample Answers
2022-09-07: Part 1
  1. Do you wear a watch?
  2. Have you ever got a watch as a gift?
  3. Why do some people wear expensive watches?
  4. Do you think the watch is essential for you? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-05
2022-07-12
2022-06-14
2022-05-25
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-09-07: Part 1
  1. Do you collect things?
  2. Are there any things you keep from childhood?
  3. Where do you usually keep things you collect?
  4. Would you keep old things for a long time? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-08-10
2022-07-12
2022-06-21
2022-05-31
2022-05-12
Sample Answers
2022-09-07: Part 1
  1. Do you like social media?
  2. Do you think you or your friends use too much social media?
  3. Do you want to work in a social media company?
  4. What is the most popular social media in your country? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-09-02
Sample Answers


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