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IELTS 2019 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2019-11-07: Part 1
  1. Where do you live, apartment, house, or flat?
  2. Why do you live in an apartment or house?
  3. How long have you lived there?
  4. Which is your favorite room? Why?
  5. Do you plan to move to another place in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-11-01
  • 2019-10-23
  • 2019-10-17
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-10-11
Vocabulary: Home
2019-11-07: Part 1
  1. Do you like shopping?
  2. Are there many shops where you live?
  3. What’s your favorite shop?
  4. Do you prefer shopping alone or with others?
  5. Have you ever bought anything online?
  6. What is the difference between small shops of your town and international shops?
  7. Do you make shopping when you travel?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-11-01
  • 2019-07-10
  • 2019-06-28
  • 2019-06-03
  • 2019-05-24
Vocabulary: Shopping
2019-11-07: Part 1
  1. Do you like wearing perfume?
  2. What kind of perfume do you prefer?
  3. Is there a special brand of perfume you like?
  4. Have you bought yourself a bottle of perfume?
  5. Have you ever bought a perfume as a gift?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-26
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-10
  • 2019-09-04
Vocabulary: Perfume
2019-11-07: Part 1
  1. Do you like wearing jeans? Why?
  2. How often do you wear jeans?
  3. Do you wear jeans at your workplace?
  4. Do you prefer to wear brands jeans?
  5. How much do you spend on jeans?
  6. Why are jeans popular all over the world?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-24
  • 2019-10-22
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-24
Vocabulary: Jeans
2019-11-07: 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.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-11-01
  • 2019-09-04
  • 2019-09-04
  • 2019-06-07
  • 2019-05-17
Vocabulary: Clothing
2019-11-07: Part 2
Talk about a happy day you would like to have.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • where will it be
  • who you are with
  • why it will be your happy day.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-20
  • 2019-09-07
2019-11-07: Part 3
  1. How do people dress in your country?
  2. Do people wear a specific outfit on a specific occasion in your country?
  3. Do people's dress changed over time? Why?
  4. Is it important for school children to wear a uniform? Why, or why not?
  5. What children can learn from dressing a uniform?
  6. Do you think fashion is important? Why?
  7. What do you think the fashion differences between the old and young generation?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-11-01
  • 2019-09-04
  • 2019-09-04
  • 2019-06-07
  • 2019-05-17
Vocabulary: Clothing
2019-11-07: Part 3
  1. Do you think people really enjoy nature like you say?
  2. What does happiness mean in life?
  3. Are people happy since birth? Why?
  4. Do you think money can make people happy?
  5. Are people more happy than before? Why or why not?
  6. Why do some people look so happy than other?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-20
  • 2019-09-07
2019-11-05: Part 1
  1. When do you need to be focused?
  2. Does your job require being focused?
  3. Can you do two things at the same time?
  4. Have you ever felt difficult to concentrate on something?
  5. What can you do to regain your focus?
  6. Why is concentration necessary?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-07
  • 2019-09-01
2019-11-05: Part 1
  1. Do you always have this hairstyle?
  2. How often do you have your haircut?
  3. What’s your favorite hairstyle?
  4. Do you often change your hairstyle?
  5. Do you go to barber’s shop a lot?
  6. Will you color your hair in future?
  7. Do you ever feel bad because of your hairstyle?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-21
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-09-09
  • 2019-09-02
2019-11-05: Part 2
Describe a time when you did not tell a friend the truth.

You should say:
  • When it was
  • Where it happened
  • Why you did not tell the truth
  • And explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-06
2019-11-05: Part 3
  1. Do you think mutual trust between friends is important?
  2. Do you think people need to tell the truth all the time?
  3. In what kind of situations should people not tell the truth?
  4. What's a situation where a person would prefer you to lie rather than tell the truth?
  5. Why do children tell lies?
  6. What should parents do if their children tell lies?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-06
2019-11-04: Part 1
  1. What language do you speak?
  2. Is it common language in your country?
  3. How many do languages you speak?
  4. Do you want to learn any new language and why?
  5. Do you think it is difficult to learn a new language?
  6. Do you think it is difficult to learn English?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-04
2019-11-04: Part 1
  1. Do you like your voice?
  2. Did you have the same voice in your childhood?
  3. Does your voice match with any of your family members? Why?
  4. Has your voice ever changed?
  5. Have you ever listened to your own voice?
  6. Do you enjoy recording your voice and listening to it?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-13
  • 2019-10-11
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-09-10
2019-11-04: Part 1
  1. Where are you living nowadays?
  2. What is bad things in your area?
  3. In future did you like to live in this area?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-11-01
  • 2019-10-23
  • 2019-10-21
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-10-08
2019-11-04: Part 2
Describe a gift that took you a lot of time to prepare.

You should say:
  • what it was
  • who you gave it to
  • how prepared it
  • and explain why you spent a long time to prepare it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-24
  • 2019-09-03
2019-11-04: Part 3
  1. How do people usually choose gifts?
  2. What kind of gifts do people usually give to others in your country?
  3. Do you think we have to give useful gifts to others?
  4. Why do some people find it hard to choose gifts?
  5. Do you think useful gifts are always more suitable than those useless ones?
  6. Do you think children should be given useful gifts instead of toys?
  7. Are Children creating more pressure on their parents for expensive gifts?
  8. What is your opinion?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-24
  • 2019-09-03
2019-11-02: Part 1
  1. Where do you study?
  2. Why did you choose that subject?
  3. Is there something that helps you to study efficiently?
  4. Who is more important for you, teacher, or friends?
  5. What do you like the most about your studies?
  6. What facilities do university provide?
  7. Is there anything you want to change in your university?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-24
  • 2019-10-21
  • 2019-10-18
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-10-08
Vocabulary: Education
2019-11-02: Part 1
  1. How often do you visit your relatives?
  2. When was the last time you visited them?
  3. What things do people do while visiting relatives?
  4. What do you usually do during your visit?
  5. Do you enjoy spending time with your relatives?
  6. Do you prefer to visit your relatives, or friends? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-30
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-21
  • 2019-09-15
  • 2019-08-21
2019-11-02: Part 1
  1. When do you smile the most?
  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:
  • 2019-10-26
  • 2019-09-25
  • 2019-09-10
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-08-12
Vocabulary: Smile
2019-11-02: Part 2
Talk about a famous person in another country whom you want to meet in future.

You should say:
  • who the person is
  • what he/she does
  • why you want to meet him.
  • What do you want to tell to this person if you have a chance to meet him/her?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-30
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-07-06
  • 2019-06-29
2019-11-02: Part 2
Describe something which you borrowed from your friend or family member.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • When you borrowed it
  • Who you borrowed it from
  • and explain why you borrowed it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-07
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-03-01
  • 2019-02-20
Vocabulary: Borrowing
2019-11-02: Part 3
  1. Can celebrities have a positive influence on youth? How?
  2. What influences can famous people have on society?
  3. Why do businesses hire famous people?
  4. How do social media influence human behavior?
  5. What are the disadvantages of social media?
  6. Do you think it is possible for a regular person to become famous online?
  7. How do YouTubers or bloggers influence on teenagers?
  8. Can YouTubers or bloggers help to resolve global problems?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-30
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-07-06
  • 2019-06-29
2019-11-02: Part 3
  1. Do you think borrowing money from friends is good?
  2. What problems are associated with borrowing things?
  3. Should companies borrow ideas from each other? Why?
  4. What are the benefits of carpooling?
  5. Why don’t people like to share their personal belongings such as cars or apartments?
  6. Will it change in the future?
  7. Do you think employers are required to reimburse employees for business expenses?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-07
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-03-01
  • 2019-02-20
Vocabulary: Borrowing
2019-11-01: Part 1
  1. Have you ever made new friends online?
  2. What do you think makes good friends?
  3. Do you keep in contact with friends from your childhood?
  4. What kinds of people do you like to make friends with?
  5. Do you consider yourself a good friend?
  6. Do you have any friend living in foreign county?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-13
  • 2019-09-30
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-05
Vocabulary: Friends
2019-11-01: Part 2
Describe a picture or photograph you like in your room.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • how you got it
  • And explain why you like it
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-13
  • 2019-09-27
  • 2019-09-09
2019-11-01: Part 3
  1. Do you think children should have art classes from the beginning?
  2. What are the benefits of learning painting for children?
  3. Do you think photography is a good profession?
  4. Why is art so expensive?
  5. What skills does a photographer need?
  6. What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking photos with smartphones?
  7. Do you think photographers are artists?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-13
  • 2019-09-27
  • 2019-09-09
2019-10-26: Part 1
  1. Does the weather in your country change often?
  2. What weather do you like?
  3. Do you work better in cold or hot weather?
  4. Does weather affect your study habits?
  5. In the future, would you like to experience another country’s weather?
  6. How many seasons are there in your place?
  7. Do you prefer wet season?
  8. What do you do in your spare time in that season?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-20
  • 2019-10-17
  • 2019-09-21
  • 2019-09-15
  • 2019-09-09
Vocabulary: Weather
2019-10-26: Part 1
  1. Do you enjoy what you do?
  2. Do you plan your time?
  3. How do you plan your time?
  4. Do you make plan every day?
  5. Are you good at managing your time?
  6. What is the latest plan you made?
  7. What is the hardest part about making plans?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-21
  • 2019-08-14
  • 2019-07-23
  • 2019-07-06
Vocabulary: Plan
2019-10-26: Part 1
  1. Do you walk often?
  2. Where do you walk to?
  3. Do you think you walk enough?
  4. Do you think people will walk more or not in the future?
  5. Do you walk more often than in the past?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-07
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-07
  • 2019-09-04
2019-10-26: Part 2
Describe a person who encouraged you to achieve a goal recently.

You should say:
  • who the person is
  • what he/she encourage you for
  • how he/she encouraged you
  • Explain how this encouragement was important for you .
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-11
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-07-21
  • 2019-07-04
  • 2019-07-01
2019-10-26: Part 2
Describe an advertisement you have watched and will never forget.

You should say:
  • what it is about
  • when you watched it
  • where you watched
  • and explain why you will never forget it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-01
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-06-25
2019-10-26: Part 2
A leisure activity you have done with your family.

You should say:
  • who was there
  • where and when you did it
  • how you and your family enjoyed it .
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-26: Part 3
  1. Do you think self motivation is important?
  2. How can a person get self motivated?
  3. Why do some people seem to be more motivated? What could be the reason?
  4. What are the factors affecting people to get motivated?
  5. How should children at young age get motivated?
  6. Who is responsible for this, parents, or teachers? Why?
  7. How can we motivate children who is facing problems?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-11
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-07-21
  • 2019-07-04
  • 2019-07-01
2019-10-26: Part 3
  1. Are there many advertisements in your country?
  2. Are advertisements always promoting good things?
  3. What is the popular media for advertising in your country?
  4. Is online advertising popular in your country?
  5. How do advertisements affect our daily lives?
  6. What are the influences of advertisement in children's life?
  7. Why do people get irritated by advertisement?
  8. What are the advantages of TV advertisements? How about internet?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-01
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-06-25
2019-10-26: Part 3
  1. What is the most popular leisure activity in your country?
  2. Is shopping a popular leisure activity in your country?
  3. What leisure activities do younger people like to do?
  4. What do you think library as place for leisure time?
  5. How important is entertainment in our lives?
  6. Do you think the entertainment industry has impacts on the country’s economy?
  7. Does live performance have to be indoors? Can it be done outdoors as well? Or doesn't it really matter?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-25: Part 1
  1. Do you like math?
  2. What is the importance of learning mathematics?
  3. When did you start learning math?
  4. Is it your favorite subject?
  5. Do you use calculator for math?
  6. How do math skill help us in daily life?
  7. In your opinion, is it necessary to people nowadays to be good in mathematics?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-18
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-08-17
Vocabulary: Math
2019-10-25: Part 1
  1. Do you like your hometown? Why?
  2. How long have you been living in your hometown?
  3. What is special about your hometown?
  4. What did you like about your hometown when you were a child?
  5. Is there anything you don’t like about your hometown?
  6. What changes would you like to have in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-07
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-09-02
  • 2019-08-21
Vocabulary: Hometown
2019-10-25: Part 1
  1. Are there any islands in your country?
  2. Have you ever been to an island?
  3. Have you ever lived on an island?
  4. Do you want to live on an island if you have a chance?
  5. What do you like to do when you are on an island?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-01
  • 2019-09-03
2019-10-25: Part 2
Describe a trip with your friends which you enjoyed a lot.

You should say:
  • where you went
  • who the friends are with
  • when you had the trip
  • and explain why you enjoyed a lot.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-08-06
  • 2019-06-21
  • 2019-05-21
2019-10-25: Part 3
  1. Do you think that human need social life? Why?
  2. Which social skills are important for children to learn?
  3. What role do teachers and parents play in developing social skills in children?
  4. Does socialization depend on nature or nurture?
  5. How has social media changed our relationship with friends and family?
  6. Do you think nowadays people are maintaining the balance of work and life?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-08-06
  • 2019-06-21
  • 2019-05-21
2019-10-24: Part 1
  1. Are there many public holidays in your country?
  2. Which is your favorite holiday? Why?
  3. Which was your last holiday that you enjoyed a lot?
  4. What do you usually do during this holiday?
  5. What do people usually do on public holidays?
  6. Do you prefer to have short holidays once in a while or long holidays once a year?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-25
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-01
Vocabulary: Holiday
2019-10-23: Part 1
  1. How do you commute to school or work?
  2. What other transport can you use to get there?
  3. Which do you prefer in travelling, by car or bus?
  4. How did you commute to school when you were a child?
  5. Did you like it? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-08-16
  • 2019-07-30
  • 2019-07-29
  • 2019-07-23
2019-10-23: Part 1
  1. Do you like sunshine?
  2. What do you do on sunny days?
  3. Have you ever used sunscreen?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-01
Vocabulary: Sunshine
2019-10-23: Part 2
Describe a time when you taught an older person something new.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • who you taught
  • why you taught this person
  • And explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-01
2019-10-23: Part 3
  1. Do you think old people know more things than young people?
  2. Do you think older people can play a bigger role in society? Why?
  3. Is it easy for old people to use new technology?
  4. Why do some old people refuse to use new technology?
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages for old people to use smart phone?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-01
2019-10-22: Part 1
  1. What do you do?
  2. Why did you choose this job?
  3. Why is your job important to you?
  4. What are your responsibilities at work?
  5. Do you think it is important to spend time with your colleagues?
  6. What is more important at work place, people you work with, or environment?
  7. What are the ways you can improve your skills at work?
  8. What would you change about your job?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-10-07
  • 2019-09-27
  • 2019-09-01
2019-10-22: 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. How patience is important in study and at work?
  5. Do you think many people today are running out of patience? Why?
  6. How do you feel when some people make you wait?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-12
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-23
Vocabulary: Patience
2019-10-22: Part 2
Describe a special day that made you happy.

You should say:
  • when it was
  • who you were with
  • what you did
  • and explain why it made you happy.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
2019-10-22: Part 3
  1. How would you define happiness?
  2. Can money bring happiness?
  3. How important is money for happiness
  4. What is important in achieving happiness?
  5. Is it possible to be happy during whole life? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
2019-10-21: Part 1
  1. How often do you eat with your family?
  2. Do you like eating healthy food?
  3. Do you eat out a lot?
  4. Do you prefer eating at home or a restaurant?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-08-06
2019-10-21: Part 2
Describe a game show or a quiz program you watched on TV or online.

You should say:
  • What it was like
  • How often you watched it
  • How you liked it
  • And explain why you liked/disliked it
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-24
  • 2019-08-21
  • 2019-07-19
  • 2019-06-27
  • 2019-06-19
2019-10-21: Part 3
  1. Do you think it is good to play video games?
  2. Do you think there is a difference between the games played by kids previously and now?
  3. Are mobile games harmful for kids?
  4. Do you think children would benefit from playing with adults?
  5. Why do people like to watch TV shows?
  6. What kinds of TV shows do people like to watch?
  7. Why do some people watch TV shows online?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-24
  • 2019-08-21
  • 2019-07-19
  • 2019-06-27
  • 2019-06-19
2019-10-20: Part 1
  1. Do you often use social websites? Why?
  2. What kind of people do you like to be friends with on those websites?
  3. What are the advantages of social websites?
  4. Is it a good idea for people to spend more time on social websites?
  5. Would you like to spend more time on social websites? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-18
  • 2019-06-19
  • 2019-06-07
  • 2019-05-23
  • 2019-05-14
Vocabulary: Networking
2019-10-20: Part 1
  1. What makes a good leader?
  2. How has technology made team sports fair?
  3. Is there a growing interest in team sports?
  4. Is it important for countries to hold international sports competition?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-20: 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:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-08-18
  • 2019-07-29
  • 2019-06-03
  • 2019-05-18
2019-10-20: Part 3
  1. Do people in your country prefer to eat at home or in restaurants?
  2. What would you say the benefits and drawbacks of eating in a restaurant are?
  3. What do people usually cook for special festivals in your country?
  4. More and more people are having their meals delivered, so would people cook at home?
  5. What do you think the impact of technology on food industry?
  6. Is technology beneficial in agriculture? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-08-18
  • 2019-07-29
  • 2019-06-03
  • 2019-05-18
2019-10-18: Part 1
  1. Do you often wear makeup?
  2. What does wearing makeup mean to you?
  3. Have you ever bought makeup as gifts?
  4. What do you think when you see a man wearing makeup?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-25
  • 2019-09-09
  • 2019-09-01
2019-10-18: Part 2
Describe an important technological product you bought.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • how you use it
  • why you bought it
  • And explain why you think it is important.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-01
Vocabulary: Technology
2019-10-18: Part 2
Describe a practical skill(driving, swimming...) you learned recently.

You should say:
  • What the skill was
  • Where you learned the skill
  • Why you learned it
  • And how you felt about it
Recent Tests:
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