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IELTS 2019 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2019-08-13: Part 1
  1. How many seasons are there in your place?
  2. Do you prefer wet season?
  3. what do you do in your spare time in that season?
  4. Which weather do you like the most?
  5. Why do you like that weather?
  6. Does it impact your mood and work?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-08-12
  • 2019-07-24
  • 2019-07-20
  • 2019-07-10
Vocabulary: Weather
2019-08-13: Part 1
  1. Do you enjoy visiting street markets?
  2. Are there many street markets in your country?
  3. Why do people like street markets?
  4. What the differences between shopping complex and street markets?
  5. Would you like to go to street market of foreign country? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-08-01
  • 2019-07-18
  • 2019-07-17
  • 2019-06-29
  • 2019-06-07
2019-08-13: Part 1
  1. Do you like your hometown? Why?
  2. What is special about your hometown?
  3. What did you like about your hometown when you were a child?
  4. Is there anything you don’t like about your hometown?
  5. What changes would you like to have in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-24
  • 2019-06-28
  • 2019-06-23
  • 2019-06-10
  • 2019-06-06
2019-08-13: Part 1
  1. How often do you visit your relatives?
  2. When was the last time you visited them?
  3. What do you usually do during your visit?
  4. Do you prefer to visit your relatives, or friends? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-08-09
  • 2019-07-19
  • 2019-07-02
  • 2019-06-29
  • 2019-06-27
2019-08-13: Part 1
  1. Do you prefer to be indoors or outdoors?
  2. Did you prefer to play outside or inside 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:
  • 2019-07-19
  • 2019-06-19
  • 2019-06-06
  • 2019-05-15
2019-08-13: Part 2
Talk about a historical building you visited recently and you want to study more about.

You should say:
  • where the building is
  • how it looks like
  • what the special features of that are
  • why you like to study more about that building.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-28
  • 2019-05-27
  • 2019-05-14
2019-08-13: Part 2
Talk about an interesting old person who you met.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • where you met him or her
  • how you met that person
  • and explain why you find him interesting.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-25
  • 2019-04-11
  • 2019-03-29
  • 2019-02-04
  • 2019-01-29
2019-08-13: Part 2
Describe a time you visited a place with friends.

You should say:
  • Where you went
  • What you did there
  • Who you were with
  • And explain why it was a memorable experience.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-11
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-05-25
2019-08-13: Part 3
  1. Which one do you prefer, natural sceneries, or historical places?
  2. How can people discover historical sites?
  3. Why do people like to visit historical building?
  4. Do you think people entry fee should be free for the historical building?
  5. Is it necessary to protect historical buildings?
  6. Do most people agree to the government's funding to protect historical buildings?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-28
  • 2019-05-27
  • 2019-05-14
2019-08-13: Part 3
  1. What do you say about old people? Do you like them?
  2. What can old people teach young people?
  3. Do you think younger can also give suggestions to old people?
  4. How long does it take to teach old people new thing? Is it difficult?
  5. Do you think old people should live with their family?
  6. What average age is normal for retirement in your opinion?
  7. How does the government in your country treat the retired people?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-05-25
  • 2019-04-11
  • 2019-03-29
  • 2019-02-04
  • 2019-01-29
2019-08-13: Part 3
  1. Do you think social skills are important? Why?
  2. What do you think about a good friend? What qualities they have?
  3. What activities can enhance your friendship?
  4. Do young people in your country prefer traveling with their friends or families?
  5. Who should people spend more time with? Family or friends? Why?
  6. What is the difference between staying with friends and staying with family?
  7. Has science and technology improved the relationship between people?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-11
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-05-25
2019-08-12: Part 1
  1. Where do you live, apartment, house or flat?
  2. Why do you live in an apartment?
  3. How long have you lived there?
  4. Which room you like most? Why?
  5. Do you plan to move to another place in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-13
  • 2019-07-01
  • 2019-06-29
  • 2019-06-25
  • 2019-06-10
2019-08-12: Part 1
  1. Do you like to read?
  2. Which part of your day engages you more in reading, work time, or personal time?
  3. Did you like to read in your younger days?
  4. What type of books do you read?
  5. Do you read for pleasure or academic?
  6. Would you like to write a book in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-07-16
  • 2019-07-01
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-01
2019-08-12: 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:
  • 2019-07-26
  • 2019-07-01
  • 2019-06-27
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-01
Vocabulary: Smile
2019-08-12: Part 2
Talk about a singer or music band you know.

You should say:
  • who he is
  • where you met him
  • why he is your favorite.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-23
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-06-04
  • 2019-05-29
  • 2019-05-11
2019-08-12: 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:
  • 2019-07-31
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-07
  • 2019-05-22
  • 2019-05-18
2019-08-12: Part 3
  1. Do you like traditional music?
  2. Why do people think it is important to learn traditional music for their children?
  3. Do you think music has an effect on people’s lives? Why?
  4. Is music an important subject at school in your country?
  5. Do you expect that we will be getting good music in the future?
  6. Which is more important to be a great musician, voice or coach?
  7. Does music industry prefer to make more money than producing good music? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-06-23
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-06-04
  • 2019-05-29
  • 2019-05-11
2019-08-12: Part 3
  1. Do you think practical skill are important?
  2. What is the most important practical skill in modern society?
  3. What kinds of skills are difficult to learn?
  4. Is it more important to have qualifications instead of personal skills?
  5. What kinds of professions require practical skills?
  6. What are some special skills that people can learn?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-31
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-07
    • 2019-05-22
    • 2019-05-18
    2019-08-10: Part 1
    1. Do you often look at sky?
    2. Do you like to look at sky on day or night? Why?
    3. Did 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:
    • 2019-07-14
    • 2019-07-03
    • 2019-06-04
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-16
    Vocabulary: Sky
    2019-08-10: Part 1
    1. Do you like pets?
    2. In your country, which pets animal is popular?
    3. Which animals make good pets?
    4. Which animal do not you like as a pet?
    5. Did you have a pet when you were a child?
    6. Is it good for children to have pets? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-30
    • 2019-07-22
    • 2019-07-20
    • 2019-07-19
    • 2019-06-10
    2019-08-10: Part 2
    Describe something you do that is good for health.

    You should say:
    • what it is
    • where and when you do it
    • how you found out it
    • whether your friends follow this.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-16
    • 2019-06-12
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-04-07
    2019-08-10: Part 3
    1. What is health to you?
    2. What can we do to improve our physical health?
    3. What can we do to improve our mental health?
    4. What is the most popular sport in your country?
    5. What can teachers do to encourage children to do sports?
    6. How can we encourage young people to stay healthy?
    7. Do you think people in your country are less healthy than they used to be?
    8. Should governments intervene to force people to be healthier?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-16
    • 2019-06-12
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-04-07
    2019-08-09: Part 1
    1. Do you watch movies?
    2. How often do you go to cinema?
    3. Why do you like to watch movies?
    4. What type of movies do you like?
    5. What's your favorite film?
    6. Do you prefer to go with your friends or alone?
    7. Did you watch movies while you were child? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-04
    • 2019-04-30
    • 2019-04-22
    • 2019-04-04
    • 2019-03-23
    2019-08-09: Part 2
    Describe something you bought/purchased but have not used very much.

    You should say:
    • what it was
    • when you bought it
    • why you didn’t use it
    • What you did with it and is it still with you?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-21
    • 2019-05-07
    • 2019-04-01
    • 2019-02-23
    2019-08-09: Part 3
    1. How do you think shopping will be different in the future with now?
    2. Do you like going to crowded place?
    3. Nowadays, Why do more people do shopping with think-less?
    4. Do people buy things lavishly these days? Why?
    5. Do you think advertisements influence you about what brand you buy?
    6. Why is recycling system important?
    7. What are the effects of recycling on the land and sea?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-21
    • 2019-05-07
    • 2019-04-01
    • 2019-02-23
    2019-08-08: Part 1
    1. Do you like sharing?
    2. Who do you usually share them with?
    3. What kind of things do you share?
    4. Have your parents taught you to share things?
    5. Do you think that people will share cars in the future?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-13
    • 2019-06-30
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-05-28
    • 2019-05-22
    2019-08-08: Part 1
    1. Do you like crowded places?
    2. Do you feel the cities are crowded nowadays? Why?
    3. What places do you think are often crowded? Why?
    4. How do you feel when you are in crowded places?
    5. What are the advantages of living in less populated area?
    6. When did you last time enjoy being in the crowd?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-06
    • 2019-04-27
    • 2019-04-03
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-03-01
    2019-08-08: Part 2
    Describe a time when you received a bad service at a hotel/restaurant.

    You should say:
    • where you received
    • when it happened
    • what happened
    • and explain why the service was bad.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-22
    • 2019-07-04
    • 2019-06-10
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-05-24
    2019-08-08: Part 3
    1. How important customer service to you?
    2. In which areas is service not so good in your country?
    3. What can be done to improve it?
    4. What can be the reasons for bad customer service?
    5. What should you do when you get bad service?
    6. Why do you think some people choose to be quiet and walk away after receiving bad service?
    7. Are people having high expectation for customer service? Why?
    8. Have you faced bad customer service during online shopping? How?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-22
    • 2019-07-04
    • 2019-06-10
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-05-24
    2019-08-06: Part 1
    1. Where do you study?
    2. What subject are you studying?
    3. Do you like your major and why?
    4. Is there something that helps you to study efficiently?
    5. What do you like the most about your studies?
    6. What facilities do university provide?
    7. What facilities do you suggest to add there in future?
    8. Is there anything you want to change in your university?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-08-01
    • 2019-07-27
    • 2019-07-17
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-12
    2019-08-06: Part 1
    1. Do you enjoy teaching?
    2. What is best thing about teaching?
    3. How many hours do you work per week?
    4. Why do you so many hours?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-30
    • 2019-05-27
    • 2019-05-06
    2019-08-06: Part 2
    Describe a trip with your friends which you enjoyed a lot.

    You should say:
    • who the friends are
    • when you had the trip
    • where you went
    • and explain why you enjoyed a lot.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-05-21
    2019-08-06: Part 3
    1. What can we learn from new people whom I meet?
    2. It is believed that human need social life, what is your opinion?
    3. Why should we have friends in our life?
    4. What is the role of friends in our life?
    5. Are close friends only to share bad experiences?
    6. Some people believe that family is more important than friends, what is your opinion?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-05-21
    2019-08-03: Part 1
    1. Where do you usually find large gatherings in your country?
    2. How do you feel when you are in a crowded place or large gathering?
    3. Tell me about the lad gathering that you found yourself.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-03
    2019-08-03: Part 1
    1. Do you drink much water?
    2. Is bottle water expensive in your country?
    3. Do you like to buy water in a bottle or in something else?
    4. What would you like to change in your lyceum?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-30
    • 2019-05-28
    • 2019-05-03
    • 2019-04-06
    • 2019-04-03
    2019-08-03: 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:
    • 2019-06-07
    • 2019-05-17
    2019-08-03: Part 3
    1. Do you think fashion is important? Why?
    2. What types of clothes are fashionable for young people in your country these days?
    3. Does fashion change for people as they get older? Why?
    4. What do you think the designer of clothes and the brands are popular?
    5. Do you think there are some reasons behind the high price range of designer goods?
    6. What do you think the fashion differences between the old and mew generation?
    7. Is it important for designers to be up to date with latest trends?
    8. Do you think fashion is more important than clothing according to climatic conditions?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-07
    • 2019-05-17
    2019-08-01: Part 1
    1. Do you think leisure time is important?
    2. What would you like to do in your free time?
    3. What did you enjoy doing in your free time as a child?
    4. Do you prefer to spend your free time with other people or alone?
    5. What is a popular leisure activity in your country?
    6. Do most people in your country get two days off a week?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2018-07-30
    • 2019-06-12
    • 2019-04-25
    • 2019-03-26
    • 2019-02-17
    2019-08-01: Part 1
    1. Do you think it is good to make friends online?
    2. How often do you use social networking applications?
    3. Why do you use social networking apps?
    4. What are the disadvantages of social networking apps?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-19
    • 2019-05-23
    • 2019-05-14
    2019-08-01: Part 2
    Describe a person who speaks a foreign language very well.

    You should say:
    • who he/she is
    • where and when he/she studied it
    • and explain why you think he/she learned it well.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-30
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-23
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-16
    2019-08-01: Part 2
    Talk about a problem solved through the internet.

    You should say:
    • what the problem was
    • how you found out a solution
    • how long you took to fix it
    • explain how you felt about it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-01
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-13
    • 2019-05-10
    2019-08-01: Part 3
    1. Is it difficult to learn another language? Why?
    2. Do you think it is possible to speak like a native?
    3. What are the benefits of studying languages in jobs/careers opportunity?
    4. To learn new languages, which part is harder between writing and speaking?
    5. Is it possible to use English as a global language? Why?
    6. Do you think it is helpful to know a second language?
    7. What other language would you like to learn? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-30
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-23
    • 2019-05-17
    • 2019-05-16
    2019-08-01: Part 3
    1. Which websites are popular among your generations?
    2. What do people do online in their free time?
    3. What do you usually do on the internet?
    4. Do you think many people waste their time online?
    5. What are the advantages of the internet?
    6. Do people in your country use the internet a lot?
    7. Do you do any shopping on the internet?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-01
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-13
    • 2019-05-10
    2019-07-31: Part 1
    1. What do people usually do with rubbish and recycling in your country?
    2. What do you feel when you saw some rubbish materials on the road?
    3. In your opinion, why do some people throw that rubbish on the road?
    4. Do you ever recycled paper and plastic?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-02
    • 2019-06-29
    • 2019-06-20
    • 2019-06-18
    • 2019-06-12
    2019-07-31: 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:
    • 2019-06-22
    • 2019-06-07
    • 2019-05-29
    • 2019-05-04
    • 2019-05-01
    2019-07-30: Part 1
    1. How do you commute to work?
    2. What other transport can you use to get there?
    3. Are there any other ways to reach your working place?
    4. How did you commute to school when you were a child?
    5. Did you like it? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-29
    • 2019-07-23
    • 2019-07-13
    • 2019-06-21
    • 2019-05-18
    2019-07-30: Part 2
    Describe an activity you enjoy doing when you are alone.

    You should say:
    • what the activity is
    • how often do you do it
    • where and how you do it
    • and explain Why you enjoy doing it alone.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-12
    • 2019-01-18
    • 2019-01-10
    2019-07-30: Part 3
    1. Are people more active today? Why?
    2. What activities are popular in your hometown?
    3. Why is it important for people to have time for leisure activities?
    4. What type of leisure activities helpful for children? Why?
    5. What do think kids of today’s time like to do in their leisure time ?
    6. Is media playing an important role to keep kids busy?
    7. Is it important for parents to make a time table for kids, is so, why?
    8. Why is the life getting very hectic these days compared to earlier?
    9. How does company benefit by allowing flexible hours?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-11
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-12
    • 2019-01-18
    • 2019-01-10
    2019-07-29: Part 1
    1. Do you like the New Year celebration?
    2. Are there many public holidays in your country?
    3. Which is your favorite holiday? Why?
    4. What do you usually do during this holiday?
    5. What do people usually do on public holidays?
    6. Should there be more public holidays? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-14
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-05-31
    • 2019-05-24
    • 2019-04-25
    2019-07-29: 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:
    • 2019-06-03
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-07-29: Part 2
    Talk about something you want to do, but you do not have 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:
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-09
    • 2019-02-08
    2019-07-29: 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:
    • 2019-06-03
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-05
    2019-07-29: Part 3
    1. Why is time management important?
    2. Why do some people fail to manage their time?
    3. Do you think successful people have better time management skills than others?
    4. What are the effective ways to manage time?
    5. Do you think technology is time consuming or time saving?
    6. In the future, will people face same time pressure related problems? Why?
    7. Why do people today seem to have less time than years/decades ago?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-01
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-27
    • 2019-02-09
    • 2019-02-08
    2019-07-27: Part 1
    1. Do people drink a lot of tea and coffee in your country?
    2. Do you often go out for tea or coffee?
    3. Would you invite a friend to drink tea or coffee?
    4. When did you last time drink tea or coffee?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-19
    • 2019-07-02
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-19
    • 2019-05-25
    Vocabulary: Coffee
    2019-07-27: Part 1
    1. Who is your favorite movie star? Why?
    2. Do you often see movie stars in your country?
    3. Do film stars popular in your country?
    4. Why do you think they are popular?
    5. Have you met an international films star ever?
    6. Would you like to be superstar someday? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-05-04
    • 2019-04-30
    • 2019-04-13
    • 2019-03-28
    • 2019-03-27
    2019-07-27: Part 2
    Describe an advertisement you have watched and will never forget.

    You should say:
    • what it is about
    • when you watched it
    • and explain why you will never forget it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-06-25
    • 2019-05-30
    • 2019-05-18
    • 2019-05-07
    2019-07-27: Part 2
    Describe a time when you give advice to someone.

    You should say:
    • who the person is
    • what the advice you gave
    • what the person did after receiving your advice.
    • Do you think you gave the correct advice?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-07-06
    • 2019-07-02
    • 2019-06-12
    • 2019-05-22
    • 2019-05-04
    2019-07-27: 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?
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    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 do people get irritated by advertisement?
    6. What do advertisement do with famous people or business people?
    7. What are the advantages of TV advertisements? How about internet?
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    1. Do you usually give advice to others? Why?
    2. Do you usually take advice from others? Why?
    3. Do teenagers take advices seriously? Why?
    4. What kinds of advice do parents give to their children?
    5. What advice do parents give to teenagers about making friends?
    6. Why do people seek advice from professionals?
    7. Will people continue to seek advice from professionals in the future? Why?
    8. Why do some people refuse to take good advice?
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