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IELTS 2021 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 30 Questions
2021-02-22: Part 1
  1. What do you study?
  2. Where do you study that?
  3. Why did you choose that subject?
  4. Do you like that subject?
  5. Is it a popular subject in your country?
  6. What are the main aspects of your subject?
  7. Is there anything unexpected about your study?
  8. If you had the chance, would you change the subject?
  9. What is your favorite subject?
  10. Is there something that helps you to study efficiently?
  11. What is more important for you, lecturers or friends?
  12. Is there anything you want to change in your university?
  13. Do you plan to get a job in the same field as your subject?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-02-04
  • 2021-01-22
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2021-01-06
  • 2020-12-17
Vocabulary: Education
2021-02-22: Part 1
  1. Do you like to try new activities? Why?
  2. What activities would you like to try?
  3. What activities did you do when you were a child?
  4. Do you like to try new activities alone or with friends?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2021-01-05
2021-02-22: Part 1
  1. Do you like the changes? Why?
  2. What do you plan to change next year?
  3. Are there any changes to your work?
  4. Have you changed a lot since your childhood?
  5. Are there any positive changes in your country these days?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-29
  • 2021-01-11
  • 2020-12-24
  • 2020-11-12
  • 2020-10-30
Vocabulary: Change
2021-02-22: Part 1
  1. What scenery can you see from the window of your home?
  2. Is it important for you to have a good view from your window?
  3. Do you like to sit by the window when you take an airplane?
  4. What sort of view would you like your house to have in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-28
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Scenery
2021-02-22: Part 2
Describe a time when it was important to tell your friend the truth.

You should say:
  • who your friend is
  • what the truth was
  • what your friend’s reaction was
  • and explain why you think it was important to tell your friend the truth.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
Timing Practice
2021-02-22: Part 2
Describe a time you were pleased with your purchase.

You should say:
  • what it was
  • where you bought it
  • what it was for
  • and explain why it made you happy.
Recent Tests:

Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2021-01-08
Vocabulary: Shopping Timing Practice
2021-02-22: Part 2
Describe a photograph of you that you like.

You should say:
  • where it was taken
  • when it was taken
  • who took it
  • and explain why you like it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-11
  • 2020-12-26
  • 2020-11-05
  • 2020-09-25
  • 2020-09-04
Vocabulary: Photo Timing Practice
2021-02-22: Part 3
  1. Do you think we should tell the truth at all times?
  2. Should I tell the truth even if it hurts someone?
  3. In what kind of situations should people not tell the truth?
  4. How do you know when others are telling lies?
  5. Do you think there are times when it's suitable to tell a smaller lie, a lie with good intentions(or a white lie)?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
2021-02-22: Part 3
  1. How often do people in your country go shopping?
  2. How do people normally shop?
  3. Why do some people like to go to big shopping malls and some like small shops?
  4. Why is online shopping popular?
  5. What are the drawbacks of online shopping?
  6. Do you think online shopping will ever totally replace shopping in stores?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2021-01-08
Vocabulary: Shopping
2021-02-22: Part 3
  1. Why do people take photos?
  2. Why is photography important in today's society?
  3. How important is it to have a camera on a smartphone?
  4. Do you think paper photos have more value than digital ones? Why?
  5. What are the improvements the latest technologies have brought in photography?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-11
  • 2020-12-26
  • 2020-11-05
  • 2020-09-25
  • 2020-09-04
Vocabulary: Photo
2021-02-19: Part 1
  1. What is your job?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. Do you like your job?
  4. Why did you choose that job?
  5. Is it a popular job in your country?
  6. What was your first day like?
  7. What responsibilities do you have at work?
  8. What is the most interesting thing about your work?
  9. Do you get on well with your colleagues?
  10. Do you prefer to work in the morning or evening?
  11. What are the ways that you can improve your skills at work?
  12. Has your job changed a lot in the past years?
  13. If you had the chance, would you change your job?
  14. Do you plan to continue with your job in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-29
  • 2021-01-21
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-07
  • 2020-12-20
Vocabulary: Work
2021-02-19: Part 1
  1. Do you like sports?
  2. What is your favorite sport?
  3. What kind of sports did you play as a child?
  4. Do you prefer team sports or individual sports?
  5. How do most people in your country keep fit?
  6. Would you like to go to the Olympic Games?
  7. Are you a fan of any sports teams? Why?
  8. What kind of sports is popular in your country?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-21
  • 2020-12-28
  • 2020-11-02
  • 2020-10-09
  • 2019-04-06
Vocabulary: Sports
2021-02-19: Part 1
  1. Do you like to be in a hurry?
  2. Do you like to finish things quickly?
  3. Do you usually go out in a hurry?
  4. When was the last time you did something in a hurry?
  5. What kind of things would you never do in a hurry?
  6. What do you always do in a hurry? Why?
  7. Why do people make mistakes more easily when they are in a hurry?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-05
  • 2020-12-07
  • 2020-11-19
  • 2020-10-27
Vocabulary: Hurry
2021-02-19: Part 1
  1. How do you celebrate New Year?
  2. Do you still remember a New Year that you celebrated?
  3. How did you celebrate the last New Year?
  4. Do you have any ceremonies to celebrate the New Year in your country?
  5. How do most people celebrate New Year in your country?
  6. Why do people think New Year is a new beginning?
  7. How important is celebrating New Year in your country?
  8. What is your opinion on having to work on New Year’s Day?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-08
Vocabulary: New Year
2021-02-19: Part 2
Describe an interesting conversation you had.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • what the conversation was about
  • why you had this conversation
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
Timing Practice
2021-02-19: Part 2
Describe a part of a city or town you enjoy spending time in.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • what it is like
  • what you do there
  • and explain why you enjoy spending time there.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
  • 2021-01-05
Timing Practice
2021-02-19: Part 2
Describe an event you experienced in which you did not like the music played.

You should say:
  • what the event was
  • where the event was held
  • what the music was like
  • and explain why you did not enjoy the music.
Recent Tests:
  • 2020-11-30
  • 2020-10-21
  • 2020-09-01
Vocabulary: Music Timing Practice
2021-02-19: Part 3
  1. Today what is the most popular way to communicate?
  2. Do people communicate more when they talk face to face?
  3. Do you think nowadays texting is the most popular method of communication among young people?
  4. What conversations do young people normally have?
  5. Why do some people communicate more effectively than others?
  6. Do you think we need to be good at communication at work?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
2021-02-19: Part 3
  1. Why do many young people like to go to public places?
  2. Which public places do older people usually go to?
  3. Do you think more people will move to cities in the future?
  4. Why do people who live in cities like public gardens?
  5. What changes are there in cities/towns?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
  • 2021-01-05
2021-02-19: Part 3
  1. What kind of music is popular in your country?
  2. What kind of music do people like at different ages?
  3. Do you think it is common for people to stream music online? Why?
  4. What are the differences between music nowadays and in the past?
  5. Should children learn a musical instrument? Why?
  6. Do you think it is important for us to study singing? Why?
  7. Why do many young people spend a lot of money on music concerts?
Recent Tests:
  • 2020-11-30
  • 2020-10-21
  • 2020-09-01
Vocabulary: Music
2021-02-18: Part 1
  1. Where are you living now?
  2. Do you like the area that you live in?
  3. What do you like most about where you live?
  4. What is the neighborhood like where you live?
  5. What can be improved in the area that you live?
  6. Do you know any famous people in the area that you live in?
  7. Do you intend to stay in this area in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2021-01-25
  • 2021-01-19
  • 2021-01-13
  • 2021-01-08
Vocabulary: Living
2021-02-18: Part 2
Describe a film/movie that made you laugh.

You should say:
  • what the film/movie is
  • when you watched it
  • who you watched it with
  • and explain why it made you laugh.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-04
  • 2020-10-04
  • 2020-09-24
  • 2020-09-02
Vocabulary: Laughing Vocabulary: Films Timing Practice
2021-02-18: Part 2
Describe a short trip that you often take but dislike.

You should say:
  • where are you go
  • how often you do this
  • when you do this
  • and explain why you dislike it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Travel Timing Practice
2021-02-18: Part 3
  1. Do you like movies that make you laugh?
  2. Do you think people of all ages like cartoons? Why?
  3. Why do children laugh so much?
  4. Why don’t adults laugh easily?
  5. What kind of people can make people laugh?
  6. Do you think happiness is a state of mind? Why?
  7. Do you think people can be happy after retirement? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-04
  • 2020-10-04
  • 2020-09-24
  • 2020-09-02
Vocabulary: Laughing Vocabulary: Films
2021-02-18: Part 3
  1. Do people in your country like to travel abroad?
  2. Is it good to travel internationally?
  3. Who prefers traveling abroad? The young or the old?
  4. Why is traveling abroad important for young people?
  5. Which is the better of knowing more about a country, traveling, or reading books about it?
  6. How much time do you think people should spend on a trip abroad?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Travel
2021-02-15: Part 2
Describe a home that you visited but did not want to live in.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • what it is like
  • why you visited it
  • and explain why you would not like to live there.
2021-02-15: Part 2
Describe a time when you got close to wild animals.

You should say:
  • where you were
  • what the animals were doing
  • who you were with
  • and what your reaction was.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
Vocabulary: Animals Timing Practice
2021-02-15: Part 3
  1. Do people in your country like to visit others’ homes?
  2. In your country what do people do when they visit others?
  3. Are gifts necessary when visiting others?
  4. What kind of place do people in your country like to live in?
  5. What are the differences between the homes in the city and those in the suburbs?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Home Vocabulary: Living
2021-02-15: Part 3
  1. Why are people keen on keeping pets?
  2. What are the differences between the animals in zoos and those in the wild?
  3. Why should the staffs in zoos teach the public about animals?
  4. Is it important to preserve wildlife?
  5. How saving wildlife benefit local people?
  6. What's the impact of population growth on wildlife?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
Vocabulary: Animals
2021-01-19: Part 1
  1. Do you make a list before going shopping? Why?
  2. Why is it important to make a shopping list?
  3. Do you make a list of your work? Does it work?
  4. Why don't some people like making lists?
  5. Do you prefer using a piece of paper or making a list on your phone?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-19
  • 2021-01-07
  • 2020-12-02
  • 2020-11-06
  • 2020-10-21
Vocabulary: List


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