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IELTS Speaking Questions 2022 And Answer Hints

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2022-01-24: 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?
  7. What responsibilities do you have at work?
  8. What is the most exciting 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:
2022-01-10
2021-12-07
2021-11-19
2021-11-03
2021-10-14
Vocabulary: Work
2022-01-24: Part 1
  1. How frequently do you buy shoes?
  2. Where do you usually buy shoes?
  3. What is your favorite type of shoes?
  4. Why do some people have too many shoes?
  5. Have you ever bought shoes online?
  6. Do you like wearing comfortable shoes or good-looking ones?
  7. Are people willing to buy expensive shoes?
  8. When was the last time you purchased new shoes?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-10
2021-12-10
2021-11-19
2021-11-03
2019-04-04
Sample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 1
  1. Do you use headphones?
  2. What type of headphones do you use?
  3. When would you use headphones?
  4. In what conditions you won't use headphones?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-10
2021-12-10
2021-11-19
2021-10-29
2021-09-28
Sample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 1
  1. Do you enjoy visiting street markets?
  2. Do you prefer to go 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:
2022-01-11
2020-03-14
2020-02-17
2020-01-01
2019-12-14
2022-01-24: Part 1
  1. Do you like looking at yourself in the mirror?
  2. Have you ever bought mirrors?
  3. Do you usually take a mirror with you?
  4. Would you use mirrors to decorate your room?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-14
2022-01-11
Sample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 1
  1. Do you often remember your dreams?
  2. Are you interested in others' dreams?
  3. Do you want to make your dreams come true?
  4. Do you share your dreams with others?
  5. Do you think dreams have special meanings?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-17
2022-01-11
Sample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe a business person you admire

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • how you know this person
  • what business the person does
  • and explain why you consider this person as a successful business person.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-30
2021-11-03
2021-10-12
2021-09-10
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe a person who impressed you most when you were in primary school

You should say:
  • who the person is
  • how you knew the person
  • why the person impress you most
  • and how you feel about the person.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-23
2021-10-21
2021-09-14
2021-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe a course that impressed you a lot.

You should say:
  • what the course was about
  • where you took the course
  • what you learn from this course
  • and explain why it impressed you a lot.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
Timing Practice
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe a difficult thing you did

You should say:
  • what it was
  • how you do it
  • why it was difficult
  • and how you felt about doing it.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-11-30
2021-10-25
2021-09-14
2021-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe an exciting book that you enjoy reading

You should say:
  • when you read it
  • what type of book it is
  • what it is about
  • and explain why you think it is exciting.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
2021-12-02
2021-11-03
2021-10-18
2021-09-21
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-01-24: Part 2
Describe a gift you would like to buy for your friend.

You should say:
  • what gift you would like to buy
  • who you would like to give it to
  • why you would like to buy a gift for your friend
  • and explain why you choose that gift.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
Vocabulary: Gift Timing Practice
2022-01-24: Part 3
  1. What do you think is the retirement age for men and women?
  2. What kinds of businesses are prevalent in your city?
  3. What kinds of qualities do people need to run their own business?
  4. What do you think are the key factors that contribute to the success of a business?
  5. Will the businessman continue to work hard after he has succeeded?
  6. What are the differences between being a boss and working for others?
  7. If you had the opportunity to have your own business, what business would it be? Why?
  8. What is more important to get hired, experience or qualifications?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-30
2021-11-03
2021-10-12
2021-09-10
2022-01-24: Part 3
  1. Why do people always miss their childhood?
  2. Are kids happier than adults? Why?
  3. Why do people still remember many of their friends from primary school?
  4. What kinds of primary school teachers will impress students?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-23
2021-10-21
2021-09-14
2021-09-02
2022-01-24: Part 3
  1. What kinds of jobs require people to be confident?
  2. On what occasions should children be encouraged? How?
  3. How do you help children stay focused?
  4. What challenges do young people face today?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-11-30
2021-10-25
2021-09-14
2021-09-02
2022-01-24: Part 3
  1. Do you think reading is essential?
  2. What kinds of books are most popular in your country?
  3. Do you prefer books or movies?
  4. Do you think we should always read the book before watching its screen adaptation?
  5. Do boys and girls like the same kinds of books?
  6. Do you think electronic books will eventually replace paper books?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
2021-12-02
2021-11-03
2021-10-18
2021-09-21
2022-01-24: Part 3
  1. When do people usually send gifts to others?
  2. Do people give gifts at traditional festivals?
  3. Is it hard to choose a gift?
  4. Will people feel happy when receiving an expensive gift?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
Vocabulary: Gift
2022-01-20: 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:
2022-01-11
2021-12-21
2021-12-02
2021-11-12
2021-10-29
Vocabulary: Hometown
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. Do you use a wallet?
  2. Have you ever lost a wallet?
  3. Do most of your friends use a wallet?
  4. Have you ever sent a wallet to someone as a gift?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-30
2021-11-03
2021-10-18
2021-09-28
Sample Answers
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. What do you think about computers?
  2. What are the benefits of a computer for children?
  3. What are the benefits of being a student?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-30
2021-11-03
2021-10-07
2021-09-16
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. What kind of weather do you like most?
  2. What is the weather like in your hometown?
  3. Do you like the weather in your hometown?
  4. Is it reasonable to live in a place where it's always sunny?
  5. Do you think that climate is changing?
  6. Would you prefer to move to another country where the weather is different from yours?
  7. Does the weather affect your mood?
  8. Does weather affect your study or work habits?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-11-30
2020-11-01
2020-04-18
2019-12-07
Vocabulary: Weather
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. Do people like barbecues in your country?
  2. What kind of food do you like to eat for a barbecue?
  3. Would you like to have a barbecue with your family or your friends?
  4. Did you have a barbecue when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-12-07
2021-11-12
2021-10-25
2021-08-06
Sample Answers
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. Do you like drawing?
  2. Do you like to go to the gallery?
  3. Do you want to learn more about art?
  4. Did you learn drawing when you were a kid?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Vocabulary: Art
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. Do you like taking photos?
  2. Do you like taking selfies?
  3. What is your favorite family photo?
  4. Do you want to improve your photography skills?
  5. Do you think photographs are essential in our lives?
  6. Do you prefer to take pictures with your phone or a camera?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2019-07-24
2019-07-18
2019-05-29
Vocabulary: Photo
2022-01-20: Part 1
  1. What kinds of websites do you often visit?
  2. What is your favorite website?
  3. Are there any changes to the websites you often visit?
  4. What kinds of websites are popular in your country?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a place you visited on vacation

You should say:
  • where it is
  • when you went there
  • what you do there
  • and explain why you went there.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-16
2021-11-19
2021-10-14
2021-09-08
2021-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a skill that was difficult for you to learn

You should say:
  • what it is
  • when you learn it
  • why you learn it
  • and explain why you think it is difficult for you.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-19
2021-10-21
2021-09-16
2021-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a person who solved a problem in a smart way

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • what the problem was
  • how the person solved it
  • and explain why you think the person did it smartly.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-12-02
2021-11-01
2021-09-30
2021-09-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a good service you received

You should say:
  • what the service was
  • when and where you received it
  • who you were with
  • and explain why you think it was a good service.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-11-26
2021-10-29
2021-09-24
2021-09-03
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a special cake you received from others.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • who you got the cake from
  • and explain why it's a special cake.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe an item of clothing that some gave you.

You should say:
  • what the clothing was
  • who gave it to you
  • when you got it
  • and explain why this person gave you the clothing.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Vocabulary: Clothing Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a person who contributes to society.

You should say:
  • Who this person is
  • How you knew him/her
  • What type of work he/she does
  • And explain why you think he/she contributes to society.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe something you cannot live without (not a computer/phone).

You should say:
  • what it is
  • what you do with it
  • how it helps you in your life
  • and explain why you can’t live without it.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Vocabulary: Living Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 2
Describe a toy you got in your childhood.

You should say:
  • when you had the toy
  • who gave you the toy
  • what it was like
  • how you felt about the toy.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Timing Practice
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. What are some popular attractions that people like to visit in your country?
  2. Do older people and young people like to go to different places for vacation?
  3. What do older people and young people think about when making travel plans?
  4. How do people get to know about new places?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-16
2021-11-19
2021-10-14
2021-09-08
2021-09-02
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. What skills do primary students need to master?
  2. Is it hard for students to learn new skills?
  3. Why is it hard for adults to learn a new skill?
  4. Is a teacher important to students' learning experience? Why?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-19
2021-10-21
2021-09-16
2021-09-02
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. Do you think children are born smart or learn to be smart?
  2. What is the difference between a parent's and a teacher's role in a child's education?
  3. How can we help children realize their talents?
  4. Does the government provide enough support to education in your view?
  5. Why are some people well-rounded and others only good at one thing?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-12-02
2021-11-01
2021-09-30
2021-09-06
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. What do you think of the relationship between companies and customers?
  2. As a customer, what kinds of services would you expect to receive from a company?
  3. What kinds of jobs involve coping with the public?
  4. Why should companies react when customers have difficulties?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-11-26
2021-10-29
2021-09-24
2021-09-03
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. Is there any food in your country eaten at special times or on special occasions?
  2. What are the differences between special food in your country and other countries?
  3. Why are some people willing to spend a lot of money on meals on special days?
  4. Do you think it's good to communicate when eating with your family?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. Have you ever given clothes to others?
  2. Why do people dress casually in everyday life but dress formally at work?
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing uniforms at work and school?
  4. Why do people in different countries dress differently?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Vocabulary: Clothing
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. What jobs are well-paid?
  2. What are the changes in working conditions?
  3. What are the impacts of the epidemic on the work environment?
  4. Do you think younger people should be lower paid than older people?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. Why are children attracted to new things (such as electronics)?
  2. Why do some grown-ups hate to throw out old items (such as clothes)?
  3. Is the way people buy things affected? How?
  4. What do you think influences people to buy new things?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Vocabulary: Living
2022-01-20: Part 3
  1. How do advertisements influence children?
  2. Should advertising aiming at kids be prohibited?
  3. Do you think parents should buy more toys for their kids or spend more time with them?
  4. What is the difference between toys kids play with now and those they played with in the past?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2022-01-17: 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:
2022-01-07
2021-12-16
2021-11-30
2021-11-16
2021-11-01
Vocabulary: Living
2022-01-17: Part 1
  1. Do you like wearing special costumes?
  2. Did you try any special costumes when you were young?
  3. When was the last time to wear special costumes?
  4. Do you ever buy special costumes?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-10
2021-11-01
2021-10-04
2021-09-10
2021-08-23
Vocabulary: Clothing
2022-01-17: Part 1
  1. Have you been to a new place recently?
  2. Have you ever moved into a new place or a new home? Why?
  3. How did you feel?
  4. Why is living in the same place for a long time not good?
  5. What is the difference between this place and other places of the same kind?
  6. Do you feel nervous when you travel to new places?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-21
2021-11-23
2021-10-25
2021-09-24
2021-09-21
2022-01-17: Part 1
  1. Are parks important for a city?
  2. Are there many public parks or gardens in your country?
  3. What do you like to do when visiting a park?
  4. Would you prefer to play in a personal garden or public garden?
  5. How are the parks today different from those you visited as a kid?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-28
2021-12-02
2021-11-09
2020-12-07
2020-03-17
Vocabulary: Park Sample Answers
2022-01-17: Part 1
  1. Do you like talking to people?
  2. How do you like spending time with your friends?
  3. Would you prefer to study alone or with others?
  4. Do you remember a time when you need to cooperate with others?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07
2021-12-02
2021-11-05
2021-10-14
2021-09-16
2022-01-17: Part 1
  1. Do you send emails often?
  2. Is sending emails widespread in your country?
  3. Do you think sending emails will be more or less popular in the future?
  4. How often do you write an email or cards?
  5. Do you like texting or emails?
  6. Do you prefer to have an email or a card for your birthday? Why?
  7. Do you think in the future, the email will replace the letter?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2019-08-27
2019-07-31
2019-06-22
2019-06-07
Sample Answers
2022-01-17: Part 2
Describe a foreign person who you have known that you think is interesting

You should say:
  • who is the person
  • how you knew the person
  • what kind of person he/she is
  • and explain why you think the person is attractive.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-14
2021-11-05
2021-10-07
2021-09-08
2021-09-02
Timing Practice
2022-01-17: Part 2
Describe a piece of equipment that is important in your home.

You should say:
  • what you use it for
  • how you got it
  • with whom you use it
  • and explain why it is essential.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-16
2021-11-30
2021-11-01
2021-10-12
2021-08-09
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-01-17: Part 2
Describe a person who you follow on social media.

You should say:
  • who the person is
  • how you know the person
  • what the person posts on social media
  • and explain why you follow the person on social media.
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
Timing Practice
2022-01-17: Part 2
Describe an ambition that you haven't achieved.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • why you haven't achieved it
  • what you did
  • and explain how you felt about it.
2022-01-17: Part 3
  1. Do you have any foreign friends?
  2. What are the benefits of having foreign friends who are different from us?
  3. Why is it important to understand another culture when traveling?
  4. What do you think of people who work in international companies?
  5. What abilities do people need to have when working in an international company?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-14
2021-11-05
2021-10-07
2021-09-08
2021-09-02
2022-01-17: Part 3
  1. What kinds of appliances are there in people's homes in your country?
  2. How do you think modern technology has changed how we work and live?
  3. Do you think it is essential to train employees to use equipment at work?
  4. Do you think that older people have difficulties in using modern equipment?
  5. How can we help older people to use this modern equipment?
  6. Are there any disadvantages of using modern equipment too much in the home?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-16
2021-11-30
2021-11-01
2021-10-12
2021-08-09
2022-01-17: Part 3
  1. What can people do on social media?
  2. Do you think older people and younger people will use the same social media software?
  3. Do older people spend much time on social media?
  4. Are non-social media like television and newspaper still valid?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-11
2022-01-17: Part 3
  1. What ambitions do children usually have?
  2. Why are some people very ambitious in their work?
  3. Why don't some people have dreams?
  4. How do people balance work and life?
2022-01-14: Part 2
Describe a difficult decision that you once made

You should say:
  • what the decision was
  • when you made the decision
  • how long you took to make the decision
  • and explain why it was a difficult decision to make.
Recent Tests:
2021-12-10
2021-11-16
2021-10-25
2021-10-04
2021-09-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-01-14: Part 3
  1. What decisions do people generally make in their daily life?
  2. Should essential decisions be made by a single person or a group of people?
  3. Why is it important to consider the consequences of your decisions?
  4. Why are many young people unwilling to listen to their parent's advice?
  5. Why do middle-aged people tend to second-guess their decision?
Recent Tests:
2021-12-10
2021-11-16
2021-10-25
2021-10-04
2021-09-06
2022-01-07: Part 3
  1. Why do some people have a better memory?
  2. Do people like things of memorial significance?
  3. Which can help people remember things better, words or photos?
  4. Can technology help people remember things better? How?
Recent Tests:
2022-01-07


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