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IELTS 2021 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 30 Questions
2021-06-10: 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:
  • 2021-06-02
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-04-29
  • 2021-04-21
Vocabulary: Education
2021-06-10: 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:
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-06
  • 2021-04-27
  • 2021-04-06
  • 2021-03-15
Vocabulary: Scenery
2021-06-10: Part 1
  1. How often do you get up early in the morning?
  2. What do you usually do when you get up early?
  3. Do you get up early on weekends?
  4. Which day of the week do you like the most?
  5. What kinds of people usually get up early?
  6. What are the benefits of getting up early?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-25
  • 2021-05-06
  • 2021-04-12
  • 2021-03-23
  • 2021-03-03
2021-06-10: Part 1
  1. What kinds of advertisements do you like watching?
  2. What are the various places where we see advertisements?
  3. Have you ever bought something because of its advertisement?
  4. Do you watch advertisements from the beginning to the end?
  5. Are there many advertisements in your country?
  6. How do you feel about advertisements?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-28
  • 2021-05-14
  • 2021-05-06
2021-06-10: Part 1
  1. Do you like flowers?
  2. What kinds of flowers do you know?
  3. What's your favorite flower?
  4. What flowers have special meaning in your country/hometown?
  5. Have you planted any flowers?
  6. On what occasions would you give someone flowers?
  7. When was the last time you gave someone flowers?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-31
  • 2021-05-19
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-05-06
2021-06-10: Part 2
Describe a natural talent (sport, music, etc) you want to improve.

You should say:
  • what is it
  • when you discovered it
  • why you want to improve it
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-05-06
Timing Practice
2021-06-10: Part 2
Describe a piece of local news that people are interested in.

You should say:
  • what the news is
  • how you know about this news
  • what the story was
  • and explain why it is interesting to you.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-27
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-05-07
Timing Practice
2021-06-10: 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:
  • 2021-04-26
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-02-22
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
Timing Practice
2021-06-10: Part 2
Describe a time you made a promise to someone.

You should say:
  • what the promise was
  • to whom you made it
  • whether it was easy or difficult to keep
  • and explain why you made it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-04-27
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
Timing Practice
2021-06-10: Part 3
  1. Is talent necessary for success?
  2. How do parents know if their children are gifted in art?
  3. Do you think artists with talents should focus on their talents?
  4. Why do some people like to watch talent shows?
  5. What is the purpose of a talent show?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-05-06
2021-06-10: Part 3
  1. Do you think people should follow the local news daily? Why?
  2. Why do some people still want to read news from newspapers although they have the Internet?
  3. Do people in your hometown prefer local or international news?
  4. What are the different news sources today?
  5. How do we identify if the news from the Internet is reliable?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-27
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-05-07
2021-06-10: 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:
  • 2021-04-26
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-02-22
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
2021-06-10: Part 3
  1. Do parents in your country often make promises to their children?
  2. What kinds of promises do parents in your country often make?
  3. Do most people keep their promises?
  4. Why do some people fail to keep their promises?
  5. Do children keep their promises?
  6. What prizes do children get when they keep their promises?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-04-27
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
2021-06-08: Part 1
  1. Where are you living now?
  2. Is it a good area to live in?
  3. What do you like most about where you live?
  4. What is the neighborhood like where you live?
  5. Do you have any friends there?
  6. What can be improved in the area that you live?
  7. Do you know any famous people in the area that you live in?
  8. Do you intend to stay in this area in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-31
  • 2021-05-19
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-04-27
  • 2021-04-15
Vocabulary: Living
2021-06-08: Part 1
  1. What would you do to relax?
  2. Do you think doing sports is a good way to relax?
  3. Do you think vacation is a good time for you to relax?
  4. Do you think students need more relaxing time?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-25
  • 2021-05-12
  • 2021-05-06
2021-06-08: Part 1
  1. How can we protect the environment?
  2. Do you think you have done enough to protect the environment?
  3. Would you like to work in a company related to environmental protection?
  4. Is there education about environmental protection in school?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-27
  • 2021-05-12
  • 2021-05-07
Vocabulary: Environment
2021-06-08: 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?
  5. Is there a new activity you would really like to try?
  6. Is it good for people to try new things?
  7. Why are some people afraid of trying new things?
  8. What help do people need when they are trying new things?
  9. What are some of the difficulties a person might have when they try something new?
  10. Is it better to have new experiences when you are young or when you are older?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-19
  • 2021-04-29
  • 2021-04-08
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-22
2021-06-08: Part 1
  1. How often do you take a rest?
  2. What do you usually do when you are resting?
  3. Do you take a nap when you are taking your rest?
  4. How do you feel after taking a nap?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-17
  • 2021-04-19
  • 2021-03-31
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-02-18
2021-06-08: 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.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-04-12
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-15
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Home Vocabulary: Living Timing Practice
2021-06-08: Part 2
Describe an article you read from the internet or magazines about healthy living.

You should say:
  • what the article was about
  • where you read it
  • when you read it
  • and explain what you learned from the article.
  • Do you think articles about fitness are generally useful?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-07
  • 2020-07-04
  • 2020-06-04
  • 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-21
Timing Practice
2021-06-08: Part 2
Describe a person who wears clothes that you think are unusual.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • how you knew this person
  • what clothing he/she wear
  • and explain why you think his/her clothes are unusual.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-04-15
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-01
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Clothing Timing Practice
2021-06-08: Part 2
Describe a plan in your life (that is not related to work or study).

You should say:
  • what it is
  • why you made it
  • what you need to do first
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-17
  • 2021-05-07
Vocabulary: Plan Timing Practice
2021-06-08: Part 2
Describe a time when you helped a friend.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • how you helped him/her
  • why you helped him/her
  • And explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-19
  • 2021-05-06
Vocabulary: Friends Timing Practice
2021-06-08: 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:
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-04-12
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-15
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Home Vocabulary: Living
2021-06-08: Part 3
  1. What is the importance of health awareness?
  2. How can we create awareness of health for everyone?
  3. Do you think people in your country have become healthier than twenty years ago?
  4. What can the government do to improve people's health?
  5. How is public healthcare helping people?
  6. Do you think doctors should be responsible for teaching people how to be healthy?
  7. What do you know about the coronavirus pandemic?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-07
  • 2020-07-04
  • 2020-06-04
  • 2020-03-05
  • 2020-02-21
2021-06-08: Part 3
  1. What do people consider when buying clothes?
  2. Do you think it is a good idea to buy clothes online? Why?
  3. Do you think what people wear can affect their mood? Why?
  4. What do people wear to the office in your country?
  5. In what ways do young people see fashion differently than older people do?
  6. Is there any difference between men and women when choosing clothes?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-11
  • 2021-04-15
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-01
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Clothing
2021-06-08: Part 3
  1. Why is it Important to have a plan?
  2. Is it a good idea to plan out daily?
  3. Is it necessary to have plans in life? Why?
  4. What will happen if there is no planning?
  5. Can we be successful without a plan?
  6. When should children start to make plans for themselves?
  7. Do parents need to help kids plan for their future? Why or why not?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-17
  • 2021-05-07
Vocabulary: Plan
2021-06-08: Part 3
  1. Do you like helping others?
  2. How do you feel when you helped someone?
  3. How do people usually help each other?
  4. How is online help different from real-life help?
  5. What are the differences between help friends and help family?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-19
  • 2021-05-06
Vocabulary: Friends
2021-06-07: Part 2
Describe a leisure activity near/on the sea that you want to try.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • what you need to prepare
  • how easy or difficult it is
  • and explain why you want to try it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-05-06
Timing Practice
2021-06-07: Part 3
  1. What kinds of leisure activities can you do in a place near the water?
  2. Why do many people like spending time on the sea?
  3. What are the important things that should be remembered when participating in an outdoor recreational activity?
  4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of vacations to the seaside?
  5. Do you think water activities help in achieving the true nature of recreation? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-05-21
  • 2021-05-10
  • 2021-05-06


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