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IELTS 2019 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2019-10-12: 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. How do you feel when some people make you wait?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-10-08
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-23
  • 2019-07-16
Vocabulary: Patience
2019-10-12: Part 1
  1. Did you ever see wild animal?
  2. What is your favorite wild animal? Why?
  3. Should wild animals be protected?
  4. How do you feel when you see animal at zoo?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-04
2019-10-12: 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:
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-24
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-09-03
  • 2019-09-02
Vocabulary: Jeans
2019-10-12: Part 1
  1. Are there many public holidays in your country?
  2. Which is your favorite holiday? Why?
  3. Which was your memorable holiday?
  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:
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-25
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-07-29
Vocabulary: Holiday
2019-10-12: 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 math skill helps us in daily life?
  7. In your opinion, is it necessary to people nowadays to be good in mathematics?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-08-17
  • 2019-07-03
  • 2019-07-02
Vocabulary: Math
2019-10-12: 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. What did you play in your childhood?
  5. Is it important for children to play outdoors? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-08-28
  • 2019-08-13
  • 2019-07-19
2019-10-12: Part 2
Describe a person who has creative ideas and opinions.

You should say:
  • who he is
  • how you knew him
  • why you think he has creative ideas or opinions.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-09
2019-10-12: Part 2
Talk about a time when you were with people and you got bored.

You should say:
  • what happened
  • who you were there with
  • and explain why you felt bored.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-12: Part 2
Describe an indoor activity that you would like to play.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • how often you play it
  • how you play it
  • why you you would like to play.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-12: Part 3
  1. At what age do you think children start developing ideas and opinions?
  2. Why is it important to listen to children's views and opinions?
  3. Do you think parents can help children to develop their creative ideas or to suppress them?
  4. Do teachers affect in developing ideas and opinions of children?
  5. How do people come up with new ideas?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-09
2019-10-12: Part 3
  1. What kind of jobs is boring?
  2. Why do some people stay in boring jobs?
  3. What can people do to stop feeling boring?
  4. Do you think technology product can make the life more interesting? Why?
  5. Do technology made life good or worst? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-12: Part 3
  1. Do you think it is important for people to play games? Why?
  2. Which game do most of the young generation play in your country?
  3. Do you think adults should play mobile games? Why?
  4. What do you think of people spending too much time playing computer games?
  5. Is teamwork important to individuals?
  6. What qualities should team leaders have?
  7. Why do young generations of the present age have a negative attitude towards outdoor games?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-11: 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:
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-14
  • 2019-09-10
  • 2019-09-07
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-11: 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:
  • 2019-10-01
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-02
  • 2019-08-15
  • 2019-07-27
Vocabulary: Coffee
2019-10-11: 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:
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-07-21
  • 2019-07-04
  • 2019-07-01
  • 2019-06-29
2019-10-11: 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:
  • 2019-09-15
  • 2019-08-12
  • 2019-06-23
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-06-04
Vocabulary: Music
2019-10-11: Part 3
  1. Do you think self motivation is important?
  2. How can a person get self motivated?
  3. Why do some people seems to be more motivated? What could be the reason?
  4. How should children at young age get motivated?
  5. Who is responsible for this, parents, or teachers? Why?
  6. How can we motivate children who is facing problems?
  7. What are the factors affecting people to get motivated?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-05
  • 2019-07-21
  • 2019-07-04
  • 2019-07-01
  • 2019-06-29
2019-10-11: Part 3
  1. Do you think everybody should learn singing?
  2. Is music an important subject at school in your country?
  3. What kind of music do people usually listen in your country?
  4. Do you think music has an effect on people’s lives? Why?
  5. Which is more important to be a great musician, voice or coach?
  6. How different is music now when compared to the past?
  7. How will music evolve in future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-15
  • 2019-08-12
  • 2019-06-23
  • 2019-06-20
  • 2019-06-04
Vocabulary: Music
2019-10-08: 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:
  • 2019-08-16
  • 2019-07-30
  • 2019-07-29
  • 2019-07-23
  • 2019-07-13
2019-10-08: Part 1
  1. Have you ever borrowed money from others?
  2. Will you share your mobile with anyone? Give reasons
  3. Do you like to lend things to others?
  4. How do you feel when people do not return things they borrowed from you?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-09-07
  • 2019-09-02
  • 2019-08-18
  • 2019-08-16
Vocabulary: Borrowing
2019-10-08: Part 1
  1. What language do you speak?
  2. Is it common language in your country?
  3. Do you want to learn any new language and why?
  4. Do you think it is difficult to learn a new language?
  5. Do you think it is difficult to learn English?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-04
2019-10-08: 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:
  • 2019-09-21
  • 2019-08-14
  • 2019-07-23
  • 2019-07-06
  • 2019-07-01
Vocabulary: Plan
2019-10-08: 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:
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-08: Part 2
Talk about a time you were given the wrong information.

You should say:
  • what it was
  • who gave to you
  • why you found it is wrong information
  • and explain how you felt about this.
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-08: 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:
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-08: Part 3
  1. How can information be correctly transferred through email or phone?
  2. How can people express themselves better?
  3. Who are better in giving out information between men and women?
  4. Where is an organization you can get information?
  5. Will the lack of face to face communication affect the next generation?
  6. How can someone tell if the information they receive is right or wrong?
  7. Would you say people trust the information that is found online?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-07
2019-10-07: Part 1
  1. What do you do?
  2. Why did you choose this job?
  3. Do you like to spend time with your colleagues?
  4. Do you think it is important to spend time with your colleagues?
  5. What is more important at work place, people you work with, or environment?
  6. What are the ways you can improve your skills at work?
  7. What would you change about your job?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-27
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-08-24
  • 2019-08-20
  • 2019-08-15
2019-10-07: Part 1
  1. What things make you tired usually?
  2. What do you do when you feel tired?
  3. Who do you prefer to talk to when you feel mentally tired, your friends or your families?
  4. Do you want to talk to strangers when you feel mentally tired?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-09
  • 2019-09-01
2019-10-07: Part 1
  1. Is there a forest near your hometown?
  2. When was the last time you went to a forest?
  3. Do you like going to a forest if you are free?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-12
  • 2019-09-02
2019-10-07: 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:
  • 2019-09-18
  • 2019-09-07
  • 2019-09-04
2019-10-07: 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:
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-03-01
  • 2019-02-20
  • 2019-01-19
Vocabulary: Borrowing
2019-10-07: 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?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-28
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-03-01
  • 2019-02-20
  • 2019-01-19
Vocabulary: Borrowing
2019-10-01: 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:
  • 2019-09-09
  • 2019-09-01
  • 2019-08-21
  • 2019-08-14
  • 2019-08-12
Vocabulary: Home
2019-10-01: 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:
  • 2019-09-03
2019-10-01: 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:
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-06-25
  • 2019-05-30
2019-10-01: Part 3
  1. Are there many advertisements in your country?
  2. What is the popular media for advertising in your country?
  3. Is online advertising popular in your country?
  4. How do advertisements affect our daily lives?
  5. What are the influences of advertisement in children's life?
  6. Why do people get irritated by advertisement?
  7. What are the advantages of TV advertisements? How about internet?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-06-25
  • 2019-05-30
2019-09-07: Part 2
Describe a person who helps others in his spare time.

You should say:
  • Who he/she is
  • What he/she did
  • How often he/she help others
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-08-23
  • 2019-08-15
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-21
2019-09-07: Part 3
  1. Why do you think people like to help other people?
  2. What personality do you think is important for people to do a volunteer job?
  3. Can be people trained to gain it?
  4. How should children be motivated to help each other?
  5. Is voluntary (or Charity) work more important than donations?
  6. Is raising fund for charity hard?
  7. Do you think government should help charity to raise fund?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-08
  • 2019-08-23
  • 2019-08-15
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-21
2019-09-30: 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:
  • 2019-09-23
  • 2019-09-21
  • 2019-09-15
  • 2019-08-21
  • 2019-08-13
2019-09-30: 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:
  • 2019-09-24
  • 2019-08-27
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-31
  • 2019-07-02
2019-09-30: Part 1
  1. Where are you living?
  2. Why do you stay in the place?
  3. Is it an interesting place?
  4. How long have you been staying at this place?
  5. What do you like most for living there?
  6. What would you like to change?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-29
  • 2019-09-26
  • 2019-09-19
  • 2019-09-17
  • 2019-09-07
2019-09-30: 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?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-16
  • 2019-09-05
Vocabulary: Friends
2019-09-30: Part 1
  1. Do you like watching movies?
  2. What is your favorite movie?
  3. Do your friends like this movie?
  4. What kinds of movies do you think young people like?
  5. Do you want to be a movie star?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-09-03
2019-09-30: 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:
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-07-06
  • 2019-06-29
  • 2019-06-03
2019-09-30: 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:
  • 2019-08-28
  • 2019-08-12
  • 2019-07-31
  • 2019-06-24
  • 2019-06-07
2019-09-30: Part 3
  1. Can celebrities have a positive influence on youth? How?
  2. What influences can famous people have on society?
  3. How do social media influence human behavior?
  4. What are the disadvantages of social media?
  5. Do you think it is possible for a regular person to become famous online?
  6. How do YouTubers or bloggers influence on teenagers?
  7. Can YouTubers or bloggers help to resolve global problems?
Recent Tests:
  • 2019-08-19
  • 2019-07-27
  • 2019-07-06
  • 2019-06-29
  • 2019-06-03
2019-09-30: Part 3
  1. Do you think practical skill is 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:
    • 2019-08-28
    • 2019-08-12
    • 2019-07-31
    • 2019-06-24
    • 2019-06-07
    2019-09-29: Part 2
    Describe a person who is good at his/her work.

    You should say:
    • who this person is
    • what his or her job is
    • How well he/she manages his/her work
    • and explain why this person is good at the job.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-24
    • 2019-09-03
    2019-09-29: Part 2
    Describe a film you would like to share with your friends.

    You should say:
    • where you watched it
    • what it was about
    • who you watched it with
    • and explain why you want to share it with friends.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-05
    2019-09-29: Part 3
    1. Do you think it is important for a business to adapt to change?
    2. How should companies train their staff on new technology?
    3. How can a new employee learn something new at work?
    4. Do you think what you learn in university will help in your future job?
    5. Do you think manager should be strict? Why or why not?
    6. Under which circumstances should a manager be strict?
    7. What qualities should a manager should have?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-24
    • 2019-09-03
    2019-09-29: Part 3
    1. What kind of film is popular in your country?
    2. What kinds of films do young people like to watch?
    3. Do people choose to watch movies in the cinema than people did in the past?
    4. Why do people prefer to watch movie in cinema?
    5. Do you think cinemas will disappear in the future?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-05
    2019-09-28: Part 1
    1. Do you like travelling?
    2. Why is travelling important to you?
    3. Where is best place for vacation in your country? Why?
    4. Do you want to travel the world? Why?
    5. Would you take a job that requires you to travel to different countries?
    6. What challenges did you face when you were traveling?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-21
    • 2019-09-08
    • 2019-08-23
    • 2019-08-17
    • 2019-07-21
    Vocabulary: Travel
    2019-09-28: 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?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-26
    • 2019-09-07
    • 2019-09-01
    2019-09-28: 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. Do you prefer going to street markets over shopping malls? Why?
    5. Would you like to go to street market of foreign country? Why?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-09
    • 2019-09-07
    • 2019-08-25
    • 2019-08-17
    • 2019-08-13
    2019-09-28: Part 1
    1. Do you go to countryside?
    2. Have you ever lived in the countryside?
    3. Will you live in the countryside in the future?
    4. Do you enjoy living in the countryside?
    5. What do you usually do in the countryside?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-12
    2019-09-28: Part 2
    Describe a school you went to in your childhood.

    You should say:
    • where it was
    • what you learned there
    • what are some memories from that school
    • whether you would send your children to that school.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-04
    2019-09-28: Part 2
    Describe a time when you visited a park.

    You should say:
    • where the park is
    • when you visit it
    • what you did there
    • And explain why you visited it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-01
    • 2019-08-25
    • 2019-07-17
    • 2019-06-25
    • 2019-06-08
    Vocabulary: Park
    2019-09-28: Part 2
    Describe a person who travels by flight for work.

    You should say:
    • who the person is
    • Where the person goes
    • why the person travels by plane
    • and explain explain how he or she feels about it.
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-01
    Vocabulary: Travel
    2019-09-28: Part 3
    1. Should children be allowed to decide the subjects taught in schools? Why?
    2. Do you think schools should teach how to find the right job or how to build their interests?
    3. Who is responsible for children's education, parents, or school?
    4. What role can a teacher play in helping a child follow his passion?
    5. How government in your country can improve the current education system?
    6. How are education priorities today different from those in the past?
    7. What qualities should a school have?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-04
    2019-09-28: Part 3
    1. Do people often visit park nowadays?
    2. Do you think all age groups enjoy going to park?
    3. How important are parks or gardens in cities? Why?
    4. Nowadays most of the people are planting flowers in their backyards. What is your opinion?
    5. Is it necessary to teach kids in school about the importance of environment?
    6. What steps should the government take to improve the awareness of environment among the citizens?
    Recent Tests:
    • 2019-09-01
    • 2019-08-25
    • 2019-07-17
    • 2019-06-25
    • 2019-06-08
    Vocabulary: Park

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