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IELTS Speaking Questions & Answers
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Old buildings 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Watch 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Computer 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Collection 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Meeting places 
Speaking Quiz Describe Someone You Like To Spend Time With. 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Feeling bored 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Talent 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Cinema 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Thing You Did To Learn Another Language 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Street markets 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something You Cannot Live Without (not a computer/phone). 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Item Of Clothing That Someone Gave You 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Place In The Countryside That You Visited 
Speaking Quiz Describe Something That Was Broken In Your Home And Then Repaired 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Happy Event You Organized 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Difficult Thing You Did 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Course That Impressed You A Lot 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Story Someone Told You And You Remember 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Ambition That You Haven Not Achieved 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Memory 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Street food 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Person Who You Follow On Social Media. 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Interesting Conversation You Had With Your Friend 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Businessman You Admire 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Phone 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Lost 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Planning 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Sports 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Websites 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Art 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Emails 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Photo 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Dreams 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Mirrors 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Apps 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Person Who Solved A Problem In A Smart Way 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Handwriting 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Lost 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Headphones 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Exciting Book That You Enjoy Reading 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Park 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Cafe You Like To Visit 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Color 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Shoes 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time You Moved To A New Home Or School 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: travel 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When You Are Waiting For Something Special That Would Happen 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Difficult Decision That You Once Made 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When You Tried To Do Something But It Was Not Very Successful 
Speaking Quiz Describe An Argument Two Of Your Friends Had 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Company Where You Live That Employs A Lot Of People 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Puzzle You Have Played 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Time When Your Computer Broke Down 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Live Sport Match That You Watched 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Wallet 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: Flowers 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: barbecue 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Piece Of Equipment That Is Important In Your Home 
Speaking Quiz Describe A Law On Environmental Protection 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1 Relatives 
Speaking Quiz IELTS Speaking Part 1: City Life 
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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2022-05-20: 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:
2022-05-06
2022-03-29
2022-03-16
2022-02-24
2022-02-08
Vocabulary: Hometown
2022-05-20: 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:
2022-04-19
2022-03-22
2022-02-24
2022-02-03
2022-01-20
Sample Answers
2022-05-20: 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:
2022-04-26
2022-03-22
2022-02-24
2022-02-08
2019-07-24
Vocabulary: Photo Sample Answers
2022-05-20: Part 1
  1. Are you good at memorizing things?
  2. Have you ever forgotten something important?
  3. Why do some people have good memory while others do not?
  4. Why do more people rely on cell phones to memorize things?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-04
2022-03-24
2022-03-03
2022-02-08
2022-01-17
Sample Answers
2022-05-20: Part 1
  1. Do you often feel bored?
  2. What kinds of things would make you feel bored?
  3. What would you do if you felt bored?
  4. What was the most boring thing you did when you were young?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-10
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-05-20: Part 2
Describe a city that you think is very interesting.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • what the city is famous for
  • why it is interesting
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-04-12
2022-03-10
2022-02-10
2022-01-14
Timing Practice
2022-05-20: Part 2
Describe a thing you did to learn another language.

You should say:
  • what language you learn
  • what you did
  • how it helped you learn the language
  • and how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-04-19
2022-03-08
2022-02-03
2022-01-13
Vocabulary: Language Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-05-20: Part 2
Describe an important event you celebrated.

You should say:
  • what it was
  • where it happened
  • why it was important
  • how people felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-04
Timing Practice
2022-05-20: Part 2
Describe a traditional product in your country.

You should say:
  • what the product is
  • when you tried this product for the first time
  • what it is made of
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-20: Part 2
Describe a special day out that cost you little money/did not cost you much.

You should say:
  • when the day was
  • where you went
  • how much you spend
  • and explain how you feel about the day.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-10
Timing Practice
2022-05-20: Part 3
  1. What advantages can tourism bring to a city?
  2. Why do some young people like to live in cities?
  3. Do most older adults live in the city or the countryside?
  4. Do you think well-developed tourism will have adverse effects on local people?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-12
2022-03-10
2022-02-10
2022-01-14
2022-05-20: Part 3
  1. Do you think language learning is essential? Why?
  2. What difficulties do people face when learning a language?
  3. What's the best way to learn a language?
  4. Which is better, to study alone or to study in a group? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-19
2022-03-08
2022-02-03
2022-01-13
Vocabulary: Language
2022-05-20: Part 3
  1. Do you like to celebrate important events? Why?
  2. What kinds of events do people usually celebrate?
  3. Do people often celebrate events with a large group of people or just a few people?
  4. Do people often celebrate festivals with families?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-04
2022-05-20: Part 3
  1. Why are traditional products important?
  2. Do you think tradition is important for a country?
  3. What are the traditional products in your country?
  4. Why is it important for children to learn about traditional products?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-20: Part 3
  1. Do people like to spend their leisure time out in your country?
  2. How do people spend their leisure time in your country?
  3. How does technology affect the way people spend their leisure time?
  4. Do you think only old people have time for leisure?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-10
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  2. Why do you live in an apartment/house?
  3. How long have you lived there?
  4. What do you like the most about it?
  5. What is your favorite room? Why?
  6. Can you describe the view from your windows?
  7. Do you plan to live there in the future?
  8. What kind of accommodation do you wish to have in the future?
  9. Can you tell me about the house you lived in when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-04
2022-04-19
2022-03-24
2022-03-08
2022-02-17
Vocabulary: Home
2022-05-18: 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:
2022-04-12
2022-03-16
2022-02-15
2022-01-24
2022-01-17
Sample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. Do you like sports?
  2. Do you like watching sports programs on TV?
  3. Do you like to watch live sports games?
  4. Who do you like to watch sports games with?
  5. What kinds of games do you expect to watch in the future?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-12
2022-03-16
2021-04-26
2020-12-28
2019-04-06
Vocabulary: Sports Sample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. Where is your favorite place to meet with your friends?
  2. Do you think there are some places suitable for meeting others?
  3. Have the meeting places changed now compared with the past?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. In what conditions would you use a computer?
  2. When was the first time you used a computer?
  3. What will your life be like without computers?
  4. In what conditions would it be difficult for you to use a computer?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. Do you have a talent or something you are good at?
  2. Do you think your talent can be helpful for your future work?
  3. Do you think people in your family have the same talent?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 1
  1. When do you read books?
  2. Are your reading habits now different from before?
  3. Have you ever read a novel that has been adapted into a film?
  4. Which one do you prefer, reading books or watching movies?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Vocabulary: Reading
2022-05-18: 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:
2022-04-06
2022-03-08
2022-02-08
2022-01-17
2022-01-11
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a happy event you organized.

You should say:
  • what the event was
  • when you had it
  • who helped you to organize it
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-04-06
2022-03-10
2022-02-08
2022-01-14
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe an invention that has positively changed the world.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • what benefits it has brought
  • how it influences people of different ages
  • and explain how you feel about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe an interesting neighbor.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • how you know this person
  • what he or she does
  • and explain why you think this person is intelligent.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a contest you would like to participate in.

You should say:
  • what the contest is about
  • where the contest will take place
  • when it will be held
  • and explain why you would like to participate in it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a time when you were caught in a traffic jam.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • where it happened
  • how you passed the time while waiting
  • and explain how you felt when you were in that traffic jam.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a time when you used your mobile phone to do something important.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • what happened
  • how important the cellphone was
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a time when someone gave you positive advice on your work.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • who the person is
  • how the advice affect you
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a time when you were very busy.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • where you were
  • what you did
  • and explain why you were very busy.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe an important event you celebrated.

You should say:
  • what the event was
  • when it happened
  • who attended the event
  • and explain how you feel about the event.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a positive change you made in your life.

You should say:
  • what the change was
  • when it happened
  • how it happened
  • and explain why it was a positive change.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Vocabulary: Change Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe something you do to keep fit and healthy.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • when you do it
  • who you do it with
  • and explain why you think this method is.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: Part 2
Describe a family member you want to work with in the future.

You should say:
  • who he/she is
  • what he/she does
  • what kind of work you would like to do with him/her
  • and explain how you feel about him/her.
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Timing Practice
2022-05-18: 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:
2022-04-06
2022-03-08
2022-02-08
2022-01-17
2022-01-11
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. How can parents help their children stay organized?
  2. On what occasions do people need to stay organized?
  3. Does everything need to be well prepared?
  4. Do people need others' help when organizing things?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-06
2022-03-10
2022-02-08
2022-01-14
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What is the most helpful innovation at home?
  2. What household appliances make us lazy?
  3. What kind of invention can be used at school?
  4. Do you think AI will replace human teachers? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. Do you have a good relationship with your neighbors?
  2. Do you think neighbors are essential?
  3. How can we improve our relationships with neighbors?
  4. Do you think people's relationships with their neighbors today are the same as in the past?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What are the contests commonly seen on TV?
  2. Why are competition shows popular?
  3. Do you think it is necessary to encourage people to compete with others in companies?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. When do traffic jams usually happen?
  2. What are the causes of traffic jams?
  3. Do you think the problem of traffic congestion will be eased in the future, or will it become worse?
  4. What would you suggest as possible solutions to the problem of congested traffic?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What do you usually do with a cellphone?
  2. What are the differences between young people and old people when they use cell phones?
  3. Do you think there should be a law to stop people from public places?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. Is it essential to give children positive feedback?
  2. What would happen if parents overly encouraged their children?
  3. Do you think negative feedback is more important than positive feedback?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What are the advantages and disadvantages when people keep busy?
  2. What kind of stressful things do people experience at work?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What kinds of events do people usually celebrate?
  2. Do people often celebrate events with a large group of people or just a few people?
  3. Do people often celebrate festivals with families?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. Is it easier for young people to change?
  2. What are the disadvantages when people keep making changes in life?
  3. How can people change their daily routine if they want to?
  4. What are the disadvantages when people keep making changes?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Vocabulary: Change
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. How do older people keep fit?
  2. How can parents help their children to keep fit?
  3. Do you think it is helpful for governments to use celebrities to help people raise health awareness?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-18: Part 3
  1. What kinds of family businesses are common in your country?
  2. Why do people want to do family business?
  3. What are the benefits of working with family members?
  4. Is it easier to get promotions in big companies?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
2022-05-12: 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:
2022-04-26
2022-03-31
2022-03-10
2022-02-22
2022-02-03
Vocabulary: Living
2022-05-12: 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:
2022-03-31
2022-03-01
2022-02-08
2020-03-14
2019-12-14
Sample Answers
2022-05-12: 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:
2022-03-31
2022-03-08
2022-02-10
2022-01-24
2022-01-14
Sample Answers
2022-05-12: Part 1
  1. Do you like morning or evening?
  2. What do you usually do in the evening?
  3. What did you do in the evening when you were little? Why?
  4. Are there any differences between what you do in the evening now and what you did in the past?
New Question
2022-05-12: Part 1
  1. Do you collect things?
  2. Are there any things you keep from childhood?
  3. Where do you usually keep things you collect?
  4. Would you keep old things for a long time? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-05-06
Sample Answers
2022-05-12: Part 2
Describe a house or an apartment you would like to live in.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • what it is like
  • who you like to live in addition to that
  • and explain why you would like to live in it.
Recent Tests:
2022-03-31
2022-03-01
2022-02-01
2022-01-11
Timing Practice
2022-05-12: Part 2
Describe someone you like to spend time with.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • how you know this person
  • what you usually do together
  • and explain why you like to spend time with this person.
Recent Tests:
2022-03-31
2022-03-01
2022-02-01
2022-01-13
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2022-05-12: 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:
2022-03-31
2022-03-01
2022-02-01
2022-01-11
2022-05-12: Part 3
  1. What kinds of people are easy to get along with?
  2. How do leaders get along with their subordinates?
  3. Do people have time for themselves nowadays?
  4. Do you like talking with older people? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-03-31
2022-03-01
2022-02-01
2022-01-13
2022-05-10: Part 1
  1. What subjects are you studying?
  2. Why did you decide to study those subjects?
  3. Do you like your subject?
  4. Do you prefer to study in the mornings or the afternoons?
  5. Do you miss being a student?
  6. Is it very interesting?
  7. Are you looking forward to working?
  8. Why did you choose to do that type of work (or that job)?
  9. Do you like your job?
  10. Is it very interesting?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-12
2022-03-22
2022-03-03
2022-02-10
2022-01-24
Vocabulary: Work
2022-05-10: Part 1
  1. Did you often go to the cinema when you were a child?
  2. Do you often go to the cinema with your friends?
  3. Do you still like the same kind of movies you loved when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-12
2022-03-10
2022-02-17
2022-01-27
2022-01-14
Sample Answers
2022-05-10: Part 1
  1. What will you do if you find something lost by others?
  2. Have you ever lost things?
  3. Will you post on social media if you lose your item?
  4. Do you report to the police when finding something lost by others? Why?
Recent Tests:
2022-04-19
2022-03-18
2022-02-22
2022-02-03
2022-01-11
Sample Answers


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