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IELTS Speaking Questions 2024 And Answer Hints

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 60 Questions
2024-04-15: Part 1
  1. Where are you living now?
  2. How long have you lived there?
  3. What do you like most about the place where you live?
  4. Do you think your city has changed much in recent years?
  5. Do people of different age groups live in your area?
  6. What is the neighborhood like where you live?
  7. Do you have any friends there?
  8. What can be improved in the area where you live?
  9. Do you know any famous people in the area where you live?
  10. Do you intend to stay in this area in the future?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-25
2024-03-07
2024-02-21
2024-02-01
2024-01-16
Vocabulary: Living Sample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you like cakes or any other desserts?
  2. Do you know how to bake a cake?
  3. Why do some people not like eating sweet food?
  4. Are there any traditional desserts in your country?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-15
2024-01-29
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you often feel bored?
  2. When would you feel bored?
  3. What do you do when you feel bored?
  4. Do you think childhood is more boring or adulthood is more boring?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-21
2024-01-24
2024-01-08
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you like robots?
  2. Would you like to have a robot in your house/apartment?
  3. How do robots affect our lives?
  4. Did you like any films about robots when you were a child?
  5. Will you feel comfortable in a car driven by a robot?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-15
2023-01-11
2023-12-04
2023-11-07
Sample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you usually help people around you?
  2. How do you help people around you?
  3. Do your parents teach you how to help others?
  4. What have you done to help the elderly?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-21
2024-01-18
2023-12-13
2023-11-10
Sample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 2
Describe an activity you enjoyed most in your primary school.

You should say:
  • What the activity was
  • How often you did it
  • Who you did it with
  • And explain why it was your favorite activity.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 2
Describe a beautiful city you have visited.

You should say:
  • where the city is
  • how you knew the city
  • what it is famous for
  • and explain why it is beautiful.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-27
2024-01-16
2023-12-04
2023-11-01
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 2
Describe a time when you solved a problem using a computer.

You should say:
  • what the problem was
  • how you solved the problem
  • how long it took to solve this problem
  • and explain how you felt about this experience.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-24
2023-12-13
2023-11-10
2023-10-06
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 2
Describe a time when someone did quite well in a team (e.g., school, work, or a community).

You should say:
  • Who this person is
  • When you worked together
  • What team project you worked on
  • And explain why you think he/she was a great team member.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-29
2024-01-08
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 2
Describe an interesting conversation you had with an old person.

You should say:
  • Who this person is
  • When and where you had the conversation
  • What you talked about
  • And explain why you think it was interesting.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-13
2024-01-16
2024-01-02
Vocabulary: Conversation Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-15: Part 3
  1. What activities do children often do in your country?
  2. What are the differences between activities at home and school?
  3. Why do some people like to participate in activities?
  4. What activities do people do in their free time?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
2024-04-15: Part 3
  1. What are the differences between modern towns and modern cities?
  2. Why do some people like to visit historical sites?
  3. Does historic preservation contradict economic development?
  4. Who should be responsible for protecting historical buildings?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-27
2024-01-16
2023-12-04
2023-11-01
2024-04-15: Part 3
  1. Where can people learn to use electronic devices?
  2. Do you think social media platforms like YouTube are good places for people to learn to use electronic devices?
  3. Do you think current electronic devices are better than those in the past?
  4. Why do people often have problems when using new products?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-24
2023-12-13
2023-11-10
2023-10-06
2024-04-15: Part 3
  1. What qualities should a leader have?
  2. What should people do without a good team leader?
  3. Why do some people dislike teamwork?
  4. Do you think young people are good team players?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-29
2024-01-08
2024-01-02
2024-04-15: Part 3
  1. How do people have a conversation with an elderly person?
  2. What can young people learn from old people?
  3. Do you think old people can work better than young people?
  4. What are the advantages of having people of different ages living in the same house?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-13
2024-01-16
2024-01-02
Vocabulary: Conversation
2024-04-09: Part 1
  1. Do you study or work?
  2. What is your major?
  3. What are you planning to do after your studies?
  4. Do you want to change your major?
  5. Do you prefer to study in the mornings or the afternoons?
  6. Are you looking forward to working?
  7. How much time do you spend on your studies each week?
  8. What changes would you like to see in your school?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-21
2024-03-12
2024-02-27
2024-02-06
2024-01-18
Sample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 1
  1. Do a lot of people like music?
  2. What kind of music do you listen to?
  3. Is it easy to learn music?
  4. Do you have music lessons at school?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-27
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
Vocabulary: Music Sample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 1
  1. What is your favorite color?
  2. Do you think color is important in your daily life?
  3. Are there any colors that have a special meaning in your culture?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-21
2024-01-24
2024-01-08
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 1
  1. Did you usually 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 movie you liked as a child?
  4. What genres of films do you like?
  5. Do you think going to the cinema is a good way to spend time with friends?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-13
2024-01-08
2023-12-04
2023-11-07
Sample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 2
Describe a photo that makes you happy.

You should say:
  • what the photo is like
  • when and where you took this photo
  • how often you watch it
  • and explain why this photo makes you happy.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-24
2023-12-08
2023-11-07
2023-10-06
Vocabulary: Photo Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 2
Describe an unusual holiday/vacation you had.

You should say:
  • When and where you went
  • Who you went with
  • What you did there
  • And explain why it was unusual.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-13
2024-01-18
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 2
Describe a long-term goal you would like to achieve.

You should say:
  • How long you have had this goal
  • What the goal is
  • How you will achieve it
  • And explain why you set this goal.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-29
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 2
Describe an occasion when you heard someone complaining about something in a restaurant/store or other business place.

You should say:
  • When and where it happened
  • What he/she complained about
  • What the result was
  • And explain how you felt about the experience.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 2
Describe a painting you enjoy watching.

You should say:
  • when you first saw this painting
  • what the painting was about
  • who the painter is
  • and explain how you feel about this painting.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-16
2023-12-04
2023-11-07
2023-10-03
Vocabulary: Art Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-09: Part 3
  1. Do people take more photos now than before?
  2. Do you think equipment is important to photography?
  3. Do you think being a professional photographer is a good job?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-24
2023-12-08
2023-11-07
2023-10-06
Vocabulary: Photo
2024-04-09: Part 3
  1. Do you think people in your country have long enough holidays?
  2. Which holidays are popular in your country?
  3. What are the differences between old and young people when spending their holidays?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-13
2024-01-18
2024-01-02
2024-04-09: Part 3
  1. What goals should a society have?
  2. Do people need to have goals?
  3. What habits should one possess to achieve a long-term goal?
  4. How do you envision balancing your personal needs while saving money to buy a house?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-29
2024-01-02
2024-04-09: Part 3
  1. How do companies train their staff to deal with complaints?
  2. What do people usually complain about?
  3. How do most people complain, in writing or by other methods?
  4. Who are more likely to make complaints, older people or younger people?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
2024-04-09: Part 3
  1. Why do some people keep a painting for a long time?
  2. Do you think it is important for children to learn painting at school?
  3. Why do some people attach importance to home decoration?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-16
2023-12-04
2023-11-07
2023-10-03
Vocabulary: Art
2024-04-05: Part 1
  1. Where is your hometown?
  2. What do you like about your hometown?
  3. Is it a good place for young people?
  4. How long have you been living there?
  5. Do you like living there?
  6. Is there anything you dislike about it?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-03-05
2024-02-15
2024-01-29
2024-01-11
Vocabulary: Hometown Sample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 1
  1. What do you have to remember to do every day?
  2. Is it easy for you to forget to do these things?
  3. Are you good at memorizing things?
  4. How do you help yourself to remember things?
  5. Have you ever forgotten something important?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-15
2024-01-18
2024-01-05
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 1
  1. Do you often chat with friends?
  2. Do you prefer to chat online or face-to-face?
  3. Do you prefer group chat and individual chat?
  4. What will you do if you disagree with others?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-02-01
2024-01-05
2023-11-29
2023-11-01
Sample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 1
  1. Do you collect anything as a hobby?
  2. Do you keep things for a long time?
  3. Why do some people like collecting things?
  4. Do boys and girls collect the same things?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-15
2024-01-16
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe one area of science (medicine, physics, etc.) that interests you.

You should say:
  • What it is
  • When you knew it
  • How you knew it
  • And explain why it sounds interesting to you.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-06
2024-01-08
2023-11-29
2023-10-27
Vocabulary: Science Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe a park or a garden in your city.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • how often you go there
  • what it is like
  • and explain why you like to visit it.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-06
2024-01-05
2023-11-16
2023-10-11
Vocabulary: Park Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe a person who is good at making people feel welcome in his/her home.

You should say:
  • Who this person is
  • How you knew him/her
  • How he/she makes you feel welcome
  • And explain why you think he/she is good at welcoming visitors/guests.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-06
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe a place where you can relax.

You should say:
  • Where it is
  • What it is like
  • How often you go there
  • And explain how you feel about this place.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-13
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe a foreigner who can speak your language well.

You should say:
  • who he/she is
  • where he/she is from
  • why he/she can speak your language well
  • and explain how you feel about this person.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-13
2024-01-05
2023-11-20
2023-10-19
Vocabulary: Language Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 2
Describe an occasion when you had to do something in a hurry.

You should say:
  • What it was
  • When it happened
  • How you finished it
  • Why you had to finished it quickly
  • And explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
Vocabulary: Hurry Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. Why do some children not like learning science at school?
  2. Should children be encouraged to learn science?
  3. Should people be encouraged to learn science after graduation?
  4. How do you get to know about scientific news?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-06
2024-01-08
2023-11-29
2023-10-27
Vocabulary: Science
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. Do you think people should keep parks and gardens clean?
  2. Do you think people of all ages like to go to parks?
  3. What do older adults like to do in parks?
  4. Why do some people like planting flowers?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-06
2024-01-05
2023-11-16
2023-10-11
Vocabulary: Park
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. Do people in your country often invite others to their homes? Why?
  2. Who is more likely to invite others to their countryside or city homes?
  3. Are tourist attractions in the countryside more welcome than those in the cities?
  4. What facilities are there in the tourist attractions in your country?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-06
2024-01-02
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. Do people have enough places to relax in your country?
  2. What do people usually do when they are relaxed?
  3. Is physical activity suitable for relaxation?
  4. Do you think spending time in front of a screen helps people relax?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-19
2024-02-13
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. When do students in your country start to learn foreign languages?
  2. What qualities should a language teacher have?
  3. Do you have any techniques for learning languages?
  4. Do you think it is faster for children to learn languages than adults?
  5. How does technology influence language learning?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-02-13
2024-01-05
2023-11-20
2023-10-19
Vocabulary: Language
2024-04-05: Part 3
  1. On what occasions do people have to do things in a hurry?
  2. Why do some people spend a long time having a meal?
  3. Would people feel more satisfied if they finished doing something quickly?
  4. What might make some people more productive than others in completing tasks?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
Vocabulary: Hurry
2024-04-03: Part 1
  1. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  2. Which is your favorite room?
  3. Can you describe it?
  4. If you could improve one thing in your home, what would it be?
  5. How long have you lived there?
  6. What do you like the most about it?
  7. Can you describe the view from your windows?
  8. Do you plan to live there in the future?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-15
2024-03-01
2024-02-13
2024-01-24
2024-01-08
Vocabulary: Home Sample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 1
  1. Do you often wear sunglasses?
  2. Do you spend a lot of money on sunglasses?
  3. Do you give sunglasses as a gift?
  4. When do you wear sunglasses?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-21
2024-01-18
2024-01-05
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 1
  1. Do you like geography?
  2. Do you think geography is useful?
  3. Are you good at reading a map?
  4. Do you want to be a geographer in the future?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-01
2024-01-02
2023-11-20
2023-10-27
Sample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 1
  1. What type of clothes do you like to wear?
  2. Do you prefer casual clothes or smart clothes?
  3. How much time do you spend choosing clothes every day?
  4. Did you choose your clothes when you were young?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-02-06
2024-01-08
2023-12-08
2023-11-10
Vocabulary: Clothing Sample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 1
  1. Do you pay attention to famous people in the news?
  2. Do you think news reports about famous people are always true?
  3. What kind of famous people do you often see in the news?
  4. Who is your favorite celebrity in your country?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-07
2024-02-13
2024-01-18
2024-01-02
Sample Answers
2024-04-03: 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:
2024-03-05
2024-02-06
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 2
Describe a party you enjoyed.

You should say:
  • when you went to this party
  • where the party was held
  • what kind of party it was
  • and explain why you enjoyed this party.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-29
2023-12-19
2023-11-01
2023-09-28
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 2
Describe a time when you used a paper map.

You should say:
  • When you used the map
  • Where you were
  • Why you used the paper map
  • And explain how you felt about the experience.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-01
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 2
Describe a person you know who likes to cook for others.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • what he/she likes to cook
  • how this person learned to cook
  • and explain why this person likes to cook for others.
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-24
2023-12-08
2023-11-07
2023-10-11
Timing PracticeSample Answers
2024-04-03: Part 3
  1. Why do people often feel tired in this day and age?
  2. Do you think people will feel even more tired in the future?
  3. Is time management important?
  4. Does technology distract people?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-02-06
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
2024-04-03: Part 3
  1. Why do some people not like going to parties?
  2. Do you think music and dance are a must at a party?
  3. Do you think those who tend to stay at home are less healthy than those who often attend parties?
  4. What would you do if you were disturbed by a neighbor's party?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-01-29
2023-12-19
2023-11-01
2023-09-28
2024-04-03: Part 3
  1. What do people usually do when they get lost?
  2. What are the differences between paper and digital maps?
  3. What do you think of in-car GPS navigation?
  4. How can reading a map help you learn more about your country?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-01
2024-01-11
2024-01-02
2024-04-03: Part 3
  1. What do we need to prepare when we cook?
  2. Do you agree that food is an important part of the festivals in your country?
  3. Should children learn cooking in school?
  4. Are there any differences between cooking today and in the past?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-01
2024-01-24
2023-12-08
2023-11-07
2023-10-11
2024-03-28: Part 1
  1. What do you do, work or study?
  2. What work do you do?
  3. Why do you like working for your company?
  4. Is your company good to its employees?
  5. Who helps you the most? And How?
  6. Do you want to change to another job?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-12
2024-02-27
2024-02-06
2024-01-18
2024-01-05
Vocabulary: Work Sample Answers
2024-03-28: Part 1
  1. Is the city where you live crowded?
  2. Is there a crowded place near where you live?
  3. Do you like crowded places?
  4. Do most people like crowded places?
  5. When was the last time you were in a crowded place?
Recent Tests:
2024-03-05
2024-02-13
2024-01-16
2024-01-02
Sample Answers


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