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IELTS 2021 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 30 Questions
2021-04-13: Part 1
  1. Where is your hometown?
  2. What is your hometown like?
  3. Do you like your hometown? Why?
  4. How long have you been living in your hometown?
  5. How could your hometown be improved?
  6. Has your hometown changed much since you were a child?
  7. Do you think your hometown is a good place to bring up children?
  8. Is there good public transportation in your hometown?
  9. Will you be moving away from your hometown?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-08
  • 2021-02-25
  • 2021-01-29
Vocabulary: Hometown
2021-04-13: Part 1
  1. What kind of TV programs do you like?
  2. What's your favorite TV program?
  3. Do you often watch programs on TV or your cellphone?
  4. Do you like watching the same kind of program all the time?
  5. Do you talk with your friends about the program you watched?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-01-19
  • 2021-01-08
2021-04-13: Part 1
  1. Do you like texting?
  2. How often do you send text messages?
  3. Do you prefer sending messages or receiving messages?
  4. Have you ever received a confusing text message?
  5. Have you ever had difficulty replying?
  6. Is there any chance when texting someone is better than calling him?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-25
  • 2021-03-03
  • 2021-02-04
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2020-12-20
2021-04-13: Part 1
  1. Do you know the history of your country well?
  2. Which part of your country do you want to live in?
  3. What makes you feel proud of your country?
  4. Will you stay in your country in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-22
  • 2021-03-01
  • 2021-01-29
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-06
2021-04-13: Part 2
Describe an expensive activity that you enjoy doing occasionally.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • why it is expensive
  • who you usually do it
  • and explain why you enjoy doing the activity.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-08
  • 2021-01-25
  • 2020-12-04
  • 2020-10-13
  • 2020-09-22
Timing Practice
2021-04-13: Part 2
Describe a live sports match that you have watched.

You should say:
  • what it was
  • when you watched it
  • why you watched it
  • and how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-11
  • 2021-01-29
  • 2021-01-06
Vocabulary: Sports Timing Practice
2021-04-13: Part 2
Talk about a short-term Job you would like to do in a foreign country.

You should say:
  • what the job is
  • which country is
  • how you knew the country
  • and explain why you like to do it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2020-10-29
  • 2020-09-17
  • 2020-09-03
Timing Practice
2021-04-13: Part 3
  1. What kinds of expensive activities do people like to do in your country?
  2. Why are some sports expensive? Are they for everyone?
  3. What kinds of expensive things do people like to buy?
  4. Why do some people prefer buying expensive things?
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being rich?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-08
  • 2021-01-25
  • 2020-12-04
  • 2020-10-13
  • 2020-09-22
2021-04-13: Part 3
  1. Do people prefer to watch events live or on TV?
  2. Why do some people like to watch live events?
  3. What kinds of sports do people in your country like to watch?
  4. Is competition in sports healthy for kids?
  5. Do you think that sports stars can inspire young people to play sports?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-11
  • 2021-01-29
  • 2021-01-06
Vocabulary: Sports
2021-04-13: Part 3
  1. What should we do before going to foreign employment?
  2. In your country, do parents encourage their children to work abroad? Why?
  3. What jobs are available for young people abroad?
  4. What are the benefits of working abroad for young people?
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of working for an international company?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2020-10-29
  • 2020-09-17
  • 2020-09-03
2021-04-12: 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 enjoy about your place?
  5. What is your favorite room? Why?
  6. Do you plan to live there in the future?
  7. What kind of accommodation do you wish to have in the future?
  8. Can you tell me about the house that you lived in when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-04-01
  • 2021-03-22
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-02-01
Vocabulary: Home
2021-04-12: Part 1
  1. Do you have a lot of furniture in your home?
  2. Do you have any wooden furniture?
  3. Has anyone bought a piece of furniture for you?
  4. What kind of furniture would you like to buy?
  5. Which furniture in your home do you like the best?
  6. Are you planning to buy any furniture this year?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-25
  • 2021-01-06
  • 2020-12-17
  • 2020-11-11
2021-04-12: Part 1
  1. How do you usually spend your weekends?
  2. What do other people in your hometown (or in your country) usually do on weekends?
  3. Did you do anything special last weekend?
  4. What will you do next weekend?
  5. Which is your favorite part of the weekend?
  6. Do you think weekends are long enough?
  7. How important do you think it is to have free time at the weekends?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-02-11
  • 2021-01-12
  • 2020-12-14
Vocabulary: Weekend
2021-04-12: Part 1
  1. Have you ever visited a farm?
  2. What kind of farm do you like?
  3. Do you think farming is important?
  4. Did you do farm work when you were young?
  5. Does your country still use many traditional farming methods?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-02-25
  • 2021-01-20
  • 2021-01-07
Vocabulary: Farming
2021-04-12: 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:
  • 2021-03-23
  • 2021-03-03
  • 2021-02-04
  • 2021-01-11
2021-04-12: Part 2
Describe a time when you received good news.

You should say:
  • what it was about
  • when you received it
  • how you received it
  • and say why you think it is good news.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-02-18
  • 2020-11-18
  • 2020-10-05
  • 2020-09-02
Timing Practice
2021-04-12: Part 2
Describe a time when your computer had problems.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • what problem was
  • how long it took you to solve it
  • and explain how you solved the problem.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-06
Timing Practice
2021-04-12: 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:
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-15
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Home Vocabulary: Living Timing Practice
2021-04-12: Part 2
Describe your first day at school.

You should say:
  • where it was?
  • what happened?
  • who else was with you?
  • and explain how you felt on that day.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-04
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: School day Timing Practice
2021-04-12: Part 3
  1. What's your opinion on people sharing news on social media?
  2. What do you think about fake news on social media?
  3. What kind of news do young people often receive?
  4. Are elders and youth interested in the same news? Why?
  5. How has technology changed the way the news is delivered?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-02-18
  • 2020-11-18
  • 2020-10-05
  • 2020-09-02
2021-04-12: Part 3
  1. What do you mostly do on a computer?
  2. How have computers changed the World?
  3. Have computers made our life easier? Why?
  4. Do you think that using a computer every day has more negative than positive effects on children? Why?
  5. Do you think that older people struggle with the use of modern electronic technology? How can we help them?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-06
2021-04-12: 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:
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-15
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Home Vocabulary: Living
2021-04-12: Part 3
  1. Do you think parents should drive the kids to school or kids should go themselves?
  2. Is it better that children are independent or reliant on the parents?
  3. How can children become more independent?
  4. How to teach kids to be more independent?
  5. What are the impacts of excessive interference with the child?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-04
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: School day
2021-04-08: 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:
  • 2021-03-31
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-02-22
  • 2021-02-04
Vocabulary: Education
2021-04-08: Part 2
Describe a person you know who shows his/her feeling openly.

You should say:
  • who this person is
  • how you knew this person
  • why you think this person is very open
  • and explain how you feel about this person.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-01
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2020-12-02
  • 2020-10-12
  • 2020-09-05
Timing Practice
2021-04-08: Part 2
Describe an unforgettable bike trip you had.

You should say:
  • when it was
  • where you went
  • what happened
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-04
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Travel Timing Practice
2021-04-08: Part 2
Describe a skill you can teach others

You should say:
  • what it is
  • when you learned it
  • how you taught others
  • how you feel about this skill.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-01-22
  • 2021-01-08
Timing Practice
2021-04-08: Part 3
  1. Why would people need to express their feelings?
  2. What are the different ways that people express their feelings?
  3. What are some reasons why people might hide their feelings?
  4. How might a person's life improve if they were able to express their emotions better?
  5. Do you think it's true that most people use emotion to make decisions, not logic?
  6. Do you think that women and men express their emotions in different ways?
  7. Do you think people these days show their feelings more than they did in the past?
  8. Do you think that children show their feelings more often than adults do?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-01
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2020-12-02
  • 2020-10-12
  • 2020-09-05
2021-04-08: Part 3
  1. Do you think cycling is a good way to exercise?
  2. Do people in your country often travel by bike?
  3. Do you think that bike commuting is better than driving?
  4. Which is more convenient, bicycle or car?
  5. Do you think that children should learn the skills of riding from an early age?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-04
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Travel
2021-04-08: Part 3
  1. What qualities should an ideal teacher have?
  2. Should teachers be funny when they teach students?
  3. What do you think the most important academic skills or practical skills?
  4. What is the best age for children to start learning something?
  5. What can the older and younger generations learn from each other?
  6. What skills do people take a long time to learn? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-01-22
  • 2021-01-08


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