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IELTS 2021 Speaking Questions

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IELTS Speaking Test: Recent 30 Questions
2021-04-19: Part 1
  1. What is your job?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. Do you like your job?
  4. Why did you choose that job?
  5. Is it a popular job in your country?
  6. What was your first day like?
  7. What responsibilities do you have at work?
  8. What is the most interesting thing about your work?
  9. Do you get on well with your colleagues?
  10. Do you prefer to work in the morning or evening?
  11. What are the ways that you can improve your skills at work?
  12. Has your job changed a lot in the past years?
  13. If you had the chance, would you change your job?
  14. Do you plan to continue with your job in the future?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-04-06
  • 2021-03-25
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-03-03
  • 2021-02-19
Vocabulary: Work
2021-04-19: Part 1
  1. Have you ever been to a museum?
  2. Do you think museums are important? Why?
  3. Are there many museums in your hometown?
  4. How often do you go to a museum?
  5. Do you prefer to visit a museum alone or with friends?
  6. Did you visit museums when you were a child?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-25
  • 2021-03-05
  • 2021-02-11
  • 2021-01-13
Vocabulary: Museum Vocabulary: Art
2021-04-19: 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:
  • 2021-03-31
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-02-18
  • 2021-01-20
  • 2021-01-08
2021-04-19: Part 1
  1. What kind of decoration do you prefer?
  2. How is your home decorated?
  3. What is your favorite color when decorating your home?
  4. Do people in your country like redecorating their homes?
  5. What is the new decorating trend for this year?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-29
  • 2021-03-03
  • 2021-02-15
  • 2021-01-14
  • 2021-01-07
Vocabulary: Decoration
2021-04-19: Part 2
Describe an ambition that you have had for a long time.

You should say:
  • what it is
  • what you did for it
  • when you can achieve it
  • and explain why this ambition is important to you.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-07
  • 2020-12-20
  • 2020-11-03
Vocabulary: Ambition Timing Practice
2021-04-19: Part 2
Describe a time you were scared by an animal.

You should say:
  • when it happened
  • where it happened
  • what animal it was
  • and explain why you were scared.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2020-12-26
  • 2020-11-06
  • 2020-09-23
Vocabulary: Animals Timing Practice
2021-04-19: Part 2
Describe a time that you needed to use imagination.

You should say:
  • what happened
  • what you imagined
  • why you needed to use imagination
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2021-01-06
Timing Practice
2021-04-19: Part 2
Describe a time when you changed your opinion.

You should say:
  • when it was
  • what the original opinion was
  • why you changed it
  • and explain how you felt about it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2020-10-30
  • 2020-09-18
  • 2020-09-02
Vocabulary: Change Timing Practice
2021-04-19: Part 2
Describe a piece of international news you have just recently heard.

You should say:
  • what the news is about
  • where and when you heard it
  • what you were doing when you heard the news
  • and explain how you felt about it
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-02-11
  • 2021-01-12
Vocabulary: News Timing Practice
2021-04-19: Part 3
  1. Do you share your ambitions with others?
  2. How important are ambitions in your life and the lives of other young adults?
  3. What kind of ambitions do people have in your country?
  4. Do you think children should consult their parents before setting their goals?
  5. What can be the result of failures?
  6. Do you think without any ambition, our growth may come to a standstill? Why?
  7. Why do many people lose their ambition gradually as they grow up?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-27
  • 2021-01-07
  • 2020-12-20
  • 2020-11-03
Vocabulary: Ambition
2021-04-19: Part 3
  1. Is it important for children to learn about animals?
  2. What is your opinion on keeping endangered animals in the zoo?
  3. What is your opinion on animals that are used for meat and other purposes?
  4. What can we do to protect rare species of animals?
  5. What should the government do to protect wildlife?
  6. How to stop humans from harming the environment?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2020-12-26
  • 2020-11-06
  • 2020-09-23
Vocabulary: Animals
2021-04-19: Part 3
  1. Is imagination important to children?
  2. What subjects are helpful for children’s imagination?
  3. What is your opinion on promoting creative thinking in the school curriculum?
  4. Do you think imagination is a part of creative thinking?
  5. What kinds of jobs require imagination?
  6. Do you think imagination is essential for scientists?
  7. Are you a creative thinker or an analytical thinker?
  8. How has imagination helped you in your life?
  9. Do you think imagination can be troubling for a person? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-17
  • 2021-02-08
  • 2021-01-06
2021-04-19: Part 3
  1. When do people change opinions?
  2. What reasons do people change their opinions usually?
  3. Do you think famous people affect people of a certain age more than others?
  4. What reasons might people have for not wanting to give their opinions?
  5. Do you think social media is shaping up our decisions?
  6. Who do people turn to for advice? Why?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2020-10-30
  • 2020-09-18
  • 2020-09-02
Vocabulary: Change
2021-04-19: Part 3
  1. Where do people get their news nowadays?
  2. Why do people prefer online News?
  3. Why do some people like local news more than international news?
  4. What is the importance of following world news?
  5. How does social media affect journalism nowadays?
  6. How has social media changed the way we get and share the news?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-02-11
  • 2021-01-12
Vocabulary: News
2021-04-15: 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:
  • 2021-04-05
  • 2021-03-23
  • 2021-03-11
  • 2021-03-01
  • 2021-02-18
Vocabulary: Living
2021-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you recycle stuff?
  2. Did you recycle when you were a kid?
  3. What kind of things do you recycle?
  4. How do you feel when you see trash lying on roads?
  5. Is it important to have recycled bins?
  6. Will you recycle in the future?
  7. Do you influence others to use recycle bins?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-22
  • 2021-02-26
  • 2021-01-06
  • 2020-12-09
  • 2020-11-09
Vocabulary: Recycle Vocabulary: Environment
2021-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you enjoy your current stage of life?
  2. Which stage of your life do you think is the most important?
  3. In which stage of your life were you the happiest?
  4. What is your plan for your next stage of life?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-31
  • 2021-03-08
  • 2021-02-18
  • 2021-01-18
  • 2021-01-04
Vocabulary: Life
2021-04-15: Part 1
  1. Do you like singing?
  2. When do you sing?
  3. Do you have a favorite song you like to sing?
  4. Will you take singing lessons in the future?
  5. Did you enjoy singing when you were young?
  6. Do people in your country like singing for entertainment?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-04-05
  • 2021-03-18
  • 2021-03-08
  • 2021-02-24
  • 2021-02-08
Vocabulary: Singing Vocabulary: Voice
2021-04-15: Part 2
Talk about a toy which you enjoyed the most in your childhood.
  • What it was
  • Where you got it
  • Who you played with
  • How you enjoyed playing with it.
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2020-03-16
  • 2020-02-22
  • 2019-12-21
Timing Practice
2021-04-15: 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:
  • 2021-03-15
  • 2021-02-01
  • 2021-01-11
Vocabulary: Clothing Timing Practice
2021-04-15: Part 3
  1. Why do children like collecting toys?
  2. What is the difference between toys kids play with now and those they played with in the past?
  3. Do you think the play is important for kids? Why?
  4. How do advertisements influence children?
  5. Should advertising aiming at kids be prohibited?
  6. How does a brand influence parents purchasing decisions?
  7. Do you think parents have a responsibility for selecting Internet games for children?
  8. Is there peer pressure among children to have the same toys or clothes as their friends?
  9. Do you think parents should buy more toys for their kids or spend more time with them?
Recent Tests:
  • 2021-03-09
  • 2021-01-15
  • 2020-03-16
  • 2020-02-22
  • 2019-12-21
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 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 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


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