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IELTS Speaking
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Part 1 – Introduction and interview.

In this part, the examiner introduces him/herself and checks the test takers’ identity. They then ask the test takers general questions on some familiar topics such as home, family, work, studies, and interests. To ensure consistency, questions are taken from a script. Part 1 lasts for 4–5 minutes.

Here are some of the IELTS Speaking topics part 1.

  1. Where are you from
  2. What do you enjoy about learning English?
  3. Is there anything you dislike about learning English?
  4. How will you you use English in future?
  5. What do you do in your free time?
  6. Do you have a busy social life?
  7. Do you lead an active life?
  8. Has your life changed much in the last year?
  9. What would you like to change about your lifestyle?
  10. How many people are there in your immediate family?
  11. Who do you get on best with in your family?
  12. Do you have a large extended family?
  13. What do you do together with your family?
  14. Why is family important to you?
  15. Do you have a lot of friends?
  16. Who is your best friend and why?
  17. Who would you most like to be friends with and why?
  18. What kind of person is it easy to make friends with?
  19. Who are more important to you, friends or family?
  20. Do you have a job right now?
  21. What did you want to be when you were a child?
  22. Are there good job opportunities in your home country?
  23. What job do you think you will be doing in five years?
  24. What skills and qualifications are required for this job?
  25. Where were you born?
  26. Do you consider this place your home?
  27. How important is your hometown to you?
  28. How many people live in your hometown?
  29. What is your hometown famous for?
  30. How many books do you have at home?
  31. Do you prefer to buy books or borrow them?
  32. What book would you take on a long journey?
  33. How easy is it to read books in English?
  34. Have you given up reading a book recently?
  35. How often do you go to the cinema?
  36. Are cinema tickets expensive in your country?
  37. What are the advantages of seeing a film at the cinema?
  38. Do you usually watch films alone or with others?
  39. Which actor would you like to play you in a film?
  40. How do you listen to music?
  41. Are your music tastes varied?
  42. Do you like to sing along to your favourite songs?
  43. Are you learning a musical instrument at the moment?
  44. Is live music popular in your country?
  45. Where was the last place you visited on holiday?
  46. Would you like to go back there again?
  47. What kind of tourist destination do you usually prefer?
  48. Has a foreign visitor ever stayed at your home?
  49. What’s your major?
  50. Do you like it?
  51. How do you like your courses?
  52. Which major do you want to choose in college? Why? (if you do not have a major yet)
  53. Will you change it if you have the chance?
  54. Which major will you change it to?
  55. Is it different from what you had in mind?
  56. Why did you choose that major?
  57. Do you work or are you a student?
  58. What work do you do?
  59. What specific things do you do on your job?
  60. Why did you choose that job?
  61. What do you like most about your job?
  62. Would you recommend that job to others?
  63. What did you do on the first day of your job?
  64. Do you think this job has a bright future?
  65. What are the most interesting and the difficult part of your job?
  66. Where are you living at the moment?
  67. Do many people live in your neighbourhood?
  68. Do you have many friends there?
  69. How long have you been living there?
  70. What changes would you like to see in this area?
  71. Who do you live with?
  72. What do you like about the area around where you live?
  73. Are you planning to move to another area to live?
  74. Where did you play when you were a child?
  75. Did you play at your friend’s home?
  76. Do you like the city you are living in now?
  77. Which city do you want to go to?
  78. Which city have you been to recently?
  79. What kinds of city do you like?
  80. Do you prefer the city or the countryside?
  81. Do you spend much time in the countryside ?
  82. Do you consider living in the countryside in the future?
  83. If you can choose, will you move to another city ?
  84. Are there anything you dont like about your city ?
  85. Do you like crowded places?
  86. How do you feel in crowded places?
  87. Where do you often walk ?
  88. Did you walk more in the past ?
  89. Do you think people in your city will walk more in the future?
  90. What are the most crowded places in your hometown (or where you are living now)?
  91. Do you prefer to go to crowded places or places that have few people?
  92. When was the last time you were in a crowded place?
  93. Would you say people with the same interests usually get along with each other when
  94. they are in a crowd?
  95. Do you like reading?
  96. How often do you read?
  97. Do you usually read for leisure or for work purposes?
  98. What kinds of book do you like to read?
  99. What was your favourite book or story when you were a child?
  100. Do you like E-books?
  101. Do you ever read professional books?
  102. Do you like perfume?
  103. Do you use perfume?
  104. Would you ever give perfume as a gift?
  105. Do you often (like to) listen to music?
  106. When do you listen to music?
  107. How much time do you spend listening to music every day?
  108. What kinds of music do you like to listen to?
  109. What’s your favorite kind of music?
  110. Have you ever been to a concert before?
  111. Do you like to listen to live music?
  112. When did you start listening to this type of music?
  113. Where do you listen to it?
  114. How do you feel when you listen to this music?
  115. Have you ever been to a musical performance?
  116. Have you ever learned to play a musical instrument?
  117. Is music an important subject at school in your country ?
  118. Do you like sports?
  119. Do you often watch sports on TV?
  120. How often do you play sports?
  121. Do you prefer watching or playing sports?
  122. What’s the most common sport in your country?
  123. Do you think it is difficult to learn a new sport?
  124. Are there many celebrity athletes in your country?
  125. Did you prefer team sports or individual sports when you were young?
  126. Do you like travelling?
  127. Where would you like to travel for a vacation? (Why?)
  128. Who do you often spend holiday with?
  129. Do you prefer traveling alone or in a group?
  130. How much traveling have you done?
  131. What kind of places have you visited in your life?
  132. When you visit new places, what do you like to do?
  133. In which seasons do you prefer to travel?
  134. What is the best season to travel in your country?
  135. Do you like maths?
  136. Do you think females are good at maths?
  137. How often do you use a calculator?
  138. Do you think maths is important?
  139. Some people think that maths isn’t needed in our life. What do you think?
  140. Do you like bags?
  141. Do males and females generally use the same kinds of bags?
  142. Do you usually wear a watch?
  143. What kind of watch do you wear?
  144. Do most people in your country (still) wear a watch nowadays?
  145. Do you prefer to drink tea, or coffee?
  146. Why do you like tea, coffee?
  147. When you go out do you most often drink tea, or coffee?
  148. When was the last time you drank some tea or coffee?
  149. Which is more popular in your country, drinking tea or drinking coffee?
  150. Do people in your country ever give tea as a gift?
  151. When people in your country entertain guests do they usually drink tea, or coffee?
  152. Do you like to share things with your friends?
  153. When you were young, did your parents teach you to share with others?
  154. Is there anything that you would not share with others?
  155. How do you think parents could encourage their children to share?
  156. Are you willing to share your favourite possessions?
  157. Do you think there will be a car sharing in the future?
  158. Have you ever borrowed books from others?
  159. Have you ever borrowed money from others?
  160. Do you like to lend things to others?
  161. How do you feel when people don’t return things they borrowed from you?
  162. What do you think when your friends borrow your phones
  163. Does your country have many public holidays?
  164. Do you have a favourite holiday?
  165. Do you think there should be more public holidays?
  166. What public holidays do you have in your country?
  167. Would you say most people in your country know why you have those holidays?
  168. What do people in your country do during holidays?
  169. Do you think these holidays are important?
  170. Do you prefer a long holiday or several short ones?
  171. Do you prefer a holiday at a beach or other?
  172. What is the perfect holiday for you?
  173. What apps do you often use?
  174. Which do you prefer, an information app or a chat app?
  175. Do you want to develop an app yourself?
  176. Do you often use apps on mobile phones?
  177. What kinds of apps do you expect in the future?
  178. Do you like to watch movies? (Why?)
  179. What types of films do you like to watch?
  180. Do you often watch a movie (a film)?
  181. Do you like going to the cinema?
  182. Do you prefer to (or usually) watch a film alone or with others?
  183. How often do you go to a cinema?
  184. Has your taste in movies changed since you were younger?
  185. Are any foreign movie stars famous in your country?
  186. Do you have a favourite movie star?
  187. Have you ever seen a movie star in real life?
  188. Would you like to be a movie star?
  189. Do you use email?
  190. How often do you use email (or, write emails)?
  191. Do you prefer to use email or text messaging?
  192. Do you think it’s important to reply to emails immediately (or, quickly) after you receive them?
  193. Do you like handwriting?
  194. Do you usually write?
  195. Do you like to receive handwritten letters and cards?
  196. Would you say your handwriting is easy for others to read?
  197. Do you prefer to write on a computer or to write using a pen?
  198. Do you think a person’s handwriting reflects their personality?
  199. Do you think it’s important to keep the city clean?
  200. What do you do when you see rubbish on the street?
  201. Can you suggest why some people throw their litter on the ground?
  202. Do you think plastic bags are a serious environmental problem?
  203. Why do some people throw garbage on the street?
  204. What do you do with the garbage when you are on the street?
  205. How do you feel when you see other people throw garbage on the street?
  206. Do you think your city is clean or not?
  207. Which season do you like best? /Do you have a favourite type of weather?
  208. What’s the weather like in your city?
  209. Are there four different seasons in your hometown?
  210. Would you move to another city because of the weather?
  211. Do you do different things in different weather (or different seasons)?
  212. Would you prefer to live in a place that has the same weather all year, or a place that
  213. has four seasons?
  214. Does the weather in your country change often?
  215. Do you like it when it’s raining?
  216. Do you feel the climate is changing?
  217. Do you think the weather is more important to people who play sports?
  218. Do you often look at the sky? (Why?)
  219. Do you know much about the stars and planets?
  220. Can you see the moon and stars at night where you live?
  221. Do you prefer to look at the sky in the daytime, or at night?
  222. Is there a good place to look at the sky where you live?
  223. Did you learn anything about the planets and stars at school?
  224. When do you think children start to have their own ideas?
  225. Should parents follow their children’s ideas or should they say “No” to them? Can children say no?
  226. How many hours do you sleep every day (or, every night)?
  227. Do you think it’s good to have a nap during the day?
  228. Did you sleep more in the past than you do now?
  229. Do you think old people need more sleep than young people?
  230. Have your sleeping habits changed since you were younger?
  231. Do you think it’s important to have enough sleep (each day/night)?
  232. Do you often visit your relatives? (Why?)
  233. What do you do when you visit them?
  234. When was the last time you visited them? what did you do?
  235. Do you prefer visiting your relatives, or your friends?
  236. Do you take anything when you visit your relatives?
  237. What’s the biggest difficulty you have when managing time?
  238. Do you have a favourite teacher?
  239. What makes a good teacher?
  240. Do you think teachers should be strict?
  241. In what ways do you think teachers and parents are different when teaching young people?
  242. Would you like to be a teacher?
  243. Are you a patient person?
  244. When are you impatient?
  245. Do you think you are more patient now than when you were younger?
  246. Do you think you will be more patient in the future?
  247. Are you patient in your work or study?
  248. Can you explain why some people are not very patient?
  249. Do you think people should be patient?
  250. How do you feel when other people are impatient?
  251. Would you say young people are more patient than older people?
  252. Can you give any examples of work that require patience?
  253. Do you like to smile?
  254. How often do you smile?
  255. Do you smile when you are having your picture taken?
  256. When do people smile to others?
  257. Can you sense (or feel, or tell) if someone’s smile is fake?
  258. Have you ever had (or, raised) a pet?
  259. Do many people in your country have a pet?
  260. What kind of pets do people like/dislike to have?
  261. What kind of pets are common in your country?
  262. Do you like to drink water?
  263. Do you prefer to drink bottled water or tap water?
  264. Do you drink much water every day?
  265. Do you prefer to drink hot water or cool (or cold) water?
  266. How often do you have a drink of water?
  267. Is bottled water very expensive in your country?
  268. Would you say it’s important to drink water?
  269. Have you ever had an experience of being thirsty, but not having any water to drink?
  270. How do you organize you time?
  271. Do you make plans every day?
  272. Would you say you manage your time well?
  273. Are you ever late for anything?
  274. Do you think young people organize their time in the same way?
  275. Is your voice different from when you were young?
  276. Is your voice similar to that of a family members?
  277. Do you like listening to yours recordings?
  278. When does your voice change?
  279. Which languages do you speak ?
  280. What is the difficulties in learning languages ?
  281. Way to learn languages
  282. In the future, are you planning to learn other languages
  283. Do you spend time playing outside or inside?
  284. Is playing outside good for children?
  285. How often do you begin to learn math?
  286. Why do you use some social networking apps?
  287. What are the advantages and disadvantages of social networking apps?
  288. Do you think you will use more those social networking apps?
  289. Do you think it is an easy way to make friends through social networking apps?