IELTS Speaking Questions

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The IELTS exam is a popular way for people who want to study overseas, but don't speak English as their first language or where it's not spoken often. The four sections of this test evaluate you on reading comprehension skills in addition with writing abilities from various subject areas including literature analysis essays, works by authors like Shakespeare; plus listening ability which includes understanding voice recordings without any lapses that might occur when we talk too loudly through our phones.

The IELTS exam is a popular way for people who want to study overseas, but don't speak English as their first language or where it's not spoken often. The four sections of this test evaluate you on reading comprehension skills in addition with writing abilities from various subject areas including literature analysis essays, works by authors like Shakespeare; plus listening ability which includes understanding voice recordings without any lapses that might occur when we talk too loudly through our phones. 

What makes them tricky? Well! You never know what kind of questions will come up next-it could be something totally unrelated (like animals).

Some IELTS speaking questions

Part 1 questions

Accommodation Hometown

    • Let’s talk about your hometown. Where is your hometown
     • What do you like about it?
    • What do you not like about it?
    • How important is your hometown to you?
    • Do you think you will continue to live in your hometown?
    • Let’s move on to talk about accommodation. Tell me about the kind of accommodation you live in?
    • Does the place you live in have many amenities?
    • Is there anything you would like to change about the place you live in?
    • Do you plan to live there for a long time?

Lifestyle Work

    • What do you do in your free time?
    • Do you have a busy social life?
    • Do you lead an active life?
    • Has your life changed much in the last year?
    • What would you like to change about your lifestyle?
    • Do you work right now?
    • Do you get on well with your co-workers?
    • What responsibilities do you have at your work?
    • Are there good work opportunities in your home country?

Speaking Questions on Work 

    • What is your work profile?
    • What are your basic taste?
    • Are you working in your dream industry? If no, then why?
    • What do you usually do when you finish your work?
    • Is there anything you don’t like about your job?

IELTS Speaking Part 2 Questions 

Describe an interesting TV programme you watched about a science topic.

You should say: 

     • What science topic this TV programme was about
    • When you saw this TV programme
    • What you learnt from this TV programme about a science topic and explain why you found this TV programme interesting. 

[Instruction: You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help yourself if you wish.]

Describe a person whom you follow on social media.

You should say: 

     • Who this person is
    • How you know this person
    • What this person posts on social media and explain why you follow him/her on social media. 

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions and Answers

     • Do you like watching TV?
    •  What’s your favourite TV program?
    • How much time do you spend watching TV?
    • When do you usually watch TV?
    • What types of TV programs are popular in your country?
    • Did you watch much TV when you were a child?
    • What types of programs did you watch when you were a child?
    • Do you think TV has changed in the past few decades?
    • Has television changed your life in any way?
    • Where do you usually watch tv programmes?
    • What does he/she post on social media?
    • And explain why you follow him/her on social media?
    • What can people do on social media?
    • Do older people spend much time on social media?
    • How long does the average person spend on social media per day? 

How to Score IELTS Speaking Questions

Speaking ability is rated on a scale from 0-9, with 9 being the highest. To increase your chances of receiving this excellent score you should familiarize yourself not just with how IELTS examiners evaluate speaking but also keep all the considerations in mind when giving out grades in each band range (0–6).

     • Pronunciation – You need the ability to correctly enunciate words and convey your views through rhythm, emphasis, and intonation.
    • Lexical Resource– You need to speak in a topic-appropriate manner and maintain clarity even when you are missing a single word or phrase.
    • Grammatical Range and Accuracy – If you utilize appropriate pronouns and verb tenses, you may construct sentences with many clauses.
    • Fluency and Coherence –You are required to communicate clearly and comfortably (without awkward pauses or unclear transitions between thoughts).