IELTS Speaking Part 1: New topics and questions, January-May 2022
Do you like looking at yourself in the mirror? How often?
How often do you use a mirror?
Do you use a mirror before buying clothes?
What functions does a mirror have?
Have you ever bought mirrors?
Do you usually take a mirror with you?
Would you use mirrors to decorate your room?
Is a mirror a good decoration?
Do you like going to the cinema? Why?
How often do you go to the cinema?
When was the last time you went to the cinema?
Did you usually go to the cinema when you were a child?
Do you like to watch films alone or with friends?
What kinds of films do you prefer?
Do you remember your dreams when you wake up?
Do you think dreams affect life?
Do dreams have special meanings?
Do you like listening about other people’s dreams?
Do you share your dreams with others?
Do you want to learn more about dreams?
Do you like painting or drawing?
Have you ever learnt painting or drawing?
Is it easy to learn how to draw?
How often do you paint or draw?
What do you like to draw?
What do you know about painting?
Do you like visiting art galleries or museums?
Which do you prefer: art galleries or museums?
Do you often go to museums?
When was the last time you went to an art gallery/museum?
What did you learn from going there?
Do you write many emails/letters?
How often do you write emails/letters?
What do you usually write about?
When would you send an email?
Who do you usually write to?
Is sending emails popular in your country?
Do you prefer to write letters by hand or use a computer?
What are the differences between letters and emails?
Is it hard to think of what to write about?
What kind of emails/letters are hardest to write?
Do you like sports?
Which kind of sports do you like? Why?
What was your favourite sport when you were young?
Do you like to watch live games?
What’s the difference between watching sports live at the stadium and on TV at home?
How often do you do sports?
Which kind of people like sports? Which dislike?
Do people in your country like sports? Which kinds?
Do you like to take photographs?
Which kind of photos you like to take?
How did you become interested in photos?
How do you keep your photos?
Do you ever delete or throw away photos (if on paper)?
Do you like going to street markets?
Are there many street markets in your country?
What do they sell?
What do people usually buy?
Do many people go to street markets in your country?
What's the difference between street markets and supermarkets?
Do you prefer shopping in a mall or street market?
What was your first mobile phone?
How often do you use your mobile phone?
Do you use it for texting or calls?
Can you describe your mobile phone?
Will you buy a new one soon?
How has your mobile phone changed your life?
What is your favorite festival?
How do you celebrate the festival?
What is the most important festival in your country? Why?
Do you like Western festivals?
How do you plan your time?
Is it easy for you to plan your time?
What's the hardest thing about making plans for you?
What's the last plan you made?
What kind of websites do you visit?
What's your favourite website?
What websites are popular in your country?
Losing and Finding things
What should people do if they find something?
Is it ok to keep the thing you found?
What should people do to find what they lost?
What things do people usually find?
Have you ever lost anything?
How do you organise your study time?
What's your daily routine like?
Have you ever changed your routine?
Do you ever change your plans?
What's your favourite time of the day?
What do you usually do at this time?
Do you like to plan what you'll do every day?
Do you usually do the same things at the same time every day?
What would you like to change in your daily routine?
Do you like travelling by car?
What's the farthest place you went by car?
When do you travel by car?
Do you prefer sitting in the front or back?
What TV programmes do you watch?
Do kids watch too much TV?
TO BE CONTINUED...
OLD TOPICS WHICH STAYED from last year
Do you work or are you a student?
Why did you choose this kind of work/to study this subject?
Do you like your job?
What’s the most interesting part of being a ... (... / student)?
What’s the most difficult part of being a ... (... / student)?
What do you dislike about your work or studies?
What was your dream job when you were a child?
Have you changed your mind since then?
What kind of work would you like to do in the future?
Do you live in a house or an apartment/flat?
Can you describe the place where you live?
What do you like about living there? What do you like about your flat?
Which is your favourite room in your home? Why?
Which room does your family spend most time in?
What can you see from the windows?
Would you change anything about your home? Why/why not?
Would you like to move to a different home in the future?
What sort of accommodation would you most like to live in?
What kind of decoration do you prefer?
How is your home decorated?
What is your favorite color when decorating your home?
What colour would you never use in your home?
What colour would you choose to paint the walls of your room?
Do people in your country like redecorating their homes?
What is the new decorating trend for this year?
Tell me about your hometown.
What’s your hometown known for?
Do you like your hometown?
Is it big or small?
How long have you been living there?
Do you think you’ll continue living there for a long time?
How has your town changed in the last 20 years?
Tell me about your country.
Where is your country located?
Which part of your country do most people live in?
What are the main industries in your country?
What are some of the good things about living in your country?
What are some of the bad things about living in your country?
Do you know the history of your country well?
Which part of your country do you want to live in?
What makes you feel proud of your country?
Will you stay in your country in the future?
Do you often write things?
Do you prefer to write by hand or write using a computer?
Do you often write with a pen?
Is your handwriting easy to read?
When do children begin to write in your country?
How did you learn to write?
Did you like writing things when you were a child?
Nowadays, how do most people write things?
Do you think computers might one day replace handwriting?
Do you think handwriting is important nowadays?
Can we learn anything about a person's personality from their hand writing?
What impression does a person’s handwriting have on other people?
How can children today improve their handwriting?
Do you like science?
Did you like science classes when you were young? At school?
Do you think schoolchildren should have both science and art classes?
Do you think science classes are important?
How often do you buy shoes?
Have you ever bought shoes online?
What’s your favourite type of shoes?
Do you/people like to wear shoes that are comfortable or good-looking?
Do you know anyone who likes to buy a lot of shoes?
Why do some people have too many shoes?
Are people willing to buy expensive shoes? Why?
Do you use headphones?
What type of headphones do you use?
In what situations would you use headphones?
In what situations would you NOT use headphones?
What’s your favorite color?
What's the most popular colour in your country?
What colours would you never use in your home?
What colour would you choose to paint the walls of your room?
What colour of a car would you buy?
Do you think colours influence you?
Are colours important?
Were colours important to you when you are a child?
What colours do you like to wear?
Do people in your country like to wear bright colours?
Is it hard for you to stay focused?
When is it difficult for you to stay focused on something?
What may distract you when you are trying to stay focused?
In what situations do you need to concentrate? When do you need to be focused?
What do you do to improve your concentration?
What do you do to help you concentrate?
Is it easy for you to do two things simultaneously?
Animals / Pets
Have you ever had a pet?
What's the most popular pet/animal in your country?
What's your favourite animal?
What's the weather usually like on your hometown?
What's your favourite weather?
Do you like the weather in your hometown?
Do you like wet weather?
Do you prefer wet, hot or dry weather?
What do you do in hot weather?
What apps have you used recently?
What apps are you usually interested in?
How much time do you spend on these apps?
What apps would you like to use in the future?
What types of TV programmes do you like to watch?
Do you think you watch TV too much?
Why do some people watch TV shows online?
Why do people dislike watching TV?
What benefits can people get from watching foreign TV programmes?
Can you watch TV programmes in English in your country?
Spending time with others
Do you like talking to people?
Do you like being around other people?
Would you prefer to stay alone or with others?
Do you like to spend time with friends?
What do you and your friends do together?
Do you remember a time when you needed to cooperate with others?
Have you ever got lost?
How can you find your way when you are lost? Can you read a map when you get lost?
Have you ever helped someone who got lost?
Public Gardens and Parks
Would you like to play in a public garden or park?
Do you like going to parks?
When was the last time you went to a park?
Will you go to parks more often in the future?
What do you like to do when visiting a park?
Are there any parks where you live?
Are parks important for people?
How have parks changed today compared to the time when you were a kid?
Would you prefer to play in a personal garden or public garden?
Should people help clean public gardens?
Should parks be free?
Do you like to try street food?
What kind of street food do you like?
How often do you eat street food?
When was the last time you had street food?
What street food do people usually eat?
Do you like to buy street food when you travel to a new place?
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