IELTS Speaking Part 1: New topics and questions September-December 2022
Usually in IELTS Speaking Part 1, the examiner asks questions on 3 topics. This means that you can be asked about any 3 topics from this list.
1 TOPIC = 3-4 QUESTIONS FROM THE EXAMINER!
HERE'S GIVEN VARIOUS OPTIONS OF QUESTIONS AND THERE ARE MORE OF THEM ON THE EXAM.
The first topic is most often one of these: Work / Studies / Accommodation
It is also possible that the first topic will be: Home Decoration, Hometown or Your Country
MOST OFTEN TOPICS:
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?
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?
What makes you feel proud of your country?
Will you stay in your country in the future?
Do you like going to the hairdresser's?
Do you want to change your hair colour?
How often do you have a haircut?
How long have you had this haircut?
Have you had a haircut you didn't like?
Do you like puzzles?
Do you like doing word puzzles or number puzzles?
Did you like doing puzzles when you were a kid?
When do you do puzzles, during trips, or when you feel bored?
Do you think it is suitable for older people to do puzzles?
What's your morning routine?
Do you like mornings or evenings?
Is breakfast important for you?
Have you ever changed your morning routine?
Have you ever studied geography at school?
Do you like geography?
Do you want to travel to a country because of its geographical conditions?
What’s your opinion on snacks between meals?
Is it healthy to eat snacks?
What kind of snacks do you like to eat?
What kind of snacks do children in your country like to eat?
When do you usually have snacks?
What was the most popular snack when you were young?
Do your parents allow you to have snacks?
Do you like cooking?
What do you usually cook?
Would you like to learn how to cook?
Who usually does the cooking in your family?
Does your name have any special meaning?
Do you like your name?
What name do your parents/relatives call you?
Would you like to change your name?
Does anyone in your family have the same name as you?
Are there any differences between how people name their children now and in the past in your country?
How do people choose names for their children?
What’s the weather usually like in your hometown?
What’s your favourite weather?
Do you like the weather in your hometown?
Do you like hot or dry weather?
What do you do in hot weather?
Do you prefer hot or cold weather?
Do you prefer wet or dry weather?
Do you write a lot?
Do you prefer writing by hand or typing?
Did you like writing things when you were a child?
What do you like to write? Why?
Do you think the things you write would change?
What do you usually do on your birthday?
Do you think it is important for you to celebrate your birthday?
What did you do on your birthday when you were young?
How did you celebrate your last birthday?
What birthday presents do you like to get?
How do children celebrate birthdays in your country?
Do you like singing?
Do you often sing?
Have you ever learned how to sing?
Who do you want to sing for?
Do you think singing can bring happiness to people?
When do you like to sing?
What kinds of songs do you like to sing? What music?
Do you want to be a singer?
Is it difficult to sing well?
Do you often use public transportation?
Did you take public transport when you were a child?
Do most people prefer public transport?
What's the most popular means of transport in your hometown?
Is driving to work popular in your country?
Will you use public transport more in the future?
Are there any traffic problems in your area?
How would you improve transport in your town?
Do you like social media?
What's the most popular social media in your country?
Do you think your friends spend too much time on social media?
Do you want to work in a social media company?
Do you like to use new technology?
What are the benefits of using technology?
What technology do you often use, computers or cellphones?
What electronic devices have you bought lately?
Is there any technology you want to buy?
What are the benefits of technology? Do you think it is important in your life?
Do you enjoy visiting street markets?
Do you prefer shopping in the shopping mall or at the street market?
When was the last time you went to a street market?
What do people usually buy at street markets?
Are there many street markets in your country?
Would you like to go to the street market in a foreign country?
TO BE CONTINUED
OLD TOPICS WHICH STAYED:
Where’s your favourite place to sit?
Do you like to sit on the sofa or on a chair?
Do you always sit down for a long time?
Do you feel sleepy when you are sitting down?
Can you fall asleep while sitting on a chair?
When you were a kid, did you usually sit on the floor?
Do you like to wear a watch?
Is a watch important for you?
Have you ever got a watch as a gift?
Why do some people wear/like expensive watches?
Do you like the morning or evening?
What do you usually do in the evening?
What did you do in the evening when you were little? Why?
Are there any differences between what you do in the evening now and what you did in the past?
Do you have a talent or something you are good at?
Do you think your talent can be helpful for your future work?
Do you think people in your family have the same talent?
Should old buildings be preserved?
What aspects of culture do old buildings reflect?
How do old buildings affect the appearance of a place?
Feeling Bored/Boring Things
Do you often feel bored?
What kinds of things would make you feel bored?
What do you do when you feel bored?
Do you feel more bored now than when you were a child?
How often do you use a computer?
What do you usually use a computer for?
What kinds of computers are popular in your country?
Who taught you how to use a computer?
When was the first time you used a computer?
What will your life be like without computers?
In what conditions would it be difficult for you to use a computer?
Do you think computers have changed your life?
Where do you usually meet your friends?
Do you think there are some places that are more suitable for meeting others?
Have the meeting places changed now compared with the past?
Do you like reading?
What books do you like to read?
What did you learn from it?
What books have you read recently?
Did you like to read when you were younger?
Have your reading habits changed since you were a child?
What was your favourite book as a child?
Do you like watching sports programs on TV?
Do you like to watch live sport games?
Who do you like to watch sport games with?
What was your favourite sport when you were a child?
What’s the difference between watching sports live at the stadium and on TV at home?
How often do you do sports?
Do people in your country like sports? Which kinds?
What kinds of advertisements do you watch?
Do you like them?
Where can you see advertisements?
What advertisements do you dislike?
Have you ever bought something because of its advertisement?
Do you watch advertisements from the beginning to the end?
Is there much advertising in your country?
What advertisements do you have in your country?
What’s the purpose of advertising?
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