IELTS Speaking Vocabulary: Accommodation
In Part 1 of IELTS Speaking, the examiner usually chooses the first topic out of these two: Work / Studies or Accommodation
Word list on Work topic here: https://yourielts.net/prepare-for-ielts/ielts-vocabulary/work-vocabulary
Word list on Studies topic here: https://yourielts.net/prepare-for-ielts/ielts-vocabulary/studies-vocabulary
Possible questions about Accommodation:
Speaking Part 1 - Accommodation
Do you live in a house or an apartment/flat?
What do you like about living there?
Which is your favourite room in your home? Why?
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?
Words and grammar for a high score
I live in a three-room flat on the 5th floor.
I live in the suburbs.
I live in a block of flats on the 2nd floor.
I live in a three-room flat in the south of Moscow.
I live on campus… in a single room in a hall of residence.
I rent a flat in the centre of the city
I've lived there for just over a year.
I’ve been living in my flat for …
I’ve just moved in (переехал)
I used to live in ...
I've been meaning to redecorate my flat since I moved in. It needs a new bathroom and wallpaper.
Have my flat redecorated.
I’d like to have my kitchen redecorated.
I'd definitely move to a house if I could afford to.
I'd like to live in the countryside.
I don't have a favourite room, but if I had to choose, I'd say the kitchen because that's where I can have a delicious meal and unwind after a hard day at work.
I have nothing to complain about with regard to my current accommodation.
If I had more money I’d rent a flat with a spacious balcony.
all sorts of gadgets
a modern flat with all the mod cons
A spacious lounge
Large windows let in plenty of natural light
The windows have wonderful views over the …
There are lovely views of the …. from my windows.
I live in a two-storey house
To take out a mortgage (взять ипотеку)
There’s no place like home
My house is walking distance from stores and restaurants a short drive from the metro.
A bit messy
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