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IELTS Speaking Part 1: IELTS topics 2022

Как правило, в первой части устного экзамена IELTS вопросы задаются по 3-м темам. 

Первая тема всегда одна из этих: Work / Studies / Accommodation
Также возможно, что будут затронуты темы Home Decoration, Hometown или Your Country

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?

Home Decoration
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?

Your Country
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 like going to the countryside?
What do you like to do there?
What do people who live in the countryside like to do?
Do you ever spend time in the countryside?
Have you ever lived in the countryside?
Would you like to live in the countryside 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?

Can we tell a lot about a person judging by his shoes
Have you ever bought shoes online?
What’s your favorite 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 there any shoes which you would never wear?
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?

Is there any color which you do not like?
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 importnat to you when you are a child?
What colours do you like to wear?
Do people in your country like to wear bright colours?

Do you like barbecues?
Do people in your country like barbecues?
What kind of food do you like to have at barbecues?
Would you like to have a barbecue with your family or your friends?
Did you have barbecue when you were a child?

Sky and Stars
Do you like to watch the sky?
What’s the sky like at night in your hometown?
Can you see the moon and stars where you live?
Do you like to watch stars?
Have you ever taken a course about stars?
Is it important to study stars?
What’s your favourite star?

Do you like flowers?
What flowers do you like?
What’s your favourite flower?
What flowers have special meaning in your country?
When was the last time you gave flowers?
Have you ever sent flowers to anyone?
Have you planted any flowers?
Do you like to have flowers in your home?
Where can people buy flowers?

What advertisements do you watch?
Do you watch them from the beginning to the end?
Do you like advertisements?
Do you like advertisements on TV?
Is there much advertising in your country?
Where can we see advertisements?
What advertising do you have in your country?
How do you feel about advertisements?
What do you think is the purpose of advertising?
Have you ever bough anything because of adverts?

Special Costumes
Do you like to wear special costumes?
Did you wear any special costumes when you were young?
When was the last time you wore a special costume?
Do you ever buy special costumes?

Wild Animals
What’s your favourite wild animal?
Have you ever seen any wild animals?
Do you like watching animals in the zoo?
Where can we see wild animals?
Is it important to protect wild animals?
Should children learn things about animals?

What public holidays do you have in your country?
What public holidays do you like?
How do people celebrate public holidays in your country?
Can you describe your perfect holiday?
Which do you prefer: spending time on the beach or going on excursions?
What was the best holiday in your life?

Environmental Protection
What can people do to protect our environment?
Do you think you’ve done enough to protect the environment?
What can people do together to protect the local environment?
What should be done to protect our environment?
What’s the importance of environmental education?
Is there education about environmental protection at school?
Is it important to teach students how to protect the environment?
Would you like to work in a company related to environmental protection?

What is your favorite festival?
How do you celebrate this festival? Any special food/drinks/activities?
What festivals do you have in your country?
What’s the most popular festival in your country?
How often to you go to festivals?
Do you think festivals are important for a country? [Why?]
Is it important to celebrate traditional festivals?
What’s the difference between your traditional festivals and western festivals?

Do you use a wallet?
Do your friends use wallets?
Have you ever lost your wallet?
Have you ever given a wallet as a gift?

Car Trips
Do you like travelling by car? Why?
What’s the farthest place you’ve travelled to by car?
Do you like to sit in the front or back when travelling by car?
When do you travel by car?

Primary School
Did you like primary school?
What did you like to do when you were in primary school?
How did you go to primary school?
What did you do in your free time at primary school?

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?

Animals / Pets
Have you ever had a pet?
What's the most popular pet/animal in your country?
What's your favourite animal?

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?

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 tonparks 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?

Getting Lost
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?

Watching TV
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?

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