Real questions for speaking test from 2/2017-5/2017 for IELTS learners to refer

Speaking test from 2/2017-5/2017

Part 1:

  1. Bring things

What will you bring when you go out?

Did you ever forget to bring things?

Will you bring different things in the daytime or at night?

  1. Shoes

Do you like shoes?

Which do you prefer, comfortable ones or fashionable ones?

Are people willing to buy expensive shoes?

  1. Television

Did you often watch television when you were a child?

Do you often watch TV recently?

What kind of TV programmes do you like most?

  1. Housework

Do you do housework at home?

What kind of housework do you often do?

Did you do housework when you were a child?

Do you think that children should do housework?

  1. Dream

Do you remember your dream when you wake up?

Do you like hearing others’ dreams?

Do you think dream will affect life?

Do you want to learn more about dreams?

  1. History

Do you like (to learn about) histoiy?

What historical event do you find most interesting?

Do you think history is important?

Do you like to watch programs on TV about history?

How (or, from where) do you get information about history?

  1. Leisure time

When do you have free time?

Do you think it’s important to have leisure time?

How does that (the way Vietnamese people like to relax) compare with western countries?

Do your friends ever come to your home in their free time?

Compare the way people in Vietnam relax today and the way they used to relax years ago.

  1. Mirror

Do you often look at yourself in the mirror?

Do you often buy mirror?

Do you think mirrors are necessary ornaments?        

  1. Sports

What sports do you like? (why?)

What sports are the most popular in Vietnam?

Are boys and girls good at the same sports?

What sports do children prefer?

Do you like to do daily exercise? (why?why not?)

What are the advantages of doing regular exercise?

Where do people in Vietnam usually exercise?

  1. Birds

How do you feel about birds? (Why do you feel that way?)

How do Vietnamese people feel about birds?

Are there many birds near your home?

Have you seen many different kinds of birds? (near your home)

  1. Food/cooking

Is food important to you? (Why?)

What kinds of food do you particularly like?

Is there any food you don’t like? (Why?)

What kinds of food are most popular Vietnam?

Do you like cooking? (Why?/Why not?)

Who usually does the cooking in your home?

  1. Indoor games

Do you play any indoor games?

Do you prefer to play indoor games or outdoor games?

What indoor games did you play when you were a child?

Is there any particular indoor game that you liked (when you were a child)?

What sorts of indoor games do children play now?

  1. Rain

Does it rain much in Vietnam?

(Where? When?)

Is there any part of Vietnam where it doesn’t rain much? (Where?)

When (in what month/season) does it rain most in your hometown?

What about the other parts of Vietnam? (In which season does it rain most in other parts of Vietnam?)

Can you remember any time when it rained particularly heavily in your hometown? (When?)

Does rain ever affect transportation in your hometown? (How?)

  1. Going out

Do you like going out with your friends?

Do you often go out with friends?

What do you do when you go out?

Where do you go when you go out?

Do you prefer to go out with a large group of friends or just a few friends?

  1. Patience

What do you think “patience” is?

Do you think patience is important?

(Possibly) Do you think being patient is an important part of being polite?

Would you say you are a patient person?

Have you ever lost your patience?

What do you become impatient about?

  1. Plans and goals

When do you plan to start that?

How do you intend to achieve that?

When you go abroad, do you plan to live in the country side or in a big city? (why?)

  1. Weather

What’s the weather like today?

What’s the weather (usually) like in your hometown?/ What is the typical weather in your country?

What’s your favourite season? (why?)

What’s your favourite weather (why?)

Do you like snow? (why?)

Do you watch the weather forecasts?

Does the weather affect what you do?

  1. Names

Does your name have any particular meaning?

What’s the origin of your name? (or, your surname)

Do you like your name?

What do your friends call you?

Did your family have a certain (nick) name that they called you when you were a child?

What names are popular to give to babies in your country?

  1. Toy

What was your favorite toy in childhood?

Should parents buy many toys to their children?

What are the benefits of children playing toys?

What are the disadvantages of children playing toys?

  1. Robots

Are you interested in robots? Why?

Do you like robots to work at your home?

Do you want to take a car which robot is the driver?

Will robots replace human beings in the workplace completely?

  1. Swimming

Do you like swimming?

How often do you swim?

Where do you swim in your city?

Is it difficult to learn how to swim?

  1. Shopping

Are there many shops near your home? (What kind?)

Do you like shopping? (Why?/Why not?)

Who usually does the shopping in your home?

How often do you buy something in a shop?

  1. Holidays

Do you like holidays?

Do you prefer holidays from school or from work?

How long do you need?

Do you think a one-day holiday is long enough?

What’s your favorite holiday?

What do you usually do on holidays?

Do you think students need more holidays?

Do you prefer staying at home or going out during holidays?

What’s the most important holiday in Vietnam?

  1. Visitor

Do you welcome guests in your home?

Do you have a lot of visitors in your home?

Do you like to visit other’s home?

What do visitors usually do in your home?

Do you prefer visiting others or inviting them over to your home?

Do Chinese people usually have dinner parties at their home or outside?

Do you usually hang out with your friends at home or outside? What do you usually

do?

  1. Handwriting

Do you usually handwrite?

When do you have to handwrite?

Do you prefer handwriting or typing?

What’s the difference between handwriting and typing when you write to others?

Do you think handwriting will be replaced by computers?

Is it still necessary to keep handwriting?

What impression does a person’s handwriting have on other people?

 

Part 2 & Part 3:

 

  1. Describe a café you like

You should say

Where it is located
How often you visit it

And explain why you like it

 

Part 3:

Which one is better: home-made foods or foods from a restaurant?

Why do people today go to café so often?

What kinds of café you like?

What do you do in a café?

 

  1. Describe a plan in your life (that is not related to work or study)

You should say

What it is

When you have the plan

Who you have told the plan to

And explain why you want to do this.

 

Part 3:

Do you think people should have plans or just do whatever they like immediately?

Do most people accomplish their plans? Why?

What are the factors that young people will consider when choosing jobs?

What are the impacts of families on people choosing jobs?

What is the impact of salary on doing work?

 

  1. Describe a shop that just opened in your hometown

You should say:

Where it is located exactly

When you visited there

And explain why the shop is popular or unpopular

 

Part 3:

Do you like to visit large shops or small stores?

What kinds of shops are popular in your country?

Should the government in your country protect those small stores?

 

  1. Describe a speech/talk

You should say

Who gave the speech

What the topic of the speech was

Whether it impressed you or not

and explain why did you like / dislike the speech.

 

Part 3:

How to achieve public speaking skills

What do you think is a good speech?

The importance of public speaking skills?

Why are some people afraid of talking in the public?

 

  1. Describe an exciting sport that you know about.

You should say:

what the sport is

how you know about this sport

how easy it is to play this sport

and explain what it was about this sport that makes it exciting (for you).

 

  1. Describe an item of furniture, either modern or traditional.

You should say:

what material it is made of

what style it is (modern or traditional)

who bought it (or, who chose to buy it)

and explain (how or) why this piece of furniture was bought. (Or, explain how this piece of furniture is used.)

 

  1. Describe an interesting neighbour

You should say:

Who the person is

How long do you know the person

And explain the reason why you think the person is interesting

 

Part 3:

Do people living in small cities know more about their neighbors than people living in big cities?

What are the benefits of having kind neighbors?

Why do neighbors seldom talk to each other nowadays?

How to improve the relationship among neighbors?

 

  1. Describe a party you would like to arrange for your friends or family.

You should say:

who you would invite to the party

when and where you would hold the party

what you (or, your guests) would do at the party

and explain why you would hold (= have) this party.

Or/ and explain what preparations you would do for this party.

 

  1. Describe a person who visited your home.

You should say:

who the person was

why they visited your home

how you spent the time with this visitor (or how you entertained this visitor) and explain how you felt about the visit.

 

Part 3:

What are some of the housing problems that exist in your country?

What is the government doing to try to solve these problems?

In cities in your country, are there many people who do not have a place to

live? (homeless people)

Where do they sleep?

Do you think the prices of homes in your country are too expensive for the

average person?

What are some of the reasons why the prices so high?

What is the government doing about this problem?

What can the government do about this problem?

Do you think the government should help low-income people buy a home?

[Why? How?/Why not?]

Do you think the government should supply low-cost housing for those

people who have low incomes?

 

  1. Describe a place you know where people go to listen to music (such as a theatre or a music hall).

You should say:

where it is

what kind of music is performed there what type of people go there

why people go there

how you know this place

and explain your impressions of this place.

 

  1. Describe an experience that you spent time with a child

You should say

When it happened

Where it happened

What you did

And expain how you felt about it

 

Part 3:

Why childhood is important?

How did you spend your childhood?

Who was your childhood hero? Did you want to be like him/her?

Why do children tend to be happier than aldults?

Do you want to be children again?

 

 

  1. Describe a painting or work of art that you have seen.

You should say: when you saw this work of ar

where you saw it

what it looked like

and explain your impression of it.

 

  1. Describe an activity that makes you feel excited

What the activity is

And explain why it makes you feel excited

 

Part 3:

Why do you think some people like doing new things?

What problems can people have when they try new activities for the first

time?

Do you think it’s best to do new things on your own or with other people?

What kinds of things do children learn to do when they are very young? How

important are these things?

  1. Do you think children and adults learn to do new things in the same way?

How is their learning style different?

  1. Some people say that it is more important to be able to learn new things

now than it was in the past. Do you agree or disagree with that? Why?

 

  1. Describe a holiday postcard or email you received and that you liked.

You should say:

who the postcard/email was from

where it was sent from

when you received it

what the contents of the postcard or email were and explain why you liked it.

 

  1. Describe a historic event

What it was

When and where it happened

Who took part in the event

And explain why you think it was important.

Part 3:

Do you like history?

Do your parents think learning history is important?

What are the benefits of museums?

Are museums in your country free of charge?

Which way is better for learning history? Through reading books or visiting museums?

Do major cities in your country all have museums?

Will current things be exhibited in future museums?

Can individuals build museums?

How to show life two thousand years ago in the museums?

 

  1. Describe a quiet place

Where it is

How often you visit there

What you do there

And explain the reason why you like or dislike the place.

 

Part 3:

What are the places that are free of noises?

What are the causes of noises?

What are the impacts of noises on people?

 

  1. Describe a success you would like to achieve (in the near future).

You should say:

what it is

how difficult you think it will be

what you should do to prepare for this

and explain why you want to succeed in doing this.

or

and explain how you think you will feel after you reach this goal.

 

 

 

 

  1. Describe an experience while waiting for something

When it was

Where it was

Who you were with

And explain how you felt

 

Part 3:

What are the things that people wait for every day?

Do Vietnamese people accustomed to waiting?

Are people more patient than they used to be?

Do people become impatient because of the conveniences of modern life?

 

  1. Describe an adventurous person who you know.

You should say:

who the person is

how you know this person

what this person does that is adventurous

and explain why you think this person likes to take risks.

 

  1. Describe an artistic activity that you do/did (outside of normal classes) at school or university (such as painting, woodwork or pottery)

You should say:

what the activity is/was

when & where you do/did this activity

who you do/this activity with

how you did this activity

and explain how you felt (feel) about his activity

 

  1. Describe an article you recently read in a newspaper or

You should say:

what magazine or newspaper it was

when you read it

what the article was about

and explain why you remember this article.

 

  1. Describe an experience of good service in a shop or a restaurant.

When it was

Where it was

What the service was

And explain why you think it was good service.

 

Part 3:

What are the differences between large shop services and small store ones?

What do people do when they get bad services?

What are the qualities of being a good restaurant?

 

  1. Describe a tourist site in your country that you enjoyed visiting.

You should say:

Where you went (= the name and location of the place)

What sort of this place it was (or, what it looked like)

What you did there

Who you went with

Explain  why you enjoyed it.

Or

Explain  why you think people are attracted to that place

 

Part 3:

What are the places that people in your country like to visit?

What are the impacts of tourists on local people?

Will international tourism improve international relationships?

 

  1. Describe a famous person

Who he/she is

What he/she does

And explain why the person is famous.

 

Part 3:

Is the person famous for a long time in your country?

Who are the wealthy people in your country?

Does money matter a lot to people currently?

 

  1. Describe an old thing that you often use.

What it is

How often you use it

And explain why you often use it.

 

Part 3:

What do you think of recycling old things?

What is the value of old things?

What are the functions of museums?

 

  1. Describe a practical skill that you have (such as driving a car, speaking a foreign language, cooking etc).

You should say:

what this skill is

who taught you this skill; (how and when you learned it)

how long you learned this skill

and explain how this skill is useful to you.

 

  1. Describe a holiday you want to go on in the future

You should say: 
Where this place is
Who you would like to go with
What would you do there
explain why this would be a special trip

 

PART 3

  1. What are the importances of travelling?
  2. What type of places do you recommend people to visit on vacation?
  3. Do Vietnamese people prefer to travel by car or by train?
  4. What are the advantages of travelling with a group of people?
  5. Should young people travel abroad?
  6. Where do Vietnamese people like to travel?
  7. Is international trip popular with people in your country?
  8. What do you consider when you take a trip?

 

  1. Describe a book you want to read again

You should say:

what the book was about

why you read it

what you learned from this book

and explain why you would like to read it again.

 

PART 3

  1. Who likes to read more often, young people or old people?
  2. Who do some young people dislike reading books in recent years?
  3. Are there many libraries in Vietnam?
  4. What kinds of books should children read?

 

  1. Describe an interesting house or apartment you visited

You should say:

what it would look like

where it would be located

what facilities this would have

and explain why you want to live there

 

PART 3

  1. What are some of the housing problems that exist in your country?
  2. What is the government doing to try to solve these problems?
  3. In cities in your country, are there many people who do not have a place to

live? (homeless people)

  1. Where do they sleep?
  2. Do you think the prices of homes in your country are too expensive for the

average person?

  1. What are some of the reasons why the prices so high?
  2. What is the government doing about this problem?
  3. What can the government do about this problem?
  4. Do you think the government should help low-income people buy a home?
[Why? How?/Why not?]
  1. Do you think the government should supply low-cost housing for those

people who have low incomes?

 

  1. Describe a decision made by others that you disagreed with

You should say

When it was

What it was

Why others disagreed with you

And explain how you faced the problem

 

PART 3

  1. What’s the most important factor in decision-making?
  2. Should parents make decisions for their children?
  3. What can people learn from wrong decision?
  4. Do you like to make quick decisions?
  5. Do you think adults always make good decisions than children?

 

  1. Describe a family member who has had important influence on you

You should say

Who the person is

How long you have known him /her

What qualities this person has

and explain why this person has had such an influence on you.

 

PART 3

  1. Who are more important to you, friends or family?
  2. Have you ever traveled with your family?
  3. What kinds of family activities are popular in Vietnam?
  4. How to get along well with family members?
  5. What do you usually do with your family during national holidays and

festivals?

  1. In Vietnam today, what is the structure of the typical family?
  2. What do you think are some of the advantages and disadvantages of big

families as opposed to small families?

  1. What are some of the pros and cons of three generations living together?
  2. Whose responsibility do you think it should be (or, is) to (financially) look

after old people – the government’s responsibility or the family’s?

  1. How much do you think people should be responsible for (the welfare of)

their own parents?

  1. Do you think family relationships’ are important?

 

  1. Describe a time you had good experience in the countryside

You should say

Where it was

When it was

What you did

And explain why you liked/disliked the experience

 

PART 3

  1. Is experience important?
  2. What can you learn from experienced people
  3. How to gain much experience in life
  4. Do you like to talk to inexperienced or experienced people?

 

  1. Describe an unforgettable experience you have had

You should say:

where it was

what you did

why you had this experience

and explain why you remember this experience well.

 

PART 3

  1. How do you celebrate some happy events?
  2. Are unforgettable events important?
  3. What make an event unforgettable?
  4. Why do some people easily forget their past events

 

  1. Describe a well-paid job that you will be good at

You should say

what the job was

how you knew this job

how you feel about this job.

and explain why you think you will be good at it

PART 3

  1. Is it easy to find work (employment) in your country?
  2. Do you work better in the mornings or in the afternoons? (Why?)
  3. Do you prefer to work in a quiet environment or in a place that has some

noises (or sounds)?

  1. Did you like your first day at work?
  2. Do you thinking job satisfaction is more important than salary?
  3. What skills are important to get a good job?
  4. Do you think women can do the same jobs that men do
  5. What are the differences between blue-collar jobs and white-collar jobs
  6. What jobs are important to society

 

  1. Desribe a popular place where people like to go swimming

You should say:

Where it is

What it is like

How often people go there

And explain why the place is so popular.

 

PART 3

  1. Why do many people like swimming?
  2. Is swimming good for children, in your opinion?
  3. Where can you swim?
  4. Why do some people hate swimming?
  5. Is swimming an important activities?

 

  1. Describe a kind of foreign food you have had

You should say

What it is

Where you had it

How often you have it/  Which occasion you had it

And say if you liked the dish or not

Or

And explain why you wanted to try this dish

 

PART 3

  1. Describe what you think is a healthy diet.
  2. Are there many vegetarians in Vietnam?
  3. Why do you think some people choose to be vegetarians?
  4. Is the food that people eat today in Vietnam different to the food that people

used to eat in the past? (if yes, in what ways has it changed?)

  1. How do you think the way we eat will change in the future?
  2. Is American-style ‘fast food’ popular in Vietnam? (Why? Popular with

whom?) What do you think of this popularity- is it as good thing?

  1. More and more people are becoming overweight nowadays. What do you

think might be the causes of this?

  1. What do people like to have for dinner/lunch in Vietnam?
  2. Do men and women all like to cook in your country?
  3. What are the benefits of eating out?
  4. Why do more and more people like to eat out?
  5. Are there many foreign restaurants in your country?
  6. Which food do you think is healthier, restaurant food or home-cooked food?
  7. How would you introduce a foreigner to the food and the food culture in

(from) your country

 

  1. Describe a kind of weather you like

You should say:

What the weather is like

Why do you like it

Where you can exprerience such weather conditions.

and explain why you like it

 

PART 3

  1. What are some other examples of bad weather in the world?
  2. Do different parts of your country experience different types of bad weather?
  3. Why do you think people call it “bad weather”?
  4. Do you think bad weather can ever be dangerous?
  5. How does bad weather affect people’s mood?
  6. Do you think there are any problems with the world’s climate now?
  7. How do you think these problems were caused?
  8. Do you think the world’s weather (or climate) is changing?
  9. What do you think is causing these changes?
  10. Do you think this is a problem?
  11. What do you think governments should do to address this problem?
  12. Do you think governments can do anything to solve this problem?
  13. Would you like to live in a place where the the climate never changes?
  14. How do people change the way they live in different seasons?
  15. What different activities do people do in the different seasons?

 

  1. Describe an experience which mobile phone is not allowed

You should say

When it is

Why mobile phone is not allowed

Whether you followed the rules

And explain how you felt about the experience

 

PART 3

  1. Do you like having a mobile phone?
  2. Is it a good or a bad thing to have a mobile phone? Why?
  3. Do old and young people use mobile phones in the same way?
  4. What can be done to avoid children becoming inattentive in class?
  5. Do you think translation applications on mobiles will make learning another

language unnecessary?

  1. What do you prefer, using maps or asking people for directions? Why?

 

  1. Describe the most polite person you know

You should say

who this person is

how you met him/ her

whether you enjoy his/ her company or not

and explain why do you think him/ her to be the most polite person.

 

PART 3

  1. Who taught you to be polite when you were a child?
  2. Why is it important to be polite to people?
  3. Do you think people have become less or more polite since the time you

were a child?

  1. What according to you is politeness?
  2. Do you think we should be polite to those who are not being polite to us?
  3. In your country’s culture, how do you show that you are being polite?

 

  1. Describe two people you know from one family

You should say:

Who they are

How you knew them

What they are like

And explain why they left an impression on you

 

Part 3:

Giống các câu family khác

 

 

 

 

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