Friday, May 4, 2012

Speaking part - 1 Questions

IELTS SPEAKING

PART - 1.....Practice material


  1. What is the meaning of your name?
  2. Does your name affect your personality?
  3. Tell me something about your hometown.
  4. Speak something about the infrastructure of your town.
  5. What are the differences in accent between your hometown and Canada?
  6. What is the character of the people like in your hometown?
  7. What is people's favourite food in the region where you live?
  8. Do you think that people have enough time for leisure now?
  9. Are there any historic monuments in your region?
  10. Describe your Job? How do you spend your typical day?
  11. Tell me something about the Hue Festival.
  12. How have weddings changed in recent years?
  13. Tell me something about the Holi Festival.
  14. Describe a traditional wedding ceremony.
  15. Name a person whom you admire? Why? What influence does he / she has on your life?
  16. Would you like to become like him / her in future?
  17. Are there any traditions concerning the birth of a baby?
  18. How do you like Ahmadabad? Compare it to your hometown?
  19. How did you get to this place?
  20. What place do you like best in Hanoi?
  21. What places in Delhi should a foreigner visit?
  22. What places would you recommend a visitor to go to in your region/hometown?
  23. If you had the choice, where would you choose to live in India?
  24. Which parts of India would you recommend a foreigner to visit?
  25. Tell me something about your family.
  26. Who does most of the household chores in your family?
  27. Are the traditional sexual roles within the family changing?
  28. How shall I greet some elder person in your family?
  29. What is the importance of marriage?
  30. Do you believe in love or arranged marriage? Why?
  31. What do you think about the concept of co-habitation?
  32. Tell me something about Guajarati culture.
  33. What traditional skills of your do you know? How will you preserve them?
  34. What are the traditions related to marriage n your culture?
  35. What kind of dresses do people wear in marriages in your country?
  36. Why do people celebrate birthdays?
  37. How do they celebrate such events?
  38. What s the importance of festivals?
  39. How do people celebrate festivals in your town?
  40. How o you celebrate festivals? 
  41. Which is your favourite colour?
  42. Do you think colours influence our life? How?
  43. Which is the best place you've been to in India?
  44. Why is the divorce rate increasing so rapidly? Is it a problem?
  45. What is your opinion of the planning family policy?
  46. How do you discipline your child?
  47. Is it acceptable for couples to live together without marrying?
  48. If you had the choice, would you have a son or a daughter?
  49. Are you going to bring your child up any differently to the way your parents did?
  50. What hopes do you have for your child? (if you are married)
  51. Do women still have too heavy a burden in their day to day life?
  52. Is the increasing influence of the West largely a positive or negative thing?
  53. Are you looking forward to anything in particular in Australia / UK / USA?
  54. What do you do in your leisure time?
  55. What will you do if you fail the IELTS?
  56. Who should bear the responsibility for payment of tuition fees?
  57. What can be done to improve education in rural areas?
  58. Have recent changes affected your job in any way?
  59. Do you agree with private education? Why?
  60. What can be done to close the gap between urban and rural areas?
  61. If you had the power, what changes would you carry out within education?
  62. Describe a typical working day for you
  63. How do you see yourself in ten years time?
  64. If you had the opportunity to change your job, what would you do instead?
  65. If you had one million dollars, what would you do with it?
  66. If you could start your life again, would you do anything differently?
  67. What ambitions do you have?
  68. Which country/place would you most like to visit?
  69. What changes do you think India will see in the next few years?
  70. Will any possible future changes affect your job in any way?
  71. How do you think you will cope abroad?
  72. How does it feel to go abroad for the first time?
  73. What do you do in your leisure time?
  74. What will you do if you fail the IELTS?
  75. Why are you giving IELTS? What course / job do you intend to pursue after IELTS?
  76. Where are you from?
  77. Do you live in a small town or a big city?
  78. Do you enjoy living there?
  79. What are the benefits of living in the city?
  80. What is your full name?
  81. What kind of music do you like?
  82. Have you ever been at a concert?
  83. Who was the star in this concert?
  84. Did you like him/her? Why?
  85. Do you like outdoor activities?
  86. What are your favorite outdoor activities?
  87. What are the people in your area known for?
  88. Do you think people do more of housework these days in your country?
  89. What were the chores you have helped with as a child?
  90. Do you think children should be taught and introduced to housework early in life?
  91. What is your country of birth?
  92. Do you work or study?
  93. What are your plans for after study?
  94. How do you spend your free time?
  95. Do you spend a lot of time with family and friends?
  96. Do you have meals with your family?
  97. What do you like about your job?
  98. Do you like photographs?
  99. Do people take pictures in your country
  100. Why do people take pictures?
  101. Tell me about a local dish in your country.
  102. Do you work or study?
  103. What is your job?
  104. Please tell me about a place you have visited lately.
  105. Did you study in school about your home town?
  106. Talk about your bad behavior, when you were a child.
  107. Do you like to receive books as a gift? Why?
  108. Do you hope to be a writer someday? Why?
  109. Do you like flowers and why?
  110. Do any flowers mean something special in your community?
  111. What are the occasions on which flowers are given as presents?
  112. Do people in your community tackle housework by themselves or not?
  113. What part of housework do you enjoy most?
  114. Is it necessary for children to participate in household chores?
  115. Do you like science?
  116. Do you like to spend time outdoors, and why?
  117. Do you know any adventurous person?
  118. Why do you think they do the things they do?
  119. What are some of the activities that they do?
  120. Do you think children should be allowed to make their own decisions?
  121. Do you think children should develop leadership qualities?
  122. What are some of the ways they can do this?
  123. Do you think children now have more freedom than back in the day? Explain.
  124. Where do you live, in a small town or a city?
  125. Why do you like this place?
  126. What do you know about science?
  127. Since when are you learning science?
  128. Do you enjoy it? Why?
  129. Are there any live music concerts in your town?
  130. Do you like them?
  131. How often do you attend live concerts?
  132. When was your last visit?
  133. Do you prefer to go to live concerts or to listen to CDs?
  134. Where do you go out with your friends?
  135. Do you read the news?
  136. What type of news is you interested in more?
  137. Do you prefer a newspaper or the internet as a source?
  138. Is it easy to find a job like this here?
  139. Why do young people find it difficult to find a job?
  140. Is there another job that you would like to do?
  141. Where would it be?
  142. Where did you learn about the history of your hometown?
  143. Do you like your home town and why?
  144. Do you like sports?
  145. What kind of sports have you played as a child?
  146. Do girls and boys play the same sports in your country?
  147. What are the ways to search for job?
  148. What is the most efficient way in you view?
  149. What are the challenges that one is facing while searching for a job?
  150. Why is it becoming difficult to find a job these days?
  151. Do you watch movies?
  152. What kind of movies do you like?
  153. Do you prefer to watch a movie at home or in the cinema?
  154. Did you eat fruits and vegetables when you were a child?
  155. Why do you think fruits and vegetables are important?
  156. To what extent do you think the electronic messages are a positive development in our life?
  157. When was the last time you send electronic message and what for?
  158. Where do you study?
  159. Why have you chosen this university?
  160. Can you remember your first day at your university? How was it?
  161. Do you think it was a good day?
  162. Do you think it is important for a first day at a university to be a good day?
  163. What type of sound do you like most?
  164. What type of sound reminds you of your childhood?
  165. What do people do to keep their memories of childhood alive?
  166. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  167. What type of house do you live in?
  168. What are the advantages of your house to you?
  169. What things you would look for if you are purchasing a house?
  170. Will you change your house in future?
  171. What kind of photos are there in your house?
  172. Which is your favourite room in your house and why?
  173. Tell me about your dream house.
  174. Would you recommend this area to someone, and if yes, why?
  175. What do you like about your house?
  176. Would you recommend people to live there? Why?
  177. Do you read newspapers or magazines?
  178. What articles do you like reading in a newspaper?
  179. Why do you like them?
  180. Have you ever read a newspaper in a foreign language?
  181. Do you think reading a newspaper in a foreign language is a good way of learning the language?
  182. Are you interested in fashion and clothes?
  183. Do you live with your family?
  184. Do you think your home town is a good place for living? Why?
  185. Where do you recommend for visitor to go in your home town?
  186. Talk about seasons in your country.
  187. What is the weather in your country like?
  188. What kind of weather do you prefer?
  189. Where do you live?
  190. Define that area.
  191. Do you think you will move from this area?
  192. Do you like driving? What are the benefits of driving?
  193. Do you want your children to drive? If yes, when?
  194. Do you like reading newspapers?
  195. Which area are you interested in when reading a newspaper?
  196. Do you prefer to watch a film at home or in the cinema? Why?
  197. What kind of films do you like?
  198. Do you like traveling?
  199. Where do you want to go traveling?
  200. Which part of your home country are you from?
  201. Is there something in your hometown that tourists should see?
  202. How did you learn to cook when you where a child?
  203. Why do you like cooking?
  204. What would be a destination of your choice for traveling?
  205. What is your favorite way of traveling
  206. Have you ever been on a long trip?
  207. What kind of noise do you dislike most?
  208. What kinds of sound do you like most?
  209. Do you like watching movies in a cinema? Why or why not?
  210. Which types of movie do you like?
  211. How do you get information from TV?
  212. Do you write letters or send emails? Why?
  213. Who do you write to, typically?
  214. Do you like shopping?
  215. What kind of clothes do you like more?
  216. Do you follow fashions in clothing?
  217. How do people in India choose fashions nowadays? What is your opinion?
  218. Do you like traveling?
  219. Where do you want to go traveling?
  220. What things do you keep in mind before going on tour to any place?
  221. What things do you always keep with you while travelling?
  222. What are the famous spots of travelling n your country?
  223. Do you like cooking?
  224. How often you will cook in future? Why?
  225. Do you read newspapers?
  226. What are the benefits of reading newspapers?
  227. Do you follow fashion?
  228. What kind of fashion do you accept?
  229. What things do you keep in mind while accepting any new fashion?
  230. Do you think the people of your town are fashionable? Why?
  231. Why should we follow fashion?
  232. Does it make a person feel happy?
  233. How does it affect everyone?
  234. What ways of communication do you use?
  235. Do you use mobile or telephone very often?
  236. Do you send text messages?
  237. Are phone calls expensive in your country?
  238. Do you use the internet? What for?
  239. Which is the best way to keep in touch with friends and family?
  240. What kind of clothes do you prefer generally?
  241. Are people of your town fashion conscious?
  242. What is the difference between past and present clothes of people?
  243. What is the difference between past and present jewellery?
  244. What does influence you in choosing clothes?
  245. What is the difference between your dress of weekdays and weekends?
  246. What do you think about fashion for small children?
  247. Describe a traditional garment in your country.
  248. What do you do with your old clothes?
  249. What is the important of good dressing?
  250. How does colour reflect one’s personality?
  251. Who s more fashion conscious- male o female?
  252. Do you like paintings?
  253. What kind of paintings do people like today?
  254. What is the importance of art in our life?
  255. How can we develop interest for arts in children?
  256. What are the ways to develop creativity?
  257. What is the importance of advertisements?
  258. Do you think advertise has the great effect on people’s mind?
  259. What kind of advertisements do you like?
  260. Do you think advertisements for smoking and alcohol should be banned?
  261. How might advertising change in the future?
  262. Why do people keep pets?
  263. What are the advantages of keeping pets?
  264. What are the risks of keeping pets?
  265. What kind of animals people keep as a pet generally?
  266. What is the importance of zoo?
  267. Do you support the idea of keeping animals in zoos?
  268. What is the future of zoo?
  269. How are animals used?
  270. What are the main industries n your country?
  271. What is the job scenario in your country?
  272. Say something about industrialization in India.
  273. Importance of technology in our life.
  274. How it would be in future?
  275. How technology has changed our lives in last few years?
  276. Where and when do you use computer?
  277. When and how people use computers n your town?
  278. Is bicycle a best/good transport?
  279. Do you think that there should be separate lane for bicycles?
  280. Why should a child have bicycle?
  281. What are the modes of transport in your town?
  282. What modes of transport do you use generally?
  283. Have you ever traveled by air? When and where?
  284. What do you like and dislike about air traveling?
  285. What are the famous historical places in India?
  286. What is the importance of historical monuments?
  287. How can we preserve historical monuments?
  288. What are some famous tourism places in your country?
  289. How does tourism help in Indian economy?
  290. How does tourism affect the local culture?
  291. Can you tell me something about the education system of your country?
  292. What changes do you think should be brought in education system of your country?
  293. What do you about co-education?
  294. Why people go abroad for higher studies?
  295. What is the difference in the education of past and present?
  296. What is the difference in the education of your country and the country you are planning to go?
  297. What are some qualities of an ideal teacher?
  298. What is the attitude of teacher towards students in your town?
  299. What do you think about corporal punishment in schools?
  300. What do you think about play-schools?
  301. What is the role of parents in child’s education?
  302. How has the relationship changed between teachers and students?
  303. Do you watch T.V.?
  304. What do you like to watch on T.V.?
  305. What kinds of programs are popular in your area?
  306. How much time people spend behind T.V. in your area generally?
  307. Do people listen to radio in your town?
  308. What are some popular radio programs in your town?
  309. When do you listen to radio? What do you listen to on it?
  310. What kind of exercises do people do in your town?
  311. What are the benefits of dong exercises?
  312. Do you think the people in your town are health conscious?
  313. How can we aware people about their health and fitness?
  314. Which are your favourite places of exercises?
  315. When and where do people in your town do exercise?
  316. Which equipments do they use for exercise?
  317. What are the ways except exercise to stay fit and healthy?
  318. What indoor activities do you enjoy?
  319. With whom do you play games generally?
  320. How indoor games are useful to children?






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