IELTS Speaking Preparation (Part 3)

Part 3: Two-Way Discussion

We’ve been talking about a teacher who influenced you and I’d like to discuss with you one or two more general questions related to this Development in Education

» Describe developments in education in your country
» Compare the experience of your parents
» What changes are coming? National Education
» What are your countries aims for education
» What is the importance of extra-curricular activities Styles of Teaching
» Describe different styles of teaching
» What is your preferred method of learning?
» Should learners be grouped by ability?

[The topic in Part 3 is related to the topic in Part 2. For example, if part 2 was about a teacher, then Part 3 might be about Education, teaching and schools.]

Sample IELTS Speaking Topics:

YOU
Describe yourself.


FAMILY
          o Describe your family?
          o Do you have a large or small family?
          o How much time do you spend with your family?
          o What do you like to do together as a family?
          o Do you get along well with your family?
          o Are people in your country generally close to their families?

WORK
          o What do you do?
          o What are your responsibilities?
          o How many hours do you work each day?
          o Do you enjoy your work?
          o Is there some other kind of work you would rather do?
          o If you could change your job or profession, what would you do?
          o Describe the process of getting a job in your country.
          o Describe the company or organization you work for.
          o What is your position?
          o What do you like about your job?
          o What do you dislike about your job?

EDUCATION
          o Describe your education.
          o What kind of school did you go to as a child?
          o Did you go to a co-educational school?
          o What was your favourite subject as a child?
          o Who was your favourite teacher?
          o What is the education system like in your country?
          o Do you think your country has an effective education system?

STUDIES
          o What are you studying now?
          o What is your area of specialisation?

HOMETOWN
          o Describe your hometown.
          o What’s special about it?
          o Where is your hometown located?
          o Is it easy to travel around your hometown?
          o What is it known for?
          o What do people in your town do?
          o What are the main industries in your hometown?
          o What problems face your hometown?
          o What languages are spoken in your hometown?
          o What are the advantages of living in your hometown?
          o What are some problems faced by your hometown?
          o Compare your hometown with another city.
          o What are some environmental problems faced by your hometown?

WEATHER
          o What’s the weather like in your country?
          o Does the weather affect your mood?
          o How do rainy days make you feel?
          o What’s your favourite season of the year?
          o What do you like to do when it’s hot?
          o What do you usually do in the winter?
          o How many seasons does your country have?

HOME
          o Describe your home.
          o What kind of building do you live in?
          o How long have you lived there?

WEDDING
          o Have you ever been to a wedding?
          o Whose wedding was it?
          o Where was it held?
          o What clothes do people wear?
          o Describe the wedding ceremony.
          o What sort if gifts do people buy for the bridal couple?
          o What kind of clothes did the bride and groom wear?

TRAVEL
          o Do you like to travel?
          o What kind of places have you visited in your life?
          o Which place would you really like to visit? Why?
          o What’s the best place you’ve ever visited?

COMPUTERS
          o Do you think computers help society?
          o Do you think computers are bad for health?
          o How do you think computers have changed the world?

INTERNET
          o Do you use the Internet much during the day?
          o What do you usually do on the Internet?
          o What are some advantages of the Internet?
          o What are some disadvantages?
          o Do people in your country use the Internet a lot?
          o Do you do any shopping on the Internet?

EMAIL
          o Do you send and receive email regularly?
          o Who do you usually communicate with?
          o How often do you check your email?
          o Do you think writing email has strengthened or weakened people’s writing skills?
          o What are some disadvantages of email?

FRIEND
          o Describe a friend.
          o How long have you known each other?
          o What do usually do together?
          o What do you like the most about him / her?
          o How often do you see each other?

PLACE
          o Describe a place you like to go.
          o Why is this place special to you?
          o When did you first visit this place?
          o Where is this place located?
          o What language is spoken here? Do you speak this language?

SMOKING
          o What do you feel about smoking in public places?
          o Do you think smoking should be banned in people’s homes?

MARRIAGE
          o What is the attitude toward marriage in your country?
          o Do most young people plan on getting married in your country?
          o What are some of the advantages of marriage?
          o What are some of the disadvantages?
          o Is the divorce rate high in your country?
          o Do you think people should be allowed to get divorced?

HOBBIES
          o Do you have any hobby?
          o What are some of your hobbies?
          o When did you first develop this hobby?
          o What are some of the advantages of having a hobby?
          o How much time do you spend on your hobby?

FILMS
          o Do you enjoy watching movies?
          o What’s your favourite film?
          o Who are your favourite actors?
          o How often do you watch films?

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