IELTS Speaking Sample 37

IELTS Speaking Mock Test # 37

Part OneIntroduction and interview

[This part of the test begins with the examiner introducing himself or herself and checking the candidate’s identification. It then continues as an interview. …]

Examiner: Good morning. My name is … could you tell me your name, please?
Answer: Good morning. I am Anton Valery. You can call me Anton. This is what most people call me. 

Examiner: Please show me your identification or passport?
Answer: Sure. Here are my ID passport and verification card.

Examiner: That's fine. Thank you. Now, in this first part, I'd like to ask you some more questions about yourself, OK?
Answer: Yes, sure.

Examiner: Do you work or are you a student?
Answer: I am a business professional. I have finished my studies almost three years ago and then started my own business.

Examiner: What business do you own?
Answer: I have a small business that deals with importing clothing from some Asian countries and then sell them in the local shopping stores and shopping malls in my country.

Examiner: Do you like music?
Answer: Yes, I do like music. Whenever I get time I like to listen to my favourite music. I often try new singers and foreign singers. I have more than two hundred MP3 songs on my smartphone memory and I like to listen to them whenever I am in my car or train.

Examiner: Do you think music is important?
Answer: Of course, music is essential. It helps to feel relaxed and refreshed. Sometimes music is inspirational and helps us overcome difficult time and stress. Personally, I find music to be the food for my soul, as they say!

Examiner: What kind of music do you enjoy most?
Answer: I prefer to enjoy band and instrumental music. But I also love to enjoy other music genres too. Any music that has a good lyrics is okay with me. My personal favourites are the Beatles and Pink Floyd as they have a great collection of songs.

Examiner: How long do you listen to music every day?
Answer: On an average, I listen to music for over an hour in a day. But I must say, this duration varies. Sometimes I spent more than three hours on the road and mostly listen to music the whole time and few days I remain quite busy with my office and business and can hardly manage any time to listen to the music.

Part 2  Individual long turn (Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card)

Part 2 - Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card


Describe your favourite music band.

You should say:

  • what's the name of the band and the band members
  • how long do you listen to their song
  • some famous song of this band

and explain why particularly you like this music band.

[ You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Examiner: Alright? Remember you have one to two minutes for this, so don't worry if I stop you. I'll tell you when the time is up.Can you start speaking now, please?

Click here for the Answer to this Cue Card Topic:

Part 3 - Two-way Discussion

Q. Do you think music has an effect on people’s lives? How?
Q. Which is more important to you, music or TV? why?
Q. Does music has a relation with the dancing? How?
Q. Has the type of music people used to like 20 years ago changed? Why?
Q. What changes in terms of young people's choice of music will occur in next 20 years?
Q. Do you think anyone can be a musician? Why/why not? 


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