In Part 1, you have to talk about THREE topics: (A) your home town OR your work/study AND (B and C) two more topics. The topics are familiar. You are expected to talk fluently and easily for a total of 4 or 5 minutes.
Choose ONE of the two boxes below. (These are very common topics – practice them with your friends!)
Let?s talk about your home/home town or village.
What kind of place is it?
What?s the most interesting part of your home area?
What kind of jobs do the people in your town/village do?
Is your home town changing?
Would you say it is a good place to live? Why?
What changes would you like to make to your home town?
What’s your favourite part of your house?
What would you like to change in your house?
Let’s talk about what you do. Do you work or are you a student?
What’s your job?
Why did you choose that kind of work?
How long have you been doing it?
What is a typical day like at your work?
Are there things you don?t like about it? What are they?
What subjects are you studying?
Why did you choose those subjects? How long have you been studying them?
Do you enjoy them? Why?
Are there many job opportunities for you?
What is the best thing about studying?
Now talk about BOTH of these green boxes, B and C.
Now, let’s talk about shopping.
Where do you go shopping?
In your country, is shopping a popular pastime?
What time of day is best for shopping, in your opinion?
Let’s talk about libraries.
Do you have public libraries in your countries?
Do you think libraries will be different in the future? In what ways?
Should children be allowed in libraries? Why/why not?
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Don’t forget to check YouTube for examples of Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3 Speaking!
Here’s one of the best resources out there: from the Australia Network television service, an excellent series of videos and other resources. Start with this cheerful video from Lester Chin. You can download videos and transcripts. Amazing resource: Highly recommended!
Try this IELTS essay!
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