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.
Let’s move on to talk about free time.
What do people in your country most enjoy doing in their leisure time?
Do you have enough, too much or just the right amount of free time? What did you do in your free time when you were a child?
Now, let’s move on to talk about seasons.
What seasons do you have in your country? Which season do most people go away on holiday in your country? Why?
Which season do you like the most? Why?
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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!
Universities and rural areas (long) Not many young people living in rural areas have access to university education. Universities should make it easier for people from rural areas. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? Continue reading --->