IELTS Speaking Practice Test-2

Thursday, May 16, 2013


The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.


Giving gifts
  • When do people give gifts or presents in your country?
  • Do you ever take a gift when you visit someone in their home? [Why/Why not?]
  • When did you last receive a gift? [What was it?]
  • Do you enjoy looking for gifts for people? [Why/Why not?]
IELTS Speaking

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Describe something you did that was new or exiting

You should say:

                        What you did
                        Where and when you did this
                        Who you shared the activity with
                        and explain why this activity was exiting or new for you

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


Discussion topics:

Doing new things

Example questions:
  • Why do you think some people like doing new things?
  • What problems can people have when they try new activities for the first time?
  • Do you think it's best to do new things on your own or with other people? Why?

Discussion topics:

Learning new things

Example questions:
  • What kinds of things do children team to do when they are very young? How important are these things?
  • Do you think children and adults team to do new things in the same way? How is their teaming style different?
  • Some people say that it is more important to be able to team new things now than it was in the past. Do you agree or disagree with that? Why?