IELTS Speaking Questions: Health
Jun02

IELTS Speaking Questions: Health

Health is an important topic in life and also in the IELTS Speaking Exam. Being able to talk about health can help you in many ways, including getting a higher band score. Try practicing your speaking skills with some of the sample IELTS questions below: Part 1 Do you have any unhealthy habits? In what ways do you try to stay healthy? Is it easy to keep fit where you live? What do you think is more important, eating healthily or doing...

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IELTS Speaking Questions About the Environment
May27

IELTS Speaking Questions About the Environment

It’s impossible to predict what questions you will be asked in the IELTS Speaking Exam; however, you can reliably guess what topics will appear. There are only a certain number of topics that show up commonly – like education, society, sports, family, etc – and so  you need to prepare your answers by topic rather than specific question. Today, I’m going to give you some example questions about the environment,...

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Describing People – Using Better Adjectives
Apr18

Describing People – Using Better Adjectives

There are lots of times during the IELTS Speaking Exam when you might have to describe a person. Of course, this is going to be most likely in Part Two, but you could also encounter it at other times. To adequately describe a person, you’ll need to use some appropriate personality adjectives. Don’t just say “she’s a nice lady” or “he’s a cool guy.” The examiner wants to hear more than...

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30 IELTS Speaking Questions About Sport
Apr14

30 IELTS Speaking Questions About Sport

Sports is one of those topics that sometimes comes up in the IELTS Speaking Exam, but you can actually use a good sports vocabulary to your advantage in a range of seemingly unrelated questions. For example, talking about what you do on the weekend or in your spare time can lead to you talking about sports. Below is a list of 30 IELTS Speaking questions related to sports. Part 1: Do you like sport? What’s your favorite sport? Do you...

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IELTS Speaking Topic: Work
Mar29

IELTS Speaking Topic: Work

Work is one of the most common IELTS topics. It pops up in the speaking, the listening, and the writing modules. Knowing the basic vocabulary is super important. I made this PPT for my students to help them build fluency, and I thought I’d share it here. It can help you work on questions for all parts of the speaking exam. Talking About Work for IELTS from David...

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Story Structure: IELTS Speaking Part 2
Mar26

Story Structure: IELTS Speaking Part 2

Being able to tell a story is an important IELTS skill. I don’t mean spinning a fictional tale… You don’t have to be the next J.K. Rowling! But you should be able to talk fluently about your own past on the common IELTS topics – jobs, family, sports, friends, etc. When you’ll need to tell stories This is really going to come into play for the IELTS speaking part two. Here, you will be given a cue card with something that you’ll need...

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