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.

ielts speaking questions about sport

Part 1:

Do you like sport?

What’s your favorite sport?

Do you often watch sport on TV?

Did you often play sport as a child?

What’s the most popular sport in your country?

How do people in your country keep fit?

What do you do to keep fit?

What sports do you like to play?

Part 2:

Talk about something you enjoy doing at home.

Describe something you do often.

Talk about an outdoor activity you have.

Describe a healthy habit you have.

Describe a sportsperson you admire.

Describe a game or sport you enjoy playing.

Describe a game or sports you often play.

Describe something you do with your friends or family members.

Talk about a national sport or game in your country.

Describe something you enjoy doing.

Part 3:

What types of sports are popular in your country?

What are the benefits of playing a sport?

Do you think the types of sport that are popular will change in the future?

How can sports bring people from different countries closer together?

What are the advantages of hosting different international sporting events in a country?

How can we encourage children to participate in different types of sporting activities?

Why do you think sport is important?

Do you think famous sportspeople are good role models for children?

Do you agree that sports stars earn too much money?

How can parents encourage their children to do more sports?

Is there a sport that’s more popular with girls than with boys?

Do children get enough exercise these days?