IELTS 8 - Speaking Practice Test 3

There is no standard answer for Speaking exam so please use this as a reference



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



   Do you like to have flowers in your home? [Why/Why not?]

   Where would you go to buy flowers? [Why?]

   On what occasions would you give someone flowers?

   Are flowers important in your culture? [Why/Why not?]


Describe a meeting you remember going to at work, college or school.

You should say:

when and where the meeting was held

who was at the meeting 

what the people at the meeting talked about

and explain why you remember going to this meeting.

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:

Going to meetings

Example questions:

What are the different types of meeting that people often go to?

Some people say that no-one likes to go to meetings - what do you think?

Why can it sometimes be important to go to meetings?

International meetings

Example questions:

Why do you think world leaders often have meetings together?

What possible difficulties might be involved in organising meetings between world leaders?

Do you think that meetings between international leaders will become more frequent in the future? Or will there be less need for world leaders to meet?


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