IELTS 8 - Speaking Practice Test 4

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.



   How often do you watch television? [Why/Why not?]

   Which television channel do you usually watch? [Why?]

   Do you enjoy the advertisements on television? [Why/Why not?]

   Do you think most programmes on television are good? [Why/Why not?]


Describe a friend of your family you remember from your childhood.

You should say:

who the person was

how your family knew this person 

how often this person visited your family 

and explain why you remember this person.

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:


Example questions:

What do you think makes someone a good friend to a whole family?

Do you think we meet different kinds of friend at different stages of our lives? In what ways are these types of friend different?

How easy is it to make friends with people from a different age group?

Influence of friends

Example questions:

Do you think it is possible to be friends with someone if you never meet them in person? Is this real friendship?

What kind of influence can friends have on our lives?

How important would you say it is to have friends from different cultures?


Other modules in this test:


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