Complete IELTS 2 - Speaking Practice Test 2

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


Part 1

Where are you studying?

Who did you meet first on your course? Do you like studying with other people or alone? Why?

At what time do your classes finish?

Where do you work?

Who did you meet first in your job?

Do you like working with other people or on your own? Why?

At what time does your working day end?

Let’s talk about transport now.

  •     What journeys do you make every day?
  •     Is public transport expensive in your country? Why? / Why not?
  •     Do you prefer to travel by train or by bus? Why?
  •     How often do you travel by plane?
  •     Have you ever fallen asleep while travelling? When?

I’d like to talk about animals now.

  •     Which animals are well known in your country?
  •     Do animals have any special uses in your country? What?
  •     Are there any places where tourists can see animals in your country? Where?
  •     Have you ever been on a holiday to see animals?
  •     Would you like to work with animals? Why? / Why not?


Examiner: Now I’m going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about it for one to two minutes. Before you talk, you’ll have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes if you wish. Do you understand? Here is some paper and a pencil for making notes and here is your topic. I’d like you to describe a place you enjoyed going to as a child.

Describe a place you enjoyed going to as a child.

You should say:

where this place is/was

how you got there

what you did there

and explain why you enjoyed going to this place.

All right? Remember you have one to two minutes for this, so don’t worry if I stop you. I will tell you when the time is up. Can you start speaking now, please?

  •     Do you still visit this place?
  •     Do your friends enjoy visiting this place?


Examiner: We’ve been talking about a place you enjoyed going to as a child, and I’d like to ask you some more general questions about this.

Let’s consider first of all children’s activities.

  •   What sort of activities do children enjoy most?
  •   Why do many young children like physical activities?
  •   How have children’s activities changed over the last 20 years?

Let’s move on to talk about school activities.

How much of the school day should children spend studying (rather than doing activities like sport or drama)?

  •   Should subjects like music and art be an important part of school life? Why? / Why not?
  •   What activities will be important at school in the future?

Thank you. That is the end of the Speaking Test.


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