IELTS 3 - Speaking Practice Test 2

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.



Tell me about the most important festival in your country.

What special food and activities are connected with this festival?

What do you most enjoy about it?

Do you think festivals are important for a country? [Why?]


Describe a film or a TV programme which has made a strong impression on you.

You should say:

what kind of film or TV programme it was, e.g. comedy

when you saw the film or TV programme

what the film or TV programme was about

and explain why this film or TV programme made such an impression on you.

You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.


Discussion topics:

People’s cinema-going habits nowadays

Example questions:

Do you think the cinema has increased or decreased in popularity in recent years?

In your opinion, will this trend continue into the future?

Making a film or TV drama of real/fictional events

Example questions:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of making films of real-life events?

How important do you think it is for a film-maker to remain true to the original story?

Censorship and the freedom of the film-maker/TV producer

Example questions:

Should films and television be censored or should we be free to choose what we see?

How do you think censorship laws will change in the next 20 years?


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