IELTS 5 - 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 prefer relaxing at home or going out in the evening? [Why?]

When you go out for an evening, what do you like to do?

How popular is this with other people in your country?

Is there any kind of entertainment you do not like? [Why/Why not?]


Describe one of your friends.

You should say:

how you met

how long you have known each other

how you spend time together

and explain why you like this person.

You will have to talk about the topic for one to two 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:

Qualities of friends

Example questions:

What do you think are the most important qualities for friends to have?

Which are more important to people, their family or their friends? Why?

What do you think causes friendships to break up?

Other relationships

Example questions:

What other types of relationship, apart from friends or family, are important in people’s lives today?

Have relationships with neighbours where you live changed in recent years? How?

How important do you think it is for a person to spend some time alone? Why/Why not?


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