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Latest IELTS Speaking topics in 2022

Latest IELTS Speaking topics in 2022

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IELTS Speaking Forecast Sept-Dec 2022

Part 1.

Watch

  1. Do you wear a watch?
  2. Have you ever got a watch as a gift?
  3. Why do some people wear expensive watches?
  4. Do you think it is important to wear a watch? Why?

The area you live in

  1. Do you like the area that you live in?
  2. Where do you like to go in that area?
  3. Do you know any famous people in your area?
  4. What are some changes in the area recently?

Talents

  1. Do you have a talent or something you are good at?
  2. Was it mastered recently or when you were young?
  3. Do you think your talent can be useful for your future work? Why?
  4. Do you think anyone in your family has the same talent?

Advertisement

  1. Are you interested in watching TV advertisements or internet advertisements?
  2. What kinds of advertisements do you dislike?
  3. Do you share advertisements with others?
  4. Do you want to work in advertising in the future?

Book and reading habits

  1. Do you often read books? When?
  2. Are your reading habits now different than before?
  3. Have you ever read a novel that has been adapted into a film?
  4. Which do you prefer, reading books or watching movies?

Boring things

  1. What kind of things are boring to you?
  2. What will you do when you feel bored?
  3. What was the most boring thing you did when you were young?
  4. Do you think school is boring?

Collecting things

  1. Do you collect things?
  2. Are there any things you keep from childhood?
  3. Would you keep old things for a long time? Why?
  4. Where do you usually keep things you need?

Computers

  1. In what conditions would you use a computer?
  2. When was the first time you used a computer?
  3. What would your life be like without computers?
  4. In what conditions would it be difficult for you to use a computer?

Doing sports

  1. What sports do you like?
  2. Where did you learn how to do it?
  3. Did you do some sports when you were young?
  4. Do you think students need more exercise?

Evening time

  1. Do you like the morning or evening?
  2. What do you usually do in the evening?
  3. What did you do in the evening when you were little? Why?
  4. Are there any differences between what you do in the evening now and what you did in the past?

Home & Accommodation

  1. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  2. Can you describe the place where you live?
  3. How long have you lived there?
  4. Please describe the room you live in.
  5. What part of your home do you like the most?
  6. Who do you live with?
  7. What room does your family spend most of the time in?
  8. What do you usually do in your flat?
  9. What kinds of accommodation do you live in?
  10. Do you plan to live there for a long time?
  11. Do you prefer living in a house or a flat?
  12. Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
  13. What kind of house or flat do you want to live in in the future?
  14. What’s your favorite room in your apartment/house?
  15. What makes you feel pleasant in your home?
  16. What’s the difference between where you are living now and where you have lived in the past?
  17. Do you think it is important to live in a comfortable environment?

Hometown

  1. Where is your hometown?
  2. Is that a big city or a small place?
  3. Do you like your hometown?
  4. What do you like (most) about your hometown?
  5. Is there anything you dislike about it?
  6. How long have you been living there?
  7. Do you like living there?
  8. Do you think you will continue living there for a long time?
  9. Please describe your hometown a little.
  10. What’s your hometown famous for?
  11. Did you learn about the history of your hometown at school?

Meeting places

  1. Where is your favorite place to meet with your friends?
  2. Do you think there are some places more suitable for meeting places with others?
  3. Are there any differences between your favorite meeting places in the present and in your childhood?
  4. Why are some meeting places better than others?

Old buildings

  1. Have you ever seen some old buildings in the city?
  2. Do you think we should preserve old buildings in cities?
  3. Do you prefer living in an old building or a modern house?
  4. Are there any old buildings you want to see in the future? Why?

Sitting down

  1. Where is your favorite place to sit?
  2. Do you always sit down for a long time?
  3. Do you feel sleepy when you are sitting down?
  4. When you were a kid, did you usually sit on the floor?

Work or studies

  1. What subjects are you studying?
  2. Do you live your subject?
  3. Why did you choose to study that subject?
  4. Is it very interesting?
  5. Do you prefer to study in the mornings or in the afternoons?
  6. Are you looking forward to working?
  7. What technology do you use when you study?
  8. What work do you do?
  9. Why did you choose to do that type of work (or that job)?
  10. Do you like your job?
  11. Is it very interesting?
  12. Do you miss being a student?
  13. What technology do you use at work?
  14. Who helps you the most? And how?

(IELTS ACADEMIC COMPUTER-BASED 9/9/2022)

Part 2 & 3

Part 2

Describe a quiet place you like to go

You should say:

How you knew it

How often you go there

What you do there

And explain how you feel about the place

Part 3

  1. Is it easy to find quiet places in your country? Why?
  2. Why do old people prefer to live in quiet places?
  3. Why are there more noises made at home now than in the past?
  4. Why do some people like to use noise as background sound when they are working or studying?

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Part 2

Describe a time when you helped a child

You should say

When it was

How you helped him/her

Why you helped him/her

And how you felt about it

Part 3

  1. Do you often help kids? How?
  2. Why is it necessary to do volunteer services?
  3. What can schools do to develop students’ awareness of volunteering?
  4. Who benefits more from the volunteer services, the volunteers or the people helped?

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Part 2

Describe something you do to keep fit and healthy

You should say:

What it is

When you do it

Who you do it with

Why it is important to keep fit and healthy

And explain why it can help you keep fit and healthy

Part 3

  1. How do children and old people keep fit and healthy?
  2. What do people normally do to keep fit and healthy in your country?
  3. How can parents help and guide their kids to keep healthy?
  4. Do you think it is good for governments to utilize popular celebrities to help build health awareness?

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Part 2

Describe a traditional product in your country

You should say:

What it is

When you tried this product for the first time

What it is made of

And explain how you feel about it

Part 3

  1. Why are traditional products important?
  2. Do you think tradition is important for a country? Why?
  3. What are the traditional Chinese products?
  4. Why is it important for children to learn about traditional products?

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Part 2

Describe an occasion that you lost something

You should say:

What you lost

When and where you lost it

What you did to find it

And explain how you left about it

Part 3

  1. What kinds of things do people usually lose?
  2. What do people often do when losing things?
  3. Is it an effective way to use rewards to find lost things?
  4. What kinds of people may lose things often?

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Part 2

Describe an invention that has changed the world in a positive way

You should say:

What it is

What benefits it has brought

How it influences people of different ages

And explain how it changed people’s lives

Part 3

  1. What is the most helpful innovation at home?
  2. What household appliances make us lazy?
  3. What kind of invention can be used at school?
  4. Do you think AI will replace human teachers? Why?

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Part 2

Describe an occasion when someone gave you positive advice or suggestions about your work/study

You should say:

Who the person is

What he/she said

How the advice/suggestion affected you

And explain how you felt about the advice/suggestions

Part 3

  1. When should parents encourage their children?
  2. Should parents always encourage their children?
  3. Do you think negative feedback is more important than positive feedback? Why?
  4. Why is negative feedback as important as positive feedback at work or in study?

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Part 2

Describe a special day out that cost you little money/didn’t cost you much

You should say:

When the day was

Where you went

How much you spent

And explain how you feel about the day

Part 3

  1. Do people like to spend their leisure time out in your country?
  2. How do people spend their leisure time in your country?
  3. How does technology affect the way people spend their leisure time?
  4. Do you think only old people have time for leisure?

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Part 2

Describe a positive change that you made in your life

You should say:

What it is

Why you did it

Who you did it with

And explain how you feel about the change

Part 3

  1. Is it easier for young people to change?
  2. Is it easy for old people to change?
  3. How can people change their daily routine if they want to?
  4. What are the disadvantages when people keep making changes?

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Part 2

Describe a time when you were stuck in a traffic jam

You should say:

When it happened

Where you were stuck

What you did while waiting

And explain how you felt in the traffic jam

Part 3

  1. How can we solve the traffic jam problem?
  2. Do you think developing public transport can solve traffic jam problems?
  3. Do you think the highways will help reduce traffic jams?
  4. What are good ways to manage traffic?

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Part 2

Describe a way/change that helps you save a lot of time

You should say:

What it is

How you implement it

How difficult it is

And explain how you feel about the way/change

Part 3

  1. What can people do to save time?
  2. Does technology help people save time? How and why?
  3. Do you think parents should be responsible for teaching children to save time?
  4. Do people who can manage time well become successful more easily?

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Part 2

Describe something that surprised you and made you happy

You should say:

What it was

Who did this

How you found out about it and what you did

And explain why it surprised you and made you happy

[paper BC 3/9/2022]

Part 3

  1. How do people express happiness in your culture?
  2. Do you think happiness has any effect on people? How?
  3. How can people be happy?
  4. Is it good for people to be unhappy? Why?

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Part 2

Describe a difficult decision that you made and had a good result

You should say:

What the decision was

When you made that decision

Why it was difficult to make

And explain how you felt about the good result

Part 3

  1. What kinds of decisions do young people have to make?
  2. Do you think young people are easily influenced by others while they make decisions? Why or why not?
  3. Do you think some people can make decisions without asking for advice from others?
  4. Do you think it’s necessary for kids to make as many decisions by themselves as they can?

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Part 2

Describe a popular/well-known person in your country

You should say:

Who this person is

What he/she has done

Why he/she is popular

And explain how you feel about this person

Part 3

  1. What kind of people are popular at work?
  2. Are bosses more popular than employees at work?
  3. Which one is more important, keeping a good relationship with colleagues or doing well at work?
  4. What benefits are there when a child is popular at school?

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Part 2

Describe an important event you celebrated

You should say:

What the event was

When it happened

Who attended the event

And explain how you felt about the event

Part 3

  1. Do you like to celebrate important events? Why?
  2. What kinds of events do people usually celebrate?
  3. Do people often celebrate events with a large group of people or just a few people?
  4. Do people often celebrate festivals with families?

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Part 2

Describe something you do that can help you concentrate on work/study

You should say:

What it is

How it helps you concentrate

When you do it

And explain how you feel about it

Part 3

  1. Why is it more difficult for children to concentrate nowadays than in the past?
  2. Do you think technology will harm children’s ability to concentrate?
  3. What kinds of jobs require high concentration at work?
  4. Can exercise help people improve concentration?

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Part 2

Describe a friend you like to talk with

You should say:

Who he/she is

What you like to talk about

Why you like to talk with him/her

And explain how you feel about him/her

Part 3

  1. Where do young people like to meet?
  2. What do young people talk about when they meet up?
  3. Do you think people should be honest when talking with friends?
  4. On what occasion do people talk with strangers?

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Part 2

Describe a contest/competition you would like to participate in

You should say:

What the contest/competition is about

Where the contest/competition will take place

When it will be held

And explain why you would like to participate in it

Part 3

  1. What are the contests commonly seen on TV programs?
  2. Why are competition shows popular?
  3. What kinds of industries need competition? Why?
  4. Do you think it is necessary to encourage people to complete with others in companies?

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Part 2

Describe a family member who you want to work with in the future

You should say:

Who he/she is

Whether you worked together before

What kind of work you would like to do with him/her

And explain how you feel about this family member

Part 3

  1. What kinds of family business are common in China?
  2. Is it good to work with family members? Why?
  3. Why do people want to do family business?
  4. What benefits are there when working for big companies?

(COMPUTER-BASED 9/9/2022 at IDP)

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Part 2

Describe a time you were very busy

You should say:

When it happened

Where you were

What you did

And explain why you were busy

Part 3

  1. Are you often busy?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages when people keep busy?
  3. Do you think children should learn through playing games or under pressure?
  4. What kind of pressure people may experience at work?

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Part 2

Describe a city you would recommend as a nice place to live (not your hometown)

You should say:

What it is

Where it is

What you know about this place

And explain why you recommend it as a nice place to live

Part 3

  1. Where do people live to live in your country?
  2. Why do many people move to the city?
  3. What are the advantages of living close to the workplace?
  4. What kinds of places do older people prefer to live in?

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Part 2

Describe a time you used your cellphone/smartphone to do something important

You should say:

What happened

When it happened

How important the cellphone/smartphone was

And explain how you felt about the experience

Part 3

  1. What do you usually do with a cellphone?
  2. What are the differences between young people and old people when using a cellphone?
  3. Which one is more important, using a cellphone to make phone calls or to read messages?
  4. Do you think there should be a law to stop people from making phone calls in public?

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Part 2

Describe an interesting neighbor

You should say:

Who he/she is

How you knew him/her

What you do together

And explain why he/she is interesting

Part 3

  1. Do you think people are familiar with their neighbors?
  2. How can people improve the relationship with neighbors in a community?
  3. How do children build relationships with others in a community?
  4. Is it beneficial to get along well with neighbors?

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Part 2

Describe a time when someone asked for your opinion

You should say:

Who asked for your opinion

Why he/she wanted to know your opinion

What opinion you gave

And explain how you felt when he/she asked for your opinion

Part 3

  1. Why do some people dislike giving their opinions?
  2. Are there any apps designed for collecting opinions abouts products or services?
  3. Why do people like to express their opinions on the Internet nowadays?
  4. What are the disadvantages of sharing opinions on the Internet?

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Part 2

Describe an important river/lake in your country

You should say:

Where it is located

How big/long it is

What it looks like

And explain why it is important

Part 3

  1. How can rivers and lakes benefit local people?
  2. Do you think rivers and lakes attract tourists?
  3. How do rivers and lakes affect local tourism?
  4. Are rivers and lakes good for transport? Why?

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