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Latest IELTS Speaking topics in 2023

Latest IELTS Speaking topics in 2023

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Check out Sample Answers by IELTS test takers for a recent IELTS speaking tests in 2023.

IELTS Speaking Forecast Jan-April 2023

Part 1

1. Work or studies
- What subjects are you studying?
- Do you like your subject?
- Why did you choose to study that subject?
- Is it very interesting?
- Do you prefer to study in the mornings or in the afternoon?

2. Names
- Does your name have any special meaning?
- How would you choose names for your next generation?
- Are there any difference between how the children name in your country now and in the past?
- Does anyone in your family have the same name as you?

3. Morning time
- Do you like getting up early in the morning?
- What do you usually do in the morning?
- What did you do in the morning when you were little? Why?
- Do you spend your mornings doing the same things on both weekends and weekdays? Why?

4. Housework and cooking
- Do you do some cooking at home now?
- Do you think your home is clean and tidy?
- Did you do some house cleaning when you were young?
- Do you have breakfast at home every day?

5. Hometown
- Where is your hometown?
- Is that a big city or a small place?
- Do you like your hometown?
- What do you like most about your hometown?

6. Home and Accommodation
- Do you live in a house or a flat?
- Can you describe the place where you live?
- How long have you lived there?
- What part of your home do you like the most?

7. Geography
- Do you like geography?
- Have you every studied geography at school?
- Are you good at reading a map?
- Would you visit a country because of its geographical location?

8. Birthday
- What do you usually do on your birthday?
- What did you do on your birthday when you were young?
- Do you think it is important for you to celebrate your birthday?
- Whose birthday do you think is the most important to celebrate in your country?

9. Social media
- Do you or your friends like using social media?
- Do you think you or your friends use too much social media?
- Do you want to work in social media? Why?
- What’s the most popular social media in your country? Why?

10. Technology
- What technology do you often use, computers or cellphones?
- What electronic devices have you bought lately?
- Is there any technology you want to buy?
- Is technology important in your life?

Part 2

1. Sports places
Describe a popular place for sports (e.g. a stadium) that you’ve been to
You should say:
- Where it is
- When you went there
- What you did there
And explain how you felt about this place

2. Something interesting
Describe a story or novel you have read that you found interesting
You should say:
- When you read it
- What the story or novel was about
- Who wrote it
And explain why it was interesting

3. Favourite show
Describe a program you like to watch
You should say:
- What it is
- What it is about
- Who you watch it with
And explain why you like to watch it

4. Flower bearer
Describe a person you know who loves to grow plants (e.g. vegetables/fruits/flowers etc.)
You should say:
- Who this person is
- What he/she grows
- Where he/she grows them
And explain why he/she enjoys growing plants

5. Sharing
Describe something you had to share with others
You should say:
- What it was
- Who you shared it with
- Why you had to share it with others
And explain how you felt about it

6. Plastic waste
Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (e.g. in a park, on the beach, etc.)
You should say:
- Where and when you saw the plastic waste
- Why there was a lot of plastic waste
- What you did after you saw them
And explain what your thoughts were about this

7. A person/friend
Describe a friend from your childhood
You should say:
- Who he/she is
- Where and how you met each other
- What you often did together
And explain what made you like him/her

8. Object
Describe an object that you think is beautiful
You should say:
- What it is
- Where you saw it
- What it looks like
And explain why you think it is beautiful

9. Difficult thing
Describe a difficult thing you did and succeeded
You should say:
- What it was
- How you overcame the difficulties
- Whether you got help
And explain how you felt after you succeeded

10. Outdoor activities
Describe an outdoor activity you did in a new place recently.
You should say:
- Where and when you went there
- What the activity was
- Whether you asked for help in the activity
And explain why you attended the activity

Part 3

1. Sports places
- What are the benefits of sports for children?
- What do you think of companies donating sports venues for poor children?
- is technology helpful for people to do sports?
- Do you think local sports teams can help increase community connections?

2. Something interesting
- How does technology help people tell stories?
- Why are mystery novels so popular nowadays?
- What kinds of novels are suitable for a film adaptation?
- Is there any difference between the popular novels now and those in the past?

3. Favourite show
- What programs do people like to watch in your country?
- Do people in your country like to watch foreign TV programs?
- What is the benefit of letting kids watch animal videos than visiting zoos?
- Do you think we can acquire knowledge from watching TV programs?

4. Flower bearer
- Are there many people growing their own vegetables now?
- Do you think it’s good to let kids learn how to plant?
- What are the differences between traditional and modern agriculture?
- What happened to the farmers’ income during the pandemic?

5. Sharing
- Do you think kids like to share? Why?
- What do you think is the benefit of sharing for children?
- How can governments encourage shared transport?
- Why is it important to share food with others during a celebration?

6. Plastic waste
- Do you think we should use plastic products?
- What kinds of plastic waste are often seen in your country?
- What can the government do to reduce plastics pollution?
- Do you think we can do without plastic altogether in the future?

7. A person/friend
- Do you still keep in touch with your friends from childhood? Why or why not?
- What do you think of communicating via social media?
- What’s the difference between having younger friends and older friends?
- Do you tink online communication through social media will replace face-to-face communication?

8. Object
- What beautiful scenery spots are there in your country?
- Do you think there are more beautiful things now than in the past? Why
- Do people in your country prefer listening to music to appreciating paintings and literature?
- Why do many people do to scenic spots in person instead of just reading about them in books?

9. Difficult thing
- How can we judge whether young people are successful nowadays?
- What kinds of success can students achieve at school?
- Should students be proud of their success?
- Are successful people often lonely?

10. Outdoor activities
- What outdoor activities are popular in your country?
- Do you think it’s better for people to change jobs when there are new chances?
- Should young people try as many new activites as possible?
- Do young people do the same outdoor activities as old people do nowadays?