IELTS Practice Test Volume 4 Speaking Practice Test 1
Why don't we talk about bad memories from your secondary school days?
Do you have any bad memories from your secondary school days?
What aspect did you most dislike from those times?
Do those same negative features exist today?
Let's move on to talk about email.
How often do you send or receive emails? Why?
Is junk email, or spam, a problem for you? Why?
Do you think you will use email more, or less, in the future?
Let's talk about being late
Are you sometimes late for deadlines or appointments? Why?
Is it important for you to start things on time? Why (not)?
Does other people's lateness sometimes affect you? How?
What measures do you take to arrive or start on time?
Describe an unexpected happening or outcome in your life.
You should talk about:
the circumstances which made it unexpected
the reaction of yourself and others to it
and whether the end result was good or bad
Keeping the Same Job
Do many people in your country keep the same job most of their lives?
What are the advantages of keeping the same job?
Are there disadvantages to keeping the same job? What?
What sort of jobs can people hold for life? Why?
Unpredictability in Life
What sort of unexpected events can occur in life (e.g. sudden illness)?
Which of these can be the most serious (e.g. losing your job)?
Do you think people can learn something from this unexpectedness?
What can be done to reduce the degree of unpredictability of unexpectedness in life (e.g. careful planning in advance)?
Adapting to Change
What skills are necessary to adapt to change?
Do you think most people have these skills? Why (not)?
Is it necessary to have these skills in life? Why (not)?
What can go wrong if one does not have these skills? Given examples.