The Exam >> Sample IELTS Speaking Test
Get a feel for the IELTS Speaking exam with this sample video. Before you watch the student, scroll down the page to see the examiner’s questions. How would you answer them?
Part 1: Sample Interview Questions
Do you work or are you a student?
And what subject do you study?
Why did you choose this subject?
What do you hope to do when you finish your studies?
What do you usually do at the weekend?
What do you think you will do next weekend?
Do you enjoy your weekends more now than you did when you were a child?
How important is it for you to relax at the end of the week?
What sort of music do you usually enjoy listening to?
Has the kind of music you like changed over the years?
Do you prefer listening to live music or recorded music?
Do you think listening to music helps you study?
Part 2: Sample Long Turn
Describe a special gift or present you gave to someone.
(No further instructions are given on the video).
Part 3: Sample Discussion Questions
On what occasions do family members give gifts to each other in (your country)?
Do people tend to spend a of money on gifts?
What kind of gifts do children give to adults?
What age do children start to choose to give presents to their parents?
How important is giving gifts within families?
What sort of aid do countries give to other countries?
What motivates governments to give aid to other countries?
Do you think the aid is always helpful?
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