IELTS Speaking 2023

Hometown – IMPORTANT

  • Where in your country do you live? / Where is your hometown?
  • How long have you been living in your hometown?
  • Do you like your hometown? Why?
  • How long have you been living in your hometown?
  • Do you believe it is a proper place to grow up? Why?
  • Has your hometown changed much these years?
    或 Has your hometown changed much since you were a child?
  • How could your hometown be improved?
  • Is there good public transportation in your hometown?
  • Will you be moving away from your hometown?

Accommodation – IMPORTANT

  • Do you live in a house or a flat?
  • Why do you live in an apartment/house?
  • Do you plan to live here for a long time?
    Do you plan to live there in the future?
  • How long have you lived there?
  • Which is your favourite room in your home? Why?
  • What can you see when you look out the window of your room?
    Can you describe the view from your windows?
  • What kind of accommodation do you wish to have in the future?
  • Can you tell me about your apartment when you were a child?

Study or Work – IMPORTANT

  • What subject are you studying?
  • Why did you choose that subject?
  • Are you looking forward to working?
  • Do you like your subject? (Why? / Why not?)
  • Do you prefer to study in the mornings or in the afternoons?
  • Do you miss being a student?
  • Is it exciting?
  • Are you looking forward to working?
  • Why did you choose to do that work (or that job)?
  • Do you like your job?
  • Is it exciting?

Area Live In – IMPORTANT

  • Where are you living now?
  • What do you like most about where you live?
  • What is the neighborhood like where you live?
  • Do you have any friends there?
  • What can be improved in the area where you live?
  • Do you know any famous people in the area where you live?
  • Do you intend to stay in this area in the future?


  • Do you like eating chocolate? Why or why not?
  • How often do you eat chocolate?
  • Did you often eat chocolate when you were a kid?
  • Why do you think chocolate is popular around the world?
  • What is your favorite flavor of chocolate?
  • Do you think it is good to use chocolate as gifts to others?


  • Do you usually wear T-shirts?
  • Do you like T-shirts with pictures or prints?
  • Do you think older people are fashionable if they wear T-shirts?
  • Have you ever bought T-shirts as souvenirs?


  • What do you usually do on weekends?
  • What did you do last weekend?
  • Do you have plans for your weekends? / What will you do next weekend?
  • Do you like weekends?
  • What do other people in your hometown do on weekends?

Stay Up Late

  • Do you often stay up late?
  • Did you stay up late when you were a kid?
  • What do you do when you stay up late?
  • What does it feel like the following day when you stay up late?


  • What music do you like?
  • What music do you dislike?
  • Do you often listen to one type of music?
  • What music do your friends like? Do you enjoy the same type of music?
  • What is the most popular type of music where you live?
  • Which singer or musician would you like to see in person?


  • Do you often go to library?
  • What books or materials do you often read in a library?
  • What do you usually do in a library other than reading?
  • Do people in your country often go to library?


  • How often do you wear jewelry?
  • What type of jewelry do you like to wear?
  • Do you usually buy jewelry?
  • Why do you think some people wear a piece of jewelry for a long time?

Outer Space

  • Have you ever learned about outer space and stars?
  • Are you interested in films concerning outer space and stars?
  • Do you want to go into outer space in the future?


  • Where do you go to school?
  • Do you go to a good school?
  • Do you like your teachers?
  • Do you like your current learning atmosphere?
  • What are the differences between your school and other schools?
  • Is there anything you want to change about your school?


  • Do you like art?
  • Did you learn to draw when you were a kid?
  • Have you ever visited an art gallery?
  • Is there any artwork on the wall in your room?
  • Do you want to be an artist?
  • Do you like modern art or traditional art?


  • Is there anything that makes you feel happy lately?
  • What made you happy when you were little?
  • What do you think will make you feel happy in the future?
  • Do you feel happy when buying new things?
  • Do you think people are happy when buying new things?

Small Business

  • Do you know many small businesses where you live?
  • Do you prefer buying things in big companies or small businesses?
  • Have you ever worked in small businesses?
  • Have you ever thought about starting your own business?


  • Do you always bring a lot of keys with you?
  • Have you ever lost your keys?
  • Do you often forget the keys and lock yourself out?
  • How can we avoid losing keys?
  • Do you think it’s a good idea to leave your keys with a neighbour?
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