IELTS Speaking 2023

Beautiful Things

  • What does human beauty mean to you?
  • Do you think the idea of human beauty now differs from the past?
  • Do you think there are more beautiful things now than in the past? Why?
  • What beautiful scenery spots are there in your country?
  • Where do you think people usually come into contact with beautiful things?
  • Why do you think people create beautiful things?

Foreign Language

  • Why do people learn foreign languages?
  • Do you think language learning is important?
  • What makes a good foreign language teacher?
  • Do you think grammar is important when learning foreign languages?
  • Is it interesting to be a foreign language teacher? Why?


  • Should people set goals for themselves?
  • How do you define success?
  • How do we judge whether young people are successful?
  • Are successful people lonely?


  • Do you still keep in touch with your friends from childhood? Why?
  • How important is childhood friendship to children?
  • Why do people lose contact with their friends after graduation?
  • Do you think people’s relationship with friends will change when they get older?
  • What do you think of online social media?
  • Do you think online social media will replace face-to-face communication?
  • How does modern technology influence friendship?

Watch movies

  • Where do people usually watch movies?
  • What are the differences between watching movies at home and in a cinema?
  • Are actors or actresses important to movies? Why?
  • Why are there fewer people going to the cinema to watch movies nowadays?


  • Why do people rarely use cash now?
  • Do you think it is helpful to give money as gifts?
  • When do children begin to comprehend the value of money?
  • Should parents reward children with money?
  • Is it good and necessary to teach children to save money?


  • Why do some people dislike giving their opinions?
  • Are there any apps designed for collecting opinions about products or services?
  • Why do people like to express their opinions on the internet nowadays?
  • What are the advantages of sharing opinions on the internet?


  • Do people in your country like to take public transport?
  • Why do some people like a slow-paced life?
  • Is being patient good for people? Why?
  • Are people less patient now than people in the past? Why?


  • Are older people as fashionable as young people?
  • Are women more fashionable than men? Why?
  • Why is fashion more/very important to some people?

Online Shopping

  • What kind of service do you think is good?
  • What are the differences between shopping online and in stores?
  • Do you think online shopping will replace in-store shopping in the future? Why?
  • What problems do customers often have while shopping?
  • What do you think customers should do when there is a problem with a product they bought online?

City and Countryside, House, Decoration

  • What are the differences between houses or buildings in the city and the countryside?
  • Do you prefer to live in the city or the countryside?
  • What are the safety risks in residential buildings in cities?
  • Is it expensive to decorate a house or an apartment in the place where you live?


  • What qualities make a role model?
  • Do people need to be encouraged when facing difficulties?
  • What kind of things can inspire people?
  • What kinds of jobs need inspiration?

Quiet place, Noise

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


  • What do you do if you disagree with someone?
  • How do we stop an argument from escalating into a fight?
  • What disagreements do parents and children usually have?
  • Who do you think should teach children to respect their teacher?


  • What outdoor activities are popular in China?
  • What are the differences between after-class activities done by young and older children?
  • Should young people try as many new activities as possible?
  • Are those people who like dangerous activities more likely to be successful?
  • Do you think people should change jobs when there are new chances?


  • How can we get to know people from different cultures better?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of cultural diversity?
  • How can traditional culture and other cultures coexist?

Grow Plants, Agriculture

  • Are there many people growing their vegetables now?
  • Do you think it is good to let kids learn how to plant?
  • What do you think of the job of a farmer?
  • What are the differences between traditional and modern agriculture?


  • What can children learn from their parents?
  • Do you think some children are well-behaved because their parents influence them?
  • Is it necessary for adults to learn new things?
  • How can people learn new things?


  • 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 teachers play videos in class in your country?


  • How does technology help people tell stories?
  • Do you prefer to read e-books or paper books?
  • Why are mystery novels so popular nowadays?
  • What kinds of stories do children like?


  • Do young people like to do sports?
  • What are the benefits of sports for children?
  • Is it necessary to build public sports space?
  • What do you think of companies donating sports venues to poor children?


  • Is it important to take photos while traveling?
  • Can you trust other people’s journals on the internet?
  • What factors affect how people feel about travel?
  • Will you travel to a foreign country because of the distinct landscape?


  • Is it important to have a daily plan?
  • What kind of things do people need to plan carefully?
  • Is there anything that can’t be planned?
  • Do you think it is important to have a work-life balance?


  • Do you think kids like to share?
  • How can parents teach their children to share?
  • What do you think is the benefit of sharing for children?
  • Is there anything that parents would persuade children to share with others?


  • Do you think we should use plastic products?
  • How can we reduce our use of plastic?
  • What kinds of plastic waste are often seen in your country?
  • Why do people like to use plastic products?


  • How can people search for information now?
  • What information can people get from television?
  • Do you think libraries are still important in the digital age?
  • Does the development of the internet have any impact on some disadvantaged people?
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