Here are four questions and answers for each of the 10 common topics for IELTS Speaking Part 1:
1. Work or studies:
- What do you do for work/study?
“I am currently a student, studying computer science at the university.”
- What did you study in school?
“I studied a variety of subjects in school, but my main focus was on math and science.”
- Do you like your job/study?
“I really enjoy studying computer science. I find it challenging, but also very rewarding.”
- What are your plans for the future?
“My plan is to find a job in the tech industry after I graduate, and eventually work my way up to a management position.”
2. Hobbies and interests:
- What do you like to do in your free time?
“I enjoy reading, hiking, and playing video games in my free time.”
- How often do you engage in your hobbies?
“I try to make time for my hobbies at least a few times a week.”
- Why do you like these activities?
“I like these activities because they allow me to relax and escape from the stress of daily life.”
- Do you think hobbies are important?
“I definitely think hobbies are important. They provide a sense of balance and fulfillment in life.”
3. Home and living:
- Where are you from?
“I am originally from a small town in the countryside.”
- Where do you live now?
“I currently live in the city for my studies.”
- Do you prefer city or countryside living?
“I prefer the countryside, as it is quieter and has more greenery, but I appreciate the convenience and excitement of city living as well.”
- What kind of housing do you live in?
“I live in a small apartment in the city, which is convenient for my studies and budget.”
- Have you traveled to any countries?
“Yes, I have traveled to several countries, including Japan, Italy, and Australia.”
- Where would you like to travel to in the future?
“I would love to visit New Zealand in the future, as it is known for its stunning landscapes and outdoor activities.”
- Why do you like to travel?
“I like to travel because it allows me to experience new cultures, try new foods, and make new memories.”
- Do you think travel is important?
“I definitely think travel is important, as it broadens your horizons and helps you appreciate different perspectives and ways of life.”
5. Family and friends:
- Who do you live with?
“I currently live alone, but I have a close-knit family who live nearby.”
- How important are friends and family to you?
“Friends and family are incredibly important to me. They provide support, love, and laughter in my life.”
- Do you have any close friends?
“Yes, I have a small group of close friends who I have known for many years.”
- Do you think family and friends are more important than work or hobbies?
“For me, family and friends are equally important as work and hobbies. They all play a role in my overall happiness and well-being.”
6. Health and fitness:
- How do you stay healthy?
“I stay healthy by eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly, such as going to the gym or playing sports.”
- How often do you exercise?
“I try to exercise at least 3-4 times a week.”
- Do you eat healthy food?
“I try to eat healthy food, but I also allow myself the occasional treat, such as junk food or dessert.”
- What is your opinion on healthy living?
“I think healthy living is very important, as it impacts not only your physical health, but also your mental and emotional well-being.”
- What kind of technology do you use?
“I use a variety of technology, including a smartphone, laptop, and smart home devices.”
- How often do you use technology?
“I use technology on a daily basis, both for personal and work-related purposes.”
- Do you think technology has improved our lives?
“I definitely think technology has improved our lives in many ways, such as by making communication and information access easier and more convenient.”
- What is your opinion on the impact of technology on society?
“I believe that technology has both positive and negative impacts on society, such as increasing efficiency and convenience, but also leading to decreased face-to-face interaction and increased screen time.”
8. Weather and climate:
- What is the weather like where you live?
“The weather where I live is typically mild, with temperatures ranging from the low 60s to the high 80s.”
- Do you like hot or cold weather more?
“I personally prefer warm weather, as it allows for more outdoor activities and a more positive mood.”
- What is your favorite season?
“My favorite season is summer, as it provides more opportunities for vacations and outdoor activities.”
- What is your opinion on climate change?
“I believe that climate change is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, as it will have far-reaching impacts on our environment and way of life.”
9. Food and drink:
- What kind of food do you like to eat?
“I enjoy a variety of food, but I particularly like Mexican and Italian cuisine.”
- Do you like to cook?
“Yes, I enjoy cooking, as it allows me to experiment with different ingredients and flavors.”
- What is your favorite food?
“My favorite food is sushi, as it is a combination of fresh ingredients and unique flavors.”
- What is your opinion on healthy eating?
“I think healthy eating is very important
10. Travel: Journey and discovery
- Have you ever been on a trip before?
“Yes, I have been on several trips before, both domestically and internationally.”
- Where is your favorite place you have visited?
“My favorite place that I have visited is probably Tokyo, Japan. The culture and cityscape were both fascinating and unique.”
- What do you like to do when you travel?
“When I travel, I like to explore new places, try local foods, and experience the culture and history of the location.”
- What is your opinion on travel?
“I think travel is a great way to broaden one’s perspectives and experiences, as well as create memories that will last a lifetime.”