Forecast IETLS Speaking (May – Aug) 2022

IELTS Speaking Test Forecast Quarter 2 (May – Aug) 2022 provides an overview of some common and repeated topics in exams.

IETLS Speaking Part 1: 16 topics

IETLS Speaking Part 2/3: 24 topics

IELTS Speaking Part 1

1. Work and studies (always in use)

  • Do you work or are you a student?
  • What work do you do? What subjects are you studying? Why did you choose that job?
  • Why did you choose to study that subject? Do you like your job?
  • Is there anything you dislike about your job? What do you like about your studies?
  • What do you dislike about your studies?
  • What was your dream job when you were young? Have you changed your mind on your dream job?

2. Hometown (always in use)

  • Please describe your hometown a little. What is your town well-known for?
  • Do you like your hometown?
  • Is that a big city or a small place? How long have you been living there?
  • Do you think you will continue living there for a long time?
  • Would you like to live in the countryside in the future?
  • What is the difference between living in the countryside and the city? What do you like to do in the countryside?
  • What do people living in the countryside like to do? How has your town changed over the last 20 years?

3. Drawing and art galleries

  • Do you like painting or drawing?
  • What kinds of things do you like to draw? Is it easy to learn how to draw?
  • What do you know about paintings? Have you learned drawing or painting?
  • Do you like visiting museums and art galleries? Do you often visit museums?
  • When was the last time you visited a museum?
  • What did you learn from visiting museums and art galleries?
  • Which do you prefer to visit, museums or art galleries?

4. Mirrors

  • Do you usually take a mirror with you? (added on 8 February 2022)
  • How often do you use a mirror?
  • Do you like looking at yourself in a mirror?
  • Do you use a mirror before buying clothing? What functions does a mirror have?
  • Do you think a mirror is a good decoration? Have you ever bought a mirror?

5. Dreams

  • Do you remember your dreams when you wake up?
  • Do you think dreams will affect life?
  • Do you think dreams have special meanings?
  • Do you like hearing other people’s dreams?
  • Do you share your dreams with others?
  • Do you want to learn more about dreams?

6. Emails/ letters

  • Do you write many letters or emails?
  • Is sending emails popular in your country?
  • Do you prefer to write letters by hand or to use a computer?
  • What are the differences between letters and emails?
  • What do you usually write about?
  • When would you send emails to others?
  • Who do you usually write to?
  • Is it hard to think of what to write?
  • What kind of letter or email do you think is the hardest to write?

7. Sports

  • Do you like watching sports programs on TV?
  • Who do you like to watch live sports games with?
  • Do you like to watch live sports games?
  • What is the difference between watching sports events at home and at the stadium?
  • Do you like sport?
  • Do most people in your country like sports? What sports do you like?
  • What sports do people in your country like to play?
  • What was your favorite sport when you were young?

Taking photos

  • Do you like to take photographs?
  • What do you like to photograph?
  • How did you become interested in photography?
  • How do you keep your photos?
  • Do you ever delete or, if on paper, throw away any of your photos?

8. Cinemas

  • How often do you go to a cinema to watch a movie?
  • Did you usually go to the cinema when you were a kid?
  • Do you like to watch movies alone or with your friends?
  • Do you like to go to the cinema with your friends?
  • What kinds of movies do you like best?

9. Street markets

  • Are there many street markets in your country?
  • What do street markets sell?
  • What do people usually buy at street markets?
  • What is the difference between street markets and supermarkets?
  • Do you prefer shopping in a shopping mall or at a street market?
  • Do many people go to street markets in your country?
  • Do you like going to street markets?

10. Mobile phones

  • What was your first mobile phone?
  • How often do you use your mobile phone?
  • Do you use your mobile phone for texting or calls?
  • Can you describe your mobile phone?
  • Will you buy a new mobile phone in the future?
  • How has your mobile phone changed your life?

11. Time management

  • How do you usually organize and plan your time?
  • Is it easy to manage time for you?
  • What is the hardest part about making plans?
  • What is the latest plan that you made?

12. Websites

  • What kinds of websites do you often visit?
  • What kinds of websites are popular in your country?
  • What is your favorite website?
  • Are there any changes to the websites you often visit?

13. Losing and finding things

  • What should people do if they find something?
  • Is it ok to keep an item that you found?
  • What should people do to find what they lost?
  • What things do people usually find?
  • Have you ever lost something?

14. Daily routine

  • How do you organize your study time? What is your daily study routine?
  • Do you ever change your plans? Have you ever changed your routine?
  • What’s your favorite time of the day?
  • Do you like to plan what you will do each day?
  • Please describe your typical daily routine What do you usually do at this time of day?
  • Do you usually do the same things at the same time each day?

15. Cars

  • What is the farthest place you have traveled to by car?
  • Do you like to sit in front or back when traveling by car?
  • When do you travel by car?

16. Memory

  • Are you good at memorizing things?
  • Why do people often forget small things?
  • How can you make sure you don’t forget things?

IELTS Speaking Part 2/3

1. Describe a lesson that you remember well

You should say:

  • When it was
  • Where it was
  • What you did
  • What your teacher did
  • Why it was special

Part 3 – ‘Remembering things’

2. Describe a gift you’d like to buy for your friend

You should say:

  • What gift do you want to buy
  • Who you’d like to give it to why you’d to buy a gift
  • Why did you’ve chosen that gift

Part 3 – ‘Gifts’

3. Describe a story someone told you and you remember

You should say:

  • What this story is about
  • Who told you this story when you heard it
  • Why do you remember it

Part 3 – ‘Stories’

4. Describe a new place that you visited

You should say:

  • What place it was
  • Why you go there
  • What you did there
  • How you feel about it

Part 3 – ‘New places’

5. Describe a rule that you don’t like

You should say:

  • what it is
  • why you don’t like it
  • what others feel about it
  • whether you follow the rule

Part 3 – ‘Rules’

6. Describe an interesting city

You should say:

  • what city it is
  • how you know it what it is famous for
  • why do you think it is beautiful

Part 3 – ‘Cities, countryside, tourism’

7. Describe a long walk you had

You should say:

  • where it was
  • who you were with why it was long
  • how you feel about it

Part 3 – ‘Leisure’

8. Describe a piece of clothes that you received as a gift

You should say:

  • when you received the clothes
  • what the piece of clothes was like who gave it to you explain
  • how you feel about it

Part 3 – ‘Clothes’

9. Describe a person you follow on social media

You should say:

  • Who this person is
  • How you know this person
  • What this person posts on social media
  • Explain why you follow this person

Part 3 – ‘Social media’

10. Describe a skill that you learned from older people

You should say:

  • What skill it was
  • Who you learned it from
  • How you did it how you feel about it

Part 3 – ‘Learning from others’

11. Describe a place in the village you visited

You should say:

  • What place it is
  • When you went there
  • What you did there
  • How you feel about it

Part 3 – ‘Countryside’

12. Describe a thing you did to learn a language

You should say:

  • What language you learned
  • what you did
  • how it helped you how you felt about it

Part 3 – ‘Learning languages’

13. Describe a song that means something special to you

You should say:

  • What this song is about
  • When you heard this song for the first time
  • How often you listen to this song
  • Why it is special to you

Part 3 – ‘Music’

14. Describe an occasion when you received a special cake

You should say:

  • What kind of cake it was when you had it
  • Who gave it to you
  • Why it was special

Part 3 – ‘Food’

15. Describe an interesting discussion you had with your friend

You should say:

  • What it was about
  • What opinions you and your friend had
  • Why it was interesting
  • How you felt about it

Part 3 – ‘Opinions and ideas, communication’

16. Describe a person who contributes to the society You should say:

  • Who this person is
  • How you know the person how this person helps others
  • How you feel about
  • What this person does

Part 3 – ‘Jobs’

17. Describe a person that you like to spend time with

You should say:

  • Who this person is
  • How you know this person what you like to do together
  • Why you like to spend time with this person

Part 3 – ‘Getting along with others’

18. Describe a house or apartment you’d like to live in

You should say:

  • What kind of accommodation it will be
  • Where it will be if it will be big or small
  • What it will look like

Part 3 – ‘Accommodation’

19. Describe a product or service that you got for free

You should say:

  • What it was
  • How you got it
  • How you felt about it

Part 3 – ‘Free things’

20. Describe something that was broken in your home and then repaired

You should say:

  • What it is
  • How it was broken
  • How it was repaired
  • How you felt about it

Part 3 – ‘Repairing things’

21. Describe something you can’t live without (not a computer or phone)

You should say:

  • What it is
  • How you use it
  • How often you use it
  • How it helps you and why you can’t live without it

Part 3 – ‘New and old things’

22. Describe an ambition you haven’t achieved

You should say:

  • What it is
  • Why you haven’t achieved it what you did
  • How you felt about it

Part 3 – ‘Ambitions’

23. Describe a person you met only once and you want to know more about

You should say:

  • Who this person is
  • How you met this person when you met this person
  • Why you want to know more about this person

23. Describe a toy that you liked when you were a child

You should say:

  • What the toy was
  • Who gave it to you
  • How you used this toy
  • How you felt when you got this toy

Part 3 – ‘Toys, kids and ads’

24. Describe a time when you prepared for a happy event successfully 

You should say:

  • what the event was
  • when and where it was
  • how you prepared

Part 3 – ‘Organizing things’

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