IELTS Speaking topics Part 1
Below is a list of topics and questions that the examiner can ask you in part 1 of the IELTS speaking test. Remember that these are personal questions and you should, therefore, give personal answers.
Typical topics for IELTS Speaking Part 1
Do you work or study? (Depending on your answer go to either of the sections «Work»/»Study»)
What is your job?
Where do you work?
Why did you choose that job?
Is it a popular job in your country?
Do you like your job?
Do you get on well with your colleagues?
What was your first day like?
What responsibilities do you have at work?
If you had the chance, would you change your job?
Do you plan to continue with your job in the future?
What do you study?
Where do you study that?
Why did you choose that subject?
Is it a popular subject in your country?
Do you like that subject?
What are the main aspects of your subject?
If you had the chance, would you change the subject?
Do you plan to get a job in the same field as your subject?
Where is your hometown?
Do you like your hometown?
Do you often visit your hometown?
What is your hometown like?
What is the oldest place in your hometown?
What is there for a foreigner to do or see in your hometown?
How could your hometown be improved?
Has your hometown changed much since you were a child?
Is there good public transportation in your hometown?
Do you think your hometown is a good place to bring up children?
Where is your home?
Do you live in a house or a flat?
Who do you live with?
Are there many rooms in your home?
What is your favourite room?
How are the walls decorated?
What would you change about your home?
Do you plan to live there in the future?
What facilities are there near your home?
What is your neighbourhood like?
Do most people live in houses in your country?