IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Осень-Зима 2022

IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Осень-Зима 2022

IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Осень-Зима 2022

Activity after work/school

- Part 2
Describe an activity you often do after school or work.
You should say:
what you do
how often you do it
where you do the activity
and explain why you like doing this particular activity.


- Part 3
What types of outdoor activities are popular in your country?
Are men more into extreme sports than women? Why?
Why do some people enjoy extreme sports?
Why do people enjoy doing dangerous things?


Getting up early

- Part 2
Describe a time when you got up (extremely) early in the morning
You should say
when it happened
why you got up early
who you were with
and explain how you felt about getting up early

- Part 3
Why do people get up early?
Is it easy to get up early?
Who usually gets up early: young or elderly people?
Do you know anyone who gets up early?
On what occasions should people get up early early?
Do young people in your country stay up late? Why?
Why do people like to stay up late?
In what kinds of situations should people arrive early?
When do you think people should arrive on time?
Why do people need to be on time?
Do you think if it is important to be punctual?


A clever solution

- Part 2
Describe a person who offered a clever solution to a problem
OR
Describe a situation when someone suggested a clever solution.
You should say:
when it was
what the situation was
who suggested the solution
and say why you think it was a clever solution.

- Part 3
Are people born clever or do they need to learn to be clever?
Why are some children more intelligent than others?
Is the intelligence of a person important?
How do people assess someone’s intelligence? (e.g., tests?)
Is there anything that intelligent people find difficult to do?
Do you think smart people tend to be selfish?
Are smart people happy?


A business person

- Part 2
Describe a businessman you admire

You should say:
who this person is
how you knew this person
what business the person does
and explain why you admire the businessman.

- Part 3
What do you think are the key factors that contribute to the success of a business?
What kinds of qualities do people need to run their own business?
What skills are important for success in business?
What kinds of businesses are popular in your country?
Will the businessman continue to work hard after he has succeeded?
Why do some people set up their own business?
What are the differences between being a boss and working for others?
Is it better to have your own business than work for a boss?


A cafe

- Part 2
Describe a cafe you like to visit
You should say:
where it is
what kinds of food and drinks it serves
what you do there
and explain why you like to go there.

- Part 3
What kind of people would like to go to a café?
Do people in your country like to drink coffee?
Why do young people like studying in a café instead of at home?
Do old people like to drink coffee? Why?


Being friendly

- Part 2
Describe a time you were friendly to someone you didn't like
You should say:
when and where it happened
who he/she was
why you did not like this person
and explain why you were friendly to him/her on that occasion.

- Part 3
What kinds of people are usually friendly?
Why are people friendly with the person they do not like?
What are the differences between being friendly and being polite?
What do you think of straightforward people?


Handicrafts / Art  

- Part 2
Describe an art or craft activity e.g., painting, woodwork that you made at school.
You should say
What you made
How you made it
What it looked like
And how you felt about the activity

- Part 3
What handicrafts are popular in your country?
Do people in your country send handicrafts as gifts?
What do young people think of traditional handicrafts?
What are the benefits of making handcrafts?
Is it a good idea for children to make things by hand?
What are the benefits of traditional products to locals?
Do you think the government should help in the promotion of traditional products?
Why do some people think it is difficult to understand art?
What can we do to make young people pay more attention to traditional art?
Do you think it’s important to cultivate an appreciation of art in children?
Do you think art should be included in school curriculums? Why?


Buildings

- Part 2
Describe a tall building in your city you like or dislike
You should say
Where it is
Where and when you saw it
What it looks like
And explain why you like or dislike it.

- Part 3
Why do some people like to live in tall buildings nowadays?
What are the disadvantages of living in tall buildings?
Do you think there will be more tall buildings in the future?
Why aren’t there many tall buildings in the countryside?
Does the design of the building influence people’s mood?
What types of buildings are the most popular in your country today?
What impact does the climate and the environment have on the design of buildings in different countries?
Why do people love modern architecture?
Do you think that there should be famous buildings in the country?
Do you think safety standards are important when building people's homes? Why?
Who should be responsible for enforcing strict building codes, the government or the people who build the homes? Why?


Laws and Rules

- Part 2
Describe a law on environmental protection.
You should say:
what it is
how you learned about it
who benefits from it and explain how you feel about this law.

- Part 3
Are there laws about education in your country?
What kinds of rules do schools in your country have?
Do you think students should have a say in what school rules to have?
What can teachers make students obey the rules?
What should parents do to educate children about laws?
What qualities should a police officer possess?
Do you think both men and women can be police officers?
Do you think the police officers are paid too much?
Why do some people prefer to be a lawyer?
Should people be penalized when they use mobile phones while driving?
Do you think that people in your country obey the law all the time?


Puzzles

- Part 2
Describe a puzzle (jigsaw, crossword) you have played.
You should say:
What it is like
How easy or difficult it is
How long it takes you to solve
And how you feel about it

- Part 3
Why do people like digital mind games?
Why do people like digital puzzles?
Which age group likes puzzles the most?
Are mind games like crosswords/puzzles popular in your country?
Why do parents let their children play puzzles?
What kinds of puzzles improve people’s intelligence?
Why are detective stories attractive to people?
Which do you think is better? A detective movie or its original novel?


Smiling

- Part 2
Describe an occasion when you saw a lot of people smiling.
You should say:
what occasion it was
who you were with
where it was                                                      
and explain why people were smiling

- Part 3
Do you think people who like to smile are more friendly?
Why do most people smile in photographs?
Do women smile more than men? Why?
Do people smile more when they are younger or older?


Mobile Phones

- Part 2
Describe an app (application) you use on your mobile phone.
You should say:
what it is
how you use it
what benefits do you get
and explain why this mobile app is important to you.

- Part 3
Is it a waste of time to take pictures with mobile phones?
What is the impact of cell phones?
What positive and negative effects do mobile phones have on friendship?
What do you think about people who speak loudly on mobile phone in public places?
Do young people use mobile phones the same way old people do?
What are the advantages of using a mobile phone?
Can you think of any disadvantages of a mobile phone?
What kind of mobile phones will become more popular in the future in your opinion?
What are the differences between writing a letter and writing a text message on a mibile phone?
Many people think mobile phones can be annoying at times. Can you give any examples of that?
Do you think there should be laws on the use of mobile phones?


Street Markets / Shopping

- Part 2
Describe a street market or an outdoor market that you have visited.
You should say:
Where it is
What can you buy there
What is it famous for
and explain how you feel when you visit there.

- Part3
What is the difference between street markets and supermarkets?
Do many people go to street markets in your country?
What is the difference between shopping with friends and shopping alone?
What are the disadvantages of shopping in a big shopping centre?
What makes large shopping malls so popular?
Why is online shopping so popular?
Have people’s shopping habits changed over the years?
Why do people like to buy branded products?
In your opinion are big discounts real or just an advertisement?
Do men and women have the same shopping habits?


Cities

- Part 2
Describe a town or city where you’d like to live in the future
You should say:
Where it is
How you found out about it
What it is famous for
And why you would like to live there

- Part3
Why do more and more people live in the city?
How does this affect the environment and nature?
What are some factors that attract people to settle down in certain places?
Why have many cities have become so densely populated?
What are the differences of the young and the old in choosing where to live?
Is it possible that all the population will move to cities?
What changes would make cities better places to live?
Is it good for elderly people to live in cities?


Music / Musical Instruments

- Part 2
Describe your favorite singer or actor
You should say:
Who he/she is
What his/her personality is like
What kind of style his/her music/acting belongs to
And explain why you like this singer/actor

- Part 3
What kind of music do people like at different ages?
What is the difference between popular music now and popular music in the past in your country?
Do parents in your country require their children to learn to play musical instruments?
Why do some people like to listen to live music while others prefer CDs?
Are music concerts suitable for old people to attend?


News / national Identity

- Part 2
Describe a piece of local news that people are interested in
You should say:
What it was about
Where you saw/heard it
Who was involved
And explain why people were interested in it

- Part 3
Do people like to read local news/newspapers where you live?
Do people prefer local or international news? Why?
How often do people in your country buy newspapers?
How do people in your country get news?
What do you think of news on social media?
What kinds of news do people in your country watch or read?
Do you think it is important to have national identity?
How can people develop their national identity?


Helping people

- Part 2
Describe a time you helped a friend
You should say:
When it was
How you helped him/her
Why you helped him/her
And how you felt about it

- Part 3
How do people usually help each other?
Do you think that people should show how they care about each other by actions not words?
Do you think that people are less willing to help others these days than in the past?
Why do some people want to help others?
How is online help different from real-life help?
Should schools be responsible for teaching students how to cooperate?
How can we encourage children to help others?
What are the differences between help from friends and help from family?


Making Plans

- Part 2
Describe a plan in your life that is not related to work or study
You should say:
What it is about
Why you make it
What you need to do first
And explain how you would feel if it is successful

- Part 3
Is planning important?
What kind of people like planning?
Why don’t some people like to make plans?
Are plans always necessary? Can people succeed without plans?
Should people make detailed plans? Why?
Should parents make important plans for children?
When should children start to make plans for themselves?
What things should be planned on a daily basis?
What are some typical decisions that families make?
Is it important for young people to get advice from their parents when planning a career?
Is it important to have a career plan?
How do most people plan their future education and career?


Rest near the sea

- Part 2
Describe a leisure activity near/on the sea that you want to try
You should say:
What it was
What you need to prepare
How easy or difficult it is
And explain why you want to try it

- Part 3
Do people relax when they see nature? Why?
What kind of people like rest by the sea? Why?
Is it popular to go to the seaside in your country?
What activities do people usually do by the sea?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of spending time by the sea?
Why do people like spending time on the sea?
Why do children like the sea better than adults?
What types of jobs are connected with the sea?
What’s the difference between the activities that young people and old people do by the sea?


Older people

- Part 2
Describe an older person you admire
You should say:
Who this person is
How you know this person
What kinds of things you like to do together
And explain how you feel about this person

- Part 3
What can young and old people learn from each other?
Has old people’s life quality improved when compared to the past?
Do older people enjoy life more these days compared to the past?
Why is there a generation gap between the young and the old?
What do old people usually do in their daily life?
In your country do young people like to live with older people?


Sharing things

- Part 2
Describe a time when you shared something with others
You should say:
What you shared
Who you shared it with
Why you shared it
And explain how you felt about sharing it

- Part 3
Do people in your country like to share things with others?
Why don’t some people like sharing?
What are the consequences if children don’t like to share?
Do you think students like to share accommodation with others on campus?
Are there any advantages of sharing your home with other people?
How could parents and teachers teach young children to share?
Do people in your country prefer to share public transport or do they choose private transport?
Do you think it’s ok to share personal information on the Internet?
Do you think it is important to share your feelings with others? Why?
Why do some people like to share their thoughts?
What are the consequences if children don’t like to share?


Health, keeping fit and the Internet

- Part 2
Describe an article on health you read in a magazine or the internet
You should say:
What it was
Where you read it
Why you read it
And how you felt about it

- Part 3
Do you think people are healthier now than in the past?
How can you tell whether a website is reliable or not?
What activities can schools organize for children to keep fit?
What can governments do to improve people’s health?
What do old people in your country do to keep fit?
What else can people do to keep fit apart from sport?
How can the media improve/influence people’s knowledge about health?
Should employers be responsible for improving their employees’ health?


Quiet Places, Noise

- Part 2
Describe a quiet place you like to spend your time in
You should say:
Where it is
How you knew it
How often you go there
What you do there
And explain why you like the place

- Part 3
Is it hard to find quiet places in cities?
Are there many quiet places in your city?
Is there much noise around your home?
Why is it quieter in the countryside?
Why do people choose to live in the countryside?
Why do people go to quiet places?
Why do some people sometimes prefer to be alone?
Is there any place which is absolutely quiet?
Is it difficult to stay in a quiet place?
Compared with young people, do old people prefer to live in quiet places?
How can noise in cities be reduced?
Why do some people like to listen to music while working?
Do you think some people prefer having some background noise/sound? Why?
Do you think young people prefer crowded places to older ones? Why?
Do you think in the future, the world will be a less noisy place than now?


Films

- Part 2
Describe your favorite film/movie
You should say:
When you watched it
Where you watched it
What it was about
And explain why you like it

- Part 3
What kind of movies do people in your country like to watch?
Are movie stars important to a movie?
What makes an actor a famous star?
Are foreign movies popular in your country?
Is it important that a country has its own film industry?
Does film industry have an impact on a country’s reputation?
Do you think watching a movie is a good way to have a rest?
Why do people spend so much money on producing films?
Are action films popular in your country?


Companies

- Part 2
Describe a company where you live that employs a lot of people
You should say:
What it does
How many people it employs
What kind of people work there
How you feel about it

- Part 3
Should big companies be punished more seriously than small companies if they break the law?
Should big companies donate more to charities?
What are the benefits of working for a big company?
What are the differences between big companies and small companies?
Is it hard to get a promotion at a large company?
Are there many big companies in your country?
What help do young employees have from old employees?


Social Media

- Part 2
Describe a time you saw something interesting on social media
You should say:
When it was
Where you saw it
What you saw
And explain why you think it was interesting

- Part 3
Why do people like to use social media?
What kinds of things are popular on social media?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using social media?
What do you think of making friends on social media?
Is it easy to find friends on social media?
What social networking websites are popular?


Talents

- Part 2
Describe a natural talents (sports, music, etc) you want to improve
You should say:
What it is
When you discovered it
How you want to improve it
And how you feel about it

- Part 3
Do you think artists with talents should focus on their talents only?
Is it possible for us to know whether young children will become musicians or painters when they grow up?
Why do people like to watch talent shows?
Do you think it is more interesting to watch famous people’s or ordinary people’s shows?


Arguments

- Part 2
Describe a time when you saw two of your friends having an argument
You should say:
What they argued about
Why they argued with each other
What happened in the end
How you felt about it

- Part 3
Do you think argument is important?
What do family members usually have arguments about?
Is it easier to have arguments with your family or with your friends?
Do you think people should change the way they think when having arguments?


- Part 2
Describe an occasion when you were not allowed to use your mobile phone
You should say:
When it was
Where it was
Why you were not allowed to use your mobile phone
And how you felt about it

- Part 3
How do young and old people use mobile phones differently?
What positive and negative impact do mobile phones have on friendship?
Is it a waste of time to take pictures with mobile phones?
Do you think it is necessary to have laws on the use of mobile phones?


- Part 2
Describe a piece of equipment that is important in your home.
You should say:
what it is
how often you use it
with whom you use it
and explain why it is important.

- Part 3
What kinds of appliances are there in people's homes in your country?
What benefits do people get from using electrical appliances?
How do you think modern technology has changed the way we work and live?
Do you think it is important to train employees to use equipment at work?
Do you think that older people have difficulties in using modern equipment?
How can we help older people to use this modern equipment?
Are there any disadvantages of using electrical equipment too at home?
Do you think modern technology makes people lazier?
What can people do to protect their equipment from problems?


- Part 2
Describe an occasion when you received good service from a company or a shop.
You should say:
who provided this service
what service it was
when you received this service
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
Why should companies react quickly when customers have difficulties?
When does good service play an importnat role?
Can robots sometimes provide better customer service than people?
Are customers' expectations too high?
Why don't some companies provide good service?
How can a company maintain the quality of their service?
How can companies improve customer service?
What do people do when they get bad service?
Why do some people choose to be silent when they receive bad service?
Is service better in large or small shops?


- Part 2
Describe a difficult decision you made.
You should say:
what decision it was
what difficulties you faced
how you made the decision
and explain why it was a difficult decision.

- Part 3
What typical decisions do people usually make?
What problems can people face when they ask many different people for advice?
Why don't many young people accept advice from older people?
Which is easier, making a decision by oneself or making a decision after a group discussion?
Why do middle-aged people tend to second-guess their decisions?


- Part 2

Describe a famous athlete you know.
You should say:
Who he or she is
How you know him or her
What he or she has achieved
Why he or she is famous

- Part 3
What kinds of sport are popular in your country?
What outdoor sports are popular now?
What else can people do to keep fit apart from sports?
What activities can schools organise for children to keep fit?
What do older people in your country do to keep fit?


- Part 2
Describe a bike / motorbike / car trip you would like to have.
You should say:
where you would like to go
how you would like to go there
who you would like to go with
and explain why you would like to go there by bike/ motorbike or car.

- Part 3
Do you think air pollution comes mostly from cars?
Do people need to change the way of transportation to protect the environment?
Which mode of transport is more popular in your country: a bicycle or a car?


- Part 2
Describe a creative person who you admire.
You should say:
who this person is
why you think he/she is creative
how you know him/her
and explain why you admire this person so much.

- Part 3
Do you think art can make a person more creative?
Is it good for children to learn art?
What kinds of jobs require creativity?
Are people more creative when they are younger?


- Part 2
Describe a situation when you had to wait for something special to happen.
You should say:
what it was
what you did during that time
what eventually happened
and explain what happened afterwards.

- Part 3
On what occasions do people usually need to wait?


- Part 2

Describe a foreign person who you have heard or known that you think is interesting
You should say:
who the person is
how you knew him/her
what kind of person he/she is
and explain why you think he/she is interesting.

- Part 3
Is it good to have any foreign friends?
Do you think having foreign friends is a good way to know other countries?
Is important to know the culture and language before going to another country?
What do you think of people who work in international companies?
What abilities do people need to have when working in an international company?


Describe a time when you waited for something special that would happen
You should say:
what you waited for
where you waited
why it was special
and explain how you felt when you were waiting.

- Part 3
On what occasions do people need to wait?
Who behaves better when waiting for someone, children or adults?
Compared with the past, do people today lack patience? Why?
What are the positive and negative effects of waiting on our society?


- Part 2
Describe an exciting book that you enjoy reading
You should say:
when you read it
what type of book it is
what it is about
and explain why you think it is exciting.

- Part 3
Do you think reading is important?
Do people read more these days?
What kinds of books are most popular in your country?
Do most people prefer books or movies?
Is it important to read a book before watching the movie?
Do boys and girls like the same books?
What's the difference between reading habits of young and old people?


- Part 2
Describe a place you visited on vacation
You should say:
where it is
when you went there
what you did there
and explain why you went there.

- Part 3
What are popular attractions that people like to visit in your country?
Do old people and young people like to go to different places for vacation?
What do old people and young people think about when making travel plans?
How do people get to know about new places?


- Part 2
Describe a creative person whose work you admire
You should say:
who he/she is
how you knew him/her
what creative things he/she has done
and explain why you think he/she is creative.

- Part 3
Is it good for children to learn arts?
Do you think art can make people more creative?
What can schools do to help children be more creative?
What kind of jobs require people to be creative?
Do you think leaders need to have the creative ability?
Do you think people are more creative now than they used to be?


- Part 2
Describe a habit your friend has which you want to develop
You should say
who your friend is
what habit he/she has
when you noticed this habit
And say why you want to develop this habit

- Part 3
What habits should children have?
What should parents do to teach their children good habits?
What influences do children with bad habits have on other children?
Why do some habits change when people get older?


- Part 2
Describe a situation when you paid more than expected.
You should say:
what you bought
why you bought it
where you bought it
and explain why you paid more

- Part 3
What things do people like to buy in your country?
What kinds of expensive things do people like to buy in your country?
Do people buy many things they don't need?
Why do young people tend to waste money?
Why do some young people buy expensive things?
Why do people like to buy expensive things?
Do people in your country like to save money?
How can people save money? What's the best way to save money?


- Part 2
Describe a skill that was hard to learn.
You should say:
-what skill it was
-why you had to learn it
how you did it
and explain why it was hard for you

- Part 3
At what age is it hard for people to master new skills?
Is it hard for old people to learn new skills? why?
What's the difference between the ways children and adults learn things ?


- Part 2
Describe a family member that made you feel proud
You should say:
what skill it was
why you had to learn it
how you did it
and explain why it was hard for you

- Part 3
Should parents reward their children when they help others?
Are sweets good to reward children?
What rewards do children want to get?
How can parents reward their children?
Is it good or bad that people feel proud of their possessions?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you tried to do something but it was not very successful
You should say:
what you tried to do
when it was
why it wasn't successful
and explain how you felt about it


- Part 2
Something you did which was a waste of time
You should say:
what the thing was
when you did it
how you did it
and explain why it was a waste of time.


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