IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые темы, вопросы и топики - Сентябрь-Декабрь 2022

IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые темы, вопросы и топики - Сентябрь-Декабрь 2022

IELTS Speaking Parts 2-3: Новые вопросы, темы и топики – Сентябрь-Декабрь 2022.

В следующий раз темы поменяются 1 января 2023.

Мы НЕ знаем какие точно будут вопросы в Speaking Part 3. Тут собраны примерные вопросы, которые может задать экзаменатор. Формулировка, тема и сам вопрос может отличаться от вопросов ниже. Только в 3-й части экзаменатор может менять вопросы и задавать вопросы, в зависимости от того, что вы говорите. Поэтому эта часть называется “Discussion”.


- Part 2
Describe a popular place for doing sports (e.g. stadium)
You should say:
where it is
when you go there
what you do there
and explain how you feel about this place.

- Part 3
What are the benefits of sport for children?
Do children need exercise?
Do young people like to do sports?
Why do some young people do less sport than adults?


- Part 2
Describe a story you’ve heard.
You should say:
what the story was about
who told you this story
why you remember it
and how you feel about it.

OR

- Part 2
Describe a story or novel you have read that you found interesting.
You should say:
when you read it
what the story or novel was about
who wrote it
and explain why you read it.

- Part 3
Why do children like listening to the same bedtime stories?
Why do children like stories?
What kind of stories do children like to listen to?
What can a child learn from a story?
Do young children like the same stories as older children?
How do people tell stories to children?
How has technology changed storytelling?
How does technology help people tell stories?
Why are mystery novels so popular nowadays?
What kinds of stories do children like?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (e.g., in a park/on the beach)
You should say:
where and when you saw the plastic waste
why there was a lot of plastic waste
what you did after you saw it
and explain what your thoughts were about this.

- Part 3
Do you think we should use plastic products?
How can we reduce our use of plastic?
What kinds of plastic waste is often seen in your country?
Why do people like to use plastic products?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you needed to search for information.
You should say:
what information you needed to search for
when you searched for it
where you searched for it
and explain why you needed to search for it.

- Part 3
What are the ways of getting information these days?
How can people check whether a piece of information is correct or not?
Do you think libraries are still important in the digital age?
Will libraries be replaced by the Internet?
Do most people trust information online?
What information can people get from television?
Does the development of the Internet have any impact on disabled people?


- Part 2
Describe an important thing you learned (not at school or college)
You should say:
what it was
when you learn it
how you learned it
and explain why it was important.

- Part 3
What can children learn from their parents?
Should employees want to constantly learn new things?
Is learning new skills important?


- Part 2
Describe something you had to share with others
You should say:
what it was
who you shared it with
why you had to share it with others
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
How can parents and teachers teach children to share?
Why don’t some people like sharing?
Is it important to have rules in shared accommodation?
Are there any advantages to sharing your home with other people?
Why do some people like to share accommodation on campus? Any problems?
Do people in your country prefer to share public transport or they prefer private?
Is it good to share personal information on the Internet?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you forgot/missed an appointment
You should say:
when it was
who you made it with
why you miss it
and how you felt about it.

- Part 3
How do busy people remember things they need to do?
What do you think of people using calendars to remind themselves of things?
Is it important to have a daily plan?
What kind of things do people need to plan carefully?
Is there anything that cannot be planned?
Do you think it is important to have a work-life balance?


- Part 2
Describe a photo you’re proud of.

- Part 3
What do you think of people who change their faces and post them on social media?
Do people in your country like to take photos?
Why do people enjoy remembering certain things by taking photos?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of travelling with a camera?


- Part 2
Describe an experience of online shopping
You should say:
when it happened
what you bought
what problems you had while shopping online
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
Why is online shopping so popular these days?
What’s the difference between shopping online and in a store?
What should customers do if there are problems with products they bought online?
What kind of service should customers expect from a company?
What is good service?
What is bad service?
Is it important for a company to provide after sales service?


- Part 2
Describe a person you know who is from a different culture
You should say:
who he/she is
where he/she is from
how you met him/her
and explain how you feel about this person.

- Part 3
How can people 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?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you received money on your birthday/as a gift.
You should say:
when it happened
who gave you money
why he/she gave you money
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
Why do people rarely use cash now?
Do you think it is helpful to give money as gifts?
Do people value money the most today?
What do young people usually spend money on?
Why do young people tend to waste money?
Do people in your country like to save money?
What’s the best way of saving money?


- Part 2
Describe a fashionable person
You should say:
who he/she is
what he/she does
what kind of clothes he/she wears
and explain why you think this person is fashionable.

- Part 3
Are older people as fashionable as young people?
Are women more fashionable than men?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you argued with a friend
You should say:
when it happened
why you argued
how you resolved this argument
and explain how you felt about this experience.

- Part 3
What do you do if you disagree with someone?
How can people stop an argument from turning into a fight?
What disagreements do parents and children usually have?


- Part 2
Describe the home of someone you know well and who you often visit
You should say:
whose home it is
how often you go there
what it is like
and explain how you feel about the house.

- Part 3
What are the differences between houses or buildings in the city and the countryside?
Why do some people prefer to live in the city and some in 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?


- Part 2
Describe a movie you’ve watched recently and would like to watch again
You should say:
what it was about
where you watched it
why you liked it
and explain why you would like to watch it again.

- Part 3
What are the differences between watching movies at home and in a cinema?
Are actors or actresses important to movies?
Why are there fewer people going to the cinema to watch movies?
Do people in your country still like to go to the cinema?
Where do people watch movies?
Should actors be paid more?
What makes an actor a famous star?


- Part 2
Describe an outdoor activity you have done in a new place recently
You should say:
what the activity was
who invited you to participate in it
whether you asked for help in the activity or not
and explain how you felt about the activity.

- Part 3
What outdoor activities are popular in your country?
What are the differences between after-class activities done by young and older children?
Should young people try as many new activities as possible?


- Part 2
Describe a program you like to watch.
You should say:
what it is
what it is about
who you watch it with
and explain why you like to watch it.

- Part 3
What programs do people like to watch in your country?
Do people in your country like to watch foreign TV programs?
What shows do old and young people watch?
What’s the influence of foreign shows on the shows made in your country?


- Part 2
Describe your favorite childhood friend
You should say:
who he/she is
where you met each other
what you often did together
and explain what made you like him/her.

- Part 3
Why do people lose contact with their friends after graduation/with their childhood friends?
Why is it hard to maintain friendship?
What’s more important: to keep old friendships or make new friends?
How does modern technology influence friendship?
What positive and negative effects do mobile phones have on friendship?
Does technology unites or move people apart?
Are old friends more important to the old or young generation?


- Part 2
Describe an impressive English lesson you had and enjoyed
You should say:
what it was about
when you had it
what the teacher did
and why you enjoy the lesson.

- Part 3
Is grammar important?
What qualities should a good English teacher have?
Why do people learn foreign languages?
Is learning a foreign language important?


-Part 2
Describe an object that you think is beautiful
You should say:
what it is
where you saw it
what it looks like
and explain why you think it is beautiful.

- Part 3
What does “beauty” mean?
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?


- Part 2
Describe a song or a piece of music.


- Part 2
Describe a time when someone asked for your opinion
You should say:
who asked for your opinion
why he/she wanted to know your opinion
what opinion you gave
and explain how you felt when he/she asked for your opinion.

- Part 3
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?


- Part 2
Describe a time you decided to wait for something
You should say:
when it happened
what you waited for
why you made the decision to wait
and explain how you felt about the decision.

- Part 3
Is being patient always good for people? Why?
Do people have to have patience?
Are people less patient now than people in the past? Why?
Do children have more patience than adults?
Why do some people like a slow-paced life?


- Part 2
Describe a person you know who loves to grow plants (e.g., vegetables, fruits, flowers, etc.)
You should say:
who this person is
what he/she grows
where he/she grows them
and explain why he/she enjoys growing plants.

- Part 3
Are there many people growing their vegetables now?
How do people feel when they eat the vegetables they grow themselves?
Do people like to grow vegetables in your country?
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?
Is farming important?
Is climate change influencing food production in any way?
How will technological and scientific improvements affect food production?


- Part 2
Describe a person who inspired you to do something interesting
You should say:
who he/she is
how you knew him/her
what interesting thing you did
and explain how he/she inspired you to do something interesting.

- Part 3
What qualities does a role model have?
Why should children learn from role models?
Do people need to be encouraged when facing difficulties?
What kind of things can inspire people?
What kinds of jobs need inspiration?


- Part 2    
Describe a place in your country that you would like to recommend to visitors.
You should say:
what it is
where it is
what people can do there
and explain why you would like to recommend it to visitors.

- Part 3
What factors affect how people feel about travel?
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?
Do people go to a foreign country to travel because of the distinct landscape?


- Part 2    
Describe a time when you overcame difficulties in doing something and succeeded
You should say:
what the difficult task was
how you overcame the difficulties
whether you got help
and explain how you felt when you succeeded.

- Part 3
How do people assess the success of others?
How do people judge whether young people are successful?
Should people set goals for themselves? Why?
How do you define success?
What does it take to become successful?
Is being successful and making a lot of money the same thing?
Does success depend on the ability to manage time effectively?
Are successful people often lonely?
Why do some people achieve success faster?
Do people learn the most from their mistakes?
What skills are important for success in business?
How do people achieve success at school?
Which is more important: academic success or success in more practical every day skills?

TO BE CONTINUED


OLD TOPICS WHICH STAYED:

- Part 2
Describe a traditional product in your country.
You should say:
what the product is
when you tried this product for the first time
what it is made of
and explain how you feel about it.

- Part 3
What are the traditional products in your country?
Why are traditional products important?
Do you think tradition is important for a country?
Why is it important for children to learn about traditional products?
Why do traditional products attract tourists?


- Part 2
Describe an invention that has positively changed the world.
You should say:
what it is
what benefits it has brought
how it influences people of different ages
and explain how you feel about it.

- Part 3
What are the most popular inventions people are using now?
Why the wheel can be called the most important invention?
What have been the most important inventions in the past 100 years?
What household appliances make people lazy?
What is the most helpful innovation at home?
What kind of invention can be used at school?
Do you think artificial intelligence will replace human teachers? Why?
What inventions will we have in 20 years?
What are advantages and disadvantages of online courses?
How can technology be used in the classroom?
Is it good that new inventions are appearing so often?
Will there be any negative effects from future technology?


- Part 2
Describe an interesting neighbour.
You should say:
who this person is
how you know this person
what he or she does
and explain why you think this person is intelligent.

- Part 3
Do you think it’s important to have a good relationship with neighbors?
Is it beneficial to get along with neighbors?
How can people improve their relationship with neighbors?
Do you think people’s relationships with their neighbors today are the same as they were in the past?
Do you think people are familiar with their neighbors?
What factors help neighbors to have good relations with each other?
What makes a neighborhood a good one to live in?
Is it easier for people to get to know each other when they live in the country?
How do children build relationship with each other in a community?


- Part 2
Describe a time you were very busy?
You should say:
When it happened
Where you were
What you did
And explain why you were busy

- Part 3
What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a stressful job?
How do highly effective people manage their time?
What can people do to manage their time effectively?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of always being busy?
What kind of stressful things do people experience at work?
Do you think children should learn through playing games or under pressure?


- Part 2
Describe a time you helped a child.
You should say:
when it was
how you helped him/her
why you help him/her
and how you felt about it.

- Part 3
Should more people take part in volunteering?
Why is it necessary to do volunteer services?
What can schools do to develop students’ awareness of volunteering?
Who benefits more from the volunteer services: the volunteers or the people who got help?
How do volunteers benefit?
What are the benefits of having volunteer unpaid workers?
Should professionals be hired instead of volunteer unpaid workers?
How can companies engage in volunteering and help society?


- Part 2
Describe a family member whom you would like to work with in the future.
You should say:
Who the person is
If you have worked with the person before
What kinds of work you would like to do with the person
And explain how you will feel if you can finally work together.

- Part 3
Are there any positive effects of working with a family member?
Is it good to work with family members?
What kinds of family businesses are common in your country?
Why do people like to do family business?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a family business?
Do you think small businesses will thrive or struggle in the future?
What effects does globalization have on the economy of a country?
Is globalization good for the economic development?
What are the advantages of working in a big company?
Why do many young people keep changing their jobs?


- Part 2
Describe a difficult decision that you once made
You should say
What the decision was
When you made the decision
How long it took you to make the decision
And explain why it was a difficult decision to make

- Part 3
What decisions do people generally make in their daily life?
Which is easier, making a decision by oneself or making a decision after a group discussion?
Why are many young people unwilling to listen to their parent’s advice?
Is it important for children to make decisions when they are young?
Should parent make important decisions for their children?
Are young people easily influenced by others while making decisions?
At what age can children make decisions on their own?
What are the differences between the decisions children and adults make?
Should teachers help children to make decisions?
Why do middle-aged people tend to second guess their decision?


- Part 2
Describe a popular/well-known person in your country.
You should say:
who this person is
what he/she has done
why he/she is popular
and explain how you feel about this person.

- Part 3
What kinds of people are popular at work?
Are bosses more popular than employees at work?
Which one is more important, keeping a good relationship with colleagues or doing well at work?
What are the benefits for a child to be popular at school?


- Part 2
Describe something you do that can help you concentrate on work/study.
You should say:
what it is
how it helps you concentrate
when you do it
and explain how you feel about it.

- Part 3
Do you think technology will harm children’s ability to concentrate?
Why is it more difficult for children to concentrate nowadays than in the past?
What kinds of jobs require high concentration at work?
Can exercise help people improve concentration?
How can we help children to stay focused?
What can employers do to help employees to stay focused?
What distractors are there in people’s life these days?
Why can it be hard for some people to focus?


- Part 2
Describe a special day out that cost you little money/did not cost you much.
You should say:
when the day was
where you went
how much you spend
and explain how you felt about the day.

- Part 3
Do people like to spend their leisure time out in your country?
How do people spend their leisure time in your country?
How does technology affect the way people spend their leisure time?
Do you think only old people have time for leisure?


- Part 2
Describe an important event you celebrated.
You should say:
what it was
where it happened
why it was important
how people felt about it.

- Part 3
What kinds of events do people usually celebrate?
Do you like to celebrate important events? Why?
Do people often celebrate events with a large group of people or just a few people?
Do people often celebrate festivals with families?
How do people celebrate important events in your country? Why?
Why do most young people prefer to celebrate festivals with their friends and not family?
Do people spend too much money on such occasions as birthdays/weddings?
On national holidays, some companies ask their employees to come to work. What do you think?
Does pregnancy count as an important event?


- Part 2
Describe a positive change that you made in your life.
You should say:
what it is
why you did it
who you did it with
and explain how you feel about the change.

- Part 3
What are the disadvantages when people keep making changes?
Is it easier for young people to change?
Is it easy for older people to change?
How can people change their daily routine if they want to?


- Part 2
Describe a quiet place you like to go to.
You should say:
Where it is
How often you go there
What you do there
And explain why you like this place.

- Part 3
Do you think big cities have problems with noise pollution?
Why do some people like to be alone in quiet places sometimes?
Do you think older people prefer to live in in quiet places more than young people?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you were caught in a traffic jam.
You should say:
when it happened
where it happened
how you passed the time while waiting
and explain how you felt when you were in that traffic jam.

- Part 3
How can people fix traffic problems?
Do you think building more roads will make getting around in cities easier?
What need to be improved in public transport?
Which is more popular in your country: bicycles or cars?
Is it fair to limit the use of private cars?
Will fewer people use private cars if the public transport is improved?
Will there be fewer cars if the public transport is free?
Do you think modern means of transportation cause harm to the environment?


- Part 2
Describe an occasion that you lost something.
You should say:
what you lost
when and where you lost it
what you did to find it
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
What do people often do when losing things?
What kinds of things do people usually lose?
Is it an effective way to use rewards to find lost things?
What kinds of people may often lose things?


- Part 2
Describe an important river/lake in your country.
You should say:
where it is located
how big/long it is
what it looks like
and explain why it is important.

- Part 3
Do you think rivers/lakes attract tourists?
How can rivers/lakes benefit local people?
Are rivers/lakes suitable for transport? Why?
How do rivers/lakes affect local tourism?
What activities can be done near the river?
How does the ocean pollution affect the environment?
What occupations are connected with water?
Does having a river have an impact on tourism in the city?
Why do many people like going to places near water?
Why do people like going to the seaside?
Is travelling by water as important now as in the past?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of transporting goods by water?
Are rivers and lakes good for transport?
Will cruise trips become more popular in the future?


- Part 2
Describe a competition you would like to participate in.
You should say:
what competition is about
where the competition will take place
when it will be held
and explain why you would like to participate in it.

- Part 3
What are the competitions commonly seen on TV?
Why are competition shows popular?
Do you think it is necessary to encourage people to compete with others in companies?
What jobs require employees to be competitive?
Is competition important in the workplace?
Is it necessary to encourage people to complete with others in companies?
What kinds of people are competitive?


- Part 2
Describe something healthy you do to keep fit.
You should say:
What it is
When you do it
Who you do it with
And explain why it can help you keep fit and healthy

- Part 3
How do children and old people keep fit and healthy?
What do people normally do to keep fit and healthy in your country?
How can parents help and guide their children to be healthy?
Is it good for governments to use popular celebrities to help build health awareness?


- Part 2
Describe something that surprised you.
You should say:
what it is
how you found out about it
what you did
and explain whether it made you happy.

- Part 3
How can people be happy?
Why do some people hide their happy feelings?
How do people express happiness in your culture?
Do you think happiness has any effect on people? How?
Is it good for people to be unhappy? Why?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you used your mobile phone to do something meaningful.
You should say:
when it happened
what happened
how important the cellphone was
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
What do people usually do with a cellphone?
What are the differences between young and older people when using cell phones?
Do you think a law should stop people from public places?
Should there be laws on the use of mobile phones?
Could you give an example of a situation when mobile phones could be annoying?
What do you think of people who speak on the phone in public?


- Part 2
Describe a friend (a person) you enjoyed talking with.
You should say:
who he/she is
what you like to talk about
why you like to talk with him/her
and explain how you feel about him/her.

- Part 3
Where do young people like to meet?
On what occasions do people talk with strangers?
Why do some people dislike chatting with strangers?
What do young people talk about?
Do you think people should be honest when talking with friends?
Do women chat more than men?
How can a person know if other people are not interested in the conversation?
Why do some people prefer to tell secrets to strangers?
Can people communicate if they don’t speak the same language?


- Part 2
Describe a time when someone gave you positive advice on your work.
You should say:
when it happened
who the person was
how the advice affected you
and explain how you felt about it.

- Part 3
Is it essential to give children positive feedback?
What would happen if parents overly encouraged their children?
Do you think negative feedback is more important than positive feedback?


- Part 2
Describe a time when you gave advice to others.


- Part 2
Describe a place you recommend others to live in (NOT your hometown).


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