IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Лето-Осень 2021

IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Лето-Осень 2021

IELTS Speaking Part 2-3: Новые вопросы и топики, Лето-Осень 2021

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?