New IELTS speaking topics (December, 2015) in Greece, as our students who sat the exam remember them :
Do you work or study?
What do you study?
Why did you choose this field of studies?
What are your plans after you finish your studies?
Do you watch any tv? What kind of shows do you watch on tv?
Do you watch more tv now compared to when you were a child?
Do you think that children today watch a lot of tv?
Describe a short trip you did in the past. Please say :
Where it was
Who you went with
How long you stayed
Why you would like to repeat it
Why do you think people choose to do short trips?
People who visit your country do you usually come for short or longer trips?
What is the difference between a short and a long trip?
New IELTS speaking topics (May, 2015) in Greece, as our student, E.K. , who sat the exam remembers them :
What is your full name?
Where are you from?
Do you watch TV? What kind of shows do you usually watch?
Describe an educational series you watched in the past. Please say :
What was is about?
When and where did you watch it?
What did you learn from it?
Why did you like it?
Do you prefer to watch national or foreign tv shows?
Do you think that advertisements influence people? What about children?
Do you think that advertisements targeting children should be limited?
Do you prefer to watch the same types of shows as you did in the past?
New IELTS speaking topics (May, 2015) in Greece, as our student, M.K. , who sat the exam remembers them :
What is your full name?
Do you work or study?
What do you find more interesting about your studies?
Do you like to eat fruit and vegetable?
Did you like to eat them when you were a child?
Why do you think it is important to eat fruit and vegetables?
Is it easy for people in your area to find fresh fruit and salads?
Do you think it is important to help people? Have you ever helped someone?
Did your parents teach you to help people when you were a child?
Has anyone helped you recently?
Describe a person that you believe is well dressed. Please say :
who is this person?
What kind of clothes does he/she wear?
Explain why you think this person is well dressed
Should we be well dressed always?
In which ways can we do our shopping?
Some people believe it is not so good to shop online. What is your opinion?
Have you ever bought something online?
What are the main differences between shopping online and shopping in a store?
New IELTS speaking topics (May, 2015) in Greece, as our student, D.D , who sat the exam remembers them :
Do you live in an appartment or a house?
Do you like it? Why?
Are there any shops nearby?
Do you look at the sky?
Do you prefer the sky in the day or at night?
What do you watch on tv?
Do children watch a lot of tv in Greece?
Describe a place you have visited and would like to visit again. Please say :
- where is it?
- when did you visit it?
- why would you visit it again?
Can you tell me what the benefits of short or long trips are?
When some people visit the same place for the second time, do they feel disappointed? If so, why?
This is a new column on this blog : book/e-book reviews. The first one to review is by Jenny Bedwell and Phil Wade
This e-book contains all the important information an IELTS candidate needs to get acquainted with the speaking section of the exam. It starts with an introduction to its format and continues with a comprehensive section about important tips regarding the 3 sections, the Dos and Don’ts and finally, mistakes that should be avoided.
All in all, this is a very comprehensive e-book and I would highly recommend it as IELTS candidates would definitely profit from it.
New IELTS speaking topics (January, 2015) in Greece, as our student, M.K. , who sat the exam remembers them :
Do you work/study?
What is the most important festival or celebration in your town or country?
What is your favourite Greek festival?
Would you like it if there were more Greek festivals and celebrations?
Do you take care of your health? How? What do you do?
Do you think that the government promotes health, for example, through education?
Describe a traditional festival in your country. Please say :
- What do people do?
- Who usually takes part in it?
- Why do people do it?
- Has it changed over the years? How?
- Do you think that some festivals or celebrations in your country have lost their original meaning? Which ones? Why?
- Are there any old traditions in your country disappearing? Why ? Can something be done to prevent it?
New IELTS speaking topics (December, 2014) in Greece, as our student, M.K. , who sat the exam remembers them :
- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- How important is looking after your physical health?
- Do you think schools should motivate students them to take up sports?
Describe something you have done at some point to improve your physical fitness. Please say :
- When was that?
- What did you do?
- How did it affect you?
- Should employers give incentives to their employees to choose a healthier way of living, for example, by building gyms, having healthy food cantines at work, etc?
- Should the state vote laws that affect one towards living a healthier life?