Sample IELTS Speaking Topics

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  1. Introduce yourself.

  2. Give description about your hometown. State its speciality.

  3. Make comparison between your hometown and another town.

  4. State your views regarding your country's education system. What do you feel about it? Is it effective?

  5. Give description of your organization and workplace. Give brief details about it. State your job work at that place.

  6. What is the job taking process in your country?

  7. How do you compare the status and role of men and women in your country?

  8. What is Brain drain? What are the causes and effects of it?

  9. Which is the country you would like to visit? Why? And when you will be visiting it?

  10. What do you think about the factors affecting people to have more or less children in your country?

  11. Describe a traditional dish in your country with its ingredients.

  12. Give example of the traditional Architecture of your country. State its speciality.

  13. Make a comparison between traditional houses and modern houses in your country.

  14. Give your taste of the kind of book, music, sports, or film that you like. And why?

  15. State the factors that has lead to increase or not for the divorce rate in your country.

  16. Describe a traditional instrument in your country.

  17. Give an example of an important festival in Iran. When is it celebrated and how?

  18. What is your take on ethnic mix in your country.

  19. Give description about a traditional garment in your country.

  20. What is your favourite colour? Why? Do you think there is a relationship between the colour of clothes and the personality of people and their mood swings? Justify.

  21. Describe a historical place in your country with its location and speciality.

  22. State your views about mass media and your likings for newspapers and their attractions for you.

  23. Describe a traditional/children's/international/card game.

  24. Why do people play games?

  25. Which is your greatest wish/one of your wishes?

  26. What about future is unpredictable to you?

  27. What do you think about people's habit of collecting things? Do you have such a habit?

  28. Give an example of an invention before or after computer. What do you think should the inventors be encouraged by the governments and why?

  29. What according to you is fashion? How fashionable are you? What is the response of people of your country to fashion?

  30. How do you obtain a driving license/passport/etc. In your country?

  31. Describe any one of your photos with details.

  32. What is the present situation of Tourism in Iran? What do you think about the future of tourism in Iran?

  33. Which book, film, or a piece of music you like the most and why?

  34. Describe IT or a databank system.

  35. Why is it so that women take up the charge of kitchen and not men in your country? Who do you think is a better cook, a man or a woman?

  36. How do you feel about the present era and era of your parentS'What differences and similarities do you persue between both the times?

  37. How has travel industry changed past 100 years?

  38. Which is your best holiday, party, event in your life? When was it, where and why?

  39. Which best present you have ever received in your life? When, why and who gave it to you?

  40. What usually are the occassions in your country when people give gifts to each other?

  41. How do you choose a gift for your friends?

  42. What do people do during the whole year in your country?

  43. Describe the governments role during disasters. What should they do?

  44. Which is the most populated area in your country? What number of people does it have and why? Describe.

  45. Describe a competition of which you had been part of. What was your stand?

  46. What role do the public artworks play?

  47. Which city that you visited impressed you the most? Why?

  48. How do you compare Iranian eating with other countries?

  49. Make a comparison between the person who has been to a foreign land with someone who hasn't.

  50. What is capital punishment? Is it necessary to control crime?

  51. Which problem, according to you, will be the world's greatest in 100 years time?

  52. What is your take on pastime and hobbies in next 100 years?

  53. Tell something about the wildlife in your country. Who is responsible for its preservation?

  54. What is Global Warming and Greenhouse Effect?

  55. Do you like shopping? who does the shopping in your home? What difficulties have you faced while shopping?

  56. Describe a child that you know. How are you related to him? How well do you know him and how does he influence your life?

  57. Do the children in your country pressurized in school? What can be done if there is?

  58. State the most interesting (impressing) period of time in your life.

  59. Which age, according to you, should be preferred for sending children to school? What are their advantages or disadvantages?

  60. What time are children considered to be adults in your country?