IELTS speaking lessons, essential tips and exam information to help you prepare successfully for your IELTS speaking test. This page contains everything you need to know and the essential skills for a high score in IELTS speaking.
IELTS Speaking Essential Information
IELTS Speaking test information, answers to your questions and advice.
IELTS Speaking Topics and Questions
Below are lists of common IELTS speaking topics with questions that frequently appear in the speaking test.
January 2017: IELTS Speaking Topics Currently Used
Practice IELTS Speaking Tests
Practice speaking exams to develop your skills and get used to the speaking test format. This is essential practice for all IELTS students.
Video & Tips for IELTS Speaking
All useful free IELTS speaking video lessons and speaking tips. Learn more about how to get a high score in speaking and how to improve your answers.
- Linking Words for IELTS Speaking
- Tips: Which part of the speaking test is most important?
- Tips: Asking the examiner questions
- Tips: How long should my answer be?
- Tips: Should I speak fast or slow?
- Tips for Speaking Part 2 – Will I get a low score for speaking less than 2 mins?
- Tips for Speaking Part 2: Difficult Topics
- Video: Speaking Part 1: Common Questions
- Video: Speaking Part 1: Common Topics
- Video: Speaking Part 1: What’s your favourite…?
- Video: Speaking Part 1: Dictionaries Topic
- Video: Speaking Part 2: How to start your talk
- Video: Speaking Part 3: Comparing Urban and Rural Life
- Video: Greeting the Examiner & ID Check
- Video: How to develop your IELTS speaking at home
IELTS Speaking Lessons & Sample Answers
These lessons are in order of date and new lessons will be added over time. All questions are reported exam topics at time of posting. Lessons usually contain questions, model answers, tips or vocabulary.
- Speaking Part 2 Model Answer, Jan 2017: Good Service Topic
- Speaking Part 1 Jan/Feb 2017: Topic of Shoes
- Speaking Part 1: Snacks
- Speaking Part 1: Maths
- Speaking Part 2: Quiz of Understanding
- Speaking Part 2 & 3 Questions & Tips: Beauty
- Speaking Part 1: Camping
- Speaking Part 3: Environment
- Speaking Part 3: Common Mistake
- Speaking Part 1 & 3: Musical Instruments
- Speaking Part 1: Food – Vegetables
- Speaking Part 1: Clothes
- Speaking Part 1: Travel & Transport
- Speaking Part 1: Travel & Transport Sub Topics
- Speaking Part 3: Tourism and the Local Community
- Speaking Part 3: Technology
- Speaking Part 1: Sky
- Speaking Part 1: Happiness
- Speaking Part 3: Charities
- Speaking Part 1: Sleep
- Speaking Part 3: Health
- Speaking Part 2: Holidays
- Speaking Part 3: Sport
- Error Correction: Speaking Part 1
- Speaking Part 1: Walking
- Speaking Part 3: Art – Paintings
- Speaking Part 2: A Place to Learn
- Speaking Part 2: A Friend you are Proud of
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