IELTS Speaking Test Part 2 sample questions.

depositphotos_12630060-Two-businessmen-standing-and-talking-with-speech-bubbles-on-white-backgroundHere are some more IELTS Speaking Test part 2 sample questions that I use for speaking practice with my students:

Describe a  place you have visited  that you particularly liked.

You should say:

when you visited it

who you visited it with/how you got there

what was most memorable about this place


Talk about a birthday celebration that you really enjoyed.

When was it?

What did you do?

Why was it so special?

Describe place you have lived in that you particularly liked.
You should say:

when you lived there

who you lived with

what was most memorable about this place


Describe a job that you would like to do in the future.

You should say:

Why you are attracted to this job

How much training, if any, would be necessary

What kind of personal qualities it would require


Describe a memorable event in your life.

You should say:

when the event took place

where the event took place

what happened exactly

and explain why this event was memorable for you.


Describe a film or TV programme which has made a strong impression on you.
You should say:

1.what kind of film or TV programme it was, e.g. comedy

2.when you saw the film or TV programme

3.what the film or TV programme was about

and explain why this film or TV programme made such an impression on you.


Describe something you own which is very important to you.

You should say:

  • where you got it from
  • how long you have had it
  • what you use it for

and explain why it is so important to you.


Again, give yourself a minute to make notes and then time your talk.  Remember you are aiming for 2 minutes.

Here’s to the best IELTS score possible!

6 thoughts on “IELTS Speaking Test Part 2 sample questions.

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  2. really you are the best …
    also i read your instruction for the speaking test and really it is very heplful
    i hope you are here in Oxford so you can teach me more and more 🙂

  3. Thank you for your feedback.

    I live in Sydney, Australia now but I’m sure there are many good teachers in Oxford.


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