Recent IELTS Speaking Topics 2020 Part 2 & 3 Questions

  1. Latest IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics in 2020 (Jan – September 2020)

In Part 2 candidates are given a topic card and then have one minute to prepare after which they must speak about the given topic. The third part involves a discussion between the examiner and the candidate, generally on questions relating to the theme which they have already spoken about in part 2.

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1. A House or Apartment You Would Like to Live In

IELTS Speaking Part 2

Describe a house or apartment you would like to live in.

You should say:

  • where it is / Where it would be
  • what you would (like to) do there
  • who you would (like to) live therewith
  • and explain why you would like to live in this place

IELTS Speaking Part 3

  • Do you think it’s better to rent or to buy a place to live in?
  • How easy is it to find a place to live in your country?
  • Do you agree that there is a right age for young adults to stop living with their parents?
  • What options are available to young couples looking for accommodation in your country?
  • What are some of the pleasures involved in making a home for ourselves?

2. An Interesting Animal You Have Seen

IELTS Speaking Part 2

Describe an interesting animal you have seen

You should say:

  • What animal it was
  • When and Where you saw it
  • Explain what it looks like
  • And explain how you feel about this animal

IELTS Speaking Part 3

    • What kind of animals do people have in their homes?
    • A lot of animals are getting extinct these days. What do you think about this? Why is it happening?
    • Earlier people used animals for their work. Now, what do people use to do their work?
    • Researches are being conducted on animals, is this good idea?

    3. A Successful Small Business

    IELTS Speaking Part 2

    Describe a successful small business that you know about.

    You should say:

    • what business/company it is
    • what this business does
    • how you know about this business
    • and explain why you think this business/company is successful.

    IELTS Speaking Part 3

    • What qualities are required to become a company leader (or, CEO or, manager)?
    • In general, what factors do you think to determine whether a small company will become successful or not?
    • Do you think the latest technology plays an important role in a company’s development?
    • What do you think of charitable organizations?
    • Which do you think is better, to start your own business or to work for someone else?

    4. A Crowded Place You Went To

    IELTS Speaking Part 2

    Describe a crowded place you’ve been to

    You should say:

    • when you went there
    • where the place is (or, was)
    • who you went therewith
    • and explain how you felt about the place.

          IELTS Speaking Part 3

          • Why do a lot of people enjoy going to crowded places?
          • Where (or what) would you say is the most crowded place in your city?
          • Would you say it’s important for a city to have amusement (and/or recreational) facilities?
          • Why do you think people choose to live in big cities (despite certain problems)?
          • How do you think cities overseas are different from those in your country?
          • Would you say urban planning is important?

          5. A Family Member You Spend Time With

          IELTS Speaking Part 2

          Describe a family member you spend a lot of time with

          You should say:

          • who this person is
          • what you usually do together
          • what kind of person he/she is
          • and explain why you spend the most time with him/her.

          IELTS Speaking Part 3

          • What are the advantages of strong family relationships?
          • How many generations are usually living under one roof in your country?
          • What are the benefits, and drawbacks of a family of several generations living together?
          • Do both parents have equal responsibilities in taking care of their children?

          6. A Person Often in the News

          IELTS Speaking Part 2

          Describe a person who is often in the news, and who you would like to meet.

          You should say:

          • who this person is
          • how you know him/her
          • why he/she is often in the news
          • and explain why you would like to meet him/her.

          IELTS Speaking Part 3

          • What is the difference between new media and old media?
          • Do you think the contents in the newspapers are reliable?
          • Do you think it’s necessary for people to watch foreign news?
          • How has social media changed how we consume news?
          • What kinds of (famous) people are usually in the news in your country?

          7. The Desired Change to Your Local Area

          IELTS Speaking Part 2

          Describe a change that could improve your local area.

          You should say:

          • what the change would be
          • how this change could be made
          • what problems are causing the need for this change
          • and explain how this change would improve your local area

            IELTS Speaking Part 3

            • Why is it hard for people to accept the change?
            • Does change has positive result?
            • How has your community changed since you were a child?
            • Do young people change quickly these days?
            • Why do old people not like changes?

            8. A performance you enjoyed watching

            IELTS Speaking Part 2

            Describe a performance you enjoyed watching.

            You should say:

            • what the performance was
            • when and where you watched the performance
            • who was performing (or, who performed)
            • and explain why you enjoyed the performance.

            IELTS Speaking Part 3

              • What Is the difference between viewing the program live and viewing it on TV?
              • Is learning drama or dancing helpful for kids?
              • Do you think traditional performances are important?
              • Is learning drama or dancing helpful for kids?

              9. An Important Text Message

              IELTS Speaking Part 2

              Describe an important text message you received.

              You should say:

              • who sent the message
              • what was in the message
              • why the person sent the message
              • and explain why the message was important to you.

              IELTS Speaking Part 3

              • Why do some people dislike using text messages?
              • Have the ways that people communicated with each other, changed much in the last few decades?
              • Why do people prefer texting as compared to phone calls?
              • Do you think modern technology has any negative influence on communication?
              • What do you think are some of the main differences between written communication and spoken communication?

              10. A Time When Someone Apologized to You

              IELTS Speaking Part 2

              Describe a time when someone apologized to you.
              You should say:
              • when this happened
              • what you were doing
              • who apologized to you
              • and explain why they apologized to you.

                    IELTS Speaking Part 3

                    • Is it very important to say sorry?
                    • In what situations do folks say sorry?
                    • Why do some people hate to say sorry?
                    • In what scenarios should we apologize instantly?
                    • When is it that people say thank you?
                    • When was the last time you found it hard to accept an apology?

                    11. A Trip by Public Transport

                    IELTS Speaking Part 2

                    Describe a trip you took by public transport.

                    You should say:

                    • when it happened
                    • what means of transport you took
                    • what you did during the trip
                    • and explain how you felt about the trip.

                      IELTS Speaking Part 3

                      • Do you think traffic jams would be reduced if people could travel on public transport for free?
                      • Why do you think more and more people prefer to travel by plane?
                      • What kinds of obstacles do you think some local governments have to face when they develop transportation infrastructure?
                      • What are the transportation problems in your country?

                      12. Something Exciting You Did

                      IELTS Speaking Part 2

                      Describe something exciting that you did/ Describe an exciting experience you have had.

                      You should say:

                      • when you did it
                      • where you were when you did it
                      • who you did it with
                      • and explain why it was exciting for you.

                      IELTS Speaking Part 3

                      • Do people in your country spend a lot of money on celebrating birthdays?
                      • Do you think it’s necessary to spend a lot of money on holding a party?
                      • Do people in your country usually go out to celebrate traditional festivals with others?

                      13. Not Allowed to Use Mobile Phone

                      IELTS Speaking Part 2

                      Describe a time when you couldn’t use your mobile phone. You should say:

                      • where it was
                      • what you were doing at this time
                      • when it was
                      • and explain why you were not able to use your mobile phone.

                      IELTS Speaking Part 3

                      • Do you think there should be regulations on the use of mobile phones?
                      • What do you think of primary school students owning a mobile phone?
                      • What (minimum) age do you think is appropriate for owning a cell phone?

                      14. Shopping 

                      IELTS Speaking Part 2

                      Describe your favourite shop.

                      You should say:

                      • where it is
                      • what things it sells
                      • what sort of people are its customers
                      • and explain why you like the shop so much.

                      IELTS Speaking Part 3

                      • What typical things can visitors to your country buy?
                      • What things do young people like to buy in your country?
                      • What can shops do to make shopping more pleasant for their customers?
                      • Do you think that in the future people will do most of their shopping using the Internet? Why? / Why not?

                      15. Food

                      IELTS Speaking Part 2

                      Describe a special occasion when you had a really enjoyable meal.

                      You should say:

                      • what the occasion was
                      • who was at the meal
                      • what you ate
                      • and explain why the meal was so enjoyable.

                          IELTS Speaking Part 3

                          • Describe a special occasion when you had a really enjoyable meal.
                          • What do you think a healthy diet consists of?
                          • Which do people in your country prefer: traditional food or fast food such as hamburgers or pizzas?
                          • Do you think children should be taught about healthy diets and cooking at school? Why (not)?
                          • At what age do you think children should be taught to cook?
                          • What can be done to prevent poor people in the world going hungry?
                          • Should rich countries help poor countries with more than just food?


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