IELTS Speaking

IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics & Questions

Questions and Topics Related to IELTS Speaking Exam

In the second part of the speaking test of the IELTS exam, you have to do a conversation with an examiner on a certain topic. This conversation is about 3 to 4 minutes. In this part, you are given a card on which the topic is written. On this topic, you have to speak for 2 minutes. However, you will still get a minute to prepare your answer as you will be provided with a pen and paper.  Make sure that you keep talking on the topic until the examiner stops you.

In this article, we have listed the example topics which may come in the exam so that you can prepare well.


Tell me about the art piece you like a lot.

You must say:

  • What type of artwork it is?
  • When did you get the chance to see it first?
  • What information you gave about it?
  • Why do you love it?


Tell about the book you read recently.

You must say:

  • The book is of what type?
  • What information it has?
  • Which category of people love it?
  • Why you have liked it a lot?


Tell about the conversation you had with someone.

You must say:

  • At what occasion it happened?
  • Who had given you the guidance?
  • What kind of guidance it was?
  • How you felt about it?

Daily Routine

Tell me about your daily routine.

You must say:

  • What day time it is?
  • What you usually do at this time?
  • With whom you share your time?
  • Why you love it?


Tell about some exercise you have an idea about

You must say:

  • What exercise it is?
  • How it can be done?
  • When did you try it for the first time?
  • What type of people can do it?
  • Tell why it is an effective exercise?


Tell about the family member with whom you have a good relationship.

You must say:

  • Who that person is?
  • What type of relationship you both have?
  • What is the person like?
  • What activities you both do together?
  • Elucidate why you both get on very well?


Tell me about the gift you gave someone recently.

You must say:

  • To whom you gave the gift?
  • What type of person is he/she?
  • What type of gift it was?
  • At what occasion you gave it?
  • Elucidate why you decided to give that gift?


Tell about your hobby.

You must say:

  • What type of hobby it is?
  • What type of individuals can do it?
  • How it can be done?
  • Elucidate why it is interesting to you?


Tell me about a website that is very useful.

You must say:

  • What is the name of the website?
  • What type of content it has?
  • How regularly you browse that website?
  • Elucidate why it is a useful website?


Tell me about some journey you planned, and it didn’t go the same.

You must say:

  • Where were you heading
  • Which transport you were using
  • Who were the other people with you
  • What went really wrong
  • Elucidate what could be done differently


Tell me about a person whom you think is very kind.

You must say:

  • Who that person is?
  • What relationship you have with that person?
  • What type of individual she/he is?
  • Elucidate why you believe that they are very kind?


Tell about some language you learned recently.

You must say:

  • Which language is it?
  • When did you start learning it?
  • How did you learn it?
  • Which thing was very difficult about that language?
  • Why you thought of learning it?


Tell about some song you love.

You must say:

  • What song type is it?
  • What is it about?
  • When did you hear it first?
  • Elucidate why you love it?


Tell me about the news which was good and you received it recently.

You must say:

  • What type of news it was?
  • How did you receive the good news?
  • Which person gave the good news to you?
  • Elucidate why it was a good one?

Old People

Tell me about some old person.

You must say:

  • Which person is this?
  • What is the age of this person?
  • What is the personality of this person?
  • Elucidate why you love this person?


Tell about some photograph you love.

You must say:

  • What is in the photo?
  • At which place it was taken?
  • Who captured it?
  • Elucidate why you love it?


Tell about some person you respect a lot.

You must say:

  • Who that person is?
  • What relationship you have with them?
  • What type of personality he/she has?
  • What does he/she do?
  • Elucidate why you respect them a lot?


Tell about the sports you might learn.

You must say:

  • What type of sport it is?
  • What kind of equipment you need for it?
  • How can someone learn that sport?
  • Elucidate why you really want to learn it?


Tell me about someplace you visited.

You must say:

  • Where did you go?
  • With whom you went?
  • What transport you used to go there?
  • Elucidate why you really enjoyed it?


Tell about some unexpected event.

You must say:

  • Where it happened?
  • When it took place?
  • Who else was there?
  • What was the reason for its un expectancy?
  • Elucidate why you really enjoyed it?


Tell me about some vocation that is useful for society.

You must say:

  • What is it?
  • What does it involve?
  • What type of people does it?
  • Elucidate why is it really important for society?


Tell me about someplace that is near the water.

You must say:

  • What is the location of it?
  • How someone can go there?
  • How many time you have gone?
  • What activities can be done there?
  • Elucidate why you love it?

Favorite Shop

Tell me about one of the favorite shops you have.

You must say:

  • Where the shop is?
  • Do you visit it often?
  • What does it sell?
  • Elucidate why you believe the shop is a good one?


Tell about the place which has animals.

You must say:

  • Where is it located?
  • From whom you heard about it?
  • How many animals are there?
  • Elucidate why is it the interesting place?


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