IELTS Speaking Part 1 – Chủ đề và câu hỏi thường gặp

IELTS Speaking Part 1 - Chủ đề và câu hỏi thường gặp

Thông tin về IELTS Speaking Part 1

  • Thời gian: Speaking Part 1 thường kéo dài 4-5 phút, với 6-10 câu hỏi
  • Hình thức: Giám khảo đặt câu hỏi, thí sinh trả lời
  • Nội dung: Chủ đề được hỏi thường quen thuộc với thí sinh, như thông tin cá nhân, quê quán, sau đó đi sâu vào những thông tin khác như công việc, học tập, sở thích, chỗ ở
  • Độ dài câu trả lời: Một câu trả lời tiêu chuẩn của part 1 thường kéo dài 2-3 câu. Thí sinh không cần phải trả lời quá nhiều cho Speaking Part 1

Một số câu hỏi mẫu trong IELTS Speaking Part 1

Giám khảo có thể hỏi thí sinh những câu hỏi IELTS Speaking Part 1 như:

  • How often do you wear jewellery? [Why/Why not?]
  • What type of jewellery do you like best? [Why/Why not?]
  • When do people like to give jewellery in your country [Why?]
  • Have you ever given jewellery to someone as a gift? [Why/Why not?]

Các chủ đề thường gặp trong IELTS Speaking Part 1

  • Các chủ đề chính

  • Work

  1. What is your job?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. Do you like your job?
  4. Why did you choose that job?
  5. Is it a popular job in your country?
  6. What was your first day like?
  7. What responsibilities do you have at work?
  8. What is the most interesting thing about your work?
  9. Do you get on well with your colleagues?
  10. Do you prefer to work in the morning or evening?
  11. What are the ways that you can improve your skills at work?
  12. Has your job changed a lot in the past years?
  13. If you had the chance, would you change your job?
  14. Do you plan to continue with your job in the future?
  • Study

  1. What do you study?
  2. Where do you study that?
  3. Why did you choose that subject?
  4. Do you like that subject?
  5. Is it a popular subject in your country?
  6. What are the main aspects of your subject?
  7. Is there anything unexpected about your study?
  8. If you had the chance, would you change the subject?
  9. What is your favorite subject?
  10. Is there something that helps you
  11. to study efficiently?
  12. What is more important for you, lecturers or friends?
  13. Is there anything you want to change in your university?
  14. Do you plan to get a job in the same field as your subject?
  • Hometown

  1. Where is your hometown?
  2. What is your hometown like?
  3. Do you like your hometown? Why?
  4. How long have you been living in your hometown?
  5. How could your hometown be improved?
  6. Has your hometown changed much since you were a child?
  7. Do you think your hometown is a good place to bring up children?
  8. Is there good public transportation in your hometown?
  9. Will you be moving away from your hometown?
  • Home

  1. Do you live in a house or a flat?
  2. Why do you live in an apartment/house?
  3. How long have you lived there?
  4. What do you enjoy about your place?
  5. What is your favorite room? Why?
  6. Do you plan to live there in the future?
  7. What kind of accommodation do you wish to have in the future?
  8. Can you tell me about the house that you lived in when you were a child?
  • Advertisement

  1. What kinds of advertisements do you watch?
  2. Where can you see advertisements?
  3. Have you ever bought something because of its advertisement?
  4. Do you watch advertisements from the beginning to the end?
  • Art

  1. Are you good at art?
  2. Did you learn art at school when you were a child?
  3. What kind of art do you like?
  4. Have you ever been to an art gallery?
  5. How often do you visit art galleries?
  6. Do you think children can benefit from going to art galleries?
  7. Do you have paintings in your room?
  8. Do you think it is interesting to be an artist?
  • Birthdays

  1. Do you enjoy your birthdays?
  2. Do you usually celebrate your birthday?
  3. What did you do on your last birthday?
  4. Can you remember a birthday you enjoyed as a child?
  5. Do most people celebrate their birthdays with a party in your country?
  6. Which birthdays are considered important in your country?
  • Celebrity

  1. Who is your favorite movie star?
  2. Have you ever met a movie star in real life?
  3. Do you want to be a superstar?
  4. Are international film stars popular in your country?
  • Childhood

  1. Did you enjoy your childhood?
  2. What is your first memory of your childhood?
  3. Did you have a lot of friends when you were a child?
  4. What did you enjoy doing as a child?
  5. Do you think it is better for children to grow up in the city or in the countryside?
  • City

  1. What kind of city do you like?
  2. Which city do you want to visit?
  3. When was the last time you visited a city?
  4. Do more Vietnamese people stay in cities or stay in the countryside?
  5. Do you like to live in a city or the countryside?
  • Clothes

  1. Are clothes important to you?
  2. What kind of clothes do you usually wear?
  3. What kind of clothes do you never wear?
  4. Do you ever wear the traditional clothes of your country?
  5. Where do you usually buy your clothes?
  6. Have you ever worn a uniform?
  7. Do most people in your country follow fashion?
  8. Do you wear the same style of clothes on weekdays and weekends?
  9. Do you wear the same clothes at school, at work and at home?
  10. Will you change your clothes when you get home today?
  11. Did you have any special clothes to wear when you were a child?
  12. Can we judge a person’s character by clothing? Why?
  13. What colour do you like to wear?
  14. Do people in your country like to wear bright colours?
  15. What are the differences between men and women’s preference in colour?
  • Colors

  1. What’s your favorite color? Why?
  2. Do you like dark colors?
  3. What colors did you like in your childhood?
  4.  When you were a child, did you like to wear clothes in bright colors?
  5. Do you think the color of clothes shows one’s personality?
  6. Is color important to you when you choose a car?
  7. What color do you want to choose for the walls in your home?
  • Computers

  1. Do you often use a computer?
  2. Do you have your own computer?
  3. How do you usually get online?
  4. Do you prefer desktops or laptops?
  5. What do you use your computer for?
  6. Do you think it is important to learn how to use a computer?
  7. How often do you go online?
  8. What do you use the internet for?
  9. What’s your favourite website?
  10. Do you think children should be allowed unsupervised access to the internet?
  • Cooking

  1. Do you like cooking?
  2. Have you cooked recently?
  3. Did you have a memorable meal at home recently?
  4. Why do some people enjoy cooking?
  5. Do you prefer to eat out or eat at home?
  • Daily routine

  1. When do you usually get up in the morning?
  2. Do you usually have the same routine every day?
  3. What is your daily routine?
  4. Do you ever change your routine?
  5. Is your routine the same today as it was when you were a child?
  6. Do you think it is important to have a daily routine?
  • Evenings

  1. What do you often do in the evenings?
  2. Do you do the same thing every evening?
  3. Do you prefer to spend your evenings with family or friends?
  4. Do you ever work or study in the evenings?
  5. What is a popular activity for young people in your country in the evenings?
  6. Do you do the same thing in the evenings as you did when you were a child?
  • Family & Friends

  1. Do you spend much time with your family?
  2. Who are you closest to in your family?
  3. Do you prefer spending time with your family or friends?
  4. Who is your best friend?
  5. Are you still friends with people from your childhood?
  6. Is family important in your country?
  • Flowers

  1. Do you like flowers?
  2. What’s your favourite flower?
  3. When was the last time you gave someone flowers?
  4. Do any flowers have a special meaning in your country?
  5. Why do you think women like flowers more than men?
  • Food

  1. What’s your favourite food?
  2. Have you always liked the same food?
  3. Is there any food you dislike?
  4. What is a common meal in your country?
  5. Do you have a healthy diet?
  6. What do you think of fast food?
  • Gift

  1. How often do you buy others gifts?
  2. Do you like to send expensive gifts?
  3. What kinds of gifts are popular in your country?
  4. Why do people send gifts?
  • Going Out

  1. Do you often go out in the evenings?
  2. What do you like to do when you go out?
  3. Do you prefer going out on your own or with friends?
  4. How often do you go out in a week?
  5. Where do most young people like to go out in your country?
  • Hobbies

  1. Do you have a hobby?
  2. What equipment do you need for it?
  3. Do you think hobbies should be shared with other people?
  4. Did you have a hobby as a child?
  5. What hobbies are popular in your country?
  6. Why do you think people have hobbies?
  • Holidays/Festivals

  1. What is the most popular holiday in Vietnam?
  2. Can you describe one of the popular festivals and holidays in Vietnam?
  3. What is the most important traditional festival in your country?
  4. Can you tell me something about the festivals in Vietnam? Which is your favorite holiday?
  5. What do you do during the Tet Holiday?
  6. How do you celebrate an important occasion in your family, such as a wedding or a birthday?
  7. What do you usually do on holidays?
  8. What holiday or festival has become more popular in Vietnam recently?
  9. Are there many public holidays in your country?
  10. Do you think that there should be more holidays in your country?
  11. Which public holiday do you like the most?
  12. What do you usually do on a holiday?
  13. What do other people in your country usually do on public holidays?
  14. Do you think public holidays are important?
  • Internet

  1. How often do you go online?
  2. What do you use the internet for?
  3. How do you get online?
  4. Do you have your own computer?
  5. What’s your favourite website?
  6. Do you think children should be allowed unsupervised access to the internet?
  • Leisure time

  1. What is your favourite leisure activity?
  2. What did you enjoy doing in your free time as a child?
  3. Do you prefer to spend your free time with other people or alone?
  4. What is a common leisure activity in your country?
  5. Do most people in your country get two days off a week?
  6. Do you think leisure time is important?
  • Movies

  1. Do you like watching movies?
  2. How often do you watch movies?
  3. What kind of movies do you like?
  4. Do you love to go to a movie alone or with others?
  5. Did you often go to the movie theatre when you were a child?
  6. Are your favorite types of movies the same as your favorite types now?
  • Music

  1. Do you like music?
  2. What’s your favourite type of music?
  3. Can you sing?
  4. Did you learn music at school?
  5. If you could learn a musical instrument, what would it be?
  6. Do you think music is important?
  • Neighbours & Neighbourhood

  1. Do you like your neighbors?
  2. Are your neighbors usually close to each other in your country?
  3. What is your neighborhood like?
  4. How can neighbors be helpful?
  5. Do you think your neighborhood is a good place for children?
  6. What facilities are available in your neighborhood?
  7. How could your neighborhood be improved?
  8. Do you think it is important to have a good relationship with your neighbors?
  • Newspapers

  1. How do you usually get your news?
  2. Do you often read the newspapers?
  3. What kind of news do you usually follow?
  4. How do most people get the news in your country?
  5. Do you think international news is important?
  6. Do you read newspapers or magazines?
  7. Do you prefer to read news online or physical newspapers?
  8. What kind of news do you like to read about?
  9. Do you read comics in newspapers or magazines?
  • Pets

  1. Do you have a pet?
  2. Do you like animals?
  3. What’s your favourite animal?
  4. What is a popular pet to have in your country?
  5. Did you have a pet as a child?
  6. Why do people have pets?
  • Picnic

  1. Have you ever gone to picnics?
  2. Do you enjoy a picnic?
  3. How frequently do you go out for picnics?
  4. Did you go on a picnic when you were a child?
  5. What kind of places do people choose as their picnic spots?
  6. When was the last time you went on a picnic?
  • Reading

  1. Do you often read?
  2. What is your favourite kind of book to read?
  3. Do you often read newspapers?
  4. Do you have any e-books?
  5. What books did you read as a child?
  6. Do you think it is important to encourage children to read?
  • Recycling

  1. Do you recycle stuff?
  2. Did you recycle when you were a kid?
  3. What kind of things do you recycle?
  4. How do you feel when you see trash lying on roads?
  5. Is it important to have recycled bins?
  6. Will you recycle in the future?
  7. Do you influence others to use recycle bins?
  8. Can you name products or materials that are commonly recycled?
  9. What have people’s attitudes towards recycling changed  over  the  last  several years?
  10. Do you think recycling is important?
  • Shopping

  1. Do you enjoy shopping?
  2. What are your favorite stores?
  3. Do you prefer shopping alone or with others?
  4. Do you compare prices when you shop?
  5. Is it difficult for you to make choices when you shop?
  6. Have you ever bought anything online?
  7. Is shopping a popular activity in your country?
  8. What  is  the  difference  between  small  shops  in  your  town  and  international shops?
  9. Is shopping a popular activity in your country?
  • Sleep

  1. How many hours do you usually sleep?
  2. How much sleep do you wish to have every day?
  3. How have your sleeping habits changed since you were young?
  4.  Is enough/sufficient sleep important?
  5. Do you take naps at noon?
  6.  Do you like to read before bed?
  • Sport

  1. Do you like sports?
  2. What is your favorite sport?
  3. What kind of sports did you play as a child?
  4. Do you prefer team sports or individual sports?
  5. How do most people in your country keep fit?
  6. Would you like to go to the Olympic Games?
  7. Are you a fan of any sports teams? Why?
  8. What kind of sports is popular in your country?
  9. Do most people in your country like sport?
  10. What sports do people in your country like to play?
  11. What was your favourite sport when you were young?
  12. What kind of exercises do you do?
  13. What kinds of exercises are popular in your country?
  14. Do you like extreme sports?
  15. Who is your favourite star?
  • Transport

  1. How did you get here today?
  2. What is your favourite mode of transport?
  3. Do you ever use public transport?
  4. Do you like the transport system in your country?
  5. What is the difference between taking a bus and taking a train?
  • Tree

  1. Do you like trees?
  2. Have you ever planted a tree?
  3. What kind of trees do you plant?
  4. What kind of trees do people usually plant in your hometown?
  5. What are the benefits of planting more trees?
  • TV

  1. What kind of TV programs do you like?
  2. What’s your favorite TV program?
  3. Do you often watch programs on TV or your cell phone?
  4. Do you like watching the same kind of program all the time?
  5. Do you talk with your friends about the program you watched?
  • Weather

  1. What’s the weather like today?
  2. What’s your favourite weather?
  3. Do you like the weather in your country?
  4. Is the weather the same in all parts of your country?
  5. Does the weather ever affect the way you feel?
  6. Does the weather in your country ever affect transportation?
  • Weekends

  1. What do you do in your spare time?
  2. What do you usually do on weekends?
  3. Do you think it is important to make the most of your weekend?
  • Wild animals

  1. Do you like to watch TV programs about wild animals?
  2. Did you learn something about wild animals at school?
  3. Where can you see wild animals?
  4. In which country do you think you can see many wild animals?

2. Các chủ đề lạ

  • Being in a hurry

  1. When was the last time you did something in a hurry?
  2. What helps you to finish things quickly?
  3. What kinds of things do you never do in a hurry?
  4. Why do people make mistakes more easily?
  5. When they are in a hurry?
  • Change

  1. Do you like changes? Why?
  2. What do you plan to change next year?
  3. Are there any changes to your work?
  4. Have you changed a lot since your childhood?
  5. Are there any positive changes in your country these days?
  6. Are there any changes in your hometown?
  • Dream

  1. How long can you remember your dream when you wake up?
  2. Do you like hearing others dream?
  3. Do you think dreams will affect life?
  4. Do you often have a dream at night?
  5. Have you had a bad dream before?
  6. What was the strangest dream you have had?
  7. What do you usually dream about?
  • Remembering people’s name

  1. Is it easy for you to remember people’s names?
  2. Can you remember the names of your childhood friends?
  3. Have you forgotten the name of someone you know?
  4. How would you feel if someone forgot your name?
  5. How to remember other people’s names?
  • Sky and stars

  1. Do you like to look at the sky? Why?
  2. Can you see the moon and stars at night where you live?·
  3. Do you prefer the sky in the morning or the sky at night?·
  4. Is there a good place to look at the sky where you live?
  5. Do you like to see the stars at night?·
  6. Do you want to live on other planets?
  • Stages of life

  1. Do you enjoy your current stage of life?
  2. Which stage of your life do you think is the most important?
  3. In which stage of your life were you the happiest?
  4. What is your plan for your next stage of life?
  • Water

  1. Do you like drinking water?
  2. Do you often drink water?
  3. Do you like drinking bottled water or tap water?
  4. Is bottled water expensive in your city?
  5. Have you ever been thirsty but had no water to drink?
  • Window view

  1. What scenery can you see from the window of your room?  
  2. Do you like to watch the scenery from your window?  
  3. Do you want to live in a house with beautiful window views?  
  4. How do you feel when you can’t see any beautiful view from your window?

3. Các chủ đề mới

  • Barbecue

  1. Do Vietnamese people like barbecue?
  2. What kind of food do you like to eat for barbecue?
  3. Would you like to have a barbecue with your family or your friends?
  4. Did you have barbecue when you were a child?
  • Being tidy

  1. Are you a tidy person?
  2. Do you think that it is necessary to be tidy?
  3. Do you think people should be tidy all the time?
  4. Do you keep your workplace tidy?
  5. Are you tidier at work or at home?
  6. Are your family members tidy?
  • Concentration

  1. When do you need to be focused?
  2. Can you concentrate on work during the noise?
  3. Is it difficult for you to stay focused on something?
  4. What do you do to help you concentrate?
  5. What is the best way to concentrate?
  6. What may distract you when you are trying to stay focused?
  7. When is it hard to concentrate?
  8. In what situation do you need to concentrate?
  9. What do you do to improve concentration?
  10. Is it easy for you to do two things simultaneously?
  • Crowded place

  1. What places are often crowded in your city?
  2. How do you feel when you are in crowded places?
  3. In which circumstances do you feel happy being in a crowded place?
  4. When was the last time you were in a crowded place?
  5. Why are metropolitan cities more crowded?
  • Decorations

  1. What kind of decoration do you prefer?
  2. How is your home decorated?
  3. What is your favorite color when decorating your home?
  4. Do people in your country like redecorating their homes?
  5. What is the new decorating trend for this year?
  • Dictionaries

  1. Do you often use a dictionary?
  2. What do you use dictionaries for?
  3. What kinds of dictionaries do you think are most useful?
  4. Do you think dictionaries are useful for learning a language?
  5. What kind of information can you find in a dictionary?
  • E-mail

  1. How often do you write an email?
  2. Who do you always write to?
  3. Do you think it’s important to reply to emails quickly?
  4. Do you prefer contacting others by text messages or emails?
  5. Is there an email that made you happy recently?
  • Environmental protection

  1. Would you like to work in a company related to environmental protection?
  2. How can we protect the environment?
  3. Do you think you’ve done enough to protect the environment?
  4. Is there education about environmental protection at school?
  • Farms

  1. Have you visited a farm?
  2. What kind of farm do you like?
  3. Do you think farming is important?
  4. Did you do farm work when you were young?
  5. Does your country still use many traditional farming methods?
  • Furniture

  1. Do you have a lot of furniture in your home?
  2. Do you have any wooden furniture?
  3. Has anyone bought a piece of furniture for you?
  4. What kind of furniture would you like to buy?
  5. Which furniture in your home do you like the best?
  6. Are you planning to buy any furniture this year?
  7. Have you ever received furniture as a gift?
  8. What’s your favourite furniture?
  • Handwriting

  1. Do you usually write by hand?
  2. Do you prefer to write by hand or type?
  3. Do you think handwriting will be replaced by computers?
  4. Can you tell someone’s personality from his or her handwriting?
  5. What impression does a person’s handwriting have on other people?
  6. Nowadays, how do most people write thing?
  7. Do you often write with a pen?
  8. What is the difference between writing with a pen and typing on a computer?
  9. Do you think handwriting is important nowadays?
  10. When children begin to write in your country?
  11. How did you learn to write?
  12. How can children today improve their handwriting?
  13. Did you like writing things when you were a child?
  14. Is your handwriting easy to read for other people?
  • Happiness

  1. Are you a happy person?
  2. What usually makes you happy?
  3. Does the weather ever affect how you feel?
  4. What makes you feel unhappy?
  5. Do you think people in your country are generally happy people?
  • Lists

  1. Do you make a list before going shopping? Why?
  2. Why is it important to make a shopping list?
  3. Do you make a list of your work? Does it work?
  4. Why don’t some people like making lists?
  5. Do you prefer using a piece of paper or making a list on your phone?
  • Math

  1. Do you like math?
  2. When did you start learning mathematics?
  3. Do you learn math in secondary schools/ high schools?
  4. What can teachers do to make math more interesting to students?
  • Museum

  1. Have you been to a museum?  
  2. In the future, do you want to work in a museum?
  • New activities

  1. Do you like to try new activities? Why?
  2. What activities would you like to try?
  3. What activities did you do when you were a child?
  4. Do you like to try new activities alone or with friends?
  5. Is it good for people to try new things?
  6. Why are some people afraid of trying new things?
  7. What help do people need when they are trying new things?
  8. What  are  some  of  the  difficulties  a  person  might  have  when  they  try  something new?
  9. Do  you  think  it’s better to have new experiences when you are young or when you are older?
  10. Did you try new activities when you were younger?  
  11. Do you like to try new activities alone or with friend?
  • New Year

  1. How do you celebrate New Year?
  2. What do people do on New Year’s Day?
  3. Do you have any ceremonies to celebrate the New Year in your country?
  4. Why do people think New Year is the beginning?
  5. What was the most memorable New year celebration you have experienced?
  • Noise

  1. Do you mind noises?
  2. What types of noise do you come across in your daily life?
  3. Are there any sounds that you like? orWhat is your favourite sound?
  4. Where can you hear loud noises?
  5. Describe a noisy place that annoys you?
  6. Do you think there’s too much noise in modern society?
  7. Are cities becoming noisier?
  • Parks

  1. Do you prefer a park or a garden?
  2. Do you often go to a park or a garden? What do you usually do there?
  3. When’s the last time you went to a park?
  4. Do you prefer a park to have more open space or more leisure facilities?
  • Patience

  1. Are you a patient person?
  2. Were you patient when you were young?
  3. Have you become more patient or less patient compared to when you were younger?
  4. Do you think patience is important for study and work?
  5. How do you feel when other people are not patient?
  6. Are you less or more patient when you are angry?
  • Place to read

  1. Where do you usually read?
  2. Do you prefer to read individually or as a group?
  3. What makes a perfect place to read?
  • Shoes

  1. How often do you buy shoes?
  2. Have you ever bought shoes online?
  3. Do you prefer fashionable or comfortable shoes?
  4. What’s your favorite type of shoes?
  5. What’s your favorite pair of shoes?
  • Sunglasses

  1. Do you like to wear sunglasses?
  2. How often do you wear sunglasses?
  3. What kind of sunglasses would you like to buy?
  4. Would you like to buy sunglasses for other people as a gift?
  5. Have you ever lost your sunglasses?
  6. Have you bought sunglasses before?
  7. Will you buy expensive sunglasses?
  • Taking a rest

  1. How often do you take a rest?
  2. What do you usually do when you are resting?
  3. Do you take a nap when you are taking your rest?
  4. How do you feel after taking a nap?
  • Taking photos

  1. Do you like taking photos?
  2. Do you take photos with a cellphone or with a camera?
  3. What are the differences between cellphones and cameras when it comes to taking photos?
  4. Do you want to learn some photography skills?
  5. What do you like to take photos of?
  6. What would you use photos for?
  • Tea and coffee

  1. Do Vietnamese people like to drink tea or coffee?
  2. Do you often drink coffee or tea?
  3. When was the last time you drank tea or coffee?
  4. Do you prepare tea or coffee for the guests at home?
  5. Do Chinese people give others coffee or tea as a gift?
  6. Have you gone out for tea or coffee recently?
  • Teachers

  1. Do you want to be a teacher in the future?
  2. Do you still remember your teachers in primary school?
  3. Did you have a favorite teacher when you were in primary (or high) school?
  4. What kinds of teachers do you like?
  5. What’s the difference between teachers in the past and now?
  • Text messages

  1. Do you like texting?
  2. How often do you send text messages?
  3. Do you prefer sending or receiving messages?
  4. Have you ever received a confusing text message?
  5. Have you ever had difficulty replying?
  6. Is there any chance when texting someone is better than calling him?
  7. In what circumstances is making a call better than sending a text message?
  • Vietnam

  1. Why do you live in the city?
  2. What was the difficulty of your country in the past?
  3. What thing are you proud of most about your country?
  4. Will you live in your country in the future?
  • Wallet

  1. Do you use a wallet?
  2. Have you ever lost your wallet?
  3. Have you ever sent a wallet to someone as a gift?·
  4. Do most of your friends use wallets?

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