IELTS Speaking (Part 1): Television, Tourism, Daily routine, Country, Clothes

The IELTS Speaking (Part 1) covers a few general questions about familiar topics, lasting 4-5 minutes. The grading rubric is attached at the bottom.

TELEVISION

  • Do you watch television a lot?
  • What do you usually watch on television?
  • How many hours of television do you usually watch?
  • What are the most popular shows in your country?
  • What kind of shows do you like to watch?
  • What are some advantages of television?
  • What are someof the disadvantages of television?
  • What did you last watch on television?
  • Why do you think certain TV shows are so popular?

TOURISM

  • Which places would you recommend to a visitor to your country?
  • Do a lot of tourists visit your country?
  • What do they usually do there?
  • How has tourism changed your country?
  • Is your country expensive for most tourists?
  • What are some famous landmarks in your country?

DAILY ROUTINE

  • Describe your daily routine.
  • What do you usually do?
  • What do you do on the weekend?
  • What is you typical weekday like?
  • Does your life change much from week to week?
  • Do you have any free time during the week?

YOUR COUNTRY

  • Which country are you from?
  • Where is this country located?
  • Which part of the country do most people live in?
  • What are the main industries in your country?
  • Is it easy to travel around your country?

CLOTHES

  • What type of clothes do you like to wear?
  • What kind of clothes do people in your country usually wear?
  • How important is fashion to you?
  • What kind of clothes do you dislike?
  • Do you think people behave differently in different kinds of clothes?
  • What kind of clothes do people wear to work in your country?
  • Are clothes expensive in your country?

SOURCE: http://www.goodluckielts.com/IELTS-speaking-topics.html

GRADING RUBRIC (Click to enlarge)

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