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Recent Questions asked by IELTS in August

These are the recently asked IELTS questions:-


Part 1

Home/ Town

  • Where are you living at the moment?
  • Do many people live in your neighborhood?
  • Do you have many friends there?
  • How long have you been living there?
  • What changes would you like to see in this area?
  • Who do you live with?
  • What do you like about the area around where you live?
  • Are you planning to move to another area to live?
  • Do you know many people living nearby?
  • What changes have you seen in this area since you have been living there?



  • What’s your major?
  • Do you like it?
  • How do you like your courses?
  • (if you do not have a major yet) Which major do you want to choose in college? Why?
  • Will you change it if you have the chance ?
  • Which major will you change it to?
  • Is it different from what you had in mind?
  • Why did you choose that major?


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  • Do you work or are you a student?
  • What work do you do?
  • What specific things do you do on your job?
  • Why did you choose that job?
  • What do you like most about your job?
  • Would you recommend that job to others?
  • What did you do on the first day of your job?
  • Do you think this job has a bright future?
  • What are the most interesting and the difficult part of your job?


  • Do you like perfume?
  • Do you use perfume?
  • Where do people buy perfume in your country?
  • Would you ever give perfume as a gift?


  • When do you listen to music?
  • How much time do you spend listening to music every day?
  • What kinds of music do you like to listen to? Or What’s your favorite kind of music?
  • Have you ever been to a concert before? Or Have you ever been to a musical performance?
  • Do you like to listen to live music?
  • When did you start listening to this type of music?
  • Have you ever learned to play a musical instrument?
  • Is music an important subject at school in your country?
  • Did you often listen to music when you were a child? (If yes give details.)
  • What kinds of music are (most) popular in your country?
  • Do you like traditional songs?


  • Do you prefer to drink tea, or coffee?
  • When you go out do you most often drink tea, or coffee?
  • When was the last time you drank some tea or coffee?
  • Which is more popular in your country, drinking tea or drinking coffee?
  • Do people in your country ever give tea as a gift?
  • When people in your country entertain guests do they usually drink tea, or coffee?
  • (Similar to above) Do people in your country usually offer tea, or coffee to guests who visit them at home?

Crowded Places

  • Do you like crowded places?
  • How do you feel in crowded places?
  • What are the most crowded places in your hometown (or where you are living now)?
  • Do you prefer to go to crowded places or places that have few people?
  • When was the last time you were in a crowded place?
  • Would you say people with the same interests usually get along with each other when they are in a crowd?


  • Do you like to share things with your friends?
  • When you were young, did your parents teach you to share with others?
  • Is there anything that you would not share with others?
  • How do you think parents could encourage their children to share?
  • Are you willing to share your favorite possessions?
  • Do you think there will be a car sharing in the future?

Social Media

  • Do you use social media?
  • Do you like to use Facebook?
  • How did you first find out about social media websites?
  • Is social media very popular in your country?
  • Do you think social media will become more popular in the future?
  • In the future, do you think you will use social media more than you do now, or less?


  • Are you a patient person?
  • When are you impatient?
  • Do you think you are more patient now than when you were younger?
  • Do you think you will be more patient in the future?
  • Are you patient in your work or study?
  • Can you explain why some people are not very patient?
  • Do you think people should be patient?
  • How do you feel when other people are impatient?
  • Would you say young people are more patient than older people?
  • Can you give any examples of work that require patience?


  • Do you like to smile?
  • How often do you smile?
  • Do you smile when you are having your picture taken?
  • When do people smile to others?
  • Can you sense (or feel, or tell)  if someone’s smile is fake?

Sleeping Habits

  • How many hours do you sleep every day (or, every night)?
  • Do you think it’s good to have a nap during the day?
  • Did you sleep more in the past than you do now?
  • Do you think old people need more sleep than young people?
  • Have your sleeping habits changed since you were younger?
  • Do you think it’s important to have enough sleep (each day/night)?


  • Do you use email?
  • How often do you use email (or, write emails)?
  • Do you prefer to use email or text messaging?
  • Do you think it’s important to reply to emails immediately (or, quickly) after you receive them?
  • Do you like to receive handwritten letters and cards?
  • Would you say your handwriting is easy for others to read?
  • Do you prefer to write on a computer or to write using a pen?
  • Do you think a person’s handwriting reflects their personality?


  • Do you like maths?
  • Do you think females are good at maths?
  • How often do you use a calculator?
  • Do you think maths is important?
  • Some people think that maths isn’t needed in our life. What do you think?


  • Do you like to watch movies? (Why?)
  • What types of films do you like to watch?
  • Do you often watch a movie (a film)?
  • Do you like going to the cinema?
  • Do you prefer to (or usually) watch a film alone or with others?
  • How often do you go to a cinema?
  • Has your taste in movies changed since you were younger?
  • Are any foreign movie stars famous in your country?
  • Do you have a favourite movie star?
  • Have you ever seen a movie star in real life?
  • Would you like to be a movie star?

Visiting Relatives

  • Do you often visit your relatives? (Why?)
  • What do you do when you visit them?
  • When was the last time you visited them? what did you do?
  • Do you prefer visiting your relatives, or your friends?
  • Do you take anything when you visit your relatives?

Time Management

  • How do you organize you time?
  • Do you make plans every day?
  • Would you say you manage your time well?
  • Are you ever late for anything?
  • Do you think young people organize their time in the same way?
  • What’s the biggest difficulty you have when managing time?


  • What apps do you often use?
    Which do you prefer, an information app or a chat app?
    Do you want to develop an app yourself?
    Do you often use apps on mobile phones?
    What kinds of apps do you expect in the future?


  • Do you like the city you are living in now?
  • Which city do you want to go to?
  • Which city have you been to recently?
  • What kinds of city do you like?
  • Do you prefer the city or the countryside?


  • Do you often look at the sky? (Why?)
  • Do you know much about the stars and planets?
  • Can you see the moon and stars at night where you live?
  • Do you prefer to look at the sky in the daytime, or at night?
  • Is there a good place to look at the sky where you live?
  • Did you learn anything about the planets and stars at school?


  • When do you think children start to have their own ideas?
  • Should parents follow their children’s ideas or should they say “No” to them?
  • Can children say no?



  • Do you like travelling?
  • Where would you like to travel for a vacation? (Why?)
  • Who do you often spend holiday with?
  • Do you prefer traveling alone or in a group?
  • How much traveling have you done?
  • What kind of places have you visited in your life?
  • When you visit new places, what do you like to do?
  • In which seasons do you prefer to travel?
  • What is the best season to travel in your country?


  • Do you like sports?
  • Do you often watch sports on TV?
  • How often do you play sports?
  • Do you prefer watching or playing sports?
  • What’s the most common sport in your country?
  • Do you think it is difficult to learn a new sport?
  • Are there many celebrity athletes in your country?
  • Did you prefer team sports or individual sports when you were young?



  • How often do you read?
  • Do you usually read for leisure or for work purposes?
  • What kinds of book do you like to read?
  • What was your favourite book or story when you were a child?
  • Do you like E-books?
  • Do you ever read professional books?


  • Do you like to lend things to others?
  • Have you ever lent a book to others?
  • Have you ever borrowed money from someone else?
  • Have you ever borrowed a book from others?
  • Would you lend money to someone else?

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