IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics & Questions

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26. Museums

Are there many museums in your hometown?

Do you think museums are useful for visitors to your hometown?

Do you often visit a museum?

Did you go to any museums when you were a child?

Do you think museums are important?

Do you think it's suitable for museums to sell things to visitors?

When was the last time you visited a museum?

Are there many museums in your country?

Do you think museums are useful for visitors?

Do you often visit museum?

Did you go to any museums when you were a child?

When was the last time you visited a museum?

Do you think museums are important?

Do you think history can be learned from museums?

What is the effect of technology from history?

Many children these days don’t like museums. Why is that?

27. Flowers:

Do you love flowers?

Which is your favorite flower?

Do you think flowers are important?

Do you like flowers in your home?

Where would you go to buy flowers?

Are flowers important in your culture?

Where can you see flowers in your country?

Which flowers have special meaning in your country?

Do people in your country ever use flowers for special occasions?

What are the occasions when people give or receive flowers?

In your country, do people (ever) give flowers as a gift?

When was the last time you gave flowers to someone?

28. Sea/rivers/lakes:

Do you like going on holiday to the sea?

Are there many hotels by the sea in your country?

What kind of activities can people do by the sea?

How long do people normally visit the sea for when they go on holiday?

What benefits did you get from going there?

What do you think are the functions of rivers nowadays?

What do you think of boats and ships as forms of transportation?

Why do some people like to live near rivers, lakes or the sea?

29. Water sport:

Which water sport are you interested in?

What other water sport would you like to try?

What is the water sport that most people do in your country?

Why do people have a good time they are near water?

What are some of the key benefits and drawbacks of water transport?

Was transport by water more important in the past than it is nowadays?

Why has water become an important resource?

What is the water sport that most people do in your country?

30. Transport:

How did you get here?

What is your favorite mode of transportation?

Do you ever use public transport?

Do you like the public transport in your country?

What is the difference between taking a bus and taking a train?

Do you often travel abroad?

When is the best season to travel in your country?

Where would you recommend the foreigner to visit your country?

31. Fashion/clothes/bags/watch:

Do you enjoy buying clothes?

Are there many clothes shops where you live?

What factors do you think affect the clothes we choose to wear?

What kind of things determine what is in fashion and what we should be wearing?

Is it possible to look good without spending lots of money on clothes?

What type of clothes do you like to wear?

What kind of clothes do people in your country usually wear?

What different clothes do you wear for different situations?

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?

How important are clothes and fashion to you? [Why/Why not?]?

How different are the clothes you wear now from those you wore 10 years ago?

What do you think the clothes we wear say about us?

Is buying clothes a popular activity for teenagers in your country?

How much money should parents spend on their children’s clothes?

What kind of fashion do teenagers like to wear in your country?

What influence has the fashion industry had in your country?

Are the fashions of today different from your parents’ time?

What do you think will be the effect of the fashion industry in the next ten years?

Do you like to wear watches?

Why do people like expensive watches?

Do you like shoes?

Have you ever bought shoes online?

Do you prefer comfortable or good-looking shoes?

Do people own too many shoes?

Do you think wearing a hat on sunny days is important?

Did you wear a hat as a child? Why?

What is the importance of a hat?

Do you like bags?

What types of bags do you like?

Do you usually carry a bag (when you go out)?

Do you have different bags for different occasions (or, different purposes)?

What do you put in these bags?

What sorts of bags do women like to buy?

32. Pets:

Do you like animals?

What’s your favourite animal? Why?

Are people in your country fond of animals?

What kinds of animals as a pet do the people have in your country?

Compared with the past, have there been any changes concerning pets in your country/hometown?

Do you think cities are suitable places for keeping a pet?

Do children like animals?

What kind of animals do you think children like?

What was your favourite animal when you were a child?

Did you have any pets when you were a child?

What do you think are the benefits of a child having a pet?

If you have children in the future, will you allow them to raise a pet?

33. Seasons:

What’s your favourite season?

What are the seasons that you have in your country, but other countries do not?

Is there a seasonal festival in your country?

What’s the least favourite season in your country?

What do people in your country like to do in different seasons?

What season is good for travelling in your hometown?

Do you prefer dry or wet weather?

34. Trees:

Do you like trees?

Are you good at growing plants?

Why do people grow plants?

Are there any important trees in your country?

Is there a forest near your hometown?

Would you like to live in a place that has a lot of trees?

Where can one find trees (or forests) in your country?

Do you think places with trees attract more visitors than places with few trees?

Did you ever climb trees when you were a child?

Have you ever planted a tree?

Do you think more people should plant trees?

Do you think we should plant more trees?

Do you think trees are important?

What would you say are the benefits of having trees?

Do you think we need to protect trees?

35. Wedding:

Have you ever been to a wedding?

What clothes do people wear?

Describe the wedding ceremony?

What sort of gifts do people buy for the bridal couple?

What is the most common tradition of wedding in your country?

What presents are suitable for a wedding in your country?

Do you think money spent on a wedding is wasted?

How long should a couple wait before getting married?

What is the attitude toward marriage in your country?

Do most young people plan on getting married in your country?

What are some of the advantages of marriage?

What are some of the disadvantages?

What is the secret of a successful marriage?

Is the divorce rate high in your country?

Should unhappy couples get divorced?

Why is divorce rate increasing day by day?

Do you think people should be allowed to get divorced?

36. Smoking:

What do you feel about smoking in public places?

What is your opinion about smoking?

How many friends do you have who smoke?

Have you ever talked to them about the bad effects of smoking?

What’s the best way to solve this problem?

Should people be allowed to smoke in public?

Is raising the price on cigarettes a good way to get people to quit?

What do you think about electric cigarettes?

What are the ill effects of smoking?

Are there any benefits of smoking?

Should smoking cigarettes be illegal?

How popular is smoking in your country?

Do you think smoking should be banned in people’s homes?

Should smoking be banned in movies? Why or why not?

37. Shopping:

Do you enjoy shopping?

How do you feel about shopping?

Do you often go shopping for personal items?

Which is the most popular place for shopping in your hometown?

Do you think we will stop using paper money in the future?

How do companies encourage the consumer to spend their money?

What do you think shops need to do to create a positive shopping experience?

Do you like shopping on the internet?

Do you have any favourite stores?

Do all people enjoy shopping for clothes?

Why some people buy cheaper clothes and expensive ones at the same time?

Do you think it is good for people buy expensive clothes? Why?

Why do some people like shopping with friends?

Why people like shopping for clothes online?

What risks would take when shopping online? Why?

What special clothes do people in your country wear on official or formal occasions?

What is the different dress style between boys and girls?

Do you like jewel?

Do you wear many jewels?

Why some people wear a jewel for a long time?

Who does most of the shopping in your household?

What kind of shopping do you like doing?

Is shopping a popular activity in your country?

What types of shops do teenagers like best in your country?

How often do you buy something in a shop?

38. Festival:

What is the most important festival in our country?

How do people celebrate festivals in your country?

What special food are associated with festivals in your country?

Which festival do you enjoy the most?

Do you think festivals are important for the society?

Are there any festivals at this time of year?

How do people usually mark the New Year?

What was the last festival you went to? (Did you enjoy it? Why/ Why not?)

When did you last meet up with your extended family? (Was there any special reason for this meeting? What did you all do?)

Do you think festivals and celebrations are becoming more Americanised in your country? (Can you give some examples? How do you feel about that?)

Are any old traditions related to times of year in your country disappearing? (Why do you think that is? Should anything be done about it?)

Are there any examples in your country of special days which were originally made up by the marketing departments of companies, e.g. Grandparents Day? What do you think about that?

Are there any examples in your country of special days which were originally made up by the marketing departments of companies, e.g. Grandparents Day? What do you think about that?

39. 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?

Tell me about the problems your country is facing at present.

On behalf of government what has been done?

How successful would you say these measures had been?

How do you think things are going to change in the future?

40. Games:

What games are popular in your country?

Do you play any games?

Do you think adults should play games?

How do people learn to play games in your country?

Do you think it's important for people to play games?

How do people learn to play games in your country?

Do you think it's important for people to play games?

What do children learn from games?

What kind of games did you play when you were a child?

What games are popular in your country today?

Do you think mental games like chess are good for you?

Which one do you prefer, indoor games or outdoor games?

What are the benefits of indoor games/ outdoor games?

41. Neighbours/Neighbourhood:

Do you know the people who live next door to you?

What kind of relationship do you share with your neighbors? ...

How can neighbors be helpful? ...

What kind of problems can people have with neighbors? ...

What do you like about your community? ...

Are there any old people living in our society?

What do the people in your community do for recreation?

Would you like to raise your children in a community like yours? Why or why not?

Does your community have meetings?

How well do you know the people who live next door to you?

How often do you see them?

What kinds of problem do people sometimes have with their neighbours?

How do you think neighbours can help each other?

42. Leisure time:

What do you do in your spare time?

What do you do to relax yourself?

What do you usually spend your weekends?

What do you usually do after work or classes?

Why do you like doing these activities?

How did you start doing this activity at first?

Is there some other hobby or sport you would like to try? Why?

Do you prefer staying at home or going out during evenings?

How do you spend your time in the evening?

Do you do this every evening?

What do you like to do on the weekends?

Is there any difference in your life now from when you were a child?

Do you think modern lifestyles give enough time to people for leisure?

Do you think people today have more time to relax as compared to that in past?

What do you think is the importance of leisure time in life?

Do you think old and young people spend their leisure time in the same way?

Do you like to travel in holidays?

If you had a child, what leisure places would you go with your child?

How much time do you have each week for doing these things?

43. Communication:

How do you usually contact your friends? Why?

Do you prefer to contact different people in different ways? Why?

Do you find it easy to keep in contact with friends and family? Why? Why not?

In your country, did people in the past keep in contact in the same ways as they do today? Why/ Why not?

How often do you make telephone calls? Why? Why not?

Who do you spend the most time talking to on the telephone? Why?

When do you think you will next make a telephone call? Why?

Do you sometimes prefer to send a text message instead of telephoning? Why? Why not?

44. Transportation:

How popular bicycle in your hometown? Why?

How often do you ride a bicycle? Why? Why not?

Do you think those bicycles are suitable for all ages? Why? Why not?

What are the advantages of a bicycle compared to a car? Why?

What changes in transportation have taken place in the past five years in your country? Why?

What are some common transportations in your hometown?

Do you use public transport? Why / why not?

Which type of public transport do you prefer? Why?

How good is the public transport where you live?

Do you think people should use public transport more? Why / why not?

45. Happiness:

What kinds of things make people happy in India?

What do you do when you feel unhappy?

Do you think money can make people happy?

Do you think people are happier now than there were 20 years ago?

What do you think of happiness?

Is it easy to be happy for you?

What do you like to do when you are happy?

What kinds of things make you happy?

When do you feel the happiest?

What kinds of things people in your country feel happy about?

Do you think there’s any relationship between a person’s age and their level of happiness?

Do you think people were happier in the past than they are now?

What contributes to making a happy family?

46. Hobbies:

What are your hobbies?

What do you love about your hobbies?

What type of hobbies are popular among teenagers in your country?

Do you have any hobbies?

Is it important to have a hobby?

Is it harmful to spend too much time on a hobby?

What free-time activities would you like to try in the future?

Which hobbies do you find interesting?

Do you think that surfing the internet, watching TV, keeping a pet or listening to music are interesting hobbies?

Why do you think people like having a hobby?

Do you think that you can learn something from having a hobby?

Is it possible to have a hobby that involves more than one person?

What do people in your country normally do with their free time?

Do you think that more people had hobbies in the past than now?

What hobbies are common in your culture?

Are there any hobbies that you think are not worthwhile?

Why do people have hobbies?

How important is it to encourage children to take up hobbies?

How are hobbies now different from hobbies in the past?

Has modern life limited the time we spend on hobbies?

Do you think it's important for people to have hobbies? Why?

Can hobbies have any negative effects?

47. Newspapers:

How do you usually get your news?

How often do you read the newspaper?

Which do you prefer reading, magazines or newspapers?

How old were you when you first started to read newspapers?

Is the news important to you?

What type of news do you prefer to read?

Do most people in your country follow the news?

Why do you think people read newspapers?

How do most people in your country access the news?

Do you think the internet is a good way to get news?

Do you pay much attention to headlines?

Do you think it is important to follow the news?

What are some methods that newspapers use to attract readers?

What influence do you think newspapers have on society?

What is an obituary?

What is the most popular section in the newspaper in your country?

Why do some people only skim the headlines?

Do you think newspapers will one day be completely replaced by online news?

48. Cooking:

Do you like to cook or bake?

How often do you cook?

How good are you at cooking?

What are some things that you can cook?

What dish or food are you best at cooking?

Do you think you can cook better than your mother?

Who is a better cook, your mother or your grandmother?

Are cooking shows popular in your country?

What is the hardest thing to cook?

What are some of the advantages of cooking your meals at home? How about the disadvantages?

Is it important for husbands to know how to cook?

Does your father cook?

Who is the best cook you know?

Would you like to be a chef? Why?

If you had your own personal chef, what meal would you ask for most?

How hard is it to become a chef? What do you have to do to become a chef?

49. Childhood:

What was the best thing about your childhood?

What is your most vivid childhood memory?

Are you still in touch with your childhood friends?

What was your favourite toy when you were a child?

What do you miss most about being a child?

Is it important for children to have fun? Why?

Do you think that children these days have a better or worse childhood than your generation?

Nowadays many parents try to make their children happy by buying them many toys. How do you feel about this?

What do you think is most important for a happy childhood?

Do you think that people are permanently affected by negative childhood memories?

What about your childhood do you wish you could change?

Where did you grow up? How did that affect your childhood?

What were some of your favourite activities when you were a child?

What do you think it means to ‘live in the past’?

Who, besides your parents, had the biggest impact on your childhood?

What do you want to provide your children that you didn’t have when you were growing up?

Is it important for a child to have a lot of toys in order to be happy?

What is more important for a child’s happiness, many toys or many friends?

Who were you jealous of when you were a child? Why were you jealous?

50. Values:

What kinds of possessions give status to people in your country?

Has it always been the same or were different possessions thought of as valuable in the past?

Why do you think people need to show their status in society?

Do you think good decision-making can be taught?

Is watching TV a good way of forgetting about work or study?

Should co-workers also spend their leisure time together?

Do you agree that English should be the main language of international exchange?

Do you consider yourself to be an ethical person?

What are some ethical dilemmas you have faced?

What should a person do if they find a wallet? What do people usually do? What would you do?

What are some ethical dilemmas you have faced?

Is stealing always wrong? When is it right to steal?

If you could save people by killing one person, would you?

How often do you lie? When is it okay to lie?

What makes a person act ethically or unethically?

If you saw a pickpocket stealing someone’s wallet what would you do?

Should poor people be punished for stealing if they are stealing to feed their family?


Kirati Shah

Kirati Shah is a certified IELTS/TOEFL/PTE Trainer with seven years of experience. She is on a mission to provide good quality lessons about IELTS and PTE through blogs and videos that can help students get their desired score and achieve their dream to migrate/study abroad.

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