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IELTS Speaking test in Australia – September 2023

IELTS Speaking Latest Questions Australia September 2023

A test taker from Australia shared the Speaking questions she remembered from her recent IELTS exam.

Preparation advice: Get a friend to act as an examiner and ask you these questions, answer them and record yourself. When you re-listen later, try to spot any pronunciation issues or grammatical mistakes, and think of ways to make your answer more interesting.

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Where are you from?
– Do you like the area where you live?
– Do you know some of your neighbours?

– Do you enjoy drinking tea or coffee? Why or why not?
– Which one do you prefer, tea or coffee?
– Do you usually prepare your coffee/tea at home or buy it in a cafe?
– In your country, is tea or coffee more popular?
– What would you serve your guests, tea or coffee?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a time when you got lost. You should say

– where and when it happened
– how you got lost
– how you felt about it

and explain how you found your way.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– How can people find their way when they are lost?
– Is it more common for people to get lost nowadays compared to the past?
– Do you think it is important to be able to read a map?
– How have digital maps and navigation apps affected people’s map-reading skills?
– How can someone improve their map-reading skills?
– Do you think it is important to prepare before traveling to new places?
– What skills or strategies could people use to avoid getting lost while traveling?

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