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IELTS Speaking test in Japan – January 2021

Our lovely friend K remembered and shared the following questions from the recent IELTS Speaking test he took in Japan:

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Let’s talk about the place where you live.
– Where do you live?
– Do you think it is a good place to live for families? Why?
– How often do you meet your neighbours?
– Let’s talk about sports.
– Have you played any sports?
– Have you ever supported any sports team?
– Let’s talk about concentrating on something.
– Does your job require concentration?
– What disturbs your concentration?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe an activity you enjoy occasionally that is a bit expensive. Please say

– What it is
– Where you do it
– Who you do it with
– When you do it.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Do you think rich people should support the poor? Why/why not?
– Do you agree with progressive* tax? Why/why not?
– Nowadays a lot of poor people are trying to become rich. Is this a positive or a negative thing? Why?

* A progressive tax is a tax in which the tax rate increases as the taxable amount increases.

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