You must select an IELTS speaking cue card for Part 2 of the IELTS Speaking Test. The job asks you to talk for around 2 minutes on a certain topic. To enhance and master vocabulary relevant to each theme, practise IELTS speaking topics with friends, families, or partners. The following are some basic topics on which you may practice for the Speaking Test:

Accommodation & Hometown

  1. Let’s speak about where you grew up. What is the location of your hometown?
  2. What do you find appealing about it?
  3. What is it that you don’t like about it?
  4. What is the significance of your hometown to you?
  5. Do you believe you will remain in your hometown?
  6. Let’s move on to the topic of lodging. What type of living situation do you have?
  7. Is there a lot of stuff to do where you live?
  8. Is there anything you’d like to alter about your current residence?
  9. Do you intend to stay for a long time?

Hometown & Weather

  1. What is the most well-known feature of your country?
  2. What part of your nation do you reside in?
  3. Is it a fun location to call home?
  4. Do you intend to stay in the area in the future?
  5. What’s the weather like today?
  6. What sort of weather do you prefer?
  7. Is there any kind of weather that you despise?
  8. How is the weather in your country?
  9. In your nation, does the weather have an impact on people’s lives?
  10. Is it true that people change in the summer?
  11. Is poor weather ever a factor in your country’s transportation?


  1. Do you currently have a job?
  2. Is what you do for a living something you enjoy?
  3. What are your job responsibilities?
  4. What does a typical workday include for you?
  5. What aspects of your work would you change?
  6. In five years, what do you anticipate you’ll be doing?
  7. What credentials and abilities are necessary for this position?

Volunteer works

  1. Have you ever had any previous job experience?
  2. What was it like on your first day at work?
  3. What were your duties at work?
  4. What was a normal day at work like for you?
  5. Have you ever done any voluntary work before?
  6. What motivated you to take part in the volunteer work?
  7. Do you know somebody who is able to assist?
  8. When you hear the words “volunteer labour,” what comes to mind?


  1. Could you talk a little about where you grew up?
  2. What has changed in your hometown over the ages?
  3. Is there any way to make your hometown a better place?
  4. Is your hometown well-served by public transportation?
  5. What do the people in your community do for a living?
  6. Do you have a large number of acquaintances?
  7. What is your best friend’s name, and why is he or she your best friend?
  8. Who would you like to be friends with the most, and why?
  9. What sort of person can you readily become friends with?
  10. Which is more valuable to you: family or friends?

High School & Hometown

  1. What is the location of your hometown?
  2. How frequently do you return to your hometown?
  3. What is the population of your town?
  4. What is the most well-known feature of your hometown?
  5. What portion of your town is the oldest?
  6. In high school, who was your favourite teacher?
  7. In high school, what was your favourite subject?
  8. Do you recall how you felt on your first day of high school?
  9. Do you remain in touch with any of your high school friends?
  10. Do you long for the days when you were in high school?

Lifestyle & Work

  1. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  2. Do you have a crowded social calendar?
  3. Do you living a physically active lifestyle?
  4. Is your life significantly different now than it was a year ago?
  5. What aspects of your lifestyle would you wish to alter?
  6. Do you have a job right now?
  7. How well do you get along with your coworkers?
  8. At work, what duties do you have?
  9. Is there a healthy job market in your own country?

Family & Housework

  1. In your close circle, how many persons are there?
  2. Within your family, with whom do you get along best?
  3. Do you come from a huge family?
  4. What do you and your family do together?
  5. What makes your family so important to you?
  6. Do you clean your house at home?
  7. What type of housekeeping do you perform on a regular basis?
  8. Do you remember doing chores as a kid?
  9. Do you believe kids should help with housework?

Books & TV

  1. Do you prefer to sit in front of the television and watch programmes?
  2. Do you watch television on a regular basis?
  3. What are some of your favourite television shows?
  4. In your nation, which TV series are the most popular?
  5. Have your watching habits changed as a result of the internet?
  6. Do you read frequently?
  7. Are you a reader who enjoys picking up a book and immersing yourself in Why?
  8. Do you have a lot of books at home?
  9. What types of novels do you enjoy reading the most?
  10. Do you prefer to read books that you have purchased or those that you have borrowed?
  11. What advantages does reading provide?

Home & TV

  1. Who do you share your home with?
  2. Which room in your house is your favourite?
  3. What kind of décor do you have in your house?
  4. Do you enjoy having people over to your house?
  5. Do you enjoy watching television?
  6. What is your current favourite television show?
  7. What was your favourite programme when you were a child?
  8. Do you enjoy viewing television programmes from other countries?

Accommodation & Weather

  1. Do you live in a house or an apartment?
  2. Is it a large location?
  3. How long have you been a resident there?
  4. What are your favourite aspects about living there?
  5. Is there a garden in your neighbourhood?
  6. Do you like hot or cold weather?
  7. What is the weather like in your nation at various periods of the year?
  8. When you were a kid, what time of year did you like the most?
  9. Do you pay close attention to weather forecasts on a regular basis?
  10. Has the weather in your nation altered much in recent years?

Advertisements & Books

  1. Are you a book aficionado? Why?
  2. What book would you bring with you on a lengthy trip?
  3. How simple is it for you to read English-language books?
  4. Have you lately stopped reading a book?
  5. What types of individuals enjoy reading and what types of people do not enjoy reading?
  6. Do you enjoy watching commercials?
  7. Will you make a purchase based on a commercial?
  8. When you encounter pop-up advertising on the internet, how do you feel?
  9. Do you like humorous or serious commercials?
  10. What constitutes a good commercial?

Celebrity & Computer

  1. Are you a computer user?
  2. What do you do with a computer?
  3. Have you ever used a computer since you were a kid?
  4. Is it common for individuals to utilise computers these days?
  5. Are humans going to keep using computers in the future?
  6. Which celebrity is your favourite?
  7. Do you have a favourite celebrity from another country?
  8. Do you want to be well-known in the future?
  9. Do you believe we should safeguard the privacy of celebrities?
  10. In your nation, how do superstars affect their fans?

Movies & Music

  1. How frequently do you go to the movies?
  2. Is it costly to go to the movies in your country?
  3. What are the advantages of going to the movies?
  4. Do you like to watch movies alone or with other people?
  5. In a film, which actor would you prefer to play you?
  6. What method do you use to listen to music?
  7. When do you listen to music the most?
  8. What is your favourite musical genre?
  9. Is music a popular topic in your country’s schools?
  10. What are the most popular types of music in your country?

Music & Newspaper and magazine

  1. What is your favourite musical genre?
  2. Do you enjoy hearing live music?
  3. Is live music a popular kind of entertainment in your country?
  4. Have you ever attended a live performance? Alternatively, have you ever attended a musical performance?
  5. Do you read newspapers on a regular basis?
  6. Do you prefer to read news from your hometown or from around the world?
  7. Newspapers or mags, which is more common where you live?
  8. Today, how many people read newspapers?
  9. Do you believe people will read magazines more or less in the future than they do now?
  10. Do you believe newspapers will play an essential role in your life in the future?

Music & Travel

  1. How long has it been since you last took a vacation?
  2. Would you wish to return to that location?
  3. What type of vacation spots do you normally go to?
  4. Have you ever had a foreign visitor stay with you?
  5. What is the most cost-effective method to travel?
  6. How much time do you spend each day playing music?
  7. Do you have a wide range of musical tastes?
  8. What is your favourite piece of music?
  9. Do you enjoy belting out your favourite tunes?
  10. Are you currently learning to play a musical instrument?

Internet & Major

  1. What part of your life does the Online world play?
  2. Do you prefer to use the Internet for business or for fun?
  3. Do you believe you use the Internet excessively?
  4. What will be the future of the Internet?
  5. Are there any drawbacks to using the Internet?
  6. What is your field of study? Or, more specifically, what was your major?
  7. Did you like it or did it not appeal to you?
  8. Is it a popular course at your institution?
  9. What topic would you switch to if you had the option?
  10. If you had the chance, would you alter it?

Internet & Outdoor activities

  1. Do you enjoy participating in outdoor activities?
  2. What kinds of outdoor activities do you enjoy?
  3. How much time do you spend outside on a weekly basis?
  4. In your nation, what kinds of outdoor activities are popular?
  5. How frequently do you surf the web?
  6. Do you believe you use the Internet excessively?
  7. What are some of your favourite web pages?
  8. What are the benefits and drawbacks of using the Internet?

Indoor activities & Transportation

  1. Do you prefer to take public transit or hire a car?
  2. In your town, what is the most popular mode of transportation?
  3. Is it simple to get a bus ticket in your country?
  4. Is it common in your nation for people to drive to work?
  5. Which mode of transportation do you believe will become the most famous in your country?
  6. Do you enjoy doing things inside?
  7. What are your favourite indoor activities?
  8. How much time do you spend each week indoors?
  9. In your nation, what kinds of indoor activities are common?

Major & Sports

  1. Do you work or go to school?
  2. What is your field of study? Or, more specifically, what was your major?
  3. What made you decide on that major?
  4. What is the most challenging aspect of learning that subject?
  5. Do you intend to apply what you’re learning in the future?
  6. Do you participate in any sports?
  7. Do you like to watch sports on television?
  8. What is your best and most popular sport?
  9. In your nation, how do people remain in shape?
  10. Is it necessary for youngsters to participate in sports?

Gift & Noise

  1. Do you mind if there are some noises?
  2. What kinds of noise do you encounter on a daily basis?
  3. Do you have any favourite sounds?
  4. What are the locations where you may hear loud noises?
  5. Do you believe that modern society has too much noise?
  6. Is it true that cities are growing noisier?
  7. What time of year do you send gifts?
  8. Have you ever gotten a present that you didn’t care for?
  9. When you get a present, how do you react?
  10. Do people in your nation send presents as a gesture of goodwill?

Patience & Politeness

  1. What do you consider patience to be?
  2. Do you believe patience is essential?
  3. Do you consider yourself to be a patient person?
  4. Have you ever had a bout of impatience?
  5. Are you a courteous individual?
  6. Who instilled in you the virtue of politeness?
  7. Is it necessary to be courteous?
  8. What do you do if people are rude to you?

Colors & Weather

  1. What is the year’s most lovely season?
  2. What do people usually do during that time of year?
  3. What is the weather like in your nation (or hometown) on a regular basis?
  4. How does the weather in this city compare to the weather in your native country?
  5. What are your favourite colours?
  6. In your nation, what is the most popular colour?
  7. Do you like dark or bright colours to wear?
  8. What is the difference between men’s and women’s colour preferences?
  9. Do colours have an impact on your mood?

Food & Weather

  1. Do you eat a balanced diet?
  2. Do you prefer to enjoy a meal at home or a restaurant?
  3. Do you enjoy having meals delivered to your home?
  4. What company do you use to get meals delivered?
  5. Do you consume your meals differently today than when you were younger?
  6. Which type of weather do you prefer?
  7. Would you say your town’s weather is conducive to working (or studying)?
  8. Would you wish to relocate to a location with a different climate?
  9. Which season (or weather) do you believe is best for working and/or studying?

Clothes & Photos

  1. What’s your go-to piece of clothing?
  2. Is your nation known for its traditional clothing?
  3. What store do you normally buy your clothing from?
  4. Have you ever purchased clothing from an internet retailer?
  5. What do you typically photograph?
  6. What method do you use to save your photos?
  7. Do you have a PC where you save your photos?
  8. Have any of your photographs been framed?
  9. Do you prefer to give them postcards or photographs that you have taken yourself?

Art & Photography

  1. Are you a fan of art?
  2. Do you believe that art lessons are required?
  3. What impact do you believe art lessons have on children’s development?
  4. What types of paintings are popular in your country?
  5. What are the advantages of painting as a hobby?
  6. Do you enjoy taking pictures?
  7. Do you prefer to take your own photographs or have others take them for you?
  8. How frequently do you snap pictures?
  9. Do you prefer to photograph people or landscapes?
  10. Do you have any photographs on your walls?

Bags & Boat

  1. Have you ever gone on a boat ride?
  2. Do you like to go by boat?
  3. What are some of the benefits of travelling by boat?
  4. Is it common for individuals in your nation to go by boat?
  5. Will it become more well-known in the future?
  6. Do you have a thing for bags?
  7. What kind of bags do you prefer?
  8. When you go out, do you generally bring a bag with you?
  9. What kinds of baggage do you carry about with you on a daily basis?
  10. What do you pack these bags with?
  11. What types of bags do ladies like to purchase?