Speaking Topics IELTS 2016 | Cue Card Topics with Solutions

Latest IELTS Speaking Topics

The IELTS speaking test is a challenge for a lot of IELTS test takers, even though it is relatively short (11-14 minutes). You can find recent IELTS Speaking Topics on this blog and use them to practice with an IELTS speaking partner.

There are lots of IELTS sample questions for speaking practice so that you can learn about the format of the IELTS speaking test, especially IELTS Speaking Part 2, as there are plenty of IELTS Cue Card samples

IELTS Cue Cards with Answers

On this site as well as IELTS cue card with answer posts which give ideas about how you can answer these types of IELTS speaking questions, you’ll find Part and Part 3 questions.

When you practice a recent IELTS cue card topic, do not memorize the complete answer – but use some of the ideas to help you create your own personalized answer. IELTS examiners are trained specially to identify IELTS test takers who have memorized full answers. So it’s best to avoid doing it.

IELTS Speaking Topics for 2016

If you want to know expected then study all the topics on this site and you will be well prepared. As new topics are reported, they will be included here and example answers provided.

Some of the IELTS speaking test questions asked in 2015 were also asked in previous years so using all previous questions is a good method of preparing for the test. New questions do sometimes appear, but there are many more which are perennial (they appear again and again, year after year).

Use this IELTS blog speaking questions and answers to help:
  • improve your fluency
  • for ideas what to say
  • as a guide to how long your answers should be in the IELTS speaking test
and your speaking performance will improve dramatically.

With consistent and regular practice with IELTS speaking cue cards and their solutions you can quickly improve your confidence for answering them and learn to talk about many different topics for 2 minutes.

Good luck with your IELTS preparation!

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IELTS Cue Card
Describe a wild animal
IELTS Cue Card - Late for an appointment
IELTS Cue Card
Late for an appointment
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IELTS Cue Card Describe something you bought but don't often use
IELTS Cue Card - helping others
IELTS Cue Card - Describe something you do to help other people
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IELTS Cue card - an interesting person
IELTS Cue Card Describe an interesting person you met recently
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IELTS Cue Card Describe a prize you would like to win

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