IELTS Speaking | Mobile Phones & Cell Phones, Advantages & Disadvantages


Things you can say about mobile phones and cell phones

Good things about mobile / cellular / cell phones

  • They are the most poupular type of gadget in the world today
  • The way we communicate has been revolutionized by cellular phones
  • We can stay in contact with everyone no matter where we are
  • They allow users to communictae by text messages, making calls,and sending emails
  • Mobile phones provide easy access to the Internet and users can also take photos and listen to music all on one gadget


Bad things about mobile / cellular phones

  • Mobile phones may cause some problems in certain public areas
  • When they ring in public places like cinemas and schools they create a disturbance
  • Some people seem not to be aware that other people can hear the conversation
  • Mobile or cellular phones can interfere with the operation of other electronic equipment
  • Excessive use of mobile phones can cause brain damage due to radiofrequency (RF) waves they emit
  • Using a mobile or cellular phone can be a dangerous distraction when trying to certain other activities
  • Talking or texting on a mobile or cell phone while driving is very dangerous
  • Mobile phones are easy targets for thieves in many places


Opinions about mobile / cellular / cell phones

  • The benefits of cell phones are greater than the drawbacks
  • Mobile phones have more advantages than disadvantages
  • If we use cellular phones with care, they cause very few problems
  • Mobile phones / cell phones are essential nowadays
  • Many mobile phones have become a fashion accessory for some people

What are your opinions about mobile phones?

What would you say in response to these other IELTS questions about mobile phones?

How would you answer this IELTS cue card question about a time when you couldn't use your mobile phone?