The duration for the first part of the IELTS speaking test lasts 4-5 minutes. You may be asked to introduce yourself and even speak about 2-3 personal topics. Here are some examples of IELTS speaking questions and answers.
How do you spend your weekends?
On weekends, I usually spend time with my friends. We indulge in outdoor activities during summers, while we do more indoor activities during winters.
Do you often listen to music?
I listen to music in my leisure time or while doing my household chores. I avoid listening to music while studying or working since I get distracted by it.
Have you always liked visiting museums?
I have always liked visiting museums since I appreciate art. Also, I get to know about things from the past.
Have you ever changed cities?
Yes, I have changed cities often since my parents had transferable jobs.
Have you ever been to an art gallery?
Yes, I have been to art galleries. I appreciate art and love spending my time in the art galleries during the weekend.
Has your taste in music changed over the years?
Yes, it has. Earlier I liked listening to rock music a lot. However, now I prefer listening to classical music.
Do you have any hobbies that you would like to change into your job?
I would like to keep these two separate. Practicing my hobbies every day can bring monotony and thus, become boring.
Do you want to learn any musical instrument?
I want to learn guitar someday. I find the tune of the guitar fascinating.
Do you prefer a desktop or a laptop?
I prefer using a laptop since it is portable. I can carry it while traveling. Work becomes flexible with a laptop.
Do you prefer to email, phone, or text your friends?
Personally, I prefer to call my friends as I can speak to them at a stretch. I find it difficult to text or email.
Do you reply to emails as soon as you receive them?
I usually prioritize my reply to emails.