BEST IELTS SPEAKING TOPICS & IELTS TASK WRITING
ACADEMIC Writing Task 1
The table below depicts the information about the posts held by women in parliament and in management in 5 countries in 2000. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
The given table compares the percentage of women working as government officials and as managers in five countries, namely Canada, Ukraine, Egypt, Rome and Italy in the year 2000. It is manifest from the table that more women worked in the parliament than as mangers in Canada, Egypt and Italy, whereas Ukraine and Rome had more women in the management sector.
In Canada and Egypt, almost half of the posts in government were held by women, whereas the least (10%) worked as bureaucrats in Rome. 40% females worked as government officials in Italy, where as 23% worked in this department in Ukraine.
In the management sector, however, the scenario was quite different. Almost equal proportion (36%) worked as mangers in Canada and Egypt. 40% women in Ukraine and 25% in Italy worked in management sector in Rome.
Overall, it is interesting to note that the highest discrepancy among female workers in both given departments was seven in Rome in 2000.
GENERAL Writing Task 1:-
You recently moved to a new house and you want to invite an old friend to stay with you.
- Invite him to stay and suggest a date
- Briefly describe the new house and garden
- Say why you like your new house
Guess what! I have finally moved into my new house! The furniture is already arranged and the boxes that you saw at my old apartment last time containing all the decorations have disappeared.
I would love you to come over for a few weeks to stay. I would appreciate your company and we finish off any last adjustments together. I know that you can creative and so maybe you have some tips for me on how to decorate the living room. Besides a huge bookshelf, a TV and a sofa, I am unsure about what else to put in there. What do you think about next Friday? You can aome anytime, but this would be mosr convenient for me. I am sure that you will like my new house, just as I do. The garden has exquisite flowers and herbs from its previous owners and the large stove in the kitchen gives you a feeling of nostalgia. In addition to this, the staircase creaks in a funny way which reminds me of the old house where I loved in as a child.
I am looking forward to your answer and I hope that you can come as soon as possible!
Writing Task 2 (AC+GT):-
Providing a national system in a country where the unemployed receive a regular payment only encourages people not to seek work and puts an unreasonable strain on a country’s financial resources.
Discuss this statement and give your opinion.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your knowledge or experience.
In the modern day society, money is a driving force for nearly everyone. Most people aspire to have lots of money and to have the ability to live the life they want. In order to obtain money, people work in different jobs. In some countries around the world, governments have initiated a system where unemployed people receive a regular payment to enable them to survive. This system is often controversial. Some people believe it is an excellent idea, whilst others believe that it puts an unreasonable strain on a country’s financial resources.
When looking at the positive aspects of this system, it can be said that it prevents people from having a private bankruptcy. When somebody becomes unemployed, he or she will have on-going costs such as rent for a dwelling, bills for water, telephone and electricity as well as cost of food and several other things. Without a salary, this person will fall into debt, because they will be unable to cover these costs. A national unemployment payment system will therefore prevent this person from losing nearly everything over time. Without this system, many people would become homeless and would potentially engage in criminal activities to survive. Therefore, one can say that this system is positive. Although stories are heard of people exploiting the system, usually people that become unemployed want to find new employment fast in order to become financially independent again, meaning that the government does not have to pay a regular payment for long.
Although there are positive aspects of this system, one can also say that payment made by the government is too high, it will prevent people from seeking for work actively. Occasionally, the payment people receive is higher than their potential salaries, deterring them from working and creating an on-going cost for the government.
In conclusion, the proposed system has positive and negative aspects. Personally, I believe that the positive effects of the system outweigh the negative. The payment must remain on a level that helps people survive without regular salaries, but does not seem attractive to exploit over a longer period of time.
IELTS Speaking Full Interview:-
PART – 1 INTRO PART
May I know your full name?
My full name is Kiranjeet kaur.
How may I address you?
You may address me as Kiran.
May I see your ID?
Here is my passport.
Where do you come from?
I am from New Delhi.
How often do you meet with your family?
I stay with my family. I meet my family members every day.
How do you spend the time with your family?
I spend time with family in many ways. We eat together, cook together, watch TV together and do many things together.
Do you want to live with your family in the future?
Yes, definitely. My family is my life Even though I want to go to some foreign country temporarily; I finally want to be with my family.
Are you close to all of your family members?
Yes, we are a very close-knit family.
How has your family influenced you?
My family has influenced me in many ways. We depend on each other for many things. We guide each other from time to time and we do many things together.
Are there many advertisements in your country? OR Do you think there’s too much advertising in our daily lives?
Yes, there are too many advertisements in our daily lives. In fact advertising has become an industry. It has become the backbone of many economics of the world. Ads are ubiquitous nowadays. We see ads on TV, newspapers, hoarding and flyers. We also get ads through the radio, cell phone and the internet.
Why do you think there are so many advertisements now?
There are so many advertisements because there are many products, and the manufacturing companies are competing with each other. They have to advertise to stay in the race. So we have an advertisement for almost each and every product that is available.
What are the various places where we see advertisements? OR What are the different forms of advertising that we have in society today?
Advertisements are all around us. We have advertisements in newspapers, magazines on TV, on radio and on the Internet.
How do you feel about advertisements?
I feel that advertisements are a necessity. Apart from telling us about products, they are also telling us about the working of these products. Ads also touch social issues. However, I also feel that ads are very disturbing at times.
PART – 2 CUE CARD
Describe two people from the same family
- Who these two people are
- How you know these people
- How much these two people have similar personalities (characters) / how much they look similar
- And explain how (or, how well) the two people get along with each other
I know many people and many families. But, here I would like to talk about two people of the same family. They live in my neighbourhood. I have known them since my childhood. They are my friends too. Their names are Jyoti and Simran. They are sisters, in fact they are twins. They spend all they seem inseparable. I close to talk about them because they are my good friends. They are 22 years old. They both have long hair, fair complexion and sparkling black eyes. Jyoti has a mole on her chin and this is the only point of difference in them. They look as similar as two peas in a pod. But when you come to know them better, you find that they are poles apart in nature. Jyoti is a very polite and down-to-earth person whereas Simran is very blunt and rude at times. Despite their differences, they get along very well together. Jyoti is an extrovert and likes socializing. She is also very helpful. Whenever I am in any need I go to her. She never lets me down. In fact, she helps anyone who goes to her for any help. Simran, on the other hand, is an introvert. She is very quiet and remains in her own shell. She gives the impression of being selfish. But as I know her well, I know that she is just the quiet type. She likes her own company and can sit alone for hours.
I sometimes wonder how two identical twins could be so different in nature. I like both of them, but I have a better rapport with Jyoti. We were in the same class. We used to go to school together. Both were in the same class. We used to go to school together. Both were good at studies. They did their masters in computer applications. Now both are working in a multinational company.
PART – 3 DISCUSSION
Have there been any changes to family life in your country in the past 20 or 30 years? OR Do you think modern families are the same as families in the past?
Yes, the last two or three decades have seen a lot of changes to Family life. Earlier we had joint families but now nuclear families are the norm. in most families both parents are working, and children are left on their own after school hours.
What effects do you think this might have in the future?
This might have great effects in the future. The bonding with grandparents will decrease. Children would not know how to get along with relatives. Because of less care and affection children might go on the wrong path.
How do you think family life might family life might evolve in the future?
What the future holds for us is difficult to predict, but as far as I can see, people are becoming aware and are realizing the importance of family. I cannot see people going back to the joint family system, but close-knit extended families will become very common. Some people are also downshifting, which means that they are not accepting any promotions, so as to give more time to their family.
Would you say family is important to most people?
Yes, family is important to most people, because most people realize that friends can be fair-weather friends, but family will be with them through their thick and thin. This is a very famous Chinese adage that ‘in times of test family is best’.
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