Advances in technology and automation have reduced the need for manual labour. (opinion) Therefore, working hours should be reduced.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In many countries, today insufficient respect is shown to older people. What do you think may be the reasons for this? What problems might this cause in society?
You are about to go on a vacation. A friend from another town shall come and stay in your apartment.
Write a letter to this friend. In your letter
Explain where your friend can get the key to the apartment.
Give your friend some instructions about using your apartment. Recommend some place to go
Last month you had an overseas holiday with some friends where you stayed at their house. They have just sent you some holiday photos.
Write a letter to your friends.
In your letter: Thank them for the holiday and the photos. Explain why you didn’t write earlier. Invite them to come and stay with you.
You are experiencing financial problems and want to ask your landlord if you can pay your rent late. Write a letter to your landlord.
In your letter explain:
Why you are writing to him.
Why you cannot pay the rent.
When you will pay the rent.
You recently read an article in newspaper about someone you know personally. You found some information is wrong.
Write a letter to the editor to inform him about it. Use following points:
What is the article about?
What is the error?
What you expect an editor to do?
You bought a TV a week ago but when you got home you discovered it did not work properly. You called customer service to report the problem but you have not yet received any help.
Write a letter to the company and in your letter: introduce yourself; explain the problem
and state what action you would like from the company
Housing and accommodation has become a major problem in many countries around the world.
What are some of the main factors that have contributed to this problem?
What can be done to help reduce the number of homeless people?
The speaking section examiner test your factors such as Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resources, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation. Here, we have decided to publish samples by our students which can guide students preparing for IELTS online.
Some people think that having old people in society is a problem as they are completely dependent on their children while others believe that having senior citizen around adds value to the family.