IELTSスピーキングのセクション1でよく出る質問とは?

IELTSのスピーキングテストは、ジェネラル、アカデミックの両モジュールともに
同じような内容の問題が質問されます。

基本的には、3つのセクションに分かれており、それぞれのセクションで
どういった傾向の問題が出るかは、こちらで詳しく説明しているので
参考にしてみてください。

IELTSのスピーキングテストはIELTSのジェネラル、アカデミックの両モジュールともに
同じような内容の問題が質問されます。

特に最初のセクション1で出される質問は、ある程度予想できるので
事前に準備をしておくことで、余裕を持って答えることができるでしょう。

セクション1をうまく答えることができれば、その後のセクションも
落ち着いて答えることができるので、まずはセクション1の対策を
しっかりとすることが重要です。

以下がセクション1でよく出る質問なので、
これらの質問が出たらどう答えるかを事前に決めておくことで
実際のテストで同じような質問されても
迷うことなく落ち着いて答えることができるでしょう。

  • Introduce yourself.
  • Describe your hometown. What is special about it?
  • Compare your hometown with another town.
  • Describe your country’s education system. What is your attitude toward this system?
  • Do you think it’s effective?
  • Compare the role of men and women in your country.
  • Discuss why you would like to visit a particular country. When are you going to visit it and why?
  • Discuss the factors affecting people to have more or less children in your country.
  • Describe a traditional dish in your country. What are the ingredients?
  • Describe the traditional Architecture of your country. Is there something special about it?
  • Compare traditional houses with modern houses in your country.
  • Discuss why you like a special kind of book, music, sports, or film.
  • Give reasons why the divorce rate has or has not increased in your country.
  • Describe a traditional instrument in your country.
  • Describe an important festival in Iran. When is it? What do people do then?
  • Describe the ethnic mix in your country.
  • Describe a traditional garment in your country.
  • Describe the organization you work for. Where is it? What does it do? What is your job function?
  • Describe the process of taking a job in your country.
  • What is your favourite colour? Why? What is the relationship between the colour ofclothes and the personality of people? What is the relationship with mood?
  • Describe a historical place in your country. Where is it? What is special about it?
  • Talk about mass media. Newspapers and their attractions for you.
  • What do people do in 4 seasons in your country?
  • What do governments do in case of disasters? What should they do?
  • Talk about the most populated area in your country. Where is it? What is its population? Why is it so populated?
  • Describe a competition you have entered. What was your stand?
  • Describe a traditional /children’s/international/card game.
  • Why do people play games?
  • What is your greatest wish/ one of your wishes?
  • What don’t you know about your future?
  • Why do people collect things? Do you collect anything?
  • What is fashion? Do you follow fashion? Why do people follow fashion? How do people in your country follow fashion?
  • What kind of food you prefer?
  • What is the process of obtaining a driving license/passport/etc. in your country?
  • Describe one of your photos. Where, when and with whom did you take it?
  • Describe the present situation of Tourism in Iran. What is the future of Tourism like in Iran?
  • Name a book, film, or a piece of music that you like most and say why.
  • Describe IT or a databank system.
  • Why always women cook and men do not in your country? Which is a better cook, a man or a woman?
  • Compare your time with your parents’. What is the same and what has changed since then?
  • How has traveling changed since 100 years ago?
  • Describe your best holiday, party, event in your life. When was it, where and why?
  • Talk about the best present you have ever had in your life. When, why and who gave it to you?
  • In what occasions do people give presents in your country?
  • How do you choose a gift for your friends?
  • Describe an invention before or after computer. Should the governments support inventors? Why do inventors invent?
  • What is the role of public artworks?
  • Describe a city you have visited and impressed you so much. Why was it so impressive?
  • Compare Iranian eating with other countries.
  • Compare a person who has been in a foreign country with someone who hasn’t.
  • How is it easy to travel in your country?
  • What do you think pastime and hobbies will be in 100 years time?
  • What do you know about the wildlife in your country? Who is responsible for its preservation?
  • What do you know about Global Warming? What is Greenhouse Effect?
  • Shopping: who does the shopping in your home? Do you go shopping?
  • What have you found difficult in shopping?
  • Describe a child that you know. Who is he/she? Your relation, what does he/she like, and how has he/she influenced you?
  • School pressure on children. Is there any in your country? What can be done if there is?
  • What was the most interesting (impressing) period of time in your life? Describe it.
  • What do you think about children’s school age? Advantages or disadvantages?
  • What time are children considered to be adults in your country?
  • What is capital punishment? Is it necessary to control crime?
  • What do you think will be the world’s greatest problem in 100 years time?
  • Describe a park (or garden) near your home. Why people want to have private gardens?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of photographs and filming (handy camera)?
  • Describe a sportsman who you admire. Who is he/she? What he/she has done?
  • Why you admire this person?
  • Describe the first toy you got. Who gave it to you? When? How did you like it?
  • Who is your closest friend? When did you meet him/her? How? Who is a good friend? What are the properties of a good friend? What do you expect from your friends?
  • What is the main industry of your country?

たくさんありますが、シンプルな質問が多いのですね。

本番で質問された時を想定して、それぞれの質問に対してどう答えるか
事前準備をしっかりとして、本番でも自信を持って答えられるようにしておきましょう。

オンライン英会話で練習を始める前にすべきこと

IELTSのSpeakingテストは、ポイントを押さえてしっかりと対策をすれば、
短期間でも高スコアを上げることが可能なテストです。

短期間でのスコアアップを目指す場合は、特に採点基準を意識して
IELTSのスピーキングテストの形式に近い形で練習を重ねることが重要です。

オンライン英会話などで英語を話す練習をしても、なかなかスコアが伸びないと
悩んでいる方が多くおられますが、ほとんど方がこのIELTSスピーキング用の練習をせずに
ただただ英語を話すといった練習しかしていません。

英語をうまく喋れるようになりたいというのであれば
オンライン英会話などでとにかく喋るようにするという練習法もそれなりの効果があるでしょう。

しかし、目的がIELTSのスピーキングテストで高スコアを取るということであれば
IELTS用の練習をする方が効率よくスコアアップを実現できると思いませんか?

オンライン英会話で練習する場合も
相手にIELTSのスピーキングテストの流れを伝えて
なるべくそれに近い形で練習をしていくことで、テストに慣れることもでき
段々と余裕を持って答えていくことができるようになってくるでしょう。

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