Recent IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions 2020

Hi guys! As you know by now, I’ve been gathering the most recent Speaking Part 3 Questions for you to practice at home. They were provided by students who took the IELTS exam between the months of January and June 2020.

These questions are about the most recurrent topics in the IELTS Speaking Exam this year, so practice your answers and know what to expect. However, bear in mind that examiner can tell when a candidate has memorized their answers, so do not learn them by heart.

Use this guide of questions to practice and feel more comfortable by the time you have to sit for the IELTS exam. Remember that your Speaking Part 3 Questions will be thematically related to your part 2, so check my post (link) to find the rest of the questions.

Here is the list of the most popular and recurrent IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions in 2020.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #1: Education

  • What’s the importance of tertiary education?
  • Do you think everyone should have access to free tertiary education?
  • At what age should children start school?
  • How valuable is formal education in your country?
  • Do you think your country has an effective education system? Why?
  • Do you think that formal education prepares new professionals to face the real world?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #2: Goals

  • Do people have different types of goals in your country?
  • Why do you think people need to have a goal?
  • How do you think life would be without having goals in life?
  • Do you think that personal and professional goals go hand in hand?
  • What would happen if they crashed?
  • Do you feel unfulfilled when you cannot reach a goal?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #3: Gifts

  • Why is it difficult to give people gifts?
  • Are men and women difficult in giving gifts?
  • What kind of gifts do people like to give in your country?
  • Is it important to give gifts to someone that’s important to them?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #4: Toys

  • Do boys and girls like different toys?
  • Do parents spend more time with their children or buy more toys?
  • What’s the difference between toys today and in the past?
  • Should children be part of team sports?
  • What are the pros and cons of modern toys?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #5: Colors

  • Do you think colors are important for commercials?
  • Do you think people nowadays prefer visual explanations or text written explanations?
  • Is it okay for a professional to wear bright colored clothes?
  • Do you think products should have vibrant colors?
  • Does it actually make a difference?
  • Can people be convinced to buy something they don’t need because they are colorful?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #6: Sports and teamwork

  • What activities can children do in a team apart from sports?
  • What do they learn from teamwork?
  • Will teamwork help them in the future?
  • Is it better for them to learn to cooperate from an early age?
  • Some people think it is better to be competitive in the job market, do you agree?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #7: Animals

  • What do you think about animals kept in the city vs on a farm?
  • How do you feel that some people refer to animals as their kids?
  • What do you think about vegetarians?
  • Do you think eating animals can be a crime?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #8: Business

  • What qualities are required to start a business?
  • Is a family business good or bad?
  • How do certain situations inspire people to start a business?
  • Are people in your country entrepreneurs?
  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of having your own business?
  • Would you like to start your own business? Why?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #9: Buildings

  • Why do you think public buildings are important?
  • Which option do you think is better: renovate a new building or build a new one?
  • What features does a public building have?
  • Is it good for a city to expand?
  • Do people’s habits have an influence on the design of public buildings?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #10: Crowded places

  • Which places are crowded in your hometown? Why?
  • How do you feel in crowded places?
  • How do people feel in crowded places?
  • Do you like visiting crowded places?
  • Are there more crowded places now than in the past?
  • What are the reasons people spend more time in the city now?

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Bonus Questions

IELTS Speaking Part 3 topic #11: Video games

  • Do you prefer online games or traditional ones? Why?
  • Do you think video games have affected our current lives?
  • Do you think people walk more now compared to the past?
  • Do you see that getting better or worse?