IELTS SPEAKING FORECAST 2023

QI. 2023

PART 1

  1. Work or Study
  2. Hometown
  3. The area you live in
  4. Accommodation
  5. Names
  6. Technology
  7. Social media
  8. Public transport
  9. Snacks
  10. Singing
  11. Writing
  12. Geography
  13. Weather
  14. Morning time
  15. Puzzles
  16. Housework and cooking

WORK OR STUDY

1. What subjects are you studying?

2. Do you like your subject?

3. Why did you choose to study that subject?

4. Is it very interesting?

5. Do you prefer to study in the mornings or in the afternoons?

6. Are you looking forward to working?

7. What technology do you use when you study?

8. What work do you do?

9. Why did you choose to do that type of work (or that job)?

10. Do you like your job?

11. Is it very interesting?

12 Do you miss being a student?

13. What technology do you use at work?

14. Who helps you the most? And how?

VOCABULARY

  • Major in (v/n) Ngành
  • Specialize in (v) Chuyên ngành
  • Specialty (n ) Chuyên ngành
  • Graduate (n ) Cử nhân
  • Graduate from (v ) Tốt nghiệp
  • Gifted school (n.phr) Trường chuyên
  • State school (n.phr) Trường công lập
  • Private school (n.phr) Trường tư
  • Boarding school (n.phr) Trường nội trú
  • Semi-boarding school (n.phr) Trường bán trú
  • Home-schooling: Học tại nhà
  • Distance-learning: Học từ xa, học trực tuyến
  • Talent (n ) Tài năng
  • Work in/ at (v) Làm việc tại đâu
  • Work in (v) Làm việc trong lĩnh vực gì
  • Work for (v) Làm việc cho ai
  • Work as + a job (v) Làm nghề gì
  • Field/ Area (n ) Lĩnh vực
  • Workplace (n ) Nơi làm việc
  • Working environment (n.phr) Môi trường làm việc
  • Colleague (n ) Đồng nghiệp
  • Get hired (v ) Được thuê, được tuyển dụng
  • Employed (adj) Có việc làm
  • Unemployed (adj) Thất nghiệp
  • Self-employed (adj) Tự làm chủ

HOMETOWN

1. Where is your hometown?

2. Is that a big city or a small place?

3. Do you like your hometown?

4. What do you like (most) about your hometown?

5. Is there anything you dislike about it?

6. How long have you been living there?

7. DO you like living there?

8. Do you think you will continue living there for a long time?

9. Please describe your hometown a little.

10. What's your hometown famous for?

11. Did you learn about the history of your hometown at school?

THE AREA YOU LIVE IN

1. Do you like the area that you live in?

2. Where do you like to go in that area?

3. Do you know any famous people in your area?

4. What are Some changes in the area recently?

5. Do you know any of your neighbours?

ACCOMMODATION

1. Do you live in a house or a flat?

2. Can you descrit* the place where you live?

3. How long have you lived there?

4. Please describe the room you live in.

5. What part of your home do you like the most?

6. Who do you live with?

7. What room does your family spend most of the time in?

8. What do usually do in your flat?

9. What kinds of accommodation do you live n?

10. Do you plan to live there for a long time?

11. Do you prefer living in a house or a flat?

12 Are the transport facilities to ycxlr home very good?

13. What kind of house or flat do you want to live in in the future?

14. What's your favorite room in your apartment/house?

15. What makes you feel pleasant in home?

16. What's the difference between where you are living now ard where you have lived in the past?
17. Do you think it is important to live in a comfortable environment?

NAMES

1. Does your name have any special meaning?

2. How would you choose names for your next generation?

3. Are there any differences between how Vietnamese name their children now and in the past?

4. Does anyone in your family have the same name as you?

5. Are there any names that are more popular than others in Vietnam?

TECHNOLOGY

1. What technology do you often use, computers or cellphones?

2. What electronic devices have you bought lately?

3. Is there any technology you want to buy?

4. Is technology important in your life?

5. Is there any technology you don't like?

6. What do you think are the trends in technology today compared to when you were young?

SOCIAL MEDIA

1. Do you or your friends like using social media?

2. Do you think you or your friends use too much social media?
3. Do you want to work in social media? Why?
4. What's the most popular social media in China? Why?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

1. What kind of public transportation do you usually take?

2. When do you usually take public transportation, in your everyday life or when you are travelling?

3. Do most people prefer public transportation in your country?
4. Did you take public transportation when you were a kid?

5. Will there be more people taking public transportation in the future?

SNACKS

1. What snacks do you like to eat?

2. Did you often eat snacks when you were young?

3. When do you usually eat snacks now?

4. DO you think it is healthy for you to eat snacks?

SINGING

1. DO you like singing? Why?

2. Have you ever learnt how to sing?

3. Who do you want to sing for?
4. Do you think singing can bring happiness to people?

WEATHER

1. What's the weather like where you live?

2. Do you prefer cold or hot weather?

3. Do you prefer dry or wet weather?

4. Are you in the habit Of checking the weather forecast? When/How often?
5. What do you think are the effects of climate change in recent years?

6. Would you like to visit other cities that have different climates from where you live?

MORNING TIME

1. Do you like getting up early in the morning?

2. What do you usually do in the morning?

3. What did you do in the morning when you were little? Why?

4. Are there any differences between what you do in the morning now and what you did in the past?

5. Do you spend your mornings doing the same things on both weekends and weekdays? Why?

WRITING

  1. Do you write a lot?

2. What do you like to write? Why?

3. Do you think the things you write would change?

4. Do you prefer typing or handwriting when you are writing?

GEOGRAPHY

1. Do you like geography?

2. Have you ever studied geography at school?

3. Are you good at reading a map?

4. Would you visit a country because of its geographical location?

PUZZLES

1. Did you do puzzles in your childhood?

2. When do you do puzzles, during your trip or when you feel bored?

3. Do you like doing word puzzles Or number puzzles? Which is more difficult for you?

4. Do you think it is good for old people to do puzzles?

HOUSEWORK AND COOKING

1. Do you do some cooking/help your family cook at home now?

2. Do you think your home is clean and tidy?

3. Did you do some house cleaning when you were young?

4. Do you have breakfast at home every day?

5. Do you want to learn how to cook well?

6. What housework do you like or dislike doing?

PART 2 + 3

  1. Learning
  2. English lessons
  3. Growing plants
  4. Feedback
  5. Shopping online
  6. Searching information
  7. Novels
  8. Movies
  9. Sports
  10. Travelling
  11. Photos
  12. Fashion/ Clothes
  13. Houses/ Buildings
  14. Foreigners/ Foreign cultures
  15. Difficulties/ Success
  16. Disagreement/ Argument
  17. Decisions/ Patience
  18. Appointment
  19. Influencers/ Role models
  20. Childhood friendship
  21. Activities
  22. Plastic products/ Plastic wastes
  23. Beautiful things
  24. Sharing
  25. Giving money

LEARNING

Part 2

Describe an irnportant thing you learned (not at school or college)

You should say:

  • What it was
  • When you learned it
  • How you learned it
  • And explain why it was important

Part 3

1. What can children learn from parents?

2. Do you think some children are well-behaved because they are influenced by their parents?

3. Is it necessary for adults to learn new things?

4. How can people learn new things?

5. Does the internet make learning easier or more difficult?
6. Can people acquire more knowledge now than before?

ENGLISH LESSONS

Part 2

Describe an impressive English lesson you had and enjoyed

You should say:

  • What it was about
  • When you had it
  • What the teacher did
  • And why you enjoyed the lesson

Part 3

1. Why do people learn foreign languages?

2. What makes a good foreign language teacher?

3. Do you think grammar is important when leaming foreign languages?
4. Is it interesting to be a foreign language teacher? Why?

5. What is the impact of information technology on learning foreign languages?

6. What effect will it have on the students if the teacher is impatient with them?

GROWING PLANTS

Part 2

Describe a person you know who loves to grow plants (e.g. vegetables/fruits/fiowers etc.)

You should say:

  • Who this person is
  • What he/she grows
  • Where he/she grows them
  • And explain why he/she enjoys growing plants

Part 3

1. Are there many people growing their own vegetables now?

2. Do you think it's good to let kids learn how to plant?

3. What do you think Of the job Of a farmer?

4. What are the differences between traditional and modern agriculture?
5. What happened to the farmers' income during the pandemic?

6. How do people grow plants in cities?

FEEDBACK

Part 2

Describe a time you received positive feedback

You should say:

  • What you did
  • Who gave you the feedback
  • Why he/she gave you the positive feedback
  • And explain how you felt about it

Part 3

1. Do children need encouragement as they grow up? Why?

2. Which kind of feedback do people tend to believe, positive or negative feedback?

3. Do you think public recognition is important for people nowadays?

4. Do you think those who have received public recognition should take on more social responsibilities?

5. Do you think positive feedback is more useful than negative feedback?

6. Should bosses give positive feedback to employees?

SHOPPING ONLINE

Part 2
Describe a problem you had while shopping online or in a store

You should say:

  • When it happened
  • What you bought
  • What problem you had
  • And explain how you felt about the experience

Part 3

1. What kind of custorner service do you think is good?
2. What are the differences between shopping online and in-store?

3. What problems do customers often have while shopping?
4. What do you think customers should do when there are problems with products bought online?

5. Can customer complaints help improve product quality?

6. What do you think of people complaining when they buy poor quality goods at a low price?

SEARCHING INFORMATION

Part 2

Describe a time when you needed to search for information

You should say:

  • What information you needed to search for
  • When you searched for it
  • Where you searched for it
  • And explain why you needed to search for it

Part 3

1. How can people search for information now?

2. What information can people get from television?
3. Do pu think libraries are still important in the digital age?
4. Does the development of the Internet have any impact on some disadvantaged people?

5. How do people identify reliable information on the Internet?

6. Is it good if people could have more access to information in the future?

NOVELS

Part 2

Describe a story or novel you have read that you are interesting

You should say:

  • When you read it
  • What the story or novel was about
  • Who wrote it
  • And explain why it was interesting

Part 3

1. How does technology help people tell stories?

2. Do you prefer to read e-books or printed books?

3. Why are mystery novels so popular nowadays?

4. What kinds of novels are suitable for a film adaptation?

5. Is there any difference between the popular novels now and those in the past?

6. Why do some people prefer reading novels to playing computer games in this digital world?

MOVIES

Part 2

Describe a movie you watched recently and would like to watch again

You should say:

  • What type of movie it was
  • What it was about
  • Where you watched it
  • And explain why you would like to watch it again

Part 3

1. Where do people normally watch movies?

2. What are the differences between watching movies at home and in a cinema?

3. Are actors or actresses important to movies?

4. Why are there fewer people going to the cinema to watch movies nowadays?

5. What makes e movie a blockbuster?

6. Why do people of different ages like different types Of movies?

SPORTS

Describe a popular place for sports (e.g. a stadium) that you 've been to

You should say:

  • Where it is
  • When you went there
  • What you did there
  • And explain how you felt about this place

Part 3

1. Do young people like to do sports?

2. What are the benefits of sports for children?

3. Is it necessary to build public sports spaces?

4. What do you think of companies donating sports venues for poor children?

5. Is technology helpful for people to do sports?

6. Do you think local sports teams can help increase community connections?

TRAVELLING

Describe a place in your country or part of your country that you would like to recommend to visitors/ travel ers

You should say:

  • What it is
  • Where it is
  • What people can do there
  • And explain why you would like to recommend it to visitors/travelers

Part 3
1. Is it important to take photos while traveling?

2. Can you trust other people's travel journals on the Internet?

3. What factors affect how people feel about traveling?

4.Will you go to a foreign country to travel because of the distinct landscape?

5. How can tourists have a good travel experience?

6. What kinds of comments do travelers typically leave online after a trip?

PHOTOS

Part 2

Describe a photo you took that you are proud of

You should say:

  • When you took it
  • Where you took it
  • What is in this photo
  • And explain why you are proud of it

Part 3

1. Why do some people like to record important things with photos?
2. What can people learn from historical photographs?

3. Is taking photos the best way to remember something?

4. Which is better. taking photos or keeping a diary?

5. When do people take photos?

6. Why do some people like to keep old photos?

FASHION/ CLOTHES

Part 2

Describe a person who likes to dress fashionably/well

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
  • What kind of work or study he/she does
  • What kind of clothes he/she wears
  • And explain why you think he/she dresses well

Part 3

1. Do you think online shopping will replace in-store shopping in the future? Why?

2. Why is fashion very important to some people?

3. Are Older people as fashionable as young people? Why?

4. Are women more fashionable than men? Why?

5. What kinds of people need to know fashion well?

6. Does being fashionable mean spending more money on clothes?

HOUSES/ BUILDINGS

Part 2

Describe the home of someone you know well and that you Often Visit

You should say:

  • Whose home it is
  • How often you go there
  • What it is like
  • And explain how you feel about the home

Part 3

1 . What are the differences between buildings in the city and in the countryside?

2. Do you prefer to live in the city or in the countryside?

3. What safety risks are there in residential buildings in cities?

4. Is it expensive to decorate a house or an apartment in the place where you live?

5. Do you think the location is a key factor in where people choose to live?

6. What is the role of plants in home decoration?

FOREIGNERS/ FOREIGN CULTURES

Part 2

Describe a person you know who is from a different culture

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
  • Where he/she is from
  • How you knew him/her
    And explain how you feel about him/her

Part 3

1. Where and how can we get to know people of different cultures better?

2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of cultural diversity?

3. How can traditional culture and other cultures coexist?

4. Which Vietnamese traditions are disappearing?

5. Do people who live in a multicultural place tend to forget their own culture?

6. Do you think language is a problem When you are With foreigners?

DIFFICULTIES/ SUCCESS

Part 2
Describe a difficult thing you did and succeeded

You should say:

  • What it was
  • How you overcame the difficulties
  • Whether you got help
  • And explain how you felt after you succeeded

Part 3

1. Should people set goals for themselves?

2. How would you define success?

3. How can we judge whether young people are successful nowadays?

4. Are successful people Often lonely?

5. What kinds of success can students achieve at school?

6. Should students be proud of their success?

DISAGREEMENT/ ARGUMENT

Part 2

Describe a disagreement you had with someone

You should say:

  • Who you had the disagreement with
  • What the disagreement was
  • What happened
  • And explain how you felt about it

Part 3
1. What do you do if you disagree with someone?

2. How can we stop an argument from escalating into a fight?

3. Who do you think should teach children to respect their teacher?

4. What disagreements do parents and children usually have?

5. Why do some people avoid arguing with others?

6. How do we show respect to others when we disagree with them?

DECISION/ PATIENCE

Part 2

Describe a time you made a decision to wait for

You should say:

  • When it happened
  • What you waited for
  • Why you made the decision
  • And explain how you felt while waiting

Part 3

1. What do people in your country often do while waiting?

2. Why do some people like a slow-paced life?

3. Is being patient good for people? Why?

4. Are people less patient now than people in the past? Why?

5. Why do children lack patience?

6. How can people become more patient?

APPOINTMENT

Part 2

Describe a time when you forgot/missed an appointment

You should say:

  • What the appointment was for
  • Who you made it with
  • Why you forgot/missed it
  • And explain how you felt about the experience

Part 3

1. How do people who are busy rernember things they need to do?

2. Do you think people should remember family history?

3. If someone doesn't really like whom they are going

to meet, they may deliberately miss their appointment. Is that true? Why?
4. Which is more important, a work-related appointment or an appointment with a friend? Why?

5. What do you think is a good way to record things? Why?
6. Is punctuality important to people?

INFLUENCERS/ ROLE MODELS

Part 2

Describe a person who inspired you to do something interesting

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
  • How you knew him/her
  • What interesting thing you did
  • And explain how he/she inspired you to do it

Part 3

1. What qualities make someone as a role model?

2. Why should children learn from role models?

3. Who can influence children more, teachers or parents?

4. What kind of international news inspires people?

5. Besides parents and teachers, who else can motivate children?

6. Can online teaching motivate students' interest?

CHILDHOOD FRIENDSHIP

Part 2

Describe a friend from your childhood

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
  • Where and how you met each other
  • What you often did together
  • And explain what made you like him/her

Part 3

1. Do you still keep in touch with your friends from

childhood? Why or why not?

2. How important is childhood friendship to children?

3. What do you think of communicating via social media?

4. Do you think online communication through social media will replace face-to-face communication?

5. What's the difference between having younger friends and older friends?

6. Has technology changed people's friendships? How?

ACTIVITIES

Part 2

Describe an outdoor activity you did in a new place recently

You should say:

  • Where and when you went there
  • What the activity was
  • Whether you asked for help in the activity
  • And explain why you attended the activity

Part 3

1. What outdoor activities are popular in China?

2. Are those people who like dangerous activities more likely to be successful?

3. Do you think it's better for people to change jobs

4. When there are new chances?

5. Should young people try as many new activities as possible?

6. What kinds of places are good for outdoor activities?

7. Do yc»ung people do the same outdoor activities as old people do nowadays?

PLASTIC PRODUCTS/ PLASTIC WASTES

Part 2

Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (eg. in a park, on the beach, etc.)

You should say:

  • Where and when you saw the plastic waste
  • Why there were a lot of plastic waste
  • What you did after you saw them
  • And explain what your thoughts were about this

Part 3

1. Do you think we should use plastic products?

2. How can we reduce our use of plastic?

3. What kinds of plastic waste are often seen in your country?

4. Why do people like to use plastic products?

5. What can the government do to reduce plastic pollution?

6. Do you think we can do without plastic altogether in the future?

BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Part 2

Describe an object that you think is beautiful

You should say:

  • What it is
  • Where you saw it
  • What it looks like
  • And explain why you think it is beautiful

Part 3

1. Do you think there are more beautiful things now than in the past? Why?

2. What beautiful scenery spots are there in your country?

3. Where do you think people usually come into contact with beautiful things?

4. Why do think people create beautiful things?

5. Do people in your country prefer listening to music to appreciating paintings and literature?

6. Why do many people go to scenic spots in person instead of just reading about them in books?

SHARING

Part 2

Describe something you had to share with others

You should say:

  • What it was
  • Who you shared it with
  • Why you had to share it with others
  • And explain how you felt about it

Part 3
1 Do you think kids like to share? Why?

2 How can parents teach their children to share?

3. What do you think is the benefit of sharing for children?
4. Is there anything that parents should persuade children to share with others?
5. How can governments encourage shared transport?
6. Why is it important to share food with others during a celebration?

GIVING MONEY

Part 2

Describe a time when you received money as a gift

You should say:

  • When it happened
  • Who gave you money
  • Why he/she gave you money
  • And explain how you used the money

Part 3

  1. Why do people rarely use cash now?

2. When do children begin to comprehend the value of mo ney?

3. Should parents reward children with money?

4. Is it good and necessary to teach children to save money?

5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using credit cards?
6. Do you think it's a good thing that more people are using digital payment?