IELTS SpeakingSpeaking Part 1


Here are some common questions that you may be asked in the IELTS Speaking Exam.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Look at the question carefully and think about some ideas for this.
  2. Pay atttention to suggested ideas to see whether they can help build up your answers.
  3. Try to use the phrases provided to structure your answers in the more appropriate way.
  4. Answer the question.
  5. Read the sample answer at the end to see what you can learn from it.
  6. Learn some useful vocabulary related to the topic.


1. What do you usually do in the evening?

– Ideas: You might spend your evenings relaxing, watching TV, or spending time with friends and family. Think about the activities that you typically do in the evening.

– Useful phrases: “In the evenings, I usually…”, “I find that [activity] is a great way to wind down after a long day…”, “One of my favorite things to do in the evenings is [activity]…”

2. What is your favorite evening activity?

– Ideas: You might have a preference for activities such as reading, cooking, or going for a walk. Think about the activity that you enjoy the most in the evening.

– Useful phrases: “My favorite evening activity is…”, “I find that [activity] helps me feel more [adjective]…”, “Doing [activity] in the evening is a great way to [purpose or benefit]…”

3. How do you usually spend your evenings on weekdays?

– Ideas: You might have a different routine on weekdays than on weekends, such as working late, studying, or attending social events. Think about how your weekday evenings differ from your weekend evenings.

– Useful phrases: “On weekdays, I usually…”, “I find that my weekday evenings are more [adjective] than my weekends because…”, “Although my weekday evenings can be busy, I try to make time for [activity or task]…”

4. What time do you usually go to bed?

– Ideas: You might go to bed early or stay up late, depending on your schedule and preferences. Think about the time that you typically go to bed.

– Useful phrases: “I usually go to bed at [time]…”, “I find that getting [amount of sleep] is important for me to feel [adjective] the next day…”, “Although I try to stick to a bedtime routine, sometimes I stay up late to [activity or task]…”

5. What do you usually eat in the evening?

– Ideas: You might have dinner, snacks, or a light meal in the evening. Think about the types of food that you typically consume in the evening.

– Useful phrases: “For dinner, I usually eat…”, “I find that [type of food] is a great way to [purpose or benefit] in the evening…”, “Although I try to eat healthy in the evening, sometimes I indulge in [type of food]…”

6. How do you feel in the evening?

– Ideas: You might feel relaxed, tired, or energized in the evening, depending on your daily activities and mood. Think about how you typically feel in the evening.

– Useful phrases: “In thCe evening, I usually feel…”, “I find that [activity or task] helps me feel more [adjective] in the evening…”, “Although I sometimes feel [adjective] in the evening, I try to do [activity or task] to improve my mood…”