Sample Answer to IELTS Spoken Topics (Version 1) - 8

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Q: your opinions on fast food
A: In my opinion, fast food is not healthy so it is not suitable for us to eat so frequently, but fast food is convenient and it can save our time and money. Some foreign fast foods such as Mcdonald's and KFC are very attractive for children because they have the different taste from Chinese ones.(??) the environment is very clean and beautiful.sometimes (??) they send our children toys as presents.

Q: general ideas about fast food among Chinese.
A:Chinese fast food,sometimes,is dirty ???

Q: what do you think about science in food processing/production.
A:I am not an expert for nutrition. I think the science in food process would not destroy the nutrition factor and not add any harmful ingredients such as additive, coloring matter and at the same time, it is conducive to protect our environment.

Q: what is your opinion on food production and the world's population.
A: The population is over 6 billion all over the world. There will not enough food for people to eat. So we should save the food and should not waste any food.

Topic 13
Section 1:
Q:What's you full name?
A:My first name is x,my given name is xx, but most of people call me li gong, lt means li engineer.

Q:Do you work or still a student?
A:I am a engineer in a high technology company.

Q:Do you like your current job?
A:I like my job, because I find it very interesting. I have achieved my goals many times in my job, for example publishing some articles, finishing some complicated projects.

Q:How much languages can you speak?
A: I can speak Mandarin ,Cantonese, English and a few Japanese.
Q:What do you think Foreign language to people?
A:I think foreign languages are important to us, especially in the age of hi-tech info and globalization, If we can understand foreign languages, it is easy to communicate with foreigners.

Q:Future's plan?
A: My plan is to improve my English first, and then to find another better job. I hope to get a wonderful achievement in the field of my study.

Section 2:
Q:Building: where/what use for/why interesting?
A:I am from Foshan. In my city there is a interesting building which is called the Baihua plaza. This building is located in the center of my city. It has 65 stories. It is the highest building in my city. It is used for offices from over the 10th floor. It is also used as a shopping mall from the first floor to the 8th floor. We can buy everything we need , such as foods, clothes cosmetics, stationery, sports goods . The most interesting floor is on 9th floor. It is a food street where we can taste not only foreign foods and other province foods but also we can eat my hometown foods .especially the noodle of my hometown, The price of the dishes are very low and there are no problems as for hygiene so I like them very much.. I like to visit the food street on weekends.

Section 3:
Q:Are there some old buildings in your hometown?
A: My hometown is Xi'an .It is an ancient city. There are many old buildings there, such as temples ,ancient city walls, towers.
Q:Where and Describe it.
A: The bell tower was built in about 500 years ago. Its height is about 20 meters. There is a great bell in the tower, It maybe tell their life period.

Q:What people's attitudes to old building today?
A:I think the old buildings have a lot of attractions to us. And at the same time there are some research values for ancient architectural technology.

Q:Should we protect them? Why?
A: We should protect them. (??)first they can bring tour income for our country,second they are of research value.finally they are the culture inheritance from our ancestors(??)

Q:What role do you think the old and modern buildings play in the society.
A: The old buildings symbolize the ancient culture and civilization but modren buildings express modern cultures and civilization. (??)They are supplements each other(??).

Topic 14
What's your full name?
Do you work or study now?
Tell me something about your job.
Do you plan to change your job?
What's your future plan?
Q:Tell me something about the accommodation you live in, either here or in your hometown
A: I live in an apartment. We have two bedrooms, one living room, one kitchen and of course one restroom . The size of my apartment is about 100square meters.

Q:What's the advantage and the disadvantage of your accommodation?
A: The advantage is that my accommodation has sufficient sunlight from the windows, and a good ventilation system. And the disadvantage is that there are some noise because it is near the centre of the city.

Q:What's the weather like in your hometown? Which season do you like most?
A: In my hometown, it is extremely cold in winter. The temperature is about minus 15 degrees. Normally there are some storm snow but in summer it is fairly hot.The temperature is about 33 degrees. In spring and autumn, it is very nice. I like autumn the best because the weather is crispy and we can eat delicious fruits such as watermelons, apples, oranges.

Describe one sport that you like to play or watch most.
1. How do you begin to like it?
2. Why you like it?
3. How often do you play or watch it?
4. And explain why you prefer this sport to other sports?
A1: I like to go swimming the best, In my hometown there is a large pond. When I was a child, I began to learn how to swim in the pond. So I can swim very well, I like swimming very much. We can exercises every parts of our body by swimming. It can especially extend our vital capacities. In my high school days I got a swimming champion. I had much confidence of swimming by getting this prize. In addition swimming is an individual sport. I can swim anytime if the public swimming pool is open. But as for other sports such as football, basketball are team sports, if I want to play those ,I must organize several people. Many people are very busy, it is very difficult for me to organize them.This is the main reason why I like swimming rather than other sports. I usually swim with my daughter in our city public swimming pool on every weekend.

A2: I like to watch NBA game. When I was in high school. I began to watch NBA. It is wonderful and all the players have comprehensive skills. It is usually blood-and-thunder. Sometimes in the last one second maybe a team defeats the another team and win the game instead of losing. I am sure you agree watching such games is really enjoyable. If there is a NBA game on TV, I can surely catch the game. No matter how late it is NBA players win the game by skills and cooperate privacy. We know each player is professional and has special skill.

A3:I like to play badminton. I began to play it about 20 years ago. In those days I was in high school, I usually played it with my classmates after school. I also played it at university. I play it with my daughter and my wife on weekends.

Q:What's the difference between watching sports on TV and in the stadium?
A: Watching them in the stadium is more exciting than doing on TV. The more exciting atmosphere comes from the players and the audience. Especially the audience always get very excited by a wonderful goal but watching games on TV at home is less exciting. This is why some of my friends like to watch the football games at midnight. They usually get sleepy before the game finish.

Q:Why people like to watch sports on TV?
A:I think watching sports on TV does not cost a lot of money. We do not need to buy any entrance tickets. Sometimes it is impossible for us to watch the game. (??) At the spot some games hold in another place,such as in foreign countries.(??) Watching sports on TV is safer than doing at the stadium because after the football games sometimes there are some riots among the fans on the street.

Q:What do you think the importance of playing sports?
A: I think it is very important for us to play sports ,in the age of hi-tech information ,a lot of people have stress even after work, so playing sports can relax us physically and mentally.

Q:If someone don't like sport, how do you push him or her?
A: I can tell them the importance of sports , then I ask them to take part in the sports activities. I can teach them its skills. I think they will gradually be interested.

Q:Do you think playing too many sports is harmful? Why?
A:I think so. Everything has the limit including our bodies, too.(??Many sports will break the limit,we will feel uncomfortable,so our bodies will be harmful,(??)

Q:disadvantage and advantage of watching and playing sports $B!# (B)
A: Playing sports can exercise our body. If we win the game, we will be happy but playing sport too much makes us tired.(??) Watching sports is comfortable but they have little happiness when game
win(??),and watching sports cannot exercise our bodies.

Topic 15
Part I
$B!W%"!#!V (B what's your name
$B!W%$!#!V (B Where are you come from?
$B!W%&!#!V (B Can you describe your home town?
$B!W%(!#!V (B Compare ShenZhen with your hometown , why did you decide to live in shenzhen?
A:My hometown is in countryside. Shenzhen is a modern city. The countryside is a quiet place. There are more modern entertainment and educational facilities and rich and colorful night lives in big cities , so in China most people like city lives.

Part II
Q:Introduce your hobby,why do you like it ?
A:I like to play chinese chess with my friends, although what I win is more than what I lose, but I like it very much because Chinese chess is a mind game and playing this game can improve our intelligence.

Q:What do you think about the balance between the work and the leisure.
A:I think when we are working we must do our best. We should enjoy our leisure time after work. No matter how busy we are ,we should find some time to entertain ourselves.leisure

Part III
Q: Introduce the eaten habit of the Chinese people
A:I think in the north China people like to eat the food made of wheat, such as mantou, noodle. On the other hand people in south China they like rice. In some provinces like Sichuan, Hunan ,they like spicy foods. In addition, people in north like to drink wine. People in south like to drink beer. I think these eating habits may be different because of the differences of weather.

Q:Tell what shall you do in the future
A; I plan to make much money by my ability and wisdom. Then I am to travel around the world with my wife and my daughter. All of us like to travel. We have travelled many sightseeing spots around my country. I also plan to write a book about my travel memories.

Topic 16
Section 1: What's ur full name?
Do you work now? or still a student?
Do you like your current job?
Future plan.
Describe your accommodation, and its advantages and disadvantages.
Do you like cooking? Why?

Section 2: What do you plan to learn in the future?
Why do you want to learn it?
Where and how will you learn it?
A:I will continue to learn the computer technology. I can learn the latest technology.His specialty is computer science, I like it at the same time, I make a living for computer technology.I will learn it at my work time or my spare time at my office, at library, or at home.

Section 3:
Q:What's the most important skill nowadays?
A:In the age of hi-tech info, I think the most important skill is IT. If someone has a great skill in IT nowadays I think it is very easy for him to find a job with a high salary.

Q:Are there any traditional skill in your country? what are they?
A:the traditional skills include sculptor (who know how to sculpture),sewer (who know how to make clothes), chef (who know how to cook food),carpenter or architect (who know how to build house) and so on.