Category Archives: Topic: Memory & Childhood

IELTS Speaking Part 2 – Q.4

Here’s another sample question for Speaking Part 2. Most Part 2 questions jog your memory and personal experiences. The theme of ‘Childhood’ is also very common in IELTS Speaking Part 2 and 3.


How will you answer this type of question? Write your answers in the comments.

Before you begin, see how to answer questions in Speaking Part 2 and how to manage your time effectively.

IELTS Speaking Part 2 – Q.3 Model answer

Here’s a model answer to the IELTS Speaking Part 2 question I posted last week. As you read it, notice how I break up my answer into four paragraphs – one for each question on the cue card. In the comments below, identify the band 7+ vocabulary I’ve used.

 I’m going to talk about driving, which is a must-have skill for anyone living in the States.

When I first arrived here, I didn’t know how to drive. So I had to take driving lessons with a certified instructor. Continue reading

IELTS Speaking Part 2 – Q.1 Model Answer

Questions in IELTS Speaking Part 2 always tap into your personal experiences and memory. While it’s not possible to anticipate every question that the IELTS exaxminer might ask you, it’s useful to prepare sample answers to the most common themes and topics.

Questions that require you to describe a person – a family member, friend, teacher – etc. are fairly common. Here’s one that I posted last week. The model answer is below:

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