IELTS Exam Speaking Part 1 - practice

On this page you can listen to a native speaker answering some part 1 questions, as well as practice answering some questions yourself.

Listen to the answers to these Part 1 questions.

1.  What ways are there of having fun in your hometown?

​2.​  What do you like the most about your hometown?

​3.  What types of weather are there in your country?

​4.  What kind of weather do you like? Why?

​5.  What kind of weather don't you like? Why?

​6.  Did you enjoy visiting museums when you were a child?

​7.  Do you think museums are enjoyable for children?

​8.  Where is a good place to meet people?

If you'd like to practice answering Part 1 questions play this recording here.There are 8 questions.  Play the first question, then pause and answer the question, play the next question and pause to answer.  This gives you a far more realistic practice opportunity than just reading questions and answering them.
IELTS practice exams and exercises

Holmesglen Institute of TAFE provides some excellent practice and advice

Passport to English has some excellent videos

Links to practice exams on the internet. 

Excellent advice from an IELTS examiner. Download her report from Best IELTS online

Free lessons to learn about sentence patterns. Useful for listening and speaking