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                    IELTS Speaking Part 3 Overview:

IELTS Speaking Part 3 lasts approximately 4-5 minutes and comprises 4-8 questions. The examiner explores topics introduced in Part 2, expecting detailed responses that showcase your ability to articulate thoughts extensively.

Don'ts in IELTS Speaking Part 3:

  1. Avoid Aligning with Examiner's Ideas: Don't tailor responses to match the examiner's expectations. Express your views confidently; opinions are not marked, and individuality is valued.

  2. Discourage Memorized Answers: Steer clear of pre-prepared responses. The examiner can discern memorization through speech speed, word choice, and pronunciation, potentially resulting in irrelevant answers. Focus on honing your speaking skills instead.

  3. Eliminate Short Answers: Unlike Part 1, provide comprehensive responses spanning 3-4 sentences. Offer reasons to support your viewpoint, concluding each answer with a concise summary.

  4. Moderate Vocabulary Usage: Avoid using unfamiliar words haphazardly. If using sophisticated vocabulary, ensure a clear understanding to prevent misapplication, which could impact your score. Speak in words familiar to your everyday language.

Do's in IELTS Speaking Part 3:

  1. Speak Confidently: Convey ideas with confidence, even if uncertain about their adequacy. Fluency, pronunciation, and a diverse vocabulary hold more weight in scoring. Strive for articulate, error-free sentences.

  2. Seek Clarification: If a question is unclear, request clarification promptly. Don't hesitate to ask the examiner to repeat, ensuring a precise understanding from the outset.

  3. Take Thinking Time: It's acceptable to request a few seconds to collect thoughts before answering. Use this time to organize ideas, preparing for a confident and well-structured response.

Techniques for Answering IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions:

  1. Direct Response: Provide a straightforward answer to the question.

  2. Reason Identification: Define the rationale behind your perspective.

  3. Example Inclusion: Support your point with a relevant example, drawing from personal experiences if applicable.

  4. Effective Conclusion: Conclude each answer by connecting ideas and examples back to the question's essence.

Employing this approach enhances your effectiveness in responding to the diverse array of questions in IELTS Speaking Part 3.


Wild animals, hunting and extinction, zoos, pets, animals in research


Exhibitions, modern art, role of art at school, museums, digital art, art at home, graffiti  


Reading for pleasure, novels, digital books, online book shops, books and learning


Play, games, toys, behaviour, obeying parents, study


Traffic, city planning, city versus countryside, advantages, pollution, noise pollution, green spaces


Fashion, buying online clothes, clothes industry, brand names


Teachers, learning, online learning, preparing for work, skills, universities, sciences versus humanities 


Global warming, pollution, animals becoming extinct, wildlife protection, deforestation, companies responsibility, individual versus government role 


Family structure and size, role of grandparents, care of the elderly, relationships, extended family 


Restaurants, diets, fast food, healthy eating, obesity, food and children, GM food, supermarkets


Exercise, diet, gyms, routines, obesity, disease, corona virus, stress

Helping / Charity  

Helping others, charities, fund-raising, skills needed, helping poor countries, international aid


Buying and renting homes, types of accommodation, children leaving home, decorating homes, local community 


Popular jobs, future jobs, atmosphere at work, motivation, training 


Modern versus traditional, national anthems, style and genres, live concerts, listening to music, being a musician


Local versus international, online news, newspapers, reliability, fake news, getting news, family news, journalism


Taking photos, storing photos, photos as an art form, photos at home, professional photos, selfies


Branches of science, science in everyday life, disease, research, food science, nuclear power, space exploration, the planet


Real shops versus online shopping, payments, men and women shopping, habits, fashion, local shops versus shopping malls


Fitness, gyms, benefits, equipment, extreme sports, Olympic Games, international competitions 


Artificial Intelligence, the Internet, safety, computers, mobile phones, stress, robots, social media 


Benefits, challenges, competition, children, teamwork at work, international competition in trade


Public versus private, advantages and disadvantages, transport in the future, electric cars, 


Forms of transport, global warming, holidays, tourism, eco-tourism, travel abroad versus domestic, safety


Global warming, seasons, extreme weather, impact on life, weather forecasts


Popular jobs, jobs for the future, robots, salaries, men-women equality, work-life balance

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