IELTS speaking practice #6 – Films and Movies

films and movies

Part 1. Introduction and Interview

Time: 4-5 minutes


This part of the test begins with the examiner introducing himself or herself and checking the candidate’s identification. It then continues as an interview.


– Could you tell me your name please?
– Do you work, or are you a student?
– Can you tell me about your studies?
– What is your favourite subject?
– What is your study plan?
– Do you have any hobbies or interests?
– What hobbies are popular with young boys and girls in your country?
– Do people usually continue their hobbies when they get older?



Part 2. Individual long turn

Time: 3-4 minutes


Now, I’m going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about it for 1-2 minutes.

Before you talk you’ll have one minute to think about what you are going to say and you can make notes if you wish. Do you understand?

Ok, here’s some paper and a pencil to make notes, and here is your topic.

Describe a movie, which made a strong impression on you.

You should say:

  • When you watched the movie
  • Who you watched the movie with
  • What happened in the movie
  • Why it made a strong impression

Follow up questions:

  1. Do you go to the movies often?


Part 3. Two-way discussion

Time: 4-5 minutes


– Are films popular where you come from?
– Do you think people are going to the cinema more these days compared with 25 years ago?
– What films are popular with young people these days?
– Do peoples’ taste in films change as they get older?
– Has technology made a difference in the quality of modern films?
– How will technology be used to improve films in the future?
– Why have the forms of popular entertainment changed over the years?
– Will people still go to the cinema in the future?



Thank you. That is the end of the speaking test for IELTS.


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