COMMON IELTS SPEAKING QUESTIONS: THE ENVIRONMENT (PARTS 1,2,3)

A lot of test takers find it difficult to talk about topics related to the Environment. Below is a collection of IELTS Speaking Questions you can practice with in preparation for your IELTS test. 

 

INTERVIEW:

What is the climate like in your country?

What is your favorite weather?

Do you like the weather in your country?

Is the weather the same in all parts of your country?

Does the weather ever affect the way you feel?

Does the weather in your country ever affect transportation?

Are there any problems with the climate in your country?

What kind of weather do you dislike?

Would you prefer to live in a hot or cold country?

What is the best/worst weather for travelling in your country?

Are there any environmental problems in your country?

Do you take an interest in nature?

Do you or your family take steps to help the environment?

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CUE CARD:

Describe an environmental problem that has occurred in your country.

You should say:

The cause of the problem

What effects it has had on your country

The steps, if any, that have been taken to solve this

Explain why you think this problem is so important to solve.

 

Describe an environmental problem that has been in the news. 

You should say

when this was

where the event happened

what actually took place

and say how you felt about this problem.

 

Describe a place near water. You should say:

-Where it is

-how you get there

-how often you go there

-what you can do there

-and explain why you like it.

DISCUSSION:

Tell me about some of the environmental problems that are affecting countries these days?

Do you think that governments around the world are doing enough to tackle the problems?

Why do some people not consider environmental problems to be serious?

What do you consider to be the world’s worst environmental disaster caused by humans?

Why do you think environmental disasters caused by humans happen?

Which environmental problems are people most concerned about in your country?

What are the main causes of these environmental problems?

Do you think it is the responsibility of governments alone to protect the environment?

What measures can individuals take to protect the environment?

Do you think large companies and business organizations should be more environmentally friendly? Why? How?

How can we teach children about the importance of protecting the environment?

Do you think there will be more environmental disasters caused by humans in the future?

What do you think is the main danger the world faces in terms of the environment?

What examples are there of how we damage the natural world?

In which ways do we respond well to environmental problems?

 

IELTS Speaking Questions: ARTS

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