IELTS Speaking Par2 – Aswer’s structures: PEOPLE



IELTS Speaking Part2 test gives you the opportunity to speak for longer on a topic. You will be given a task card on a particular topic, and this will include key points that you should talk about.  You will be also given one minute to prepare to talk about the topic on the task card.  A pencil and paper will be provided for you to make notes. You will have to talk for 1-2 minutes, and then the examiner will ask you one or two questions on the same topic. Part 2 takes 3-4 minutes in total.

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How to practise

To practice IELTS Speaking Part2, ask your study partner to listen while you speak about the task card topic. You should talk for 1-2 minutes. Your study partner should then ask you one or two questions on the same topic using the rounding off questions. Record yourself if you can.

To be successful in Ielts Speaking part2, you should learn the answer’s structure. This will help you answer part 2 questions fluently.

 People topic cards can be.

  • A family memeber.
  • A singer or musician.
  • A famous person.
  • Someone you know who speaks another language.
  • A successful leader who you admire.
  • A character from a story/ film/ TV programe.
  • An old person.
  • A teacher who has influenced you.
  • A neighbour.
  • A chilld you know.
  • A friend.
  • Compare two family memebers.
  • A happy person who you know.
  • Someone who you have studied or worked with.


 In this topic, you may get the question.

Example 1:   “Describe a successful leader who you admire”

You should say:

  • Who the person is.
  • What makes him, or, her a good leader.
  • Why you admire this person.
  • Whether this person has influenced you.

          Step 1: Selection

Should not choose a famous leader. Invent a leader, or manager, who you worked with. (If you are still a student, say that you used to have a part time job)

          Step 2: Vocabulary:

  • Work ethic.
  • Approachable.
  • Tyrannical.
  • Lead by example.

Step 3: Grammar

  • Focus on the past tenses
  • Use future structures