IELTS Speaking Part 1: 'house' topic

IELTS Speaking Part 1: ‘house’ topic

Examiners often begin the speaking test by asking about your home. Here are some typical questions and sample answers.

1) Do you live in a house or an apartment?

I live in a semi-detached house with three bedrooms and a small garden.

2) Which room do you like most in your house? Why?

My favourite room is the kitchen because it looks out onto the back garden, and it’s on the side of the house that catches the afternoon sun.

3) Is there anything about your house that you would like to change?

Well, it would be nice if it were a detached house so that we could have windows on the wall that we currently share with our neighbours.

4) Tell me something else about your house.

The previous owners converted the loft into an extra bedroom; that’s the quietest room in the house, and the best place to go to do some work.