Before listening to my answers, you should try to answer these questions first. Note that there is no right or wrong answer in IELTS speaking. You may learn something from my answers, such as structure, cohesive devices, vocabulary, and ideas, but you should develop your own answers.
- 1. How would you describe yourself?
- 2. Are you similar or different from your mother or father?
- 3. What do you do together as a family?
- 4. Who are you closest to in your family?
- 5. Is yours a typical family?
- 6. Are there many different types of family in your country?
- 7. Is it better to grow up in a small family or a large extended family?
- 8. What role do grandparents play in a modern family?
- 9. Which are more important: family or friends?
- 10. What do you think about single parent families?
- 11. Should people be more accepting of alternative family types?
- 12. In what ways have families changed in the last hundred years?
- 13. Should we rely heavily on our families or is it better to try to be independent?
IELTS Listening – Family