IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topic Neighbors
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
1. Do you know your neighbors?
Yes, of course I do. People in my neighborhood know each other quite well, and all of them are very friendly andlovable. The family living next to my house is always willing to offer assistance when we need, and so is my family.
2. Do you like your neighbors?
Well yes, I love them, because they are good neighbors. The family next door has a grandmother whom I really respect, as she always gives me useful advice. I think that we live in harmony with one another.
3. What do you think of your neighbors?
As I have said, they are warm-hearted people. They receive a lot of affection and admiration for their kindness and generosity. I think it is quite good fortune for my family to live next to them.
4. How often do you see (or talk to) your neighbors?
I think very often. Each morning, we frequently greet when we meet each other. Whenever I am not occupied with schoolwork, I will visit the grandmother to talk to her. Her life experience and advice have helped me to overcome many difficulties and challenges.
5. When do you meet your neighbors?
We meet everyday, since we live next to each other. Particularly, at the weekends, the neighbors will gather in the biggest house to hold a party or BBQ, which is very appealing to the children.
1. to live in harmony with one another
Meaning: to live with others in a way which avoids conflict or disagreement
Example: The students who share the house are all good friends and they are able to live in harmony with one another.
2. lovable [adj]: having qualities that people find attractive and easy to love
Eg: Minh is a really lovable child.
3. (be) willing to do sth[expression]: ready or pleased to help
Eg: They keep a list of people who are willing to work at night.
4. assistance [n]: help or support
Eg: We do offer financial assistance for people on low incomes.
5. affection [n]: the feeling of liking or loving sb/sth very much
Eg: Children need a lot of affection and sympathy.
6. generosity [n]: the fact of being generous
Eg: He treated them with generosity and thoughtfulness.
7. fortune [n]: chance or luck
Eg: I did have the good fortune to work with some brilliant directors.
8. (be) occupied with sth [adj]: be busy with sth
Eg: Lan is always occupied with the housework.
9. (to) overcome: to succeed in dealing with or controlling a problem
Eg: She overcame injury to win the Olympic gold medal.
10. (to) gather [v]: to come together, or bring people together
Eg: His supporters gathered in the main square.
11. appealing [adj]: attractive or interesting
Eg: Spending the holiday in Britain is extremely appealing.