IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topic Study
Questions and Answers
1. Do you work or study?
I’m currently a senior student at Hunan University, and I’m studying computer science at the moment.
2. Which university did you go to?
The university I attended is called XXX University, which is a top-level university in China. I’m really proud to be a student there and honestly, I was so close to being rejected 2 because I thought my grade for the University Entrance Exam was subpar 3 compared to the enrollment requirement of the previous year.
3. Why did you choose your school / university?
Well, when I was a high school student, I heard my university has a really good undergraduate program for Computer science4, which is really what I’m passionate about and love to study. Besides, my parents also rooted for 5 me to go there as they believe four years of study there would be a big help for my future career.
4. Is it good to study in the morning or in the afternoon?
I think it’s good to study in the morning. You have to wake up earlier, but when you get through the work 6, you have the rest of the day off And the afternoon is usually a better time off day to enjoy yourself. So it’s best to get studying over with 7 as early as possible.
5. Do you enjoy studying or not?
No, I don’t really enjoy studying. I mean, I know it’s really important to get a good grade. But it’s hard for me to focus on something for a long time. So usually when I study, I end up getting distracted by my phone or computer. It’s a hard habit for me to break 8.
6. Who is more important for you at school, teachers or students?
I think the students are more important. I mean, the teachers are obviously playing a key role at school. But who you’re in a class with makes a world of difference9. It’s much easier to be excited about school if you’re friends with the other students. You should at least be able to get along with them.
7. Do you like your school?
Yes, I do like my school. I mean, even though I’m often swamped with all the assignments and exams 10, I often have a blast11 studying there. The teachers are all nice and cool. None of them have ever given me a hard time . And most importantly, I have some really awesome fiends at school who I hang out with all the time.
8. Which part of your school do you like?
I really like the campus. There are tons of really old buildings, which gives the whole place a serious feel12. But there’s also lots of nature around. There are big trees in front of some of the buildings, and there are even a few garden areas to walk around in. It’s such a lovely place to hang out.
9. How do you improve your study efficiency?
When it comes to studying efficiently, I try to make sure there aren’t any major distractions around me. For example, I turn off my phone and I avoid listening to music. It helps me focus on my study so that I stay on track 13 and avoid wasting all my time.
10. Which part of your study do you like the most?
I like writing the most. Even if it’s just writing essays, it’s really fun to express my thoughts through the written word 14.I’ve always enjoyed those kinds of classes the most. I think it’s good practice for the real world, where you have to be able to express yourself clearly.
2. so close to being rejected:
3. subpar: [‘sAb’pa.:]
4. Computer Science:
5. rooted for somebody:
6. get through the work:
7. get something over with:
8. a hard habit for me to break:
9. makes a world of difference:
10. often swamped with all the assignments and exams;
11. have a blast:
12. gives the whole place a serious feel:
13. stay on track:
14. express my thoughts through the written worth