SPEAKING PREDICTION JAN 2022

1. Home/ accommodation
What kind of housing/accommodation do you live in?
Who do you live with?
How long have you lived there?
What’s the difference between where you are living now and where you have
lived in the past?
Do you plan to live there for a long time?
Which room does your family spend most of the time in?
Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
Do you prefer living in a house or a flat?
Please describe the room you live in. What part of your home do you like the most?

2. Study
Describe your education
What is your area of specialization?
Why did you choose to study that major?
Do you like your major? (Why?/Why not?)
What kind of school did you go to as a child?
What was your favourite subject as a child?
Do you think your country has an effective education system?
Are you looking forward to working?

3. Work
What do you do?
What are your responsibilities?
Why did you choose to do that type of work (or, that job)?
Is there some other kind of work you would rather do?
Describe the company or organization you work for
Do you enjoy your work?
What do you like about your job?
What do you dislike about your job?
(Possibly)Do you miss being a student?

4. Weekend
What do other people in your hometown usually do on weekends?
What will you do next weekend?
Did you do anything special last weekend?
What do you usually do on weekends?

5. Mirrors
Do you like looking at yourself in the mirror? How often?
Have you ever bought mirrors?
Do you usually take a mirror with you?
Would you use mirrors to decorate your room?

6. Email
Do you think sending emails will be more or less popular in the future?
How often do you write an email or a letter?
What kinds of email (or letter) you received that make you feel happy?

7. Drawing and Art galleries
Do you like drawing?
Do you like to go to the gallery?
Do you want to learn artistic things?

8. Taking photos
Do you like taking photos?
Do you take a mirror with you?
Do you want to improve your picture taking skills?

9. Daily Routine
Do you have study routines?
What’s your routine like in your everyday study?
Do you want to change your daily routines in the future?

10. Dreams
Do you often remember your dreams?
Do you want to make your dreams come true?
Do you share your dreams with others? or are you interested in others’ dreams?
Do you think dreams have special meanings?

11. Websites
What kinds of websites do you usually use?
What changes compared to the past?
Why do you like?

12. Cinemas
Did you usually go to the cinema when you were a kid?
Do you usually go to the cinema with your friends?
Do you still like watching the movie which you liked when you were a kid?

13. Watching Sports
Do you like watching programs on TV?
Do you watch live sports games?
How often do you watch live sports?

14. History
Do you like to learn about history?
What historical event do you find interesting?
Do you think history is important?

15. Sweets & Cakes
Do you like to eat sweets?
Do you like sweets more or less now compared to when you were child?
Is there any sweet food in your country?
Do you eat cakes or sweets after a meal?

16. Handwriting
Do you like handwriting?
Do you think handwriting is important?
Which do you prefer, handwriting or typing?
What’s the difference between handwriting and typing?

17. Headphones and Microphones
Do you use headphones?
What type of headphones do you use?
When would you use headphones?
In what conditions, you won’t use headphones?

18. Shoes
Do you like buying shoes? How often?
Have you ever bought shoes online?
How much do you usually spend on shoes?
Which do you prefer, fashionable shoes or comfortable shoes?

19. Science
Do you like science?
When did you start to learn about science?
Which science subject is interesting to you?
What kinds of interesting things you have done with science?

20. Concentration
Is it difficult for you to stay focused on something?
What do you do to help you concentrate?
What may distract you when you’re trying to stay focused?
When do you need to be focused?

21. Pets and Animals
Do you like to see animals in the zoo?
What’s your favorite animal? Why?
Have you ever had a pet before?
What animals would you like to have as pets?
Where do you prefer to keep your pet, indoors or outdoors?

22. Public gardens and Parks
Would you like to play in a public garden or park?
What do you like to do when visiting a park?
How have parks changed today compared to the time when you were a
kid?
Would you prefer to play in a personal garden or public garden?

23. Getting Lost
Have you ever lost your way?
How can you find your way when you are lost?
Can you read a map when you get lost?
Have you ever helped someone who got lost?

24. Colours
What’s your favourite colour?
What’s the colour you dislike? Why?
What colours do your friend like most?
What colour makes you uncomfortable in your room?

25. App
What app have you recently used?
What kinds of apps are you usually interested in?
What was the first app used?
What kinds of apps would you like to use in the future?

26. Weather
What kind of weather do you like most?
What’s the weather like in your hometown?
Do you like the weather in your hometown?
Do you prefer dry or wet weather?

27. Spending time with others
Do you like talking with people?
How do you like spending time with your friends?
Would you prefer to study alone or with others?
Do you remember a time when you need to cooperate with others?

28. TV Program
Do you talk with your friends about the program you watched?
Do you like watching the same kind of program all the time?
Do you often watch programs on the TV or on your cellphone?
What kind of TV programs do you like?

29. Maths
Do students learn maths in secondary schools in VietNam?
Do you learn maths now? Why, Why not?
What can people do with maths in their daily life?
Do you think maths is difficult?

30. New places
Do you feel nervous when you travel to new places?
Can you read a map when you travel to new places?
Have you ever helped someone who got lost?

31. Mobile/ Cell phones
Do you have a mobile phone?
What do you often use it for?
How often do you change a mobile phone?

32. Shopping at street markets
What do people usually buy on the street markets?
Why do you think people go to street markets?
When you travel abroad, do you go to street markets?

Part 2
1. Describe your favourite famous person
You should say:
Who this person is. How you know about this person. What this person is famous for. Why you are interested in this person. Part 3:
1. Would you like to be a famous person?
2. What are the hardships of a celebrity?
3. What should celebrities do to protect their privacy?
4. Describe a time when you felt proud of a family member
You should say:
When it happened
Who the person is
What the person did
And explain why you felt proud of him/her
Part 3
1. When would parents feel proud of their children?
2. Should parents reward children? Why and how?
3. Is it good to reward children too often? Why?
4. On what occasions would adults be proud of themselves?
5. Describe a time when you gave some helpful advice to someone
You should say
Who you gave advice to?
What the advice was?
Why you gave the advice?
And how you felt about the advice?
Part 3
1. What kind of advice do parents give to their children?
2. How do experts give advice to others? (e.g a doctor gives advice to
patients)
3. What advice do parents give to teenagers about making friends?
4. Whose advice is more helpful? Parents’ or friends’?
5. Describe a time when you had to do something difficult, and you
succeeded
You should say:
What is was
How you did/completed it
Why it was difficult
And how you felt about doing it
Part 3
1. What kinds of jobs require people to be confident?
2. How important is being confident in work?
3. Which one do you think is more important? Confidence or knowledge?
4. How do you help children stay focused?
5. Describe a historical event from your country
You should say:
What event it is
When it happened
Who or what was involved in it
And explain why you think it is an important historical event
Part 3:
1. Do your parents think learning history is important?
2. What are the benefits of museums?
3. Are museums in your country free of charge?
4. Which way is better for learning history? Through reading books or visiting museums?
5. Do major cities in your country all have museums?
6. Describe a place in the countryside that you visited
You should say:
Where it is
When you visited this place
What you did there
And explain how you feel about this place
Part 3:
1. Is there anything special about the countryside in Vietnam?
2. What do people usually do when going to the countryside?
3. Do you think people will live in the countryside in the future?
4. Describe a situation when something in your house was broken or stopped working
You should say:
What it was?
What happened?
When it broke/stopped working?
And explain how did you fell about it?
Part3:
1. What are the common home appliances that people use these days?
2. Do you think modern technology makes people lazier?
3. What can people do to protect their equipment from technical problems?
4. When an electronic item of yours does not work, would you repair it or buy a new one?
5. Are you good at handling problems on your own?
6. Describe a time when you were preparing for a happy event
You should say:
What the event was
Where you had it
Who helped you to organize it
And how you feel about it
Part 3:
1. How can parents help children to get organized?
2. On what occasions do people need to be organized?
3. Describe an interesting discussion that you had with friends
You should say:
Who you spoke with
Where you were
What the conversation was about
And explain why you think it was interesting
Part 3:
1. When do children normally form their own views?
2. Do children have strong opinions?
3. Should parents request their kids to obey them?
4. In what industries do you think communication is a necessary skill?
5. Describe a lesson that you remember well
You should say:
What the course was about
Where you had it
Why you remember it
And explain why it impressed you a lot
Part 3:
1. Which can help you remember things better, words or photos?
2. Why do some people have better memory?
3. Why can some people remember some little things in life?
4. 10. Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you
You should say:
What the clothing was
Who gave it to you?
When you got it
And explain why this person gave you the clothing
Part 3:
1. Have you ever given clothes to others?
2. Why do people dress casually everyday but dress formally at work?
3. Why do people from different countries wear different clothing?
4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing uniforms at work
and school?
5. Describe about a selfie which you catch in your mobile phone on your
favourite occasion
You should say:
When you took it What type of camera you used Why you took the photo And
explain
whether you liked this photo or not.
Part3:
1. Do Vietnam people like to take photos of themselves?
2. What kinds of devices do people like to use for taking photos these days?
3.How often do young people take photos when travelling?
4. Describe a gift you would like to buy for your friend
You should say:
When it happened
What gift it was
Who you gave it to
And explain why you chose that gift
Part3:
1. When do people normally send gifts to others?
2. Do people give gifts or red packets on traditional festivals?
3. Is it easy to choose clothes as gifts?
4. Will people feel happy when receiving an expensive gift?
5. Describe a special cake you received from others You should say:
When it happened
Where it happened
Who you got the cake from
And explain why it’s a special cake
Part3:
1. What are the differences between the special food in Vietnam and foreign
countries?
2. Do people usually cook special food in Vietnam?
3. Should special food be easily available?
4. Describe a story someone told you and you remember
You should say:
What the story was about
Who told you this story
Why you remember it
And how you feel about it
Part 3:
1. Do young children like the same stories as older children?
2. How has technology changed storytelling?
3. Describe a thing you cannot live without except cell phone or computer
You should say:
What it is
Why you can’t manage without it
How long you have had it for
And explain how you felt when you were without it?
Part 3:
1. Why do you think teenagers always want to have the latest devices such as the iPhone?
2. Why do they often buy a new one even though they already have one?
3. What do they do with the old one after buying a new one?
4. How hard is it for parents to convince their children not to buy an expensive phone?
16. Describe a long walk you ever had
You should say:
When this happened
Where you walked
Who you were with
And explain how you felt about this long walk
Part3:
1. What outdoor activities do people like?
2. What are the differences between the outdoor activities children did in the
past and now?
3. Is leisure time important to everyone? Why?
4. Do women have more leisure time than men?
5. Describe a useful skill you learned from an older person
You should say:
What it is
Why the skill can be learned from older people
How you will learn the skill from older people
And explain how you will feel if you master the skill
Part 3:
1. What can children learn from their parents or grandparents?
2. From whom can children learn more, parents or grandparents?
3. What kind of help do you think older people need?
4. Describe something you did that helped you to learn another
language
You should say:
What it is
What language you learned
How it helped you learn the language
And how you felt about it
Part 3:
1. What difficulties do people face when learning a language?
2. Do you think language learning is important? Why?
3. Describe an apartment or a house that you would like to live in near future
You should say:
What it would look like
How big it would be
Where it would be located
And explain how feel about this apartment or house
Part 3:
1. What kinds of apartments are most popular?
2. What are the differences between houses that young people and old people like?
3. What are the differences between apartments and houses?
4. Describe a time you visited a new place
You should say:
Where the new place is
When you went there
Why you went there
And explain how you feel about the place
Part 3:
1. Which do you prefer, living in a city or only visiting it as a tourist?
2. How do young children react when they go to school for the first time?
3. How do young and old people react differently to new things?
4. Why do some people want to go to college far away from home?
5. Describe a rule (in school or work) that you don’t like
You should say:
What it is
Why you don’t like it
How others feel about the rule
And explain whether you’ve followed the rule
Part 3:
1. What are the rules students should follow at school?
2. Are the rules at school good or bad?
3. Do people often violate the rules in Viet Nam?
4. What rules should children follow at home?
5. Describe a person that you enjoy spending time with
You should say:
Who this person is
How you knew him/her
What you usually do together
And explain why you like to spend time with him/her
Part 3:
1. What kinds of people are easy to get along with?
2. How do leaders get along with their subordinates?
3. Do people have time for themselves nowadays?
4. Describe a toy that you often played with as a child
You should say:
What the toy was?
How old you were when you had it?
Did you play with the toy by yourself or with other kids?
And explain how you felt about this particular toy.

Part 3:
1. What kind of toys was famous in your childhood? How about these days?
2. Do you think parents should buy more toys their children or they should spend more time with them instead?
3. Describe a song that you think is interesting
You should say:
What the song is
What story the song tells
Whether the song is popular
And explain why you think it is interesting
Part 3:
1. Why are music competitions popular in VietNam?
2. What kinds of music do people like?
3. Describe a time when you received something without having to pay for it
You should say:
What the gift was
When you got this gift
Where you had it
How you felt about it
Part 3:
1. Do you like giving gifts?
2. What gifts would parents give to children?
3. What factors do parents consider when choosing a gift for children?
4. What kinds of free gifts do they give? Why do people feel happy when they receive free gifts?
5. Do you think our government should provide free gifts for our citizens?
26. Describe a skill that was difficult for you to learn
You should say:
When you learned it
Why you learned it
How you learned it
How you felt when you learned it
Part 3
1. What skills do students need to master?
2. Is it hard for students to learn skills?
3. Is it hard for old people to learn new skills?
4. Is a good teacher very important for students’ learning experience? Why?
5. Describe a time when you got up early
You should say:
When it was
What you did
Why you got up early
And how you felt about it
Part 3:
1. Do you know anyone who likes to get up early?
2. Why do people get up early?
3. What kinds of occasions need people to arrive early?
4. Why do some people like to stay up late?
5. Describe a person who solved a problem in a smart way
You should say;
Who this person is
What the problem was
How he/she solved it
And explain why you think he/she did it in a smart way
Part 3:
1. Do you think children are born smart or they learn to become smart?
2. How do children become smart at school?
3. Why are some people well-rounded and others only good at one thing?
4. Why does modern society need talents of all kinds?
5. Describe a habit your friend has and you want to develop
You should say:
Who your friend is
What habit he/she has
When you noticed this habit
And explain why you want to develop this habit
Part 3
1. What habits should children have?
2. What should parents do to teach their children good habits?
3. How do people develop bad habits?
4. What habits do people have when they get older?
5. Describe a time when you waited for something special that would happen
You should say:
What you waited for
Where you waited
Why it was special
And explain how you felt while you were waiting
Part 3
1. On what occasions do people usually need to wait?
2. Who behave better when waiting, children or adults?
3. Compared to the past, are people less patient now, why?
4. What are the positive and negative effects of waiting on society?
5. Describe an athlete that you admire
You should say:
Who the person is
What his/her achievement is
Why you admire him/her
And explain how you feel about this person
Part 3
1. What kinds of exercises do Vietnamese people like?
2. What characteristics do you think an athlete should have?
3. Why are there so few top athletes?
4. What’s the best way to become a top athlete?
5. Describe a café you’d like to visit
You should say:
Where it is
What kinds of food and drinks it serves
Who you usually go there with
And explain why you like to go there
Part 3
1. Do old people like to drink coffee?
2. Do Vietnamese people like to drink coffee?
3. What kind of people would like to go to coffee?
4. Why do young people like studying in a café instead of at home?
5. Describe an activity you usually do that wastes your time
You should say:
What it is
When you usually do it
Why you do it
And explain why you think it wastes your time
Part 3
1. How do you balance life and work?
2. Will you continue doing something when you are aware that it’s a waste of
time?
3. What kinds of things make people feel pressured?
4. Why do some people refuse to abide by rules?
5. Describe a time you were friendly to someone you didn’t like
You should say:
When and where it happened
Who he/she was
Why you didn’t like this person
And explain why you were friendly to him/her on that occasion
Part 3:
1. Why are people friendly with the person they don’t like?
2. What kinds of people are usually friendly?
3. What are the difference between being friendly and being polite?
4. What do you think of the people who are always straightforward?
5. Describe an exciting book you have read
You should say:
When you read it
What kind of book it is
What it is about
And explain why you think it is exciting
Part 3
1. Do you prefer books or movies?
2. Is it necessary for parents to read stories for their children?
3. Which group would read more, young people or old people?
4. What’s the difference between men’s and women’s reading habit?
5. Describe a creative person(an artist/musician/…) whose work you admire
You should say:
Who he/she is
How you knew him/her
What creative things he/she has done
And explain why you think he/she is creative
Part 3
1. Do you think you are a creative person?
2. Is it good for children to learn arts?
3. What kinds of jobs need creative ability?
4. Do you think leaders need to have creative ability?
5. Describe a bicycle/motorcycle/car trip you would like to go
You should say:
Who you would like to go with
Where you would like to go
When you would like to go
And explain why you would like to go by bicycle/motorcycle/car
Part 3
1. Which form of vehicle is more popular in your country, bikes, cars or
motorcycles?
2. Do you think air pollution comes mostly from mobile vehicles?
3. Do you think people need to change the way of transportation drastically to protect the environment?
4. How are the transportation systems in urban areas and rural areas different?
5. Describe a difficult decision that you once made
You should say: What the decision was When you made your decision
How long it took to make the decision And explain why it was difficult to make
Part 3
1. What decisions do people usually make in their daily lives?
2. Which is easier, making a decision by yourself or making a decision after
group discussion?
3. Why are many young people unwilling to follow their parents’ advice?
4. Why would middle-aged people tend to second-guess their own decisions?
5. Describe a foreign person who you have heard or known that you think is interesting
You should say:
Who the person is
How you knew him/her
What kind of person he/she is
And explain why you think he/she is interesting
Part 3
1. Do you have any foreign friends and do you think having foreign friends is a
good way to
know other countries?
2. Do you think it’s important to know the culture and language before going to another country?
3. What do you think of people who work in international companies?
4. What abilities do people need to have when working in an international company?
5. Describe a businessman you admire
You should say:
Who this person is
How you knew this person
What kinds of business this person does
And explain why you admire this person
Part 3
1. What do you think is the retirement age for men and women?
2. What kinds of qualities do people need to run their own business?
3. What do you think are the key factors that contribute to the success of a
business?
4. If you had the opportunity to have your own business, what business would
it be? Why?
5. Describe a place you visited on vacation
You should say:
Where it is
When you went there
What you did there
And explain why you went there
Part 3
1. What are some popular attractions that people like to visit in your country?
2. Do old people and young people choose different places to go on vacation? Why?
3. What do young people and old people think about when making travel plans?
4. How do people get to know a new place?
5. Describe a good service you received (company or store/shop)
You should say:
What the service was
When you received it
Who you were with
And how you felt about it
Part 3:
1 What do you think of the relationship between companies and customers?
2 As a customer, what kinds of services would you expect to receive from a
company?
3 What kinds of jobs involve coping with the public?
4 Why should companies react quickly when customers have difficulties?
5. Describe an expensive item that you bought and regretted
You should say:
What it was
How much you spent on it
Why you bought it
And explain why you think you spent more than expected
Part 3
1. Do you often buy more than you expected?
2. What do you think young people spend most of their money on?
3. Do you think it is important to save money? Why?
4. Do people buy things they don’t need?
5. Describe a time when you moved to a new home or school
You should say:
When you moved Where you moved
Why you moved And how you felt about it
Part 3
1. Why do people move to a new home?
2. What problems will people face after moving to a new place?
3. How do people solve these problems?
4. Is it good to move to a new place frequently? Why?
5. Describe a person who impressed you most when you were in primary school
You should say:
Who he/she is
How you knew him/her
Why he/she impressed you most
And how you feel about him/her
Part 3
1. Why do people always miss their childhood?
2. Are kids happier than adults? Why?
3. Why do people still remember many of their friends from primary school?
4. What kinds of primary school teachers will impress students?
5. Describe something you think it would be interesting to learn more about
You should say:
What it is
How you would learn it more
Where you can learn it more
And explain why you want to keep learning it.
Part 3:
1. Do children learn much faster than adults?
2. Why should we learn something we are interested in ?
3. What are the differences between hard work and smart work?
5. Describe a person you know who does a job which is useful to society
You should say:
Who this person is
How you knew him/her
What type of work he/she does
And explain why you think his/her work is useful to the society
Part 3
1. What jobs are well-paid?
2. What are the changes in working conditions?
3. What are the impacts of the epidemic on the work environment?
4. Describe a person you follow regularly on social media
You should say:
Who he/she is
How you knew him/her
What he/she posts on social media
And explain why you follow him/her on social media
Part 3:
1. Do you think older people and younger people will use the same kind of
social media software?
2. Do older people spend much time on social media?
3. Describe a famous city that you think is interesting
You should say:
Where it is
What the city is famous for
Why it is interesting
And explain how you feel about it
Part 3:
1. What advantages can tourism bring to a city?
2. Why do some young people like to live in cities?
3. Do most elderly people live in the city or in the countryside?
4. Do you think well-developed tourism will have negative effects in local
people?
5. Something important to you that your family has had for a long time.
You should say
What it is
When your family had it
How your family got it
And explain why it is important for your family
Part 3:
What things do families keep for a long time?
What’s the difference between things valued by people in the past and today?
What kinds of things are kept in museums?
What’s the influence of technology on museums?