Speaking or writing topics in English

Here are some topics for speaking or even for writing with prompts:

TOPIC 1:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘ENVIRONMENT’. You can mention:

  • environmental problems
  • ways of saving the environment
  • different types of pollution
  • or anything else you’d like to say about environment

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 2:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘SOCIAL MEDIA’. You can mention :

  • the power of social media
  • its positive and negatives effects
  • social networking sites
  • or anything else you’d like to say about social media

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 3:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘TECHNOLOGY’. You can mention :

  • most important  technological improvements
  • negative sides of technology
  • positive sides of technology
  • or anything else you’d like to say about technology

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 4:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘HEALTH’. You can mention:

  • what to do to stay healthy
  • healthy and unhealthy habits
  • health problems or illnesses
  • or anything else you’d like to say about health

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 5:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘CURRENT TRENDS’. You can mention:

  • trends in communication or fashion
  • sources of trends
  • impacts of current trends on young people
  • or anything else you’d like to say about current trends

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 6:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘COMMUNICATION’. You can mention:

  • the way we communicate with different people
  • communication problems
  • the changes in the way we communicate
  • or anything else you’d like to say about communication

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 7:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘OBLIGATIONS’. You can mention:

  • examples of obligations in different areas
  • challenges we face and the ways we handle them
  • the factors that make us feel under pressure
  • or anything else you’d like to say about obligations

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 8:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘COMPETITIONS’. You can mention:

  • qualities you need to get to the top
  • challenges, rules, limits
  • involving animals and children
  • or anything else you’d like to say about competitions

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 9:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘CHARITIES’. You can mention:

  • how to raise money
  • reason for setting up or supporting a charity
  • generating publicity
  • or anything else you would like to say about charities

You have 1 minute to plan your speech. You can take notes while planning. After 1 minute you have 2 minutes to talk.

TOPIC 10:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘TRANSPORT’. You can mention:

  • problems relating to transport
  • ways to provide a better transport system
  • technological innovations
  • or anything else you’d like to say about transport

TOPIC 11:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘FOREIGN LANGUAGES’. You can mention:

  • benefits of speaking a foreign language
  • strategies that help people learn a foreign language effectively
  • reasons why it is important for Turkish professionals to learn a foreign language
  • or anything else you’d like to say about foreign languages

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 12:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘ENVIRONMENT’. You can mention:

  • different environmental problems
  • how we can save the environment
  • why it is important to care about the environment
  • or anything else you’d like to say about the environment

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 13:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘SPORTS’. You can mention:

  • benefits of doing sports
  • reasons why people do extreme or dangerous sports
  • your opinion on sports advertising
  • or anything else you’d like to say about sports

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 14:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘TECHNOLOGY’. You can mention :

  • positive and negative sides of using technology
  • its effects on our physical and mental health
  • the future of technology and how it will affect our lives
  • or anything else you’d like to say about technology

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 15

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘SOCIAL MEDIA’. You can mention :

  • its positive and negative effects
  • attitudes of different generations to social media
  • social networking sites you use
  • or anything else you’d like to say about social media

You have 1 minute to plan your speech  and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 16:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘EDUCATION. You can mention:

  • how education has changed in the past 20 years
  • advantages and disadvantages of online education
  • the future of education
  • or anything else you’d like to say about education

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 17:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘WEATHER’. You can mention:

  • different weather types in different regions of Turkey
  • extreme weather conditions you know of
  • the importance of weather forecasts in different fields (agriculture, tourism, shipping, aviation etc.)
  • or anything else you’d like to say about weather

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 18:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘HEALTH’. You can mention:

  • what to do to stay healthy
  • healthy and unhealthy habits
  • how to treat different health problems or illnesses
  • or anything else you’d like to say about health

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 19:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘TRAVELLING’. You can mention:

  • reasons why people like or don´t like travelling
  • recent changes in travelling
  • what possible problems may people be having while travelling abroad
  • or anything else you would like to say about travelling

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 20:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘WORK AND JOBS’. You can mention:

  • interesting or dangerous jobs
  • benefits of having your own business
  • your opinion on working from home
  • or anything else you’d like to say about work and jobs

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 21:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘ACCOMMODATION’. You can mention:

  • different accommodation types and compare them
  • the perfect student accommodation
  • your opinion on living in the city centre
  • or anything else you’d like to say about accommodation

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 22:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘CULTURE’. You can mention:

  • why it is important to learn about other cultures
  • some examples of Turkish culture and traditions
  • problems people may be having while living in a different country
  • or anything else you’d like to say about culture

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 23:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘HOBBIES’. You can mention:

  • benefits of having a hobby
  • popular hobbies of the young generation
  • the most expensive or dangerous hobbies
  • or anything else you’d like to say about hobbies

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 24:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘SHOPPING’. You can mention:

  • how shopping habits have changed in the past 20 years
  • your attitude to online shopping
  • the future of shopping
  • or anything else you’d like to say about shopping

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 25:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘TRANSPORT’. You can mention:

  • different means of transport and compare them
  • the transportation system in your hometown (good aspects, problems and solutions)
  • your opinion on the future of transportation (e.g. autonomous vehicles)
  • or anything else you’d like to say about transport

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 26:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘CITIES’. You can mention:

  • advantages of living in cities
  • disadvantages of living in cities
  • how cities are changing/ the latest trends
  • or anything else you’d like to say about cities

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 27:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘HOLIDAYS’. You can mention:

  • popular holiday destinations in Turkey or abroad
  • reasons why people go on holiday abroad
  • how to prepare well for going on holiday
  • or anything else you’d like to say about holidays

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

TOPIC 28:

In this part of the exam, I would like you to talk about ‘SOCIETY’. You can mention:

  • social problems and their causes
  • how technology affects social relations
  • the generation gap between your generation and the generation of your parents/grandparents
  • or anything else you’d like to say about society

You have 1 minute to plan your speech and you can take notes while planning.

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