IELTS Speaking Part 2 | Masterprep

Time: – Approximately 3-4 minutes

After the examiner has asked 8-10 questions on three different topics, he would shift to Part 2 of the speaking test. 1 minute will be given to you to prepare the answer. Utilise the given time in making notes.

For example:

Talk about a house or an apartment you would like to live in.

– What it looks like
– How big it would be
– Where it would be located
– And explain why you would like to live there.






IELTs Speaking Part 2 – How to Make Mind Map

To prepare for the cue card firstly, make a mind map answering all the ‘wh’ questions that is

  • What
  • Where
  • When
  • Why
  • How



A good response can be: –

I have always dreamt of having a house, or to be more specific a bungalow with slanting roof near the mountains. I remember, when I was young I had visited Shimla and stayed in one of my uncles home. From that time, I have always wanted to have a home in/near to mountains. It will be a 2-storey house having a kitchen along with dining space. The ground floor will have the living room whereas, bedrooms will be on the first floor. I have always dreamt of having a big lawn in the front of my home with variety of flowers and ornamental trees and at the backyard I propose to have a kitchen garden where I could grow fresh organic salads and vegetables.

Further, my home will have all the modern amenities and facilities well-equipped kitchen with all the latest gadgets and of course, the flooring would be wooden with a fire place in the living room. I also wish to have big French windows so that there is ample of sunshine and the house will be painted in light subtle colors like grey, cream or beige but the roof would be either red or green in color, as it is in most of the hill stations.

Moreover, I would like to have balconies with the bedrooms, so that I can enjoy the morning sun-rays and the sunsets which are so very fascinating in the hill stations.

For Speaking Part Two follow the given tips: –

  • Ensure that you utilize your 1 minute
  • Write down some good vocabulary words to enhance your scores like for this particular topic – Bungalow, Lawn, Ornamental trees, kitchen garden, amenities, organic vegetables, wooden flooring, fire-place
  • Use transitions whenever possible- Furthermore, Moreover, While, whereas etc.

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