IELTS Speaking practice: Technology

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You have probably heard of such technology-related phrases like "surf the Internet" or "digital editing". However, the key part of becoming advanced English speaker is learning how to use these phrases naturally in your speech. To help you with this task, we gathered a variety of IELTS Speaking questions & answers for technology topic in this IELTS Speaking sample.

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Part 1

Do you use any gadgets on a daily basis?

Yes, surely I do... Although I don't consider myself a geekSomeone who is obsessed with technology, especially computers., I quite enjoy using all the new items like laptops and smartphones... All in all, we're living in the computer ageThe period in modern history characterized by rapid technology development and widespread computer use. and it's impossible to ignore cutting-edgeInnovational, at the forefront of progress. technology.

How often do you use Internet?

I use Internet every day... It helps me with my studies and it entertains me when I’m down... Surfing the InternetTo look through websites, searching for something you need, or simply for entertainment. is my hobby... I also frequently use World Wide Web for communication purposes... Though I don't like social mediaMedia used to interact with other people. like Facebook, I often use video conferencingMaking video-calls. for talking.

Do you own a computer? If so, how often do you use it and for what purposes?

Yes, I have a personal computer and a laptop... I use my laptop mainly for education... It is very light and fits in my bag easily, so I take it with me to school... Meanwhile, my PC has a large screenA big-sized monitor. and convenient keyboard, so I use it for word processingWriting, editing and producing words on a computer by using special programs. and browsing websitesTo search for websites.. It is an old, but still well-oiled machineSomething that works perfectly well....

Part 2

Now, have a look at the card and prepare a monologue.

Describe your favourite gadget. You should say:

  • What is it
  • When did you get it
  • How often do you use it

and say why is it so important to you

I don’t own many gadgets... I have a PC, laptop and a smartphone and I can’t imagine my life without either of those... However, my laptop is the most important piece of technology for me... I got it as a birthday present from my parents a few years ago and I use it nearly every day now. Although at first using it was like rocket scienceA very complicated subject for someone. for me, after a few weeks I was able to do everything I needed... From browsing websitesSearching for websites. to reinstalling the operating systemResetting the most important program that runs the computer.... What's more, without my laptop I wouldn’t be able to do my homework for the university... Also, I use it for surfing the InternetLooking for something on the Internet. and finding whatever I want, whether it is a piece of code for my project or a useful tip on how to cook a steak... Generally, my laptop became an essentialSomething you can’t imagine your life without. device for me...

Part 3

Do you think we need to know much about computers?

Well... Not too much, but there is definitely a couple of essential things everyone should know. First of all, you need to know how to enter a web addressWrite URL in your search engine.... how to navigate websitesTo find what you need on the website.... It is very important nowadays to be able to surf the netLook on the Internet for the information you need...

What is the most impactful piece of technology in our lives?

In my point of view, the Internet is the most important technological advance of our time... It gives us so many new opportunities to discover anything we want about our world! You just need to boot upTo start a computer. your computer an go onlineTo use the Internet.... And with wireless networks at home and public Wi-Fi hotspotsA public place where you can access the Internet. we can do it easily and almost everywhere.

How computers affect our everyday life?

In a positive way, certainly. They help with so many things, starting from writing and printing your own essay and ending with developing advanced programs and digital editingA process of altering digital materials like audio or video files.... Without computers studying would have been time-consuming and inefficientSomething that takes too much of your time and isn’t rational to do....

How effective is the use of computers in the classroom?

Hmm… in my opinion, using computers in the classroom is very effective. I think it is important for students to become competent in the use of computersTo master the use of computers. to prepare them for the workplace … you know, computers are used everywhere in the workplace now. But… I also think that having computers so easily available gives teachers the opportunity to introduce students to the variety of information on the Internet.

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