IELTS Speaking topic: A special trip

Describe a special trip you would like to go on in the future.
You should say:
where this place is
who you would like to go with
what would you do there
and explain why this would be a special trip.

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IELTS Speaking topic: A place near water

Describe a place near water (such as a river, a lake or the ocean) that you enjoyed visiting.
You should say:
where this place was
what you did at this place
who you went there with
and explain why you liked this place.

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IELTS Speaking topic: Plans & Goals

1. Please summarise your plans for the near future.
2. When do you plan to start that?
3. How do you intend to achieve that?
4. When you go abroad, do you plan to live in the countryside or a big city? (Why?)
5. Do you plan to spend many years overseas?
6. After you go abroad, do you plan to join any clubs?

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Gunman holds up Sydney Cafe, takes hostages

An apparent hostage situation broke out Monday morning after a gunman reportedly took dozens of people captive at an Australian cafe.

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Australian jazz music

Jazz music of Australia is of course based on the Afro-American tradition which is said to have originated in New Orleans, USA around 1917.

Australian jazz musicians, like Don Burrows and James Morrison continue to attract significant music sales and audience support while artists like alto saxophonists Berne McGann, pianist Mike Nock and saxophonist Dale Barlow are all achievers on the world stage.

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Australian States

Covering a total area of 7.69 million square kilometres, mainland Australia is the world’s largest island – but smallest continent.

New South Wales

The original site of European settlement and home to the most spectacular Harbour in the world (the sight of that beautiful Harbour still takes my breath away whenever I fly into Sydney), the amazing Sydney Harbour Bridge and the World Famous Sydney Opera House.
New South Wales is the 5th state or territory in area at around 800,620 square kilometres, located in the southeast of the Australian mainland, it is bordered by Victoria to the south, Queensland to the north, South Australia to the west and the Pacific Ocean/Tasman Sea to the east.

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