Aubrey Carter
"3 Keys IELTS Certified Coach"
Jessica Beck
"Director of IELTS Training"

Get casual with our informal answers to today’s Part 1 Speaking questions.

We use informal fillers and high level vocabulary.

Clothing is a common topic on IELTS.

You could be asked about clothing on Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3.

Questions might ask about favorite clothing, fashion or what specific people wear.

We talked about clothing vocabulary in Episode 791.

Aubrey’s Part 1 Speaking questions and answers

Do you care a lot about what you wear?

Listen to Aubrey’s sample answer.

It’s an excellent example of pronunciation and intonation.

She also uses native transitions.

  • In fact
  • So, actually

This is native, natural glue that shows fluency.

Use transitions like these to get high Speaking scores on your IELTS exam!

What kind of clothes do you usually wear?

She uses specific vocabulary to talk about what she wears to different places.

Give personal details!

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Jessica’s Part 1 Speaking questions and answers

Did you wear the same type of clothing as a kid that you wear now?

Her answer shows fluency.

It’s clear she could talk about this forever!

If the Examiner has to stop you, that’s a good thing!

Do you enjoy dressing up sometimes?

Pay attention to the informal filler phrases and vocabulary Jessica uses.

  • I totes dress up.
  • totes: slang that is short for “totally”
  • sort of
  • same old, same old


These Part 1 sample answers are great examples of informal tone, vocabulary and fillers.

We have so much information from past episodes on the blog.

Search informal fillers and formal fillers and practice using them when practicing Speaking.

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What questions do you have?

Let us know in the comments section.

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