Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"
Jessica Beck
"Director of IELTS Training"

Today you’ll learn high-scoring, interesting phrases about desserts and candy for sweet IELTS Speaking scores.

This topic may appear on any part of the IELTS exam, but most likely in IELTS Speaking Part 1.

However, the vocabulary below could also be used in writing. Below the video, you’ll see the words that are also high-level enough to use in academic essays.

Watch the video to hear how I use these high-scoring and unique phrases that will definitely set you apart from other students, raising your vocabulary scores and impressing the examiner!



Question 1: Why do children enjoy candy?

The saccharine taste is delightful– one of the heavenly, pure joys of childhood.

*Use in writing: all the words in bold

Question 2: Why do people like having dessert after dinner?


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After a savory meal, the palate needs to be cleansed, and a small delectable treat does just that.

*Use in writing: all the words in bold

Question 3: Did you eat much ice cream as a child?

Of course! I thought, and still feel, that chocolate fudge is the most divine flavor sensation on earth.

*Use in writing: all the words in bold

This last sentence ties in nicely with our Speaking strategy about exaggeration.

Practice using this impressive vocabulary in your own answers, and then get yourself a delectable treat as a reward for your hard work!

How would you use today’s vocabulary?

Share an example sentence with us in the comments section below!

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