IELTS preparation: Top study topics for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking with useful links

IELTS preparation: Top study topics for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking with useful links

This is a requested post on topics to study for IELTS Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking exam. Many students and readers of this blog have constantly requested me to post a list of important topics which are common for IELTS exam. I understand that it is also important for newcomers in IELTS and other English language exams. This post will cover some of the most important topics for IELTS preparation.

IELTS preparation: Top study topics for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking with useful links

Here is a list of important IELTS topics, collected from different exams and candidate interviews, which you can follow and practice:

  1. Culture, custom and society:
  • Foreign food
  • Adaptation with foreign culture
  • Learning a different language
  • A peculiar custom
  • Loss of cultural values
  • Arts and craftsmanship
  • Sports and sports celebrity
  • Music and concerts
  • Physical exercise
  • Films, dramas, and celebrities
  • Cultural diversity
  • Museums and art galleries
  1. Science and technology:
  • Cybercrime
  • Benefits and problems of scientific research
  • Testing newly invented medicine or technology on human beings and animals
  • Science and pollution
  • Research funding
  • A historic invention and its effects
  • Nuclear energy
  • Outsourcing, online shopping and other internet-based commerce
  • Bio-energy and hydro-electricity
  • Technology in classroom
  1. Social and global problems:
  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Pollution of different kinds/ Environment pollution
  • Loss of cultural and national values
  • Brain drain/ Migration
  • Diaspora/ people leaving their roots
  • Gender discrimination
  • Traffic jam/congestion
  • Food Adulteration
  • War and its negative impacts
  • Nuclear power
  • Social security
  • Child labor and their rights
  • Globalization
  • Urbanization and deforestation
  • Increase of crimes and duty of authorities
  • Identity theft
  • Unemployment problem
  • Eve-teasing and bullying
  • Drink-driving
  • Natural disasters and prevention
  • Plants and animals in danger/ Extinction of plants and animals
  1. Education:
  • Higher studies
  • Brain drain and ways to stop it
  • Problems in the education system
  • Learning other languages
  • Teaching and learning
  • Children’s education
  • Learning and earning
  • Female education
  • Medical education
  • Media and society
  • Persons and personality
  • Nature and natural resources
  • Animal rights
  1. Travel and Tourism:
  • Traveling as hobby
  • Traveling as learning-purpose
  • Problems in tourism in different parts of the world
  • Hotels and Restaurants
  • Jobs in tourism
  • Guided tour
  • Study tour/ excursion
  • Immigration systems
  1. Healthcare:
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Lack of physical exercise, its reasons, and impacts
  • Sports and injury
  • Incurable diseases and awareness building
  • Smoking, public smoking, and effects
  • Cost of medical facilities and government’s responsibility
  • Health and safety
  • Technology and related diseases
  • Organ donation
  • Euthanasia
  1. Development:
  • Rural and urban development
  • Improvements in the traffic system
  • Safer and cost-effective use of different energy resources
  • Progresses in undeveloped and developing countries
  • International aids
  • Self-reliance
  • Law and government
  1. Commerce:
  • Money and monetary matters
  • Import and export
  • Taxation
  • Housing
  • Working environment and government policy
  • International trading
  • Human resource management

To study some interesting topics from the given list, follow these links below:

You need to find an article which matches with the given list above and read the article with complete attention. Thus, you can enrich your vocabulary stock and learn some grammatical rules with different sentence structures. This will be extremely beneficial for you in taking preparation for not only the IELTS exam but also any English language exam you face.

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