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Part 1-Ielts Speaking Topic: Birthday
IELTS(International English Language Testing System) is the world's leading test of English for higher education, immigration and employment. Below are some sample questions and answers for this topic.
1. Do people in China celebrate birthdays?
-Definitely, most people just celebrate with a meal at a restaurant with family or friends
-Yes, but only on every 10th birthday because Chinese people consider them important or significant birthdays
2. Do you think it’s important to remember people’s birthdays?
-Absolutely, it is a very nice gesture to say“happy birthday” to someone on their birthday
-It’s a fantastic way to strengthen you bond with your friends.
3. Do you like birthdays?
-Sure, who doesn't? Any excuse to party is a good one
-Only if it’s mine, I prefer receiving presents but find it very annoying to go gift shopping for my friends because I always worry about whether they would like it or not.
4. Do you prefer birthday parties with your friends or with your family?
-My birthday is the anniversary of the day my mother gave birth to me, so obviously it’s a day I should spend with family.
-Definitely my friends, with my friends I could let loose and really have a good time.
-My family is more important to me so I think it’s more meaningful to spend my birthday with my family members.