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Part 2-Ielts Speaking Topic: An old person you like to talk to

Updated on June 14, 2013

An old person you like to talk to

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.

Describe an old person who you like to talk to.
You should say:
who this person is
how you know him/her
what you usually talk about
and explain why you like to talk to him or her.

Who this person is

-Ok, let me talk about my ____________

-I would like to talk about___________

-When I think about this topic, many people come into my mind but the person I like to the most would have to be ___________

What kind of person he/she is

-He is the most knowledgeable and humorous people that I have ever met.

-She is always really concerned with what is going on in my life just like a family member.

-When you are with him, time just seems to fly by.

-I guess you could say he is a real jack of all trades but master of none.

What he/she looks like

-He is in his 60s and slightly overweight

-She is over 70 years old and a scar on her cheek

-He looks 50 but actually he is around 60.

-He is short, fat and has a lot of grey hair.

How you know him/her

-She is actually my neighbor so we got quite close as time went by.

-He practically raised me up from the moment I was born

-He was a teacher my mother hired to teach me during my weekends.

What you usually talk about

-we are so close that we are able to talk about anything, from the weather to relationships.

-I usually turn to her when I’m having relationship troubles or when I’m feeling a bit unhappy.

-Since he is a computer programmer I often ask him about programming or problems

Why you like to talk to him/her

-He just has a kind of charm that makes people want to talk to him-

-She is the type of person that doesn't judge a person no matter what he or she has done.

-Normally talking with her also involves a meal and she is a fantastic cook.

-He’s quite knowledgeable and when I talk with him I’m able to learn many useful skills.


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      5 years ago

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      5 years ago

      When i was talk to an old person i like to talk nicely all the old people and makes him happy not worry.. so i am also a nice man.. what you thin about me??

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      WD Curry 111 

      6 years ago from Space Coast

      Now I am totally prepared. Thanks a lot.


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