Watch Aashish answer the questions in an IELTS Speaking Part 3 example test. Note that the video shows Part 1 from 00:00-03:36 and Part 3 is 03:37-08:45. As you watch, notice how he directly answers each question at the beginning of each answer, before going on to explain his views:
Here are the questions Aashish is asked in this IELTS Speaking Part 3 example, together with how he begins each answer. Again, notice how he answers each question directly, right at the beginning of each answer, before going on to give more details, reasons and/or examples:
“We’ve been talking about a well known person you like or admire and I’d like to discuss with you one or two more general questions related to this.
Let’s consider, first of all, famous people in your country.
What kinds of people become famous nowadays?”
These days, in my country, people who become famous are…..”
“Why do you think politicians and movie stars are famous and popular around the world?”
Movie stars and singers, undoubtedly, are famous throughout the world because….”
“How would you compare the famous people today with the famous people of the past?”
Um…. big difference between the two, um, back then there wasn’t…..”
“Do you really think that famous people in the past behaved better or is it just that we don’t know what they did?”
Um…it’s probably a bit of both……”
“What kinds of people do you think will be famous in the future?”
Um…continuing to be movie stars and singers”
“Will people who are more worthy of fame, like scientists and writers, become famous in the future?”
To some extent, yes, but……”
“Let’s go on to talk about celebrity culture.
How are famous people used in advertising?”
Famous people are used in advertising these days a lot…..”
“Why is that, do you think?”
Because of, like I said before, they are role models….”
“Do you think that people really do that – that they will buy something because a famous person advertises it?”
Yes, I do, sometimes. Advertisements make a big difference…..”
“Do you think that there could be some negative effects of this culture of celebrity on young people especially?”
Yes, to a great extent. There has been….”
Try to take the same approach when you do IELTS Speaking Part 3: First, answer the question directly. Then give details, reasons and/or examples.