neighbour ielts speaking part 1

Neighbours is a topic that often comes up in the IELTS speaking part 1. Below you will find a list of some example questions and answers that you could encounter during part 1 of the IELTS Speaking test.

The questions below are based on the real IELTS speaking exam. They serve as a great IELTS Speaking Part 1 prediction questions to help you prepare better before your test.

Neighbours Speaking Part 1 – Set 1

  1. Is your neighbourhood a good place to live with family and children? Why?
    Yes, this neighbourhood is suitable for families and busy working individuals. Most people who live here are actually families themselves with children of different ages. The neighbourhood provides easy access to basic necessities and public transportation.
  2. What facilities are available in your neighbourhood?
    Our neighbourhood has a huge park and courts suitable for basketball and tennis. There are also a few schools in the area and some shops that would cater to our basic needs such as market, pharmacies, and the like.
  3. How well do you know your neighbours?
    I am close to a few of them but honestly, our neighbourhood is huge that I cannot be familiar with everyone. Most of the families close to our house are families but for those living a bit farther, we know them just by face.
  4. Do you meet them often?
    No, I don’t because I don’t go out as much as others.

Neighbours Vocabulary Speaking Part 1 – Set 1

  • familiar– generally known or seen

Set 2

  1. Do you have any friends in the neighbourhood where you live?
    I have made a few good friends. I have some nice next-door neighbours with whom we like to catch up every once in a while. We would sometimes go to each other’s houses for lunch or dinner.
  2. Could you please tell me about the neighbourhood you live in?
    Of course. It’s a nice neighbourhood with many buildings similar to mine. A lot of people are renting flats in my neighbourhood. I live on a quiet street, and about a ten-minute walk from my flat is a convenient bus station.
  3. Do you get along well with your neighbours?
    I do! The people living in my building are very friendly and helpful. Some even helped me bring my belongings up the stairs. I was very grateful they gave me a hand that day, as some items were very heavy!

Set 2

  • gave me a hand – helped me

Set 3

  1. Do you know your neighbours?
    I know some of them. I have befriended a few neighbours who are close to me in age, and we share a lot of the same interests. We enjoy exploring the city and going out for meals.

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