IELTS Speaking Part 1: Common Topic in IELTS Exam | Topic 18: Reading
1. Do you like reading books? Why or why not?
2. What (kinds of) books do you like to read?
3. Did you read much when you were a child?
4. What (kinds of) books did you like reading when you were a child?
5. Do (young) children like reading books?
6. For children, what do you think are the benefits of reading?
7. What do you think are the benefits of reading to children?
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Yes, I’m really into reading because I believe that reading can be both entertaining and educational. Reading broadens my knowledge by opening up the whole world to me. While I’m reading, I can be visiting another country or a different time period or traveling through space. I can find out how people solved problems or think up new ideas.
Oh, it’s a tough question, or it should be more of what books I don’t read. I have a really open mind towards books and what genre they are. Classic literature, novels, autobiography, historical story – whatever I love reading them all.
Yes, I remember when I was a kid, I’d like to take some history books from my father’s bookshelf and read the historical stories, which were really entertaining and educational for me. As a result, I’m very familiar with our ancient Chinese history.
It’s kind of hard to say but young children that I know tend to read fairy tales to cultivate their mental development, but maybe for others, they just want to watch TV and play with their toys.
I believe if you want your children to be smart, they have to acquire a love for reading, which has numerous benefits. Reading opens the door to a child’s early academic success, imparts a love of learning and leads to higher grades in every subject. Besides, reading can help children improve linguistic skills in the form of a richer vocabulary, correct grammar, and more articulate oral communication. On top of that, books teach a child about relationships, situations, personalities, and what is good and what is bad in the world he/she lives in