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TOEFL iBT Speaking Topics
This page features TOEFL iBT Speaking Topics for Questions 1 and 2 on the test (Independent Open Choice and Independent Closed Choice respectively).
These sample questions are ideal for self-study and practice, so please make the most of them!
Sample Topics and Responses for Question 1
13. Who is an important person in your country? Describe this person and explain why he/she is important.
15. Talk about a time when you experienced success. Describe the experience and say why it was a success for you.
Sample Topics and Responses for Question 2
10. Would you prefer to go on a long trip by car or by train? Explain with reasons and examples.
12. Which kind of job would you prefer: a job that is uninteresting but has a high salary, or a job you really enjoy with a moderate salary?
You may of course just choose the free test material and practice recording your answers using the public Voxopop page.
This page is updated with new sample topics and model responses every week or so, so please come back for another visit soon!
A full list of 80 Independent Speaking Topics (40 for Question 1 and 40 for Question 2) is available to people subscribed to the TOEFL Speaking Mentor Program.