IELTS Part 1 Topic & Questions: Phone Applications with Band 9 Model Answers
Do you often use apps on mobile phones?
(Answer) Well, of course I do, I would even go as far as saying I might be over-reliant on
What apps do you often use?
(Answer) For me, social media apps like Facebook and Instagram are those that I turn to the
Do you want to make an app of your own in the future?
(Answer) To be honest, I don’t think I either want to or am capable of doing so. (Give
What kinds of apps do you expect in the future?
(Answer) That’s a really hard question to answer when I think of the myriad range of apps in
Vocabulary For IELTS Speaking Part 1
1. to become over-reliant on
Meaning: to need something so that your survival or success depends too much on it
2. to go viral
Meaning: to become very popular on the internet
Example: One reason why people sometimes talk about ‘the global village’ is that an image
|3. online scams
Meaning: clever and dishonest plans using the internet in order to make money.
Example: Many internet users have been victims of online scams, paying money for goods or
Other new words
1. Internet browser [noun phrase]:
Meaning: a software application used to locate and display Web pages.
Example: Google is a well-known internet browser.
2. Versatile [adjective]:
Meaning: able to change easily from one activity to another or able to be used for many
Example: He’s a very versatile young actor who’s as happy in romance dramas as he is in TV
3. A social platform [noun phrase]:
Meaning: a social platform is a web-based technology that enables the development,
Example: Facebook is one of the most popular social platforms.
4. On the market [expression]:
Meaning: available for sale/consumption
Example: It’s hard to decide which car model to buy, because there are so many on the
5. A grave concern [noun phrase]:
Meaning: a problem that is important, serious and worrying
Example: War and terrorism are among the most important of the world’s grave concerns.