IELTS Speaking Part 1 – Introduction – Books


  1. How often do you engage in reading?
    I read quite frequently, exploring magazines, newspapers, and textbooks. Additionally, I’ve delved into novels by Amrita Pritam, including “Pinjar.”
  2. Do you possess many books at home?
    No, I don’t have any books at home; only my textbooks are present.
  3. Do Indian people read enough?
    Yes, Indian people actively engage in reading, encompassing magazines, newspapers, fiction, and nonfiction such as biographies and autobiographies.
  4. Do Indian people have an inclination toward reading?
  5. What type of individuals have a penchant for reading, and who tends to show less interest in it?
    Literate individuals generally enjoy reading, while those lacking interest often abstain from this activity.
  6. What genres of books do children favor nowadays?
    Presently, children’s reading habits show a decline, with a preference for fantasy, fiction, and supernatural characters like Barbie, Superman, and Shaktiman. Fifty years ago, children explored moral and spiritual books and animal stories, but there is a concern that computers might dominate their reading time in the future.
  7. Do you believe children have waned interest in stories?
    No, I don’t believe children have lost interest in stories. However, the stories they presently read differ significantly from those of the past.
  8. Can storybooks serve as an ideal gift for children?
    Absolutely! Storybooks make excellent gifts for children as they stimulate imagination, contribute to cultural and moral knowledge, and fuel curiosity, fostering mental growth.
  9. What steps can be taken to foster the reading habit among children?
    Encouraging reading among children can involve ensuring book availability, establishing good school and neighborhood libraries, organizing storytelling competitions, and enhancing the appeal of books with graphics.
  10. How does reading benefit a child?
    Reading aids in improving concentration, enhancing general knowledge, refining language skills, and satisfying a child’s curiosity on various subjects.
  11. What types of books can we recommend for children to read?
    Encourage children to read religious, historical, and biographical books, drawing motivation from famous personalities. Additionally, make books on science and technology fascinating by including pictures.
  12. How much should a child read daily?
    A child should ideally read for half to one hour daily, considering their school responsibilities and homework.
  13. What distinguishes books sold in the past from those sold nowadays?
    In the past, books primarily focused on culture, tradition, religion, and history. Nowadays, books are predominantly centered around fiction and fantasy.



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