2017 IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topic: Advertisements & Sample Answers


1. Are there many advertisements in your country?

2. Why do you think there are so many advertisements now?

3. What are the various places where we see advertisements?

4. How do you feel about advertisements?

Sample Answers

1. Are there many advertisements in your country?

Definitely, there are. They appear all over the place from the streets to social media with a high density. For example, there is a multitude of colourful flyers stuck on the street walls in Sydney.

IELTS Speaking ebook CTA


IELTS Speaking Actual tests June - September 2020 with suggested answers-Ebook

$18 $37

Written by professional IELTS teachers to help candidates on the big day

4.5 start rating

4.5 rating


All over the place (expression) everywhere

Density (n) the number of people or things in a given area or space.

A multitude of (expression) a very large number of people or things

Flyers (n) a small handbill advertising an event or product.

2. Why do you think there are so many advertisements now?

I guess it’s due to the benefits of the companies. First, advertisements are the easiest way to reach customers to attract their attention to a particular brand or product. From that attractive information, customers will be able to choose an appropriate one. Second, it also plays a crucial role in the marketing strategy that the company apply to attract customers.


To be able to do  (v) having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something.

To play a (an) crucial/essential/key/main role in (v): of great importance

Campaign (n) an organized course of action to achieve a goal

3. What are the various places where we see advertisements?

Advertising is here, there, and everywhere. It gets to people through different types of communication such as flyers and banners on the streets or printed ones on newspaper, magazines or electronic ones on social media. It could be written, verbal or a short movie.

Here, there, and everywhere (expression) everywhere

4. How do you feel about advertisements?

Sometimes, I find it a little bit disappointing because the quality products are usually overrated. However, there are other beneficial advertisements in supermarkets which has informative contents for customers such as on which days there will be promotions or which new products will be launched.


Informative (adj.) to provide useful or interesting information

Promotions (n) activity that supports or encourages a cause, venture, or aim.

Launch (v) to introduce (a new product or publication) to the public for the first time.

Overrated (adj.) to have a higher opinion of (someone or something) than is deserved

Also check:

Written By

Syed Monif is a professional content marketer and IELTS Trainer by day, and a bookworm by night, and sometimes during the day too! He currently works on creating extremely user-friendly and engaging content for the online portal IELTSmaterial.com. His work involves creating and editing content while making sure they're super interesting and easy to read! And also as a master procrastinator, right now he's probably googling something so arbitrary like 'How rich is Scrooge McDuck?' without realizing that his lunch break is almost over.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *