2018 Trending TOEFL iBT Speaking Questions

TOP 1: Campus life, around 60%

Under this category, academic-related, 33%; daily life, 20%; volunteer work, 7%.

Q: What is the biggest challenge for university students and why?

In my opinion, homesickness poses major challenges to university students. The reasons why it is experienced so commonly are as follows. First, starting a brand-new life at college naturally…

TOP 2: Personal opinion, around 15%

these type of speaking question topics are the most frequent ones.

Q: Some university students choose to take difficult classes even if they know they might not get a good grade in the class. Other students prefer to take easier classes in which they know they will get a good grade. Which do you prefer? Explain why.

I would prefer take easier classes for sure. My reasons are simple, first starting a brand new life at college already can be a big challenge, I would not wish to overwhelm myself with unnecessary all the stress. Second…

TOP 3: Science and technology, around 12%

In 2018 TOEFL iBT test, chance you face a Science and techology topics are increasing, with a higher frequency than before.

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: students should not be allowed to bring cell phones into the classroom.

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: students should not be allowed to bring cell phones into the classroom.

TOP 4: Society and politics, around 8%.

This topic is relatively more difficult; therefore, a good answer will be more impressive.

Q: Describe a serious problem that your country is facing. Explain why it is so serious.

In my opinion, homesickness poses major challenges to university students. The reasons why it is experienced so commonly are as follows. First, starting a brand-new life at college naturally…

TOP 5:Professional and employment, around 5%

which is the least frequent one

Q: Describe a job or career that you are not suited to but still admire.

For me, doctors fit the bill. I feel this way for the following reasons. 
Admittedly, it is an honor to be trusted with another human being’s health and well-being. Patients trust their physicians with their most personal and intimate matters. In hearing people’s stories ……