A student sent me this question from a recent IELTS test:
Describe an important event in history. You should say
- when it happened
- what the event was
- and what effect you think this event had.
I think this is a really nice question. If you choose the right event, it should be easy to talk for 2 minutes. Here are some suggestions:
- Don't talk about a personal event - that would be considered 'off topic'.
- Choose something that you know about - a recent event might be easier. For example, you could choose the invention of the World Wide Web or the election of Barack Obama.
- Prepare this topic before your exam. If you like the two examples mentioned above, click on the links and do some research.