Here are some part 1 questions from Cambridge IELTS book 8, with my sample answers. How would you answer these questions?
1. How well do you know the people who live next door to you?
I know my neighbours quite well. They're really nice people, and I always stop to talk whenever I see them.
2. How often do you see them?
I see my neighbours at least a few times a week. We usually see each other when we're leaving for work in the morning or coming home in the evening.
3. What kinds of problem do people sometimes have with their neighbours?
I think the most common problem is probably noise. It's difficult to live next to people who have a dog that barks at night, or who play loud music.
4. How do you think neighbours can help each other?
Neighbours can do little things like watching your house if you go on holiday or taking a delivery if something arrives by post when you're not at home. I think these little favours are a good way for neighbours to help each other.