DRESS CODE AT WORK - IELTS Speaking Part 3

1. Speaking part 3 description

In part 3, you will be asked about broader questions which are related to the topic in Part 2. This part will last for 4 to 5 minutes. This will also be a conversation between you and the examiner. But in this part, you will need to show your understanding on those issues in a much deeper way than in Part 1. For instance, in part 2 you might get asked about a touristic place that you visited in recent years. And then in part 3, you might get asked about how Australians love to go to the beach. 

2. STUDY THESE WORDS

  • Workplace (n): a building or a room where people perform their jobs
  • Outfit (n): a set of clothes worn for a particular occasion or activity
  • Dress code (n): an official way of dressing for a particular occasion or in a particular social group
  • Appearance (n): the way a person or thing looks to other people
  • Work ethic (n): the belief that work is morally good
  • Company (n): an organisation that sells goods or services in order to make money
  • Front of house (n): an area where customers are exposed to. For example in a restaurant, front of house includes bar, restroom, dining room. A receptionist is one of the front of house staffs. 
Photo by Olu Eletu on Unsplash

Photo by Olu Eletu on Unsplash

3. DISCUSS THESE QUESTIONS WITH YOUR SPEAKING PARTNER

  1. Is it common to dress formally at work in your country?
  2. Which one is better, formal or casual dress code at work?
  3. Does appearance impact someone's performance at work place?
  4. What are some advantages and disadvantages of dressing up formally at work?
  5. Has the way people dress at work in your country changed in the last decade?