In speaking, it is natural to hesitate and repeat yourself sometimes in your own language. Native speakers of English do this too, of course. So don't be afraid of doing it in the IELTS Speaking test. In fact, it often sounds better to repeat yourself and hesitate in a natural way than to remain silent. And this will help you get a good score for fluency and coherence.
In the IELTS Speaking test, the examiner may ask you about your everyday life. You will often hear these kinds of questions in Part 1 but sometimes in Parts 2 and 3. When talking about everyday activities, candidates often make make mistakes with collocations (words that naturally go together).
Look at the picture above. Did this man arrive on time or in time? We use both the expressions on time and in time to mean 'not late', but we use them in slightly different ways.
Not knowing what to say in the IELTS Speaking test is one of the most typical worries that candidates have before the test. In this post, we're going to look at what you can say if you understand the question but you have no ideas or opinions on the topic.
If you want to get a high band in the IELTS Speaking test, you should already know that using less common synonyms of common words will help you get a higher score for Lexical resource. So in this post, I'm going to talk about synonyms in more detail.
When you are asked questions in the IELTS Speaking test, try to respond in a natural way. Many candidates try to repeat the examiner's words in their answers, and sometimes this doesn't sound very natural. Study this example.