In Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking test, the examiner will ask about 12 general questions about three familiar topics. The first topic will often be your work or studies. Watch a few sample answers in the video below. Remember that these are just sample answers -- don't memorise them word for word. You have to sound natural in the test.
I've created a video presenting a few simple but practical tips for performing well in Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking test. This video is useful for all candidates, including those aiming for Band 7 or higher. It includes some simple but practical vocabulary and grammar tips. In order to watch or download the video, you just need to click the 'Like' button below the video.
In the IELTS Speaking test, questions about your home town or city are very common in Part 1 and also Part 3. Watch this video of native speakers talking about where they live. Pay attention to the language that they use. Below the video, I will present some useful vocabulary that you can use in the IELTS test.
In this post I’m going to share a video of a ‘Band 5.5′ candidate answering questions in Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking test. This example shows you why it is important to extend your answers if you want to get a high band. Below the video, I’ve included the examiner's comments.
In today's tip, we are going to watch a video of the IELTS Speaking test. The video shows the complete test -- Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. If you have not taken the test before, this video will give you a clear idea of the type of questions and tasks that you will get. This candidate's score was probably around 5-5.5, which is a little lower than most people's target band. Below the video, I will explain how the candidate could improve his score.
In a previous post, you heard a former IELTS examiner advising you to organise your answers and make them clear. In today's post I'm going to give you an example of a 'well-organised' answer.