IELTS speaking basics and tips

For both, the Speaking test is unchanged - (Academic and General Training). When taking IELTS online, the Speaking examination is still administered face-to-face with an authorized IELTS examiner.

11–14 minutes (both for academic and general training assessments)
A speaking test has three sections:

Part 1: (4–5 minutes) (4–5 minutes)

Introduction and interview. The IELTS examiner will ask you to introduce yourself after you have given proof of your identity and they will do the same. The examiner will enquire generally about your interests, family, studies, and employment.
2: (3–4 minutes) (3–4 minutes) Part
A task card containing a topic and some potential talking topics will be handed to you by the examiner. You will have one minute to think about the topic and get

Tips for IELTS speaking

1. Before the test, start using English with your friends, family, and fellow pupils. To hear how confident you sound and whether your pronunciation needs to be improved, you can also record yourself.
2. Don't be frightened to respond on your test correctly or incorrectly. Keep in mind that the examiner will assess your English communication skills.
3. Your Speaking test won't cause you any stress. The examiner will not be grading you on the answers you give; rather, they will be based on how you express your opinions in conversation.
4. You shouldn't answer the same question the examiner asked twice. After understanding the query completely, recalibrate it in your own tongue.
5. Try to be as specific as you can with your response. Consider crafting your responses to each question rather than just giving a simple "yes" or "no."
6. Use the correct verb tenses in all of your comments. Avoid answering questions that are asked in the present tense in the past tense, such as "What kind of music do you like? "Learn to pronounce the numerals accurately by practicing. For instance, the words "Forty" and "Fourteen" may sound the same when pronounced.
7. If using complex jargon in conversation makes you uneasy, refrain from attempting. Keep it simple and informal. However, if you have a sophisticated vocabulary, it will be useful.
8. Attempt to defend your response. This promotes the use of a wider range of vocabulary
and syntax.


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