IELTS Speaking Test 

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Ielts Speaking

IELTS Speaking Test has three parts part 1part 2 and part 3.

In part 1 of the Speaking test, the examiner will ask 4-6 general questions on familiar topics.

The questions in this part include familiar topics such as home, family, friends, habits, work, studies and interests. Part 1 of the test will last to 5 minutes.

Ielts is customary that the examiner will ask your name first.

Some such common questions are given below:

Q. Good morning. My name is Katherin Hingis. Could I have your name, please?
Q. And your candidate number?
Q. Can I see your ID?
Q. Well, great. Where are you from?
Q. What do you do?

Some of the common topics and question

School/ Workplace
Hometown/ Living place
Home/ Accommodation
Family/ Friends / Colleagues
Clothes, Fashion & Jewellery
Daily routine
Daily activities

Topic – Friends

Q. Do you have many friends? [Why/Why not?]
Q. How often do you go out with friends? [Why/Why not?]
Q. Tell me about your best friend at school.
Q. How friendly are you with your neighbours? [Why/Why not?]
Q. Which is more important to you, friends or family? [Why?]

Q. Do you have many friends? [Why/Why not?

Answer: I have more than 10 friends and I am not sure if I should say this is many! However, I had more than 30 friends in my school days. With the passage of time, the number plummeted. If I count my Facebook friends as real friends, the number would go high!

Q.  How often do you go out with friends? [Why/Why not?]

Answer: I meet my friends almost twice a week. I love to spend my weekends with them and sometimes I visit different places, watch movies and discuss different topics with them. 

Q.  Tell me about your best friend at schoo

Answer: My best friend at school was John and he was a great friend. He was tall and brave. He taught me how to show courage when we are in trouble. 

Language Learning Of Ielts

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The teacher should preferably be a native speaker of that language of Ielts or should have a high proficiency level in that Language. It is very important to incorporate technology and audio-visual methods to teach that language. 

Benefits of learning a new language

  • Learning a foreign language accelerates brain power. …
  • It helps your brain develop how to multitask. …
  • The onset of Dementia and Alzheimer’s is stalled. …
  • It improves memory and retention. …
  • Gives the mind a slight information processing edge. …
  • Improves decision-making abilities.

The best way to prepare for the IELTS exam

  1. Take a practice test. …
  2. Understand the test format. …
  3. Be aware of the exam time constraints. …
  4. Develop your English capabilities and IELTS strategies. …
  5. Multitask when listening in English. …
  6. Develop a wide range of reading skills. …
  7. Use appropriate and assertive English terms when writing.

Take a practice test

Guide your preparation, by taking a practice test to begin with and identify your weaknesses.  This is a critical part in your initial preparation that will help establish where your strengths and weaknesses are. Not only is it necessary to improve on your weaknesses, but it is equally essential to build up on your strengths to create a solid foundation for the examination. 

Understand the test format

Before your begin practising, it’s extremely important that you know what to expect of the test format. Familiarise yourself with it by reviewing the content of the test, as well as the question and task types for each section. 

Be aware of the exam time constraints

The clearer understanding you develop regarding the test structure, the higher your chances are to completing it successfully within the allocated time frame.

Conduct your preparation under timed conditions, so you become accustomed to the pace of the test.

Develop your English capabilities and IELTS strategies

One of the biggest mistakes students make is to focus only on IELTS. They do lots of IELTS practice tests but they forget to improve their English.

Most Indonesian IELTS learners are unaware of their current English level, which is often Intermediate or below, and do not consider or forget that IELTS is an English proficiency test. As such, your English is expected to be top notch.