Speaking

Speaking:

This is a live test across the table.

The content of the IELTS Speaking test is the same for both the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests.

The IELTS Speaking test is to analyse the inter personal skills of the candidate.

The examiner checks how the candidate is :

  • Communicating and forming opinions and how the candidate is interpreting the information used for daily life with his/her common experiences many question are asked to test the candidate
  • To speak at speed and length on a given topic using reasonable and appropriate language spoken skills in a comprehensible and related methodology
  • Dpes the candidate organizes the ideas coherently and appropriately
  • express and justifies the opinions given in the topic
  • to analyse, use reasonable intelligence, discuss and express prudent ideas and facts.

The candidate are advised to relax and talk fluently.  Do not use accent of any English country type.

Format Part 1: The examiner will introduce him or herself and ask you to introduce yourself and confirm your identity. The examiner will ask you general questions on familiar topics, e.g. home, family, work, studies and interests. This section should help you relax and talk naturally.
Part 2: The examiner will give you a task card which asks you to talk about a particular topic, including points to include in your talk. You will be given one minute to prepare and make notes. You will then be asked to talk for 1-2 minutes on the topic. You will not be interrupted during this time, so it is important to keep talking. The examiner will then ask you one or two questions on the same topic.
Part 3: The examiner will ask you further questions which are connected to the topic of Part 2. These questions are designed to give you an opportunity to discuss more abstract issues and ideas.
Timing 11 - 14 Minutes
Marks You will be assessed on your performance throughout the test by certificated IELTS examiners. You will be marked on the four criteria: fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammatical range and accuracy, pronunciation. Scores are reported in whole and half bands.