IELTS 2 : Speaking

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Time:​ 11-14 minutes   

Format:​ Interview   

Note: ​These questions are designed to help you simulate the IELTS speaking exam.  Unfortunately, it’s impossible to recreate the IELTS interview fully on this practice test.  However, there is a lot you can do to prepare for this section of the exam!  Here are  some ideas to help you get the most out of the questions in this section:    

BEST OPTION:​ If possible, find a native English speaker (or someone more fluent in  English than you) to act as your interviewer and read the questions to you.
He or she can  give you useful feedback about your pronunciation and grammar, and help you think  about ways to improve your responses.      

GOOD OPTION: ​Ask a friend or family member to read the questions to you. Even if this  person’s English skills are not strong, it is best to answer questions provided to you  verbally, rather than reading them on a page. Make sure to record your answers so you  can analyze what you said and think of ways to improve.    


 ​If nobody is around to help you, just read the  questions and answer them yourself. Again, record your answers to get the most out of  the experience.    

Content: ​This test contains three sections.   

Part 1 Introduction and Interview 

  • This section is 4-5 minutes. 
  • You must introduce yourself and confirm your identity.  
  • You will answer general questions on basic topics from daily life such as school,  work, family, holidays, etc.  

Part 2 Individual Long Turn 

  • This section is 3-4 minutes, including 1 minute preparation time. 
  • You will receive a question card with a topic and some bullet points to discuss in  your talk. 
  • You will have one minute to prepare and record notes if you wish.  
  • You should talk for 1-2 minutes.   
  • The examiner will ask some follow-up questions after you finish your talk.    

Part 3 Two-Way Discussion 

  • This section is 4-5 minutes. 
  • You must respond the examiner’s questions, which will be related to the topic in  Task 2.  
  • The topics and questions will be more abstract.  
  • The following practice materials give you an example of the kinds of questions  you might encounter on the Speaking exam.  
Part 1 

Let’s talk about travel....   

  • what kind of place is it?
  • what’s the most interesting part of your town/village?
  • what kind of jobs do the people in your town/village do?
  • would you say it’s a good place to live? (why?)

Let’s move on to talk about accommodation:

    • tell me about the kind of accommodation you live in?
    • how long have you lived there?
    • what do you like about living there?
    • what sort of accommodation would you most like to live in?

Here's a sample of the speaking exam Part 1

You can send us you answer in a video for free evaluation. Upload it below ( Expect our reply in 24 hours )

Task 2

Candidate task card

Describe something you own which is very important to you. You should say:

  • where you got it from
  • how long you have had it
  • what you use it for; and 
  • explain why it is important to you.

You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Rounding off questions

Tell me

  • is it valuable in terms of money?
  • would it be easy to replace?

Here's a sample of the speaking exam Part 2

You can send us you answer in a video for free evaluation. Upload it below ( Expect our reply in 24 hours )

Part 3

Let’s consider first of all how people’s values have changed. 

  • What kind of things give status to people in your country? 
  • Have things changed since your parents’ time? 

Finally, let’s talk about the role of advertising. 

  • Do you think advertising influences what people buy?
Here's a sample of the speaking exam Part 3

You can send us you answer in a video for free evaluation. Upload it below ( Expect our reply in 24 hours )

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