IELTS speaking lessons – from this page, you will find links to all of our IELTS speaking pages, with lessons, exercises, tips and complete practice tests.
Getting the result you need in the IELTS speaking test requires a lot of practice, as well as understanding the common pitfalls and mistakes many candidates make. By working through the material on this site, you’ll be fully prepared with no surprises on test day!
Talking about people in the IELTS speaking test lesson 3 Before starting this lesson, make sure you have completed Lesson 1 and Lesson 2. Learning synonyms is a good way ...Read More
NOTE: This lesson is aimed at IELTS writing, but can also be useful for the speaking test. Expressing predictions is a useful IELTS skill. Not only does it apply to ...Read More
Difficult Part 2 topic cards in IELTS In Part 2 of the IELTS speaking test the examiner will give you a topic card that you will need to talk about ...Read More
Speaking fluently in the IELTS test Six tips for better fluency For many people preparing for the IELTS speaking test, it can be difficult to improve your fluency unless you ...Read More
Talking about likes & dislikes in IELTS In Part One of the IELTS speaking test, it is common to be asked questions about what you like or don't like, and ...Read More
Facts about the IELTS speaking test There are lots of websites, forums, blogs and postings on the internet giving advice about the speaking test, but so much of the information ...Read More
Time to think in the IELTS speaking test As we've mentioned in previous posts (and is probably obvious!), when you are asked a question in the speaking test but cannot ...Read More
Tips for the IELTS speaking test On this page are tips and hints for speaking in the IELTS test. If you have a question or a tip that you think ...Read More
Talking about places in the IELTS speaking test A topic that has recently been used a few times in Part 2 of the speaking test asks you to describe a ...Read More
If you don't understand the examiner in the speaking test What do you do if you don’t understand what the examiner has just said in the IELTS speaking test? Saying ...Read More
Expanding your answers in the IELTS speaking test One of the common errors in the speaking test is giving answers that are too short. For example: ‘Do you enjoy travelling?’ ...Read More
IELTS speaking test format Timing and requirements *Note that the listening test is the same for the General Training and Academic Module test There are three parts to the IELTS ...Read More
Speaking more formally in Part 3 As you probably know, there are three parts in the IELTS speaking test. In Part One, the examiner will ask you questions about yourself ...Read More
Talking about hobbies In the IELTS speaking test, the examiner could ask you to talk about your hobbies. Here's a bad example of a response to a question about hobbies: ...Read More
Talking about special days and celebrations It is common in the IELTS speaking test to be asked to talk about special days or celebrations, so here are some model answers ...Read More
Giving and justifying opinions for IELTS speaking The IELTS speaking test is like most conversations. If you give an opinion, you should justify it, and if possible, offer a reason, ...Read More
Tips for the day of your IELTS speaking test So the day has finally arrived - it's test day! Depending on the test centre you are taking your test in, ...Read More
Giving longer answers in IELTS speaking This post focuses on a formula you can use to help you keep speaking fluently during the IELTS speaking test, especially in Part 2 ...Read More
Talking about your hometown in IELTS speaking Once of the more common questions in Part One of the IELTS test is to talk about your hometown. A common student error ...Read More
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