Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… what the ‘long turn’ is in Part Two and what you need to do how to show variation with a range of tenses how these variations apply to some example topic cards that pacing is important and will help you get the best result how to apply all … Read more

Practice topic card #6

  As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Practice topic card #5

  As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Practice topic card #4

  As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Practice topic card #3

  As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Practice topic card #2

  As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Practice topic card #1

As soon as you are ready, play the video above. All timings for preparation are given, and we strongly recommend you record yourself speaking – it’s good practice for being recorded on the day and will give you something to review.

Get ready to practice!

On the next pages, you will be able to practice your Part Two skills with some timed videos. Before you begin, make sure you have a piece of paper and a pen or pencil ready for making notes.

Pacing the long turn

Before reading any further, make sure to open the stopwatch app on your phone or find another timer. It is very common in Part Two of the speaking test for candidates to become overly nervous, and this often means we speak at a faster pace than normal. Take a quick practice by reading the paragraphs … Read more