IELTS Sample Papers - IELTS Speaking
Looking at IELTS sample papers will help to prepare you for the IELTS speaking test.
The IELTS speaking test is an interview between one candidate and one examiner.
The speaking test has three parts. It usually lasts between 11 to 14 minutes.
Each one of our practice tests includes a full three-part IELTS speaking test.
First of all, the examiner might ask you some general questions about work or study. This part of the IELTS speaking test is designed to help you relax.
Alternatively, you may have a brief conversation with the examiner for part one of the speaking test. If this is the case, you will be expected to ask and answer questions. You will be expected to keep the conversation going.
The first part of the speaking test lasts for four or five minutes.
For the next part of the IELTS speaking test, you will speak in depth about a topic that is familiar to you. Examples of these kinds of topics include holidays and travel. You will be given a small card with a topic on it. You will be given one minute to prepare. Then you are supposed to speak about the topic for two minutes.
In the final part of the IELTS speaking test, you will be asked more abstract questions that are designed to stretch your conversational skills.
The final part of the speaking test lasts for four or five minutes.
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