IELTS Speaking Exam

[SEP – DEC 2021] IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topic: Hobbies with Band 9 Sample Answers

10/04/2022 05:27 114

IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topic: Hobbies Do you have a hobby? Yes, I do. I have many hobbies. My favourite hobby is photography, and I developed an interest in photography by a sheer accident during my parent’s anniversary. I had no idea about the correct angles, flash or viewfinder, and was asked to take photos […]

FCE Speaking Overview

10/04/2022 00:50 128

If you’ve signed up for the First Certificate in English exam and need help with the Speaking test, then this page is here to help. You’ll find below an overview of the oral exam plus tips to help you do your best on the day of the FCE test. Duration: Approximately 14 minutes.Participants: Candidates interviewed […]

Dress code for IELTS speaking test

09/04/2022 21:20 119

A lot of students have that awful feelings and thoughts before the IELTS speaking exam – how should I behave? Am I ready for the exam? What if I forget the right words? And what in the world should I wear? Don’t worry, we got you covered – today you are going to learn the […]


09/04/2022 19:57 84

IELTS Speaking Part 1 Photography: Learn how to answer questions about taking pictures in IELTS Speaking. Get band 9.0 by applying techniques when answering questions. Below are the sample answers on how to express your ideas when talking about photography. PART 1 PHOTOGRAPHY/PHOTOS Do you like taking pictures? (Answer 1) Yes definitely! Photography is my […]

Common IELTS Topics: Technology

09/04/2022 15:41 97

Can you name all these gadgets? Technology is one of the most common IELTS topics because it can come up in any part of the exam. Furthermore, technology is a part of our daily lives and thus an absolutely necessary topic in which to be fluent. So let’s look at how it may come up […]

Overview of IELTS Speaking

09/04/2022 14:19 91

590SHARESShareTweet The whole IELTS speaking test is around 13 to 14 minutes long. In part 1 there are 3 different topics and around 9 to 11 questions in total. Part 1 lasts for 5 minutes. Generally, these are topics such as hometown, work, studies, family, hobbies, daily routine and so on (see the picture below). […]

IELTS Speaking Part 3 – Topics, Questions & Samples

09/04/2022 13:40 101

In IELTS Speaking Part 3, the examiner will ask some related questions arising from the previous Part 2 topic, which you should discuss with him/her. There is no preparation time for Part 3. This part will last up to 4-5 minutes. IELTS Speaking Part 3: Topics & Follow-up Questions Science Does education in Canada do […]

IELTS Speaking Sample Answer Marriage

09/04/2022 11:51 85

Marriage is that beautiful relationship that we all, at some point of time in our lives, want to be part of. There are so many romantic movies that we see and then so much that we think about, but then there is a different opinion about it as well. There are some who think marriage […]

Cambridge Speaking Part 1 – Chat Cards

09/04/2022 11:21 107

Speaking Part 1 in Preliminary (PET), First (FCE) and Advanced (CAE) are all quite similar and can be practised with these fantastic chat cards! Chat cards are great because you can use them in lots of different ways. They could be a warmer for a rainy day, they could be used as part of a […]

The Number One Reason People Dont Score Well on IELTS Speaking: Part 1

09/04/2022 10:33 75

Useless Advice In an interview with an IELTS examiner, readers asked a variety of questions about the test. Most of the examiner’s answers were fairly standard but one about the big mistakes IELTS test takers make really stuck out. The examiner commented… The number one reason people don’t score as well as they could is […]


09/04/2022 09:12 86

IELTS Speaking Test preparation See model answers for common topics Review some of the latest questions for part one and part two/three in the test to avoid nasty surprises and to be more familiar with the test. Watch my speaking videos on youtube. Learn idiomatic expressions Learn some topic specific vocabulary Get your speaking assessed […]

IELTS Speaking Test Part 2 Sample Answer: Talking About The Weather

09/04/2022 08:35 77

To Listen Please Subscribe English Weather Vocabulary Rephrasing Exercise (If you are a DailyStep Subscriber, you can hear and download this exercise)Here is Audio Word Study #086 on In my sample IELTS Speaking Part 2 answer above, I have highlighted some important phrases for talking about weather and the seasons (in purple font), and […]