Before you get to know the strategies, its important to know that on what basis speaking judged in IELTS ? Here are those parameters :
Fluency: How much fluently you can speak without stammering.
Pronunciation: The way you pronounce words as per British accent.
Grammar: Whether you speak correctly or make silly grammar mistakes.
Vocabulary: This is really an important task in deciding your bands. Synonyms and idioms well used, helps you get higher bands.
Pattern to IELTS SPEAKING
Total time: 11- 14 minutes
Part 1: Introduction
Examiner will ask you about personal details about-
where you live?
what you do?
what kind of accommodation you live in?
what are your likes and dislikes?
Part 2: Cue card
This section is very important to score at least Band 7 as your skills are judged majorly in this section.
Examiner will give you 1 minute to prepare your notes and 2 minutes to speak.
While you speak, your notes and questions, both will be in front of you.
Prepare your notes well. Here are some tips to make notes:
what about the topic?
where were you ?
when this happened/ when you came to know about it?
how it happened?
with whom were you?
how you feel about that ?
Template to speak :
-Thanks for giving me the chance to speak on this topic.
-There have been numerous times when...(fill the situation of mentioned topic or the object or place or person).
-This topic takes me back to the time when I was ( a child/ a teenager/ in college/ in school). I have (nostalgic feelings / vague memories/ strong memories) about it.
-Now narrate the incident following wh-family.
-Include conjunctions while speaking: Moreover, Not only this, To be honest, I must confess...so on.
-While you are trying to finish, say :
Finally, I would say that.....
Part 3: Discussion
Now the examiner will cross-question you on the part 2 topic by asking more related questions.
You will be asked questions based on society and your country.
Here 1 of the questions asked consists of future tense too and 1 tricky question too.
I hope this article was able to help you resolve your query.
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