In the IELTS test, you may be asked to talk or write about what the governments of countries do (or should do), and so it’s a good idea to think about your views on the role of governments as part of your IELTS preparation.
To give you an idea of the types of question you could get, here are some examples from published IELTS tests: Read the full post »
How can watching the World Cup help with your IELTS preparation?
Well, check out the following IELTS Speaking part 2 task that I got from the Official IELTS Practice Materials 2009. Read the full post »
How easily do you think you could answer the following questions if you were asked them in your IELTS speaking test?
- Where can people in your country get information about genetic research?
- How do people in your country feel about genetic research?
- Should this research be funded by governments or private companies?
If you’d find these questions difficult to answer because you’re not familiar with the topic of genetic research, then check out the article at the link below to get some ideas on this challenging topic. Read the full post »
After listening to some more of the recordings on the website that I recommended in the post ‘Listening to British, American and other accents‘, I realised that some of them are also examples of IELTS-type speaking.
There’s one recording, for example, where the speakers are making comparisons; this is something that you’ll probably be asked to do in your IELTS speaking test.
To give you some practice, here’s a selection of speaking questions from past IELTS tests that have been published. Read the full post »