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SPEAKING – WEEK 3
Study strategies for the IELTS Speaking test
In this section we will look at study strategies for:
- general speaking practice
- speaking practice for the IELTS test
- specific practice for each part of the Speaking test.
Specific study strategies for Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking test
Giving Short Talk / Presentation
Specific study strategies for Part 3 of the IELTS Speaking test
Introduction to the Speaking test
- the purpose
- the length of each part
- the procedure on the day
- the structure of the test.
The three sections of the Speaking test
you will be able to:
- identify the three parts of the IELTS Speaking test
- understand the purpose of each part
- understand the requirements of different questions
- brainstorm appropriate and effective ideas for speaking in the test
- practise giving effective answers for the Speaking test.
Focus on fluency and coherence
the assessment criteria for the IELTS Speaking test:
- fluency and coherence
- lexical resource
- grammatical range and accuracy
- understand how fluency and coherence are assessed
- assess effective fluency and coherence.
Focus on vocabulary
- accurate vocabulary
- appropriate vocabulary
Focus on grammar – range and accuracy
- verb tense
- modal (auxiliary) verbs
- articles (a, an, the)
- comparatives and superlatives
Strategies for the IELTS Speaking test
- use clarification strategies
- extend your answers
- use ‘thinking time’ techniques.