Speaking practice tests
This platform helps you to prepare for the speaking module.
It is advised that you go through the test details before taking the practice session. Sample answers are provided to assist you in generating ideas.
The speaking test has three parts, as follows:
PART 1 (4- 5 min)
The candidate is expected to speak about personal and everyday situations.
PART 2 (3- 4 min)
The speaker has to deliver a 2-minute talk on a topic provided by the examiner.
PART 3 (4- 5 min)
The examinee is expected to speak on general but more abstract topics that are related to Part 2 talk.
Tips for Part 1:
- Respond briefly to the introductory questions.
- Make sure you can talk about your home town and your studies, hobbies, etc.
- Listen to the question forms and the words that the examiner uses. These will help you to form your answer.
- Build a list of phrases and topic banks.
- Try to improve the way you describe things by adding adjectives.
- Don’t memorize long answers and form short, crisp sentences while speaking.
- Speak to the point and do not beat about the bush.
Tips for Part 2:
- Read the whole topic carefully first.
- Choose an idea that you can talk about for up to two minutes.
- Frame your sentences using appropriate tenses.
- Build a mind map (hyperlink)
- Stick to the topic
- Introduce the topic clearly at the start of your talk.
Tips for Part 3:
- Give a full answer to each question and take initiative.
- Think about how topics can be developed so that you are ready to explore questions asked.
- Answer each question directly. Don’t talk about something unrelated to the examiner’s question.
- Try to link your ideas, so that your speech flows well.