FREE! INTRODUCTION TO THE SPEAKING TEST - EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU STUDY
SPEAKING TEST BASICS
What is the IELTS speaking test?
The IELTS speaking test sections
How long should your answers be?
Do you have to be honest?
Speaking Test Basics Quiz
SPEAKING TEST SCORING SYSTEM
What are band scores?
Fluency and coherence / Lexical Resourse
Grammatical range and accuracy / pronunciation
University requirements and band descriptors
Speaking Test Scoring Quiz
SPEAKING TEST TOPICS
Question topics for part one
Question topics for part two
Question topics for part three
SPEAKING TEST VOCABULARY
Using past questions to guide vocabulary learning
Should you use difficult words?
Choosing the correct and specific vocabulary
The importance of combinations of words
Idiomatic words and phrases
British English: Common differences
British English: Have got vs. have
Accuracy and Range
Common problems test-takers experience and how to avoid them
Well done - What's next?
What are collocations?
Advanced words that make sentences better
Words that native speakers use in spoken English
Combinations of words that sound natural together
High level, advanced words
Which of the below options are ways to improve your vocabulary score?
Appropiate or correct words for the topic
Words the examiner doesn't hear often
Words that are long and difficult to say
The sentence below contains idiomatic vocabulary:
"Well, I guess I'm right in saying that most people probably want more money, but, you know, some people care more about other things, like happiness, family and things like that."
Which of the words below are British English?
The best way to learn vocabulary for IELTS speaking is to look at past topics and learn specific vocabulary and collocations you can use if your questions are about this topic.