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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
If you have an accent, you cannot do well on the IELTS Speaking section.

During your IELTS Speaking test, you should speak softly and quietly.

It is a good idea to memorize model answers for the IELTS Speaking section.

You should keep a steady pace while speaking, not too fast and not too slow.

Which of the following is the best answer to the following question:

What do you do?

Which of the following answers is best?

Which of the following is INCORRECT?

Which is the best posture to adopt (way to sit) during the IELTS Speaking test?

Which response would receive the highest score?

Which is the best answer?


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168 Comments on “12 IELTS Speaking Tips”


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90% .it’s great lesson. Thanks

Sunday, December 7th 2014

    I completely agree with you ! It was a great video lesson Dr. Solaiman.

    By the way, are you a doctor?

    Bye for now.

    Tuesday, December 9th 2014

      Hi… Yah i am doctor, s .i am surgeon .specalist in emegency medicine

      Tuesday, December 9th 2014

    Thank you, Dr Solaiman. I wish you all the best with your English – so critical in your very important line of work.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

      I am very happy. that you write me my teacher Rebecca. It’ something great. Thanks a lot

      Tuesday, January 20th 2015

it looks that the seventh answer is incorrect as it refers to the first choice as the correct one,whilst it should be the third.
am i right?

Sunday, December 7th 2014

    I really didn’t understand you, maybe because of my bad English, but the 7th question’s answer is “Could you to repeat that please” and the 2nd and 3rd answers are correct to say but don’t suit the question.

    Wednesday, December 10th 2014

    Remember, the question asked which answer was WRONG!

    Sunday, January 11th 2015

9/10 , Thanks a lot :)

Sunday, December 7th 2014

So perfect lesson!!! …and I did the highest score 10/10!!! Thank you Rebecca :)

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Very important this lesson !! Thanks

Sunday, December 7th 2014

very good lesson.

Sunday, December 7th 2014

90% is good score, thank you

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Very useful tips…thanks so much

Sunday, December 7th 2014

7, incorrect answer!

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Thank you for your great tips, Rebecca :)

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Thank you for your helpful tips!

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Magnificent,it’s helpful. Thank you .
I’m lucky I got 9/10 .

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Thank you for your lesson. I got 6 correct out of 10.

Sunday, December 7th 2014

Hi, Rebecca! I want to pass bec vantage exam next year. But I can’t get enough preparing materials. Could you advice me something? Thank you

Monday, December 8th 2014

    The best option is to order materials related to the BEC Vantage exam of course, but I see from the Cambridge website that you can download samples of their exams.
    http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams/business-certificates/business-vantage/whats-in-the-exam/

    Once you do this, check the kinds of reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks that are included. You may be able to use guidebooks for the TOEIC and the IELTS to help prepare for this exam as well, but first make sure you understand exactly what is included in your own exam, so there are no surprises. You could also try to find a private teacher who might be able to help you by researching what’s required to do well on that exam. All the best to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Convincing

Monday, December 8th 2014

Thank you so much. It was really convincing.

Monday, December 8th 2014

We’re going to skate in the park. We’re going skating …….. (in_into-on- to

Monday, December 8th 2014

9/10… Great lesson and thank you!

Monday, December 8th 2014

Really good lesson, thank you for sharing!

Monday, December 8th 2014

Thank you very much, got 70% without watching the lesson.

Monday, December 8th 2014

Thank you very much for your lesson, I got 7 correct out of 10.

Monday, December 8th 2014

Good job , thanks Rebecca , I got 90 %

Monday, December 8th 2014

I’m just know we can use “items” instead “thing/stuff”. Thank you Rebecca.

Monday, December 8th 2014

thank you dear Rebecca, this lesson is very useful

Monday, December 8th 2014

A million thank you Ms.Rebecca. This lesson’s really convenient for me :) You’re one of a kind! ;)

Monday, December 8th 2014

    My pleasure. So glad you found the lesson useful. All the best on your exam.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

thanks for this lesson good luck for all guys

Monday, December 8th 2014

8/10
I must improve

Monday, December 8th 2014

100 over 100 thanks a lot

Monday, December 8th 2014

you are the best teacher of engVid, Rebecca!

Monday, December 8th 2014

Be careful in your testing! E.g. I got 90% for I answered on 7th question inattentively)

Monday, December 8th 2014

good thanks

Monday, December 8th 2014

Wow..
I got 8 out of 10. Rebecca.. I am very proud of you your lesson. :)

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

I was wrong with question No 2 and 8. ;(

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

got 10 .
and its very useful lesson ,cuz in near future, i’m gong to apply these into my grop discussion .thank you Rebecca ma’m .

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

thanks for this lesson

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

i m studing primary school so i want to know about essay and grammar

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

    How wonderful that you are so motivated to improve your English. Please check the grammar and writing sections of our website for more lessons that can help you. My best wishes to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Rebeca, like always yours lessons are excellent. Carry on putting various vídeos. You are the better teacher. Congratulations. I wish talk to you one day for training my english.

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

    Thank you kindly for your feedback. I am happy to hear you find the lessons useful. I wish you all the best.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

100% :3
I’ve something to say for you, maybe we shouldn’t memorize answers, but at least we should take a general idea about the answer and train answering beside prepared answers, aren’t I right?

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

    train answering beside prepared answers,شو بعني؟ ممكن توضح …

    Sunday, December 14th 2014

    Yes, I agree, you should practice answering the questions in your own words after studying model answers. The model answers will teach you how to structure your answers and may also give you useful vocabulary. Learn these lessons and apply them to creating your own answers. I wish you all the best.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Thank you for your great tips <3 <3

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

I got 10. Have I earned an IELTS sertificat?

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

    Unfortunately, our quizzes are not equivalent to taking the IELTS. :(

    Tuesday, December 9th 2014

I got 100%)

Wednesday, December 10th 2014

thank Rebecca very much.

Wednesday, December 10th 2014

Hey teacher, if “kids” is a slang word then why would the British Council name their website by “Learn English Kids British Council”? would you explain please?! :) Thanks

Wednesday, December 10th 2014

    The British Council decided to use informal English on their website, which they have a right to do. After all, they are not appearing for any exams! I would recommend that students use proper, formal English on their exams to get the highest scores. My best to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

thanks

Thursday, December 11th 2014

10/10 thanks for your great tips. it’s very useful for us.

Friday, December 12th 2014

Thank you Rebbecca I will pay attention to these tips.
Can I follow these tips also in formal interview?
Thank you

Friday, December 12th 2014

    Yes, in terms of being formal, grammatically correct and business-like. In an interview, though, sometimes it depends on the style and personality of the interviewer and the job you are applying for. You have to adapt to that style while being convincing. All the best to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Speak loudly, and not softly and quiet made my score be 90%. Ok, next time I will speak so loudly, but so loudly. Hihihihihi. Thank you teacher.

Friday, December 12th 2014

    HAHAHA ME2

    Sunday, December 14th 2014

finally I found the solution to solve my problems..thanks a lot..

Saturday, December 13th 2014

:( 80% BUT IT IS A GREAT LESSON

Sunday, December 14th 2014

Dearest Prof.Rebecca,
I should like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a flourishing happy New Year. It is important that it should be friendly and loving. I am so glad to know you, wonderful teacher. I pay my respect to you. briklend

Monday, December 15th 2014

    Thank you very much for your kind wishes. Much appreciated and reciprocated. May you also have a joyful, successful and meaningful 2015. My best wishes to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

thank you

Monday, December 15th 2014

Question 7 was little bit frustrating. Actually, I got the correct answer but I had thought there were 2 of them. Thanks for the lesson.
Happy New Year holidays!

Monday, December 15th 2014

nice lesson thanks

Tuesday, December 16th 2014

Thanks Rebecca.

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

Dearest Prof. Rebecca,
I should like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a flourishing happy New year. It is important that it should be friendly and loving. I am so glad to know you, wonderful teacher. I pay my respect to you, wonderful teacher. Briklend

Wednesday, December 17th 2014

    Hello! Are you interested to help me in my english? Have a good day :)

    Thursday, December 18th 2014

HELLO FRINDS

Friday, December 19th 2014

thank you Rebecca

Saturday, December 20th 2014

Rebecca YATB

Saturday, December 20th 2014

Dear Madam
Could you please explain more about writing an assay in ILETS exam (Academic)?

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014

dear Rebecca
merry Christmas
have a good time with your family
ali

Wednesday, December 24th 2014

My score is 100, thanks for teaching

Sunday, December 28th 2014

Could you to repeat that please? – I was really surprised that it’s a correct answer, cause we taught do not use “to” after CAN…

Friday, January 2nd 2015

    Not sure what you are referring to. Yes, we should say:

    Could you repeat that please?

    All the best.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

    Okay, I understand. You misunderstood question number 7. You were supposed to choose the answer that was INcorrect.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

my Score is 90… That’s not good :(

Friday, January 2nd 2015

you are very good teacher and I can understand you .

Friday, January 2nd 2015

sounds great tips,i realy appreciat of you

Wednesday, January 7th 2015

I LOVED THAT LESSON THANK YOU

Friday, January 9th 2015

i scored 90 it is very useful thank you

Friday, January 16th 2015

Hi, Rebeca
Firstly I want to say thank for giving some amazing lessons. I have watched all.
Secondly, I would like to aks you how do I learn/build IELTS vocabulary? I went to the library and they have 50 books about it.
* 400 words you must know
* 1100 words you must know
Which book should I choose and how to use/build it effectively?
Thank very much.
Thiago

Friday, January 16th 2015

    Thanks for your feedback. When you look through the books, you will find many strategies to improve your vocabulary. I would recommend choosing the books which please your eye and which use the methods you enjoy the most, because then you will feel like studying more often and in effect, learn more. You can also take badly designed books with good vocabulary and create vocabulary learning methods of your own. The more you interact with the vocabulary, the easier it will be to master it. I wish you all the best.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

100% I really like your lessons my brilliant teacher

Saturday, January 17th 2015

    Thank you kindly. My best wishes to you.

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

hallo everybody.. Is anyone looking for pracise in the speaking part of IELTS? I am interesting to practise via Skype.

Monday, January 19th 2015

    if you want add ninguem00001 :) I’d like to practice my English

    Saturday, June 20th 2015

Thank to all of you for your feedback. I wish you all the best on your exam.

Please do check the many useful resources on http://www.goodluckielts.com to help you get a higher score. It is not an easy test, so practice the skills needed to score well in each section and allow yourself enough time to prepare for all parts of the test. If you can join an IELTS preparation course, so much the better.

Please also check the many other excellent IELTS lessons by my fellow teachers on engvid. Check here for all the lessons:

http://www.engvid.com/english-exams/ielts/

Tuesday, January 20th 2015

    I meant to say:

    Thanks to all of you!

    Tuesday, January 20th 2015

Thank you !!!

Sunday, January 25th 2015

Thank You teacher. I got 90% marks.

Wednesday, January 28th 2015

I don’t know, why do i stammer when i speak in english?….so plz tell me what to do , to solve the problem.

Friday, January 30th 2015

8 out of 10

Saturday, February 7th 2015

It was very useful to know for any oral interviews, thank you.

Monday, February 9th 2015

thank you

Monday, February 16th 2015

No doubt about it was a excellent lesson, so thanks for your tips!

I apreciate that you answer our comments, you are a excellent teacher.

Regards

Tuesday, February 17th 2015

Rebecca thanks. Your lessons are very good

Thursday, February 19th 2015

this lesson is helpful,thanks

Wednesday, February 25th 2015

Good lesson, Good teacher, and I will be a good pupil.

Wednesday, March 11th 2015

Great tips! Cheers!

Friday, March 13th 2015

my quiz emma:
90
You got 9 correct out of 10.
:)
got wrong number: 7 Could you repeat that please?
the corect answer:Could you to repeat that please? rabecca as I know after auxilary/modal verb must not use verb to????

Tuesday, March 24th 2015

Teacher Rebecca I can’t organised my ideas when I was pratised speaking test with friends.But then I got the ideas how to response theirs questions so I don’t know what’s my problem.

Thursday, March 26th 2015

Thanks Rebecca. I’ve got 10/10 but….I’m worried about getting nervous on examination day. Once my nerve kick off I cannot talk. Thats my problem :(

Friday, March 27th 2015

Hi, Rebecca! Thank you for the excellent videos and lessons. I’m not preparing for the IELTS test, but for the BULATS test, in Speaking modality. So, could you help me, please? I have a question: is the examiner able or prepared to realize when the candidate knows English, but is so nervous that can’t show how much knows about the language?

Friday, March 27th 2015

Dear Rebecca,
You teach us all techniques for learn and you give us the best methods to pass any English exams.
I bow like all good French student.
Best regards.

Tuesday, March 31st 2015

Much appreciated!! thank you Rebecca. looking forward for such many more videos.

Friday, April 3rd 2015

90/100, I’m very happy. thanks Rebecca!

Monday, April 20th 2015

Hy Rebeca, I think that a question doesn’t show the correct result.
Because, I think that the auxiliary verb “could” doesn´t can be followed of the infinitive verb only base verb. (Question 7)

By the way, thank you for exercise.

Thursday, April 23rd 2015

Thanks a lot for your teaching, and it makes me easier to learn how to speak well.

I just start to prepare for IELTS, so sometimes I don’t know how to prepare at the beginning. Could you give me some advice to follow please? ><

Friday, April 24th 2015

    yes

    Wednesday, December 23rd 2015

i got 60% i realy need to learn more.

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

hi . i cant use these pages. pleae help me. i need ielts listening videos . im pretty sad.

Thursday, April 30th 2015

    I think Youtube is blocked in your country — you might have to use a VPN.

    Friday, May 1st 2015

Perfect ! This is enough for my speaking test.
Thanks Rebecca.

Thursday, April 30th 2015

thank you for new lesson

Sunday, May 3rd 2015

thank you for the lesson.

Thursday, May 28th 2015

Oh i got 5/10 i like ur this lesson thank u for my help

Monday, June 8th 2015

it was really phenomenal lecture.excellent

Friday, July 3rd 2015

great lesson! 9/10 :)

Saturday, July 4th 2015

rebecca mam i have a small query regarding my career.please let me know as soon as possible.
i wanted to persue my career in germany as mechanical engineer.so does ielts is required for my ms in germany? and does the government avail me the scholarship?

Tuesday, July 7th 2015

i have just found this site and very glad to learning. i got so many things from this lesson. Thank you really much

Saturday, July 11th 2015

More helpful one, to learn about IELTS Speaking division. Thanks a Lottttttt….

Friday, July 31st 2015

Hi Rebecca,
Thank you very much for this fruitful lesson.
I passed the quiz with 90%. However,there is something I couldn’t understand which is in question 7. Choose the correct …
1 – Could you please repeat that?
(mentioned in the video)
2 – Could you repeat that please? (My choice)
3 – Could you to repeat that please? (Marked right)
I couldn’t understand!!
PLease, help me with this.

Monday, August 3rd 2015

    Sorry Rebecca.
    I was wrong. I misunderstood the instruction for the question. I should have chosen the only incorrect sentence.

    Tuesday, August 4th 2015

awesome.. i will work hard .. class was very helpful.

Saturday, August 15th 2015

thanks alot mam
i am so happy

Wednesday, August 19th 2015

Thanks a lot for your effective video. In near future, I`m taking my IELTS exam and this video is so helpful for me.

Thursday, August 27th 2015

Thank u very much teacger Rebecca..I appreciate your lessons highly helpful for those who want to get good marks on exams such as IELTS, TOEFL and so on..

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

How to improve our speaking????????
plz show me a good way to i improve my speaking…

Monday, September 14th 2015

Hi,

I think I’m sure thick “c” for number five. But that’s not dilemma at all. 8 of 10 was so impressive personally. Next time should really take a look carefully and not to rush to fill the answer like in the number seven.

By the way, I would like to take an IELTS test next month and my last simulation test was far away from piece a cake. If anyone who would like to find partner to practice, I will try to arrange my time, so we can achieve our purpose together. My aim is pass band score 7, especially on speaking. Here’s my Skype: Yudha_Saputra91

I’m very appreciate for your effort and time to add my Skype.

Ups, and, I would like to thanks to Rebecca for the comprehensive tips from the lesson. I wrote it down on my white paper so I could prepare and practice when I’m offline.

Regards

Friday, September 18th 2015

Hi
Thats great learned a lot from your lessons dear sweet teacher

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

8/10 was a good score (for my first time). But, I’ll learn more for take a high band score for the IELTS Test.

Sunday, September 27th 2015

i got 9 correct out of 10

Sunday, October 11th 2015

i got 10 correct out of 10, it means i understand the lesson..Thanks a lot ms Rebecca.

Wednesday, October 14th 2015

thank you Rebecca.I enjoyed your class.
Kisses.

Friday, October 16th 2015

This tutorial is great. I got 7 correct

Tuesday, October 27th 2015

Very useful

Wednesday, November 18th 2015

thanks a lot for that useful tips, i would like to suggest if an interactive section be added to engvid enable candidate to speak with teachers and get direct advises about their speaking skills

Wednesday, November 18th 2015

Thank you Rebecca, it was convenient! your voice is crystal clear. :)

Friday, November 20th 2015

Hi miss Rebecca, I want to ask you to register a video to learn how to pronounce the words that contain two or three consonants like WORLD.
thank you very much for all your lessons.

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015

great! thanks so much.

Friday, January 8th 2016

very good leason

Monday, January 11th 2016

yeah.
Actually enormously good leason!!!
I was satisfying with this leasons!!!

Wednesday, January 20th 2016

Hi Rebecca miss! Your class is inspired me a lot.
I am seriously thanking you.

Wednesday, January 20th 2016

Thank you Rebecca!

Friday, February 19th 2016

I love this platform! and this teacher! thank you so much!!!

Saturday, February 27th 2016

Thank you very much, Rebecca!

Thursday, March 31st 2016

Great tips!!! Very useful, thank you!

Wednesday, April 13th 2016

Dear Rebecca, I always understand your lesson and improve my English.

Like Adam, your way of teaching is so polite, lucid, natural and worth listening. I scored 10 in this test. Thank you so much.

Sunday, April 17th 2016

good lesson..
hı guys. if u want to practice or just talk u can add me skyp: karainci1907

Thursday, April 21st 2016

it is helpful

Monday, May 2nd 2016

I GOT 90 it is perfect lesson

Friday, June 3rd 2016

Rebecca is one of the most respectful teachers in this website . i do like the way she use .

Monday, June 13th 2016

Very usefull video! Thanks, Rebecca! I am going to be a canadian soon :) I am pretty sure, your lessons will help me with my purpose

Sunday, July 10th 2016

Very useful video but can you just guide to improve my vocabulary, and i’m gone confuse when i start speaking in front of examiner so pl. suggest me how to overcome this situation.

Tuesday, July 19th 2016

Lol i done 7/10 without watching it.

Wednesday, July 27th 2016

excuse me ma’am , I can not understand what is the diffrent between :
Could you to repeat that please?
And
Could you repeat that please?

Saturday, August 20th 2016

thank you, madam .

Friday, August 26th 2016

Dear Madam Rebecca,
Thank you so much for the vedio, I am planning to take the IELTS exam in December, so especially for the speaking test, this is really helpful,
i have been to many other videos as well. they are so important.Both you and madam Emma are really helpful. Hope i can clear my IELTS exams

THANKS

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016

Wao! that is great it informative video.

Thursday, November 10th 2016
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