IELTS Speaking FAQ

ielts speaking17 commonly asked questions about the IELTS speaking test.

There is a lot of misinformation and myths out there surrounding IELTS, so hopefully these questions and answers should help clear up any confusion before you go into the IELTS exam.

Simply click on the blue buttons to see the answers to these IELTS speaking questions. If there are any questions not listed, leave a comment in the comments section at the bottom of this post. I will try to answer them for you.

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IELTS Speaking part 3 – Six common question types

In the IELTS Speaking test part 3 you will need to develop your answer and give a specific example to back up your opinion, Part 1 is about general everyday topics but part 3 is more in depth.

In fact the IELTS speaking test is not formal and you can talk in a casual way (but I don’t advise using idioms). In the speaking test, the examiners will be checking your grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and fluency. The questions in part 3 are linked to Part 2 of the Speaking test and this section lasts for about 5 minutes.

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