IELTS Speaking part 2 Structure

Give your talk a structure to help you achieve a higher Band score.

In IELTS speaking part 2 you have to talk for 2 minutes on a particular topic. The examiner gives you a cue card with 1 minute preparation time to make notes.

It is important to have a structure in this part of the speaking as 2 minutes is actually a long time to talk non stop, even I would find that a challenge!

The way to make this easier is to structure your talk. Remember that you really need to devlop your speech like you are telling a story. This is very important for a higher band score.

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IELTS Speaking Part 2 Strategy

Useful technique when presented with a difficult topic in IELTS speaking part 2.

In the IELTS speaking test part 2 you are given a cue card and have to give a 2 minute talk where you must ‘Describe’ something or some situation.

Often this can be stressful for people during the exam, many people just go blank and cannot think of ideas or many people may have no experience of the topic presented to them. This can be a cause for anxiety but in fact you do not need to worry. There are 2 ways to deal with this.

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