For part 2 of the IELTS speaking test, you are expected to talk for 2 minutes on a topic after 1 minute of preparation.
Previously we looked at how to prepare for our talk. Today we will study how to begin an answer and add details to our part 2 talk.
Read the following cue card from part 2 of the IELTS speaking test.
Describe a job you would like to do in the future.
You should say:
And explain why you would like to do this job.
What would you talk about if you were given this topic? Take 1 minute to plan your answer on a piece of paper.
When you plan your talk, don't write full sentences, just make short notes.
For example, rather than write 'I want to be a painter.' just write down 'painter' instead. This will save you a lot of time.
Cooking is creative and you get to enjoy what you prepare and better still other people enjoy what you create. It’s great to see the happy expressions of people eating the food which you prepared.
I’d like to do this job because I did several years of training at culinary school and then I’ve worked as a junior chef at a hotel in my city for a couple of years but also because I love cooking.
I think everyone likes to see people enjoying the fruits of their labour. It’s just natural, it makes us happy to make others happy.
To be honest, I have loved cooking since I was really young.
My mum taught me how to prepare some simple dishes and I’ve loved it since.
1. What is the job? [The job I'd ideally like...]
2. Why? [I'd like to do this job because...]
- There is a lot more detail here than in a simple one sentence answer. Ask yourself 'why?' when you present ideas so that in the test you add as much detail as possible. This will make your talk long and interesting.
|1.||An adverb that shows something is what you want ||
|2.||A phrasal verb meaning ‘to start something’ ||
|3.||An idiom meaning something which people produce ||
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About The IELTS Test
Academic Writing Task 1
Academic Writing Task 2
Cause And Effect
Coherence And Cohesion
Complete The Notes
Complete The Table
Frequently Asked Questions
General Training Reading
General Writing Task 1
General Writing Task 2
Listening Section 1
Listening Section 2
Listening Section 3
Listening Section 4
Problem Solution Essay
Speaking Part 1
Speaking Part 2
Speaking Part 3
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