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Know the Basics

Know the Basics

This lesson will help you understand the basics of part 3 of the speaking test. To see examples of part 1 and part 2, follow the links below. ​Speaking Part 1 | Band 9 Example and Collocations with ‘life’ and ‘living’Speaking Part 2 | How...
Different Speaking Question Types

Different Speaking Question Types

For today’s free lesson ​we are going to look at some common question types in part 3 of the IELTS speaking test. We will analyse, in grammatical terms, what kind of response is required for each question type and this will help you to give more...
Speaking Generally

Speaking Generally

Part 3 questions are always about the same general topic as the part 2 topic. However, while part 2 is often about your personal experience, part 3 is more general and you should avoid examples based on your experiences. ​ Exercise 1 Read the part 3 questions...
Using Discourse Markers

Using Discourse Markers

Discourse markers (also known as signpost words/phrases) are words and phrases that organise your speech. ‘In my opinion’ tells the listener that you are going to give your opinion. ‘However’ tells the listener that you are going to say...