IELTSTutors Lessons

Adding More Detail to your Talk

Adding More Detail to your Talk

In the last lesson we looked at how to begin your Speaking Part 2 Talk. A common problem for IELTS candidates in part 2 of the speaking test is that they fail to speak for long enough. In this class you will learn strategies that will enable you to speak for an...
How to Prepare

How to Prepare

In part 2 of the test you have 1 minute to prepare and 2 minutes to talk about a topic. We have already looked at What Part 2 is and Part 2 Topic Example Cards. In this lesson we will study how to use that 1 minute to prepare a great talk. Exercise 1 Read the cue card...
Adding Detail 3

Adding Detail 3

​In the last class we studied how to add more detail to our Part 2 talk. As you have seen, adding plenty of detail to your answers will help you to speak for longer, improving your fluency band score. In this class you will improve your ability to think of...
How to Get a High Band in Part 2

How to Get a High Band in Part 2

What is part 2 of the speaking test? ​In part 2 of the speaking test you have a minute to plan and between 1 and 2 minutes to speak about a topic. The examiner will give you the topic but you won’t know what it will be until you are in the test. You cannot...
Speaking Part 2 Topics

Speaking Part 2 Topics

In part 2 of the 3 part speaking test you are expected to talk for 2 minutes on a topic after 1 minute of preparation.  Here you will find a list of IELTS Speaking Test part 2 topic cards. ​   For each one: Take 1 minute to make notes (not full...