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IELTS speaking: sample interview

August 3rd, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes about 15 minutes. It has three parts: an interview, a little speech and a discussion.

During the interview you will be asked general questions about yourself. Here is a sample interview.

Examiner: Hello, my name is Sunny Abraham. Can you tell me your name, please?

Student: My name is Raj Kiran.

Examiner: Can you show me your ID, please?

Student: Yes, here you are.

Examiner: Thank you. Now let’s begin. First I would like to ask you a few general questions about yourself. Where do you live?

Student: I live in Mumbai. It’s a coastal city lying on the west coast of Maharashtra.

Examiner: Where you born there?

Student: No, I was born and brought up in Pune. It is a fast-growing city near Mumbai.

Examiner: Are you living on your own or with your family?

Students: I’m living on my own. I have rented a small apartment in Mumbai. My parents and sister still live in Pune.

Examiner: Do you enjoy your stay in Mumbai?

Student: Yes, of course. I like Mumbai. It is home to people from all over the world and I absolutely like its cosmopolitan nature. What’s more, I have got numerous friends here.

Examiner: How often do you visit your parents?

Student: Well, I visit them almost every month. Pune is only three hours’ drive from Mumbai. So I don’t usually miss any opportunity to visit them.

Examiner: What are you studying?

Student: I have been studying electrical engineering for the last two years and hope to graduate in two years time.

Examiner: Great. Good luck to you and thank you.