June 25th, 2011 in IELTS
The first section of the IELTS Speaking test takes 4-5 minutes. It gives the interviewer a chance to find out a little more about you. You will usually be asked questions about your family, your friends, your hobbies and the town you live in.
Example questions are:
Can you tell me your full name?
Can you tell me something about the town / city you live in?
Please tell me something about your apartment?
Do you have a hobby?
Have you got many friends?
Do you like the city you live in?
What do you like about your city?
Is there anything you don’t like about your city?
Do you like your name?
Have you ever wanted to change your name?
Do you enjoy studying English?
Why are you taking your IELTS exam?
While answering avoid monosyllabic answers like ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Instead give full answers.
Question: Tell me a little about where you come from?
Answer: I am from Mumbai. It is a port city situated on the western coast of India. Mumbai is the financial capital of India. It is also known for its busy streets and cultural monuments.
Question: Do you enjoy studying English?
Answer: Oh yes! My knowledge of English helps me communicate with people all over the world. And knowing English also means that I have access to all the information on the internet. I also enjoy watching English films.