IELTS Speaking Checklist

In order to achieve a higher score on speaking, here is the preparation checklist for it. Once you learn them, you can put a tick next to each point on the list.

  • What is IELTS Speaking
  • IELTS Speaking Band Score Description
  • IELTS Speaking Exam General Information
  • Learn Part 1 common question types and answers such as home, school, holiday and gift
  • Learn Part 2 common que cards and answers such as home, school, holiday and gift
  • Learn Part 3 common question types and answers related to Part 2 que cards
  • Improve Speaking Skills – learning how to
    • Part 1
    • give more details in the description
    • combine details to give complex answers
    • avoid being too general
    • give more details in the description
    • Formulas
    • Part 2
    • say contrasting opposite ideas
    • say and use your own experience
    • give two or more points or examples (sequences of ideas)
    • select the best topic in que card
    • Formulas
    • Part 3
    • say contrasting opposite ideas
    • say and use your own experience
    • say when you don’t know – “Filling in”
    • use structured sentences when describing impressions
    • clarify your personal ideas
    • learn how to control your voice – amplification
    • Give examples to your point
    • Practice Connected Speech
    • Formulas

 

  • Improve Vocabulary
    • Keep Records of Wrong Vocubalaries in a notebook
    • Practice topic vocabulary
    • Learn Synonyms & Paraphrasing
    • Learn Directions and Locations
    • Language for describing processes
  • Speaking Time Management.
  • Useful websites for IELTS Speaking practice
  • Tools for Speaking
  • Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts in the Speaking Test
  • Verbs Most Commonly Misused
  • IELTS Speaking FAQs

 

IELTS Speaking Part 1

  • Personal Information
  • Work
  • Study
  • Hometown
  • Home or House
  • Art
  • Birthdays
  • Childhood
  • Clothes
  • Computer and mobile phones
  • Daily Routine
  • Family and Friends
  • Food
  • Going Out
  • Gift
  • Happiness
  • Hobbies
  • Internet
  • Music
  • Neighbours
  • Newspaper and reading
  • Pets
  • Shopping
  • Sport
  • TV
  • Transport
  • Weather

 

IELTS Speaking Part 2

  • Describe a shop near where you live that you sometimes use.
  • Describe someone you know who does something well.
  • Describe a child that you know.
  • Describe something you don’t have now but would really like to own in the future.
  • Describe a house/apartment that someone you know lives in.
  • Describe a writer you would like to meet.
  • Describe a day when you thought the weather was perfect.
  • Describe a TV documentary you watched that was particularly interesting.
  • Describe an occasion when you had to wait a long time for someone or something to arrive.
  • Describe a film/movie actor from your country who is very popular.

 

  • Describe an interesting discussion you had about how you spend your money.
  • Describe a time when you visited a friend or family member at their workplace.
  • Describe someone you know who has started a business.
  • Describe a time when you started using a new technological device.
  • Describe an interesting discussion you had as part of your work or studies.
  • Describe a website you use that helps you a lot in your work or studies.
  • Describe a book that you enjoyed reading because you had to think a lot.
  • Describe something you liked very much which you bought for your home.
  • Describe a very difficult task that you succeeded in doing as part of your work or studies.
  • Describe a website you have bought something from.

 

IELTS Speaking Part 3

 

  • Skills and abilities
  • Salaries for skilled people
  • Local business
  • People and business
  • Relationships between parents and children
  • Children’s free-time activities
  • Owning things
  • Salaries for skilled people
  • Different types of home
  • Finding a place to live
  • Reading and children
  • Reading for different purposes
  • Types of weather
  • Weather forecasts
  • Different types of TV programs
  • TV advertising
  • Arriving early
  • Being patient
  • Watching films/movies
  • Theatre
  • Money and young people
  • Money and society
  • Different kinds of workplaces
  • The importance of work
  • Choosing work
  • Work-Life balance
  • Technology and education
  • Technology and society
  • Discussing problems with others
  • Communication skills at work
  • The internet
  • Social media websites
  • Children and reading
  • Electronic books
  • Creating a nice home
  • Different types of home
  • Difficult jobs
  • Personal and career success
  • Shopping online
  • Online retail businesses

 

To learn more about this checklist and further explanation and learn each checklist item, check out my new website www.IELTSvisa.com, YouTube video and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel.

 

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