The first is a "transactional conversation" in which someone may be applying for something (eg: a driver's license, a library card) or asking for information.The second section is an informational lecture of some kind.Students work with our experienced TOEFL instructors, and the most up-to-date, effective textbooks and materials available.
You will have to speak for 1-2 minutes on this topic. You are given 30 minutes to plan, write and edit your essay.
In Part 3, the interviewer will ask you questions related to the question asked in Part 2. The second question involves writing an essay of 300-350 words. For Task 1, you will need to describe information in a graph, table or diagram. For Task 2, you will need to write an argument (eg: The solution to the pollution problem is to dramatically increase the cost of fuel) or discussion (eg: what is happiness) on a topic.
Two questions will ask you to summarize information from a text and a conversation – you may be asked your opinion as well. The speaking module may be held on the same or different day from the rest of the test.
Two questions will ask you to summarize information from a short conversation. It is conducted by a trained, live examiner and consists of 3 Parts.
The conversations and lectures are spoken in very natural English and include informal English, ‘filler’ words like ‘um’ and ‘er’.
Listening: around 30 minutes The IELTS has four listening sections.Questions are taken from academic textbooks, newspapers or magazines (all academic English).There are about 15 different types of questions which IELTS may choose to use.Upon completion of the course, students receive a GEOS Certificate indicating their achievements.Universities want to make sure you have the English language skills necessary for successful study so almost all institutes of higher learning require you to take a test of English.Answers are first written into a test booklet and then transferred onto an answer sheet later. You sit at a computer, wearing headphones and a microphone.6 different university-type questions are asked and recorded.The third section is a conversation in an academic context and the final section is an academic lecture.Question types that may be used: complete a summary, fill in a table, multiple-choice, label a diagram or picture, classify information into different categories.Part 1 is a brief introductory conversation followed by some short questions about familiar topics (eg: the interviewer may ask about your hometown, your job, your favourite food, your hobbies, etc).In Part 2, you will be given a card with a topic and a specific question to answer. The first question is an ‘Integrated task’ which involves reading a short passage (around 300 words long) and listening to a 2-minute lecture about the same topic (the listening may support or contradict the reading). You then must write a 150-225 word answer to a question about what you just read and listened to.