IELTS Speaking Sample 38

IELTS Speaking Mock Test # 38

Part One - Introduction and interview

[This part of the test begins with the examiner introducing himself or herself and checking the candidate’s identification. It then continues as an interview. …]

Examiner: Good afternoon. How are you?
Answer: Good afternoon. I am fine. Thank you.

Examiner: How old are you?
Answer: I am 19 years old. In this coming December, I will turn to 20. 

Examiner: What is your full name?
Answer:  My name is Fang Hua.

Examiner: Does your name have any special meaning?
Answer: Yes, it has a special meaning. My name is Fang Hua. The first part of my name suggests a pleasant smell while the second part refers to prosperity. 

Examiner: Is your name important to you?
Answer: Definitely, my name is important to me. It is a tradition of my family that the names should be meaningful. I guess my name is the word(s) I listen several times a day. This very name represents my identity and I guess everyone's name is important to him. 

Part 2  Individual long turn (Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card)

Part 2 - Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card


Describe a character or person who was your childhood hero.

You should say:

  • who he/she was
  • is he/she still your hero
  • why you consider him/her your childhood hero

what his/her influences was on you as a kid.

[ You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Examiner: Alright? Remember you have one to two minutes for this, so don't worry if I stop you. I'll tell you when the time is up. Can you start speaking now, please?

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Part 3 - Two-way Discussion

Q. What happens when young people lack good role models?
Q. Do you agree that you should never meet your heroes? Why?
Q. Why our childhood heroes are different from our adulthood heroes? Why?
Q. Do you think musicians and athletes can become good role model from young people? Why?/ why not?
Q. How our real-life heroes are different from heroes from comics and movies?
Q. Should parents read books to children? Why? why not?


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+1 # Vinit p 2017-02-02 03:45
Please help me in speaking and reading.
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