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IELTS Speaking Test on Reading Books with Correction

Published on January 28th, 2019 | Last updated on July 24th, 2023 by | Category: How to Prepare for IELTS | No Comments on IELTS Speaking Test on Reading Books with Correction | 162 Views | Reading Time: 4 minutes

IELTS Speaking Test on Reading Books

IELTS Speaking Test on Reading Books

IELTS Candidate: Sasan

Part 1: Introduction


  1. What shall I call you? What’s your full name, please?
  2. Do you have any nickname in English, any fictitious name?
  3. What nationality are you?
  4. Do you belong to a large or small family?
  5. What are you specialized in?
  6. What do you want to get the IELTS certificate for?
  7. Do you know any additional languages, apart from your mother tongue and English?
  8. How do you evaluate your French knowledge? Are you a beginner, advanced or intermediate student?
  9. How do you compare French and English?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. You should only answer the questions posed to you. Do not try to give extra information, such as I’m happy to have this discussion with you as my examiner.
  2. I’ve saw those words :arrow: I’ve seen those words.
  3. As you know better than me :arrow: In the real interview, you should not act as if you already knew the examiner. Just answer the questions.

Part 2: Topic Card

Topic Card:

Describe one of the best books you have ever read. You should say:

  • What its name is
  • What it is all about
  • Why you like this book so much
  • How you learned about it

Additional Questions

Examiner’s Notes

  1. It’s crucial to be aware all of the techniques :arrow: … to be aware of all of the techniques …
  2. Push you through the life :arrow: push you through life
  3. You did not manage your time appropriately.
  4. You failed to explain how you learned about this book.

Part 3: Follow-up Discussion


  1. How much time do you spend reading books in a daily schedule?
  2. Do you prefer E-books or paper books?
  3. Elaborate on your studying preferences or styles?
  4. Do you believe people these days read enough in comparison to the past?
  5. Can you compensate for reading books in another way?
  6. Do we have any substitute for reading books?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. Underline some lines :arrow: underline some words / points
  2. You’re completely understanding those subjects :arrow: you completely understand those subjects
    1. Do not use understand in a progressive or continuous form.
  3. In my point of view :arrow: from my point of view
  4. It’s much better to say mass media instead of press.
  5. Workplaces which is :arrow: workplaces which are

Overall Assessment

  • Accuracy and Grammar: 88%
  • Fluency: 93%
  • Lexical Resources: 95%
  • Pronunciation: 98%
  • Relevancy: 80%

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