IELTS Speaking Test Sample 11

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Speaking Test Sample 11 – An IELTS Interview

Reza Mousavi

Listen to this Describe an interesting historic place.
  • You should say:
    • what it is
    • where it is located
    • what you can see there now

and explain why this place is interesting.


Part 3: Details Discussion

Answer some follow-up questions generally about the task card asked by the examiner:

  1. In this IELTS Speaking Test Sample 11, I want you to explain about the effect or influence of history in our lives, please.
  2. So what is the use of reviewing the past events in history?
  3. Are you interested in history and historical issues?
  4. Can you explain or give me a tangible example about how specifically history has helped you in your life as a software engineer?
  5. And what’s your prediction about the future of history? Do you think that it will be taught in schools and universities 2 centuries from now?
  6. Are you interested in history because it is amusing to you, or you like it because it is informative and didactic to you and you can learn many things from it?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. ❌ Among the years ➡ ✅ during the years, through the years
  2. ❌ At the next floor (stage) ➡ ✅ on the next floor (stage)
  3. The correct pronunciation of the word however  ➡  /ˌhaʊˈev.əʳ/
  4. ⚠ When you use although, the next sentence should not start with but.
  5. ❌ when a man or a wife decide to become a family ➡  ✅ when a man and a woman decide to raise a family or even start a family
  6. ❌ soon or late ➡ ✅ sooner or later
  7. The correct pronunciation of reading with long /i:/  ➡  /ˈriː.dɪŋ/
  8. ❌ associated to ➡ ✅ associated with
  9. The correct pronunciation of the word museum, with the stress on the third syllable ➡ /mjuːˈziː.əm/
  10. When the word inside is used as an adverb or preposition, the stress is on the second syllable /ˌɪnˈsaɪd/. However, when it is used as an adjective, the stress shifts to the first syllable /ˈɪn.saɪd/.
  11. ❌ Thousand of years ago ➡ ✅ thousands of years ago
  12. The correct pronunciation of the word treasury  ➡  /ˈtreʒ.ə ri/
  13. ❌ Understand the history ➡ ✅ understand history
  14. ❌ Applicate ➡ ✅ apply (as a verb)

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