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IELTS Speaking Test Sample 14 | IELTS Interview

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IELTS Speaking Test Sample 14

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IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training are designed to cover the full range of ability from non-user to expert user. The Academic version is for test takers who want to study at tertiary level in an English-speaking country or seek professional registration. The General Training version is for test takers who want to work, train, study at a secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country.

Part 1: Introduction

  • Get ready to answer some personal questions about yourself.
  • Please note that the entire Interview: Noun to ask someone questions in an interview:
  • This is a dialogue or two-way conversation between you and the examiner.
  • Time: 4 to 5 Minutes


  1. What is your real intention to learn English? What do you want to learn English for?
  2. How long have you been learning it academically?
  3. Didn’t you practice English at high school?
  4. Are you content with your progress?
  5. Do you have any pen friend to practice English?
  6. How important is it to have a pen friend? Do you think you have to have a friend to practice English with?
  7. So, do you mean that taking online courses and practicing English with your classmates is another solution? Is that right?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. Anyone should learn the English language.
  2. I’m learning English :arrow: I’ve been learning English …
  3. We didn’t learned :arrow: we didn’t learn.
  4. Learn English language very serious :arrow: learn the English language very seriously
  5. Other peoples :arrow: other people

Part 2: Cue Card

  • You have 1 minute to consider the prompts or questions in the cue card or topic card below.
  • After preparing your answers, then you have 2 minutes to answer the questions.

Topic Card:

Describe a rewarding job you would love to take.

You should say:

  • What the job is
  • Why you are so enthusiastic about this job
  • How ready you are to hold this job
  • How much training this job requires

Examiner’s Notes

  1. I wanna talk about a job that I really love that. :arrow: Omit that second ‘that’ because you have talked about it before.
  2. Google is one of the most popular company :arrow: companies …
  3. One of the manager of :arrow: one of the managers of …
  4. I really like develop some IOS and Android application :arrow: I really like to develop/developing IOS or Android applications.
  5. Writing code :arrow: writing codes
  6. You answered all of the questions. That’s great!

Part 3: Details Discussion

  • Answer some follow-up questions generally about the topic card asked by the examiner.
  • You should be ready to talk about more abstract ideas and issues.
  • Your fluency, accuracy (grammar knowledge) and logic will be closely assessed.
  • It is not a monologue. Instead, it is a two-way conversation between you and the examiner.
  • Time: 4 to 5 minutes


  1. Are you holding any job right now? Are you employed or not?
  2. Isn’t a freelancer an employed person?
  3. So, you mean your job is not permanent or fixed at the moment. Right?
  4. In terms of job satisfaction, is money the most important criterion?
  5. What’s your idea about teleworking?
  6. Have you experienced any teleworking?
  7. Do you like to be self-employed, or would you like to be an employee?
  8. But you said that you plan to be a manager in Google company?
  9. Do you know the meaning of being self-employed? Could you please explain it to me?
  10. Do you think it is necessary for the colleagues to have competition with each other at work?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. … in lone time: in the long term / in the long run
  2. Pay attention to the correct pronunciation of the word, bored, which is /bɔːʳ/ US /bɔːrd/
  3. importance things :arrow: important things
  4. Some project :arrow: some projects
  5. Your performance was stress-free and clear. I admire your confidence.

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 14

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 14

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 14

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