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IELTS Speaking Test on Visiting Places with Correction

Published on February 21st, 2019 | Last updated on June 26th, 2023 by | Category: How to Prepare for IELTS | No Comments on IELTS Speaking Test on Visiting Places with Correction | 93 Views | Reading Time: 4 minutes

IELTS Speaking Test on Visiting Places

IELTS Speaking Test on Visiting Places

IELTS Candidate: Sasan

Part 1: Introduction


  1. May I have your  please?
  2. What shall I call you? Do you want me to call you Sasan?
  3. Sasan, where are you from?
  4. How long have you been practicing English?
  5. Do you prefer to study English alone or with your friends in groups?
  6. What do you want to learn English for?
  7. Do you have a lot of friends?
  8. How much time do you spend socializing with your friends?
  9. What’s your idea about keeping pets instead of socializing with friends?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. In the field of your word: in your field of work
  2. “Nuclear friends” does not make a common collocation. We do have nuclear family, though.
  3. The circle of my friends is not that tangible or eye-catching: … is not that large.
  4. Mispronunciations

Part 2: Topic Card

Topic Card

Describe a memorable place you have visited.

You should say:

  • Where it was
  • When it was
  • Why you remember it so vividly
  • If you still visit that place
  • How you learned about it

Additional Questions

Examiner’s Notes

  1. It’s important to pronounce proper nouns, such as names of people, places, hometowns, etc., e.g. Persepolis, accurately in English.
  2. It interest me a lot: It interests me a lot.
  3. I learnt a lot from that building: … those buildings.
    1. Persepolis is a combination of buildings.
  4. You could not respond to all of the question items listed above. You should learn to manage your time more effectively.
  5. Mispronunciations:
    1. Persepolis: /pər-‘se-pə-lis/
    2. Infrastructure: /ˈɪn.frəˌstrʌk.tʃəʳ/ US /-tʃɚ/

Part 3: Follow-up Discussion


  1. How often do you go on a trip?
  2. Do you prefer camping or booking a hotel, and why?
  3. Do you normally travel alone or with friends?
  4. How could traveling impact upon you?
  5. Do you travel by using the public transport system or your private vehicle?

Examiner’s Notes

  1. One per year: once a year
  2. There was a long pause in one of your responses.
  3. I can take a trip and enjoy my time: … and enjoy myself.
  4. … go on a trip with my private car: … in my private car
  5. Mispronunciations:
    1. Familiar: /fəˈmɪl.i.əʳ/ US /-jɚ/

Overall Assessment

  • Accuracy and Grammar: 78%
  • Fluency: 80%
  • Lexical Resources: 92%
  • Pronunciation: 85%
  • Relevancy: 78%

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