What should I say if the examiner asks me questions I have no experience of in the IELTS Speaking Test?
by Ling BingRui
I have a question about IELTS speaking test. Just wondering what I should say if the examiner asking about some questions that I have no experience. Which I may not familiar. Can I tell about something that is my imagine? Or just say "sorry I don't have this experience". Appreciate your help on this.
Thanks in advance.
If I could not answer one question in the IELTS Speaking Test, will it harm my score?
I Just finished my speaking test (25.9.2015)..
In section 1, examiner's first question was quite tricky (after all the introduction questions).. however I still answered the question..
but the examiner repeated the question again because she could see that I did not answer the question correctly.. I even asked her to repeat the question but I still did not understand nor give her the answer...
after about three times she repeated the question, I gave up and asked her if we can moved to the next questions.. the next questions even in section 2, 3 I did not had any big problem to answer the questions and i think I did well after the 1st "nightmare" question..
I really need to achieve at least band 6 in speaking.. could the "next question" issue will harm my score??
What if I have no experience of an IELTS part 1 speaking question?
When the examiner asks questions that demand response (What is your job? Or which city have you visited?) are we allowed to change it?
I mean, I do not like cheating. I have never visited any foreign city. But I must extend the answer.
Then what can you advise?
I missed out a question on the speaking test - can I get a band 7?
I had my Ielts speaking test last 23rd of september.
I missed out one question for the second task, can I see get a band score of 7?
What happens if I did not answer the last part of the question?
Hi, i took my ielts speaking yesterday. I am freaking out because i haven't answered the last part of the question. I need a band score of 5... will it be taken against me.. i am so nervous. I also did not look at the interviewers eyes.. oh god can i have 5 for that sense?
Will my score be affected?
Will it affect my score?
Hi there, I did my speaking test this evening and I just have a few questions to ask.
Well, first of all, in general for my speaking test I think I did okay. However, in part 2 speaking I found myself less fluent and lack of ideas to express the examiner. For part 1 and 3 were alright, although there were some hesitation and not many academic words include I managed to go smoothly and be careful of the tenses that I used. Plus, I there were repetition words and also I corrected myself a few times. But as I said before I kinda lacked in ideas but tried to expand my answer though.
Will it affect my score? And I just only want to get 6 or 6.5 in speaking. Well, I'm a bit worried whether I could get the scores that I want.
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I am preparing for my IELTS exam by the help of your website. But I am in dilemma about speaking.
As I am a married woman, what should I tell about my family in speaking? If an examiner asks question about the family in part 1, should I talk about my husband's family or my father's family? I am clueless. I would be grateful if you could give your opinion on it.
I am hoping to hear from you soon.
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i had my exam few weeks ago, i have been asked by the examiner something like that:
"Is there any special(particular) place in your country where people mostly wear hats".
I know that I need to talk about that topic but there is nowhere in my country not even in the world, as far as i know.
I asked whether caps or berets are included. The
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