Why did the examiner not let me finish what I was saying?
I just had my speaking test yesterday.
the examiner seems to be very friendly and cordial but one thing which puzzled me was that the examiner did not let me complete what i was saying and instead kept saying thank you for each and every question.
does this have any sort of impact on the score?? because i feel that a test which would go about 15 mins got over in 5 mins itself.
so guys please i would be greatful if you could clarify this.
thanks in advance.!!!!
The examiner stopped me in the IELTS speaking - how will this effect my score?
Hi, I had taken my speaking test today, what worries me is that the examiner stop me twice.
Once in part 2 and another question in part 3. I may think i had a long answer. Also, I was bother coz in part 2, the question was related to event in my childhood but my answer was the event when i was 21 that i remembered much.
Am i off topic? How will it affect my bandscore?
The examiner stopped me from speaking in part 3 - did I do something wrong?
by misty basu
I had my ielts speaking test last Friday.
In the section 2 I was asked to describe a success I had in my life and I spoke about my work with a volunteer organisation and how I worked with them to save two street dogs from getting euthanasia.
In the later section she asked me about success in work life and reasons behind it. I found that while I was answering my examiner completed my answers.
It seemed she was in a hurry. Is it a sign that I was not well perceived in test?
Will I fail the IELTS speaking test if I did not answer the last question?
by Lily Uswah
(subang jaya, selangor, malaysia)
During the speaking test, i missed a question, the last question. the examiner suddenly said that that's the end of the speaking test and I went blur. Will I fail the speaking test?
Timing in the IELTS Speaking Test
I gave my speaking exam on 16th November.
I was very confident before the test and I was certain that my test would go well. However, when I walked out of that door i was a little disappointed.
1. The Examiner Stopped Me Speaking
I was asked a few regular questions about myself which I could answer correctly.
When she asked me if I was a student or working i said i am working for a startup which is into fashion marketing. She interrogated why did i choose such a job to which I tried giving an elaborate answer like how I found my previous job monotonous and hence switched my job.
She did not let me complete my last word and moved on to the next question and i got a little worried about that.
2. The Examiner Wouldn't Repeat the Question
She started asking me about my personality and what trait i like about my personality.
I kept on talking about optimism and how I am able to help my friends and family because of this trait of mine. However, she asked me a question which I absolutely did not have any idea about, at least at that moment so instead of staying mum i said I am sorry I did not comprehend that topic very well.
So she said let's move on then. I had read that even if you don't comprehend a question you can tell them that because that is a part of 'speaking'.
I got a little worried after that. I have been anxious.
Also, because we have to speak at length i feel i could have gone a little haywire. I might have even sounded a little eccentric. I used some fancy vocabulary, whatever came out naturally.
So in this forum I really want some views on this.
I have my reading, listening, writing test tomorrow.
Thanks in advance.
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