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In the 2nd task of the speaking you will be asked to discuss a topic for 1 or 2 minute and given 1 minute to plan it. You will be handed a pencil and paper to make a few notes. I have seen so many students panic at this stage as they have no idea what to do in that minute. So how can you outline a speech in 1 min?
task; Describe a museum you visit,
The speaking skills required in international speaking exams can be quite daunting for candidates because many candidates have no idea what the examiners are looking for.
Let's take the IELTS speaking task for an example. The test begins with a few simple questions about yourself. He/she will ask you questions about your job or studies, what you are doing now, what your role or responsibilities and duties include. Here you are using a variety of present tenses.
He might ask…Continue
Some of you are now aware that we are no longer allowed to post useful links in the main page. This is becasue a few have been posting malicious links. This has allowed the perpetrators to win and the majority have lost out on having this useful feature. As you are aware I can often post a link to any questions regarding english or post a link to start a topic for discussion.
Surely we can be treated as adults and a warning could have been posted on the home page. Also there is…Continue