Speaking Phase 1 prompt

This IELTS Speaking Phase 1 prompt is taken from Cambridge English IELTS Book 10; University of Cambridge ESOL Examination by Vanessa Jakeman and Clare McDowell.

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Say it better! Speaking Part 1

Your IELTS Mentor

Today i am sharing an exercise take from http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/teach-ielts/ielts-teaching-resources. This exercise introduce you how to answer the questions which are not too short. This is a classroom exercise but you can do it on your own. Let us see what is this all about.

Question: What do you do to keep healthy? 

Now what will be answer of this question?

 Answer: I run.

  • What do you think?
  • Is that sounds okay?
  • Can you impress the examiner?
  • Can the examiner judge if your English is good or bad?

Yes. You are right. This is the shortest answer which cannot impress the examiner and neither you will get any score. So do the worksheet number 1 and 2. Try to use wide range of vocabulary to express your ideas. You can also make some mind maps.

Worksheet 1 – Say it better – Speaking Part 1

  • In worksheet 1 match a reply from…

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WRITING TASK 2 in General Training Module

Your IELTS Mentor

In Task 2, you are required to write an essay of about 250 words on a given topic which you must complete in about 40 minutes. The question is taken from Cambridge English IELTS 10 by Vanessa Jakeman and Clare McDowell.

WRITING TASK 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about this topic:

People should work a fixed number of hours per week, and employers should not ask anybody to work more than this.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

  • First, break the question into small segments. For example:

Why people should work a fixed number of hours per week? What do you think?

Why employers should not ask anybody to work more than this? What do you think?

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Academic WRITING Task 2

Your IELTS Mentor

In Task 2, you are required to write an essay of about 250 words on a given topic which you must complete in about 40 minutes. The question is taken from Collins English for Exams; Writing for IELTS by Anneli Williams.

You should spend about 40 minutes in this task.

Write about the following topic.

There is a good deal of evidence that increasing car use is contributing to global warming and having other undesirable effects on people’s health and well being.

What can be done to discourage people from using their cars?

Give reasons to your answers and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

  • First, break the question into small segments. For example:
  • How does the increasing car use is contributing to global warming? What do you think?
  • What are the undesirable effects on people’s health and well being. How? What do you think? What are…

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