Academic IELTS for some people is a difficult test, especially in speaking. In fact, some people often compare it to the TOEFL test which is considered easier. Actually, what makes the Academic IELTS test more difficult? In fact, if examined further, the questions given are no more difficult than other similar tests. As an illustration, here are some questions that usually come out in the Academic IELTS test in speaking.
# Speaking Test Part I
You could say, this first part test is the easiest test. The test, which takes 4-5 minutes, is divided into two stages, namely introduction and interview. There is no right or wrong word in this test, the most important is accuracy and clarity when you speak.
In the introduction, you are welcome to introduce yourself after the examiner first introduces himself. After that, you are given the opportunity to tell a topic regarding personal experience. Here, your speaking fluency will be assessed. Therefore, make sure you tell stories in short and easy to understand languages.
At this stage, the examiner will ask questions about the hobby or community (organization) you are following. In this case, it is assessed not only fluency in speaking, but also an understanding of the questions asked. Therefore, make sure you understand a lot of accents, so with any accent from the examiner, you can still understand it. Frequently asked questions include:
• Who do you live with?
• Where is your house located?
• What activities have you been or are currently doing?
• What interests you?
# Speaking Test Part II
In this 4-minute test, you will be asked to speak longer. Usually, you will be given a question related to a particular social problem. When the examiner gives a question, you are given the opportunity for 1 minute to write the answer on a piece of paper. After that, for the next 3 minutes, you are asked to answer questions that are asked orally. In this test, you should write down the important points that you want to convey when given the first 1 minute. And, when answering, try to bring your answers to personal experience. Thus, you will be more fluent when explaining it.
# Speaking Test Part III
In this section three, you will be invited to discuss with examiners about topics that are still related to part two. Differences, in this section three, you will be invited to argue with the examiner for 4-5 minutes so that you can further expand the ideas of the existing topics. In this case, do not rush to answer it. Think ahead of time about the most appropriate answer, then answer calmly. In this test, what is assessed is your ability to convey the ideas and responses that you present.