Speaking

Speaking has overall time of 30-35 minutes, to get maximum score in this module, one needs to have great oral fluency, voice modulation and accurate pronunciation which can be easily understandable.

As mentioned above, it is not timed individually; therefore, student is responsible to manage their time by themselves. Time left is shown in the upper right had corner of the screen.

Read aloud

In this task your score goes in reading and speaking. You will get a paragraph of 3-5 lines, which you have to read. First you will get 35-40 seconds to prepare then you will hear a beep in your headphone, and you have to start reading the same passage clearly and fluently, with proper intonation. You will get 35-40 seconds to perform, but to get maximum score in this task you will try to finish the passage in 20-25 secs.

Repeat sentence

This task assesses your listening and speaking skills. You will get 10-12 repeat sentence in exam. You will hear a sentence, and you need to repeat that sentence once the status shows “recording” and you have to speak exactly same sentence into the headphones clearly.

Try to speak without any hesitation and rush.

Finish your sentence before the bar reaches the end. You cannot replay the audio or go back once it is done.

 

Describe image

 In this item they are assessing your speaking skill only. You will get 6-7 describe image before you start they will give you 25 seconds to prepare and you will hear a short beep this is when you will start speaking immediately for 40 seconds.

Try to speak without any hesitation and rush.

You will only get one chance to record your answer.

Re-tell lecture

 You will get 2-3 retell lecture in exam. The audio will be played for you, you may see an image or video related to audio simultaneously. After the audio is done you have 10 seconds to prepare, and you will hear a short beep after that. you will start speaking immediately for 40 seconds.

Try to speak without any hesitation and rush.

You will only get one chance to record your answer.

Answer Short Question

 In this item you will be assessed on your listening and speaking. You will get 10-12 answer short question in exam. They will ask you questions related to general knowledge, science, medical and so on. Once the question is asked you have to give answer as soon as status shows recording.

Try to speak without any hesitation and rush.

You will only get one chance to record your answer.

Tips and Tricks for Speaking

  • Click next immediately in read aloud, repeat sentence and answer short question once you are done.
  • Try to speak for complete 40 seconds in Describe image and Re tell lecture.
  • Speak fluently and maintain the pace throughout the speaking same.
  • Do not take unnatural pauses.
  • Using of proper intonation is required throughout speaking.
  • Speak with confidence and without stammering.
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