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                            Speaking Test - Part 1 Overview:

The IELTS Speaking Test unfolds in three segments: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Part 1 Description:

In Part 1, the examiner initiates the conversation with 4-6 general questions revolving around familiar topics. The customary protocol involves the examiner introducing themselves, inquiring about your name, and subsequently confirming your identity. The duration of Part 1 is set at 4 to 5 minutes.

The examiner typically commences by asking your name, followed by a request to display your identification (such as your passport). They may inquire about your occupation, place of origin, and delve into some basic conversation-starter questions.

Common Questions in Part 1:

  1. Good morning. My name is Katherin Hingis. Could I have your name, please?

  2. And your candidate number?

  3. Can I see your ID?

  4. Well, great. Where are you from?

  5. What do you do?

Topics for Part 1 Preparation:

To gear up for Part 1, familiarize yourself with potential topics and questions:

  • Study

  • Work

  • School/ Workplace

  • Hometown/ Living place

  • Home/ Accommodation

  • Name

  • Family/ Friends/ Colleagues

  • Clothes, Fashion & Jewellery

  • Gifts

  • Daily routine

  • Daily activities

  • Food/ Cooking

  • Drinks

  • Going out

  • Hobbies/ Interests

  • Language

  • Leisure time activity

  • Games/ Sports

  • Future plan

  • Music

  • Neighbours & Neighbourhood

  • Newspapers

  • Pets

  • Flowers & Plants

  • Reading

  • Music

  • Dancing

  • Exercise

  • Shopping

  • Magazines & TV

  • Transport/ Travelling

  • Interesting places

  • Bicycle

  • Seasons

  • Maps

  • Internet & Technology (Telephone, Email, Social media etc)

  • Weather

  • Festivals

  • Culture/ Tradition

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