Eelke – Holland – 25 years old – Assistant buyer
I’m Eelke, I’m 25, I’m from Holland, and I’ve got band 7 in IELTS. I’m an assistant buyer. My tip for the speaking test is: try to talk about what you know rather than general ideas. Good luck with your exam!
Jiten – Sri Lanka – 26 years old – Lawyer
I’m Jiten. I’m 26 years old and I’m from Sri Lanka. I got band 8 on my IELTS and I’m now a lawyer. My top tip is for the speaking test: practise speaking at length. Talk to yourself on a variety of topics. Record yourself and listen back to see if you sound interested. Practise stressing key words to sound more interested. Best of luck with your exam!
Joyce – Hong Kong – 24 years old – Architect
My name is Joyce. I’m 24 years old. I’m from Hong Kong. I got band 7.5 in IELTS and I’m an architect. My tip for the speaking test is: it’s OK to ask the examiner to repeat the question. Aiming high, study skills for IELTS!
Paul – Pakistan – 23 years old – Studying medicine
My name is Paul. I’m 23 years old. I’m from Pakistan. I got 7.5 on my IELTS. I’m studying medicine. My top tip for the speaking test: watch the tense in the question. Is it past, present or future? Make a note of it. Go for IELTS with the British Council!
Raphael – France – 28 years old – Journalist
My name is Raphael and I’m 28 years old. I’m from France and I got 7 on my IELTS exam. I’m now a journalist. My top tip is for the speaking test: if you can’t remember a word in English, try to describe it. Good luck in your IELTS exam.