IELTS interview is different from a job interview. Be sure to showcase your English ability, not your job qualification.

Are job interviews the same as IELTS interviews? The answer is, in some ways they are and in others they are not.

How are they the same?

In a job interview and an IELTS interview you are asked questions and based on your answers you are judged by another person. In both you are trying to create a good impression.

How are they different?

In a job interview you are trying to showcase your experience, your qualifications and your skills and expertise that are relevant for the job you are applying for. In contrast, in an IELTS interview you are only showcasing your level of spoken English and it is this that the examiner will judge you on.

In an IELTS interview you do not need to sell yourself in terms of your job qualifications or experience, you simply need to demonstrate to the examiner your competence in English. Unfortunately in our video clip, Joao does not understand this and concentrates on selling himself more than selling his English ability.



hello every body me is yasir,,i have been for a long time prepare my self for ielts ,,but i new the most important among the all is speaking who is ready to join me through skype or any other applicable communication service  to enhance our language. i will be waiting for all

Hello yasir2000!
Welcome to the site, and it's great you want to talk to other users. However, please note that our house rules ask you not to share or ask for personal information – and this includes Skype ids, facebook, and e-mail. This is to protect you and other users. And remember – all the parts of the IELTS exam are equally important ;) 
Good luck in your studies, and don't forget to check out our IELTS section ( for more advice.
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

hello every body i know that i cant speak English like native speaker but i want do my best to be good in it that all

)) that interview so pretty fun!))

hii  everybody! Can you help me with technican english i m from kazakhstan !  And i m glad to talk  with all peopls in that site! Thanks! with best regards Anargul!))

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Hi there, mounir!
It's great that you want to work with other learners, but  please remember that our house rules ask you not to share or ask for personal information – and this includes e-mail and Skype details. This is to protect all our users!
However, we're looking at ways to make it easier for learners to talk to each other – and don't forget you can talk about  problems in the comments section of each page.
Have fun, and enjoy the rest of the site!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello friend, this is n.islam.  I want to develop in all section of IELTS exam such as  reading, writing  & speaking. please give me some advice how can I score  7  in IELTS exam. 

Hello Mohammad,
A band 7 is quite a high score; how long do you have to prepare for the test?
Have you followed the links from the IELTS box on the right-hand side of the page? There is lots of advice there.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

it is very nice to find the test material online
wish you luck