IELTS SPEAKING IELTS-TIPS

1. IELTS Speaking answer’s structures – Part1- Basic description

Now let’s talk about a structure we can use to answer Basic Description type questions.

Building Basic Description answer structure

To help build a fluency, and natural way of speaking, we will begin with something like.

  • Ok then . . .
  • All right . . .
  • Well, . . .
  • Actually . . .

Next we are going to want to give a first point phrase. Some common pointing phrases are.

  • The first thing I should mention is . . .
  • The point I’d like to begin with is . . .
  • I could start off by saying . . .
  • My initial point is that . . .

Next, after describing our first point in a complex sentence, we’re going to want to use another second point phrase. Some common phrases we might use are . . .

  • Another point I would like to make is . . .
  • As well as that I can say . . .
  • On top of that I would add that . . .
  • Also, I suppose I should say that . . .

Then, after describing your second point in great detail. You’re going to want to use your third point phrase. So common expressions would be . . .

  • And I shouldn’t forget to mention that . . .
  • In addition I can add that . . .
  • Something else that I need to comment on is that . . .
  • I guess I could also remark that . . .

So, what other Basic Description questions?

They could be:

  • Tell me about your house or the flat you live in
  • Tell me about your city
  • Describe your hometown
  • What is your main ambition
  • Tell me about your job
  • What makes you happy
  • Tell me about your familly

 

 

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