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22 Oct 2018

Splendid Speaking

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Splendid Speaking supports advanced learners of English who want to develop their top-level speaking skills and communication strategies. Each podcast features a recording of non-native speakers of English carrying out short tasks individually or in pairs such as making presentations or taking part in discussions. Each recording contains expert feedback on the speaker's performance. Also, visit the Splendid Speaking website at splendidspeaking.com to subscribe to our newsletter which gives automatic access to transcripts of all podcasts. Students studying for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge CAE, CPE or BEC will find these recordings useful in preparation for their Speaking exam. We also publish a weekly task sheet giving you the chance to try a similar task and a daily quiz consisting of three colloquial expressions.

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    IELTS Language Lab: Test 18

    Welcome to the IELTS Language Lab, brought to you by Peter Travis from ieltsspeaking.co.uk. In this episode we’re going to listen to Andrei who tried one of the free Part 2 practice tests we’ve published on the ieltsspeaking website. The task was Speaking Practice 18: http://www.ieltsspeaking.co.uk/ielts-sample-speaking-test-187/ Describe a time when you bought something for someone. You should say when this was what is was you bought who you bought it for and say how you felt about buying it for them.

  • Posted on 24 Feb 2016

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    IELTS Language Lab: Test 17

    Welcome to the IELTS Language Lab, brought to you by Peter Travis from ieltsspeaking.co.uk. In this episode we’re going to listen to Mohamed who tried one of the free Part 2 practice tests we’ve published on the ieltsspeaking website. The task was Speaking Practice 17: http://www.ieltsspeaking.co.uk/ielts-sample-speaking-test-17/ Describe a time when you experienced extreme weather conditions. You should say when this was where you were what the weather was like and say how you felt about the experience.

  • Posted on 09 Feb 2016

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    IELTS Language Lab: Test 13

    Welcome to the IELTS Language Lab, brought to you by Peter Travis from ieltsspeaking.co.uk. In this episode we’re going to listen to Graciela who tried one of the free Part 2 practice tests we’ve published on the ieltsspeaking website. The task was Speaking Practice 12: http://www.ieltsspeaking.co.uk/ielts-speaking-sample-test-13/ Describe a business you know that you admire. You should say what this business is what the business sells how long you have known about the business and say why you like it so much.

  • Posted on 05 Jan 2016

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    IELTS Language Lab: Test 12

    Welcome to the IELTS Language Lab, brought to you by Peter Travis from ieltsspeaking.co.uk. In this episode we’re going to listen to Peter who tried one of the free Part 2 practice tests we’ve published on the ieltsspeaking website. The task was Speaking Practice 12: http://www.ieltsspeaking.co.uk/ielts-speaking-practice-test-12/ Describe a teacher you once had who you enjoyed being taught by. You should say who this person was when they were your teacher which subject they taught you and describe what it was about their character that you liked.

  • Posted on 15 Dec 2015

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    IELTS Speaking Podcasts 11 Clothes and Fashion

    Welcome to the IELTS Language Lab, brought to you by Peter Travis from ieltsspeaking.co.uk. In this episode we’re going to listen to Amy who tried one of the free Part 2 practice tests we’ve published on the ieltsspeaking website. The task was Speaking Practice 11: http://www.ieltsspeaking.co.uk/ielts-speaking-practice-test-12/ Describe a house or an apartment you would like to live in. You should say: - what kind of accommodation it would be - where it would be - who would live there with you and say why you would enjoy living in this place.

  • Posted on 09 Dec 2015

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