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IELTS Speaking Resources & Practice Materials

Hello and welcome to my IELTS Speaking Resources page. This page is the best place online to find IELTS speaking resources and practice materials.  Please check this page for updates as I am always adding new IELTS articles, worksheets and links.

As with all of the other material from The IELTS Coach, these resources are only useful if you use them and take action.  Don’t be passive and just read through the worksheets and articles. Please print them out and fill them in.

newsIELTS Speaking Test Articles

These articles offer information that will you get more specific speaking test practice.  Check back here every month as I will post more articles to help you in your IELTS speaking practice.

"Be an active student and practice every day"

downloadIELTS Speaking Test Downloads

SKYPE Lesson Plan Worksheet

Skype Lesson Plan Worksheet

Use this Skype lesson plan worksheet when you have Skype calls with friends or classmates, it will help you stay focussed.

IELTS Speaking Test Quiz

IELTS Speaking Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you know about the speaking, check the answers to make sure your knowledge is accurate.

IELTS Speaking Test Marking Criteria

IELTS Speaking Band Descriptors

Use the IELTS public band descriptors to make sure you are including the grammar, vocabulary and structures that the examiner expects to hear.

IELTS Speaking Tests Part 1

IELTS Speaking Part 1 Questions

Use these part 1 questions on a variety of topics to practice giving suitable answers to common part questions.

IELTS Speaking Tests Part 2

IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topic Cards

These part 2 topic cards include space to write notes as you prepare to speak for two minutes in this part of the exam.

IELTS Speaking Tests Part 3

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions

The part 3 questions here are connected to the topic cards that are shown above, use them together.

videocameraclassicIELTS Speaking Example Videos

YouTube has lots and lots of videos with examiners and candidates going through all parts of the speaking test. Here are a few videos that I recorded for one of my other websites. I will add more as I create them.

IELTS Speaking Tips Icon 2IELTS Speaking Exam Tips & Ideas

Here are a few tips for the IELTS Speaking Exam.  Also watch the video to make sure you know the important information before you do the real exam.

Watching videos and reading information about the exam will not make you a better student.  You need to take action and follow the advice given on this page.  Good luck in your IELTS studies.

browserUseful IELTS Websites For Speaking Materials

The internet is full of resources for the speaking section of the IELTS exam. Some online resources are very good while others are inaccurate and misleading. Here is a collection of resources that I think are useful for IELTS speaking candidates.

DCIELTS.com - IELTS Speaking Guide:
A great resource for speaking advice and materials. This site also has tons of materials for other exam skills.

IELTSblog.com - IELTS Speaking Page:
Another website with not only speaking resources but materials for all sections of the IELTS exam.

IELTSspeaking.co.uk - IELTS Task Sheets:
This site is strictly about the speaking part of the exam. it includes quite a few free PDF downloads.

IELTSIELTS.com - Speaking Page:
A great resource for speaking advice and materials. Ryan, the owner also has lots of materials for the rest of the IELTS skills.

IELTS-Simon.com - Speaking Resources:
A useful website run by a former IELTS examiner.  A lot of resources and this site is updated regularly.

iPASSIELTS.com - 10 Speaking Tests:
There is not much advice on this website, but the link above goes directly to a page with 10 practice speaking tests.

IELTS Speaking Test Practice On SkypeIELTS Speaking Test Practice On Skype

IELTS Speaking Tests On SkypeOne of the hardest things for students to do is find someone to give them GOOD speaking test practice. If you study with a friend or with a Skype speaking partner you can never know for sure if you are doing well or not. Speaking with a partner and doing practice tests is good but you may not improve very quickly.

I help my students prepare for the IELTS speaking exam by providing authentic practice speaking tests with valuable feedback. All of my online Skype lessons provide specific feedback that is sure to improve your score. I am so confident that my Skype Speaking Tests will improve your speaking test performance that I guarantee it!

bookshelfIELTS Speaking Resources & Books For Self Study

There are a lot of books available online and in bookstores.  Sometimes it may be difficult to know which book is right for you.  That is why I have created this small list of books specifically for the IELTS speaking exam.

Collins Speaking For IELTS BookCollins Speaking for IELTS
If your speaking is preventing you from getting the score you need in IELTS, Collins Speaking for IELTS can help. Don't let one skill hold you back.

Collins Speaking for IELTS has been specially created for learners of English who plan to take the IELTS exam to demonstrate that they have the required ability to communicate effectively in English, either at work or at university. It is ideal for learners with band score 5 – 5.5 who are aiming for band score 6 or higher on the IELTS test.
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Collins Get Ready For IELTS Speaking BookCollins Get Ready For IELTS Speaking Book
A lower-level exam practice book designed to improve the level of students who plan to take the IELTS test in the future. Collins Get Ready for IELTS Speaking is the perfect book for lower level learners who want to develop the necessary skills to perform effectively on the IELTS Speaking test.

Perfect for self-study, the series follows a guided-learning approach that gives students access to a full answer key with model answers.
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Your IELTS Speaking Test Questions AnsweredYour IELTS Speaking Test Questions Answered

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