Assesses your use of spoken English by face-to-face interview without disruptions or distractions.
Part 1 -
the examiner asks you general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests.
Part 2 -
you are asked to talk for up to two minutes about a particular topic. You have one minute to prepare. Then the examiner asks one or two questions on the same topic.
Part 3 -
you are asked questions about the topic in Part 2. These give you the opportunity to discuss more abstract ideas and issues.
Every speaking test is recorded. Your speaking test may be administered on the same day as the other sections of the test, or up to a week before or one day after. You will receive notification seven days in advance if your speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.