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  • I'd like to ask you some questions about

  • keeping in contact with people.

  • How do you usually contact your friends?

  • I usually use cellphone to contact with my friends

  • 'cause it's much easier and I don't have to visit them,

  • and I can just call them or text...

  • ...send text message.

  • And do you prefer to contact different people in different ways?

  • Of course, I will concern about the...

  • ...the situation of other people...

  • ...the relationship with different people.

  • For business reason, I would prefer email contact or

  • phonecalling.

  • But for more close relationship,

  • for example, families or friends,

  • I would just use text message or...

  • ...or maybe videochat.

  • And do you find it easy to

  • keep in contact with friends and family?

  • I think it's much easier compared to past time

  • because of... as I mentioned before,

  • the technological devices enable us to contact

  • immediately to any situations.

  • So I can use internet or cellphone to

  • keep in touch with them.

  • I'm gonna ask you some questions about laughing.

  • What kinds of thing make you laugh?

  • Well, there's several things that makes me laugh.

  • For example, if... when I watch interesting movies or

  • TV programme...

  • ...or maybe...

  • when I hang out with my friends

  • or talk with my families.

  • And do you like making other people laugh?

  • Yes, of course...

  • but I'm not really good at making people happy

  • ...or laughing... make people laugh.

  • Maybe accidentally, I can make them laugh.

  • Hi, my name's Pete Jones,

  • and I've been helping people prepare for the IELTS test

  • for more than 10 years now.

  • I've helped students, doctors,

  • and, of course, nurses like Asaka,

  • who you've just seen answering some

  • IELTS Speaking part 1 questions.

  • Asaka got an IELTS Speaking band score 7.0

  • when she took a test

  • a few months before we made this recording.

  • She was really happy with her score,

  • and it motivated her

  • to continue with her IELTS preparation

  • and improve her other skills.

  • What I'd like to show you in this video

  • are two reasons why Asaka

  • got an IELTS Speaking band score 7.0.

  • Firstly, to get a band score 7.0,

  • it says in the official IELTS band score descriptors

  • that you need to be able to speak at length

  • without noticeable effort.

  • What this description means

  • is that it needs to look easy for you

  • to give extended answers to the examiner's questions.

  • If you remember how Asaka answered my questions,

  • I think you'll agree that

  • she was able to give extended answers easily.

  • It looked easy for her to answer my questions.

  • If you didn't notice how easy it was for Asaka,

  • have a look back at that part of the video later.

  • A second requirement for getting a band score 7.0

  • is,

  • if you notice you and correct a mistake,

  • you need to do so quickly.

  • If you correct a lot of mistakes,

  • or if you hesitate for a long time

  • when you correct a mistake,

  • what you are trying to communicate,

  • the idea that you are trying to explain,

  • may become unclear.

  • Asaka corrected herself quickly

  • when she realised she had used the wrong word

  • 'situation',

  • and what she really meant was 'relationship'.

  • So, to get a band score 7.0 for your speaking,

  • two things that you need to do are

  • give extended answers to the examiner's questions easily,

  • and, if you correct yourself, do so quickly.

  • Just before I go,

  • I'd like to say thank you to

  • New Zealand Language Centres

  • for providing this great location

  • for making this video.

  • If you'd like more tips or information about

  • how to get a band score 7.0 for your speaking,

  • subscribe now

  • so that you don't miss any of my IELTS videos.

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IELTS Speaking band score 7.0 candidate: Asaka

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    Ntiana posted on 2016/10/10
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