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  • Hello, My name is Jessica.

  • Today, we are talking about Dos and Don'ts for the Cambridge English Advance Speaking Test.

  • Also known as CA.

  • As always, preparation is key.

  • If you attend English lessons, make sure you get plenty of speaking practice in class.

  • Participating in groups and pair activities.

  • This will help you interact effectively in the test.

  • With your partner, by initiating discussion and responding to their questions and statements.

  • And with your interlocutor who ask questions and give instructions

  • So let's move on to what you should do in the speaking test

  • The Dos, and what you shouldn't do, the Don'ts for the Cambridge Advance Speaking Test.

  • Here are the Dos

  • Show that you can communicate effectively

  • Give full and extended responces

  • Raise the level of your language above the mundane.

  • Listen carefully to what the examiner has asked you to do and to what you partners says.

  • Remenber the instruction and focus on the task set

  • Involve your partner in conversation and create opportunity for them to speak.

  • Also, listen to what they say and react to their opinions and statements.

  • Now for the Don'ts

  • Don't panic if you can't remenber or don't know a particular word

  • Just keep going and paraphrase instead

  • Don't merely describe the visuals

  • Don't speak during you partner's long term

  • Don't let your partner always take the lead

  • You also must initiate at times.

  • Don't wast your opportunity to show the examiner what you can do

  • Don't speak too queitly. Remenber the examnier need to hear what you are saying

  • You should be equiped with the right kind of language

  • For example, giving personal information

  • Exchanging information and opinions, giving reasons, speculating.

  • Agreeing and Disagreeing politely. Justify opinions and negotiating

  • This will ensure you are in good position to show the examiner what you are capable of

  • Thankyou for watching

Hello, My name is Jessica.

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