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  • hey everyone welcome back to my channel, this is Dori I'm a teacher

  • of English and today I'm going to show you how you can build

  • your short monologue in IELTS Speaking Part 2

  • Keep in mind that when you're speaking in a

  • short monologue about a certain topic as you're asked to

  • do in part 2, speaking

  • is the same way as writing

  • orally a little bit you know, for example you need it an

  • opening sentence in order to introduce your topic

  • your answer, your monologue which counts as a

  • as a short introduction as we would say in writing

  • also you need to cover all the points that you are asked

  • to cover in your task card and this counts

  • as the main body of your monologue and last but not least

  • if you get the chance and the examiner doesn't interrupt you

  • you have a conclusion, you wrap-up the main

  • points and your monologue is finished

  • so in between this short monologue

  • some useful phrases will be handy for you in order to help you begin talking

  • organize your thoughts and sound natural

  • so, let's see an example of how you can do that

  • ok here's a part 2 topic let's use the same example as in a previous video

  • let's read it

  • really quickly

  • so every time you introduce a new idea on the topic

  • it will be better if you start using a general statement

  • to get you started for example if the the main topic of part 2 is about a book

  • you've read recently as in this case you can begin

  • by saying

  • and you move on by saying more details so as you can see

  • I've started with saying something general

  • and then

  • you differentiate yourself and you start

  • talking about the specific and giving more details about it

  • this you can use in case you have read many books

  • or you can also say

  • this is this is something you can use when you're not

  • when you don't read a lot of books okay but you know something so

  • You start from the general and then you move on to the specific points you want to

  • make

  • describing the book alright another thing you can do

  • if you want to say the opposite if you don't have exactly a book

  • again this is a general statement

  • and you start by saying by talking about a book that you

  • didn't really like again it doesn't matter as long as you can communicate

  • and you can talk on topic about something as you would

  • in your mother language if they ask you something like that okay

  • so this is another thing you can do as you can see you can choose to say

  • anything according to your own situation but whatever you choose

  • introduce the topic by saying something general

  • and then move on to the specific point you want

  • to make also pay attention to the examples above

  • as I used a variety of words and not only

  • "I liked", "I didn't like" no

  • I used "impressed" okay

  • in this case in this example I used

  • "enjoyed" and in this example

  • you can also use "I wasn't thrilled" or "I was thrilled"

  • or whatever. Do that too.

  • use a variety of words and phrases while you speak

  • just like writing avoid using the same word or phrase

  • again and again throughout your short talk, use

  • synonyms okay so now these were examples for your opening sentence

  • now let's talk about the main points you can do exactly

  • the same thing for example

  • let's read these examples

  • so you talk about what you liked or disliked for example

  • again you begin with something general

  • but about the book so

  • it's kind of a main point

  • and then again you differentiate by saying something specific

  • from the other books that belong to classic literature as well

  • and you start by saying your

  • thoughts on the topic again another example

  • for another book, for something else

  • you start by saying something general

  • and then more details

  • so-and-so and so another example

  • it is this way and that way okay so this is a very useful phrase because

  • if you have a lot of things to say

  • you can start by saying one thing that I found really interesting was that and

  • then another thing and another thing

  • this can help you organize your thoughts a little bit

  • as a phrase and also

  • you start by saying something general

  • you don't really like these books but

  • and you say something that

  • is really good and it is the opposite of what you expected

  • okay so in this way you give yourself time to organize the main points

  • that are going to follow so these

  • these useful phrases opening sentences

  • from the general to the specific can really really

  • help you to build your monologue now

  • if it is time to conclude you can use the following phrases

  • does this and that and that and really you don't do anything here you just

  • summarize what you've already said about the book or

  • you can also say

  • if you're really really excited about that book and again

  • if you didn't like it at all

  • of course these are just examples but the good news is that you can use all these

  • phrases according to your own

  • situation you can change them to

  • any topic given and they can really help you

  • build your monologues in an organized way

  • and express your thoughts okay that's it now it's time to start practicing your

  • part 2 monologues

  • good luck with your exam

hey everyone welcome back to my channel, this is Dori I'm a teacher

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A2 US monologue topic general main specific read

IELTS Speaking PART 2: TIPS on WHAT to say in your monologue!

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    Joni Chao posted on 2015/06/14
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