It takes around 11-14 minutes for a candidate for completing this test.
Part 1 is on general questions about yourself like personal interests, education, family, etc for 4-5 minutes, this is a two–way communication. The speaking part tests your ability to communicate effectively, not just your grammatical accuracy.
Don’t give one word answers.
Part 2 is a one way communication. A cue card will be handed over by the examiner and after 1 minute of preparation, of what is asked, you have to speak for 2 minutes.
Part 3 is general questions of part 2. It is a two – way communication for 4-5 minutes.
• Maintain posture
• Have eye contact
• Be friendly in answering
• Don’t repeat your points
• Don’t use slang
• Be confident
• Don’t panic
• Ask for clarification if it is not clear
• Develop your answers as much as possible
• The topics covered are fairly predictable so practice at home recording ideas onto a tape recorder.
Look out for your grammar and vocabulary.