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EP CLASS

1. Opening 4 minutes
I. Greeting
II. Getting to know – Name, Work Experience, how long teaching, major
III. Ask student to introduce
IV. Build Rapport – Interest – What do you think the importance of travelling?
V. Learning Goal (For study, work or migration)
VI. Target Score (middle school 4-5, college university 5-6.5 post graduate 6-7,
master’s degree -7, work – 6.5, migration for uk -7 )
VII. Assurance:

I understand that this exam is important to develop your English language communication skills
and attain your goal which is for _________ (learning goal).

As your teacher, I will do my best to help you to improve your score and reach your goal. I also
would like you to discipline yourself and to work hard.

VIII. Setting of Expectation:

Today we are going to have an IELTS mock test and I’d like you to feel that this is an actual
exam.

for the next 10 to 15 minutes I will not be your teacher but I will play the role of an IELTS
examiner. I will not help, correct nor guide you. I will just ask questions and you have to
remember by giving answers and reasons behind each parts. Also once we start the simulation.
I will turn off the camera so you can focus on your answers. Once we’re done. I will turn it back
on and I will give you my feedback corrections and suggestions.
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2. Call Simulation (12 minutes)

 Intro: Welcome to the speaking section of the IELTS speaking exam. My Name is Evelyn,
and I’ll be your examiner. The test is going to take about 11-14 minutes. There will be
three parts. I will give you instructions for each part. I’m going to record this for marking
purposes, is that okay?

I’ll be asking a few questions. Can we start with your full name please?

Where are you from?

 Part 1 (4-5 minutes) 1 topic 2-3 sentences

Spiels: So let’s begin with part one.


I’m going to ask you some general questions on a topic. Are you ready to begin?
Let’s talk about _________

Part 1 Comments

Fluency and Lexical Grammar pronunciation


Coherence
Criteria - Hesitation - No Repetition - SV-Agreement 1. pronunciation
(uhmm) (choose, choice) - Right use of – hard –th
- Self-correction - Use high level tenses of verb 2. Delivery
(I go to, oh I words (Idioms) 3. Intonations
went to -
- No
Nervousness
- Can give 2-3
sentences in
each questions
- No long pauses
- Link Ideas
clearly (sentence
pattern)
-Use linking
words( firstly,
secondly, in
addition
Positive Part 1 Fluency Part 1 Lexical Part 1 Grammar Part 1
and Coherence Pronunciation

Negative

Suggestions Sample: Tongue Twister


Consistently Proper
Study, speak Intonation
English daily

 Part 2 (Prepare 1 minute, speak 1.5-2 minutes, TOTAL: 3-4 minutes) Send the card.
Interrupt by saying Thank you
Spiels: That’s the end of part 1. Now, we’re going to start for part 2.I’m going to give you a card
with a specific topic and you have one minute to prepare your answer and you may take notes
if you wish I’ll tell you if your 1 minute preparation is up and then you can speak for 1-2
minutes. Here’s the card. Your one minute begins now.

Okay, so your one minute preparation is up. Your 90 seconds to speak begins now
Part 2 Comments

Fluency and Lexical Grammar pronunciation


Coherence
Criteria - Hesitation - No Repetition - SV-Agreement - pronunciation –
(uhmm) (choose, choice) - Right use of hard –th
- Self-correction - Use high level tenses of verb - Delivery
(I go to, oh I words (Idioms) - Intonations
went to 3.
- No
Nervousness
- can give not too
long and not too
short answer
- No long pauses
- Link Ideas
clearly (sentence
pattern)
-Use linking
words( firstly,
secondly, in
addition
Positive Part 2 Fluency Part 2 Lexical Part 2 Grammar Part 2
and Coherence Pronunciation

Negative

Suggestions Sample:
Consistently
Study, speak
English daily
 Part 3 (4-5 minutes)

Spiels: Now, let’s have part 3. I’ll be asking questions related to part 2. Are you ready?

Part 3 Comments

Fluency and Lexical6 Grammar7 Pronunciation5


Coherence7
Criteria - Hesitation - No Repetition - SV-Agreement - pronunciation –
(uhmm) (choose, choice) - Right use of hard –th
- Self-correction - Use high level tenses of verb - Delivery
(I go to, oh I words (Idioms) - Intonations
went to 3.
- No
Nervousness
- Can give 2-3
sentences in
each questions
- No long pauses
- Link Ideas
clearly (sentence
pattern)
-Use linking
words( firstly,
secondly, in
addition
Positive Part 3 Fluency Part 3 Lexical Part 3 Grammar Part 3
and Coherence Pronunciation

Negative

Suggestions Sample:
Consistently
Study, speak
English daily

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3. Closing (5-9 minutes)


 Decompress
 How was the speaking exam
 How he/ she felt about the exam
 EMPHATIZE: I understand how you feel and you know what, it is normal to feel
that way.
 POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT: But you did well during the simulation
 EXPLAIN WHY SIMULATION IS IMPORTANT: It is important that we do this kind of
exercise so that you will be prepared for actual exam. Practice a timed response
for part 2 and get use to having an interviewer – face to face.
 Feed Back per parts (Pos + Neg + Example + Suggestion)
 Score ( Each part then for final (get the average)
 Questions/ Advice

Final Advice

Before Exam

1. Practice in front of the mirror


2. Always exercise you tongue ever morning by doing tongue twisters

During Exam

1. Follow the Criteria/ IELTS Speaking Band Descriptors


2. Be confident while speaking