IELTS Speaking is a face-to-face, informal discussion with an IELTS examiner, and is the same for both Academic and General Training. IELTS speaking test is common for both academic and general which tests your real-life speaking skills.
IELTS Speaking Test Format
The IELTS Speaking module is the last part of the IELTS examination. The test consists of 3 parts and involves having a conversation of around 15 minutes with the examiner.
In IELTS Speaking Part 1 is a conversation that will be based on a general theme like your childhood, school, family, friends, and so on. You must talk confidently and frame your sentences the right way while speaking.
In IELTS Speaking Part 2 the examiner will give you a cue card or a task card based on which you’ll be asked to talk about. You will be given 1 minute to prepare for the answer.
In IELTS Speaking Part 3 the examiner will ask you in-depth questions related to the topic given in part 2 of the IELTS examination. The speaking test will be the same for the Academic and General training section.