IELTS Speaking Part 1 – Games

Tips for IELTS Speaking

TIP 1 – SHOW fluency and confidence right from the get-go (from the start)

TIP 2 – Part 1 is really about you, so you MUST use the pronouns “I, me, my, myself” *Do not use “you”.

TIP 3 – Think about the examiner as your grandma/pa or a university supervisor/professor – confident, clear, full sentence, and respectful

IELTS Speaking Part 1 – Games

Examiner Questions:

May I see your identification?

​Certainly, this is MY national ID that I used for registration a couple of weeks ago, please have a look

Yes, sure here is my passport I used it when I registered for this exam, please have a look. 

*NO “first names”, or “second name”

It is okay to say, “given names” — “middle name”

What is your full name?

My full name is Simran, please just call me Simran as I don’t have any surname, you can also see this reflected in my passport. 

Do you work or study?

I’ve been studying math and sciences at Cardinal School for the past two years, and for the past year, I’ve been burying myself in this exam to study abroad.

What do you like to do when you are not working/studying?

Well, I play a computer game every evening when I finish my class because it’s a very good way for me to have a bit of R and R, recently I’ve been playing the game Sims 4. 


Let’s talk about games.

What games do you like to play?

There are several games that I enjoy playing, and one of them that comes to my mind is chess, I recently enjoy playing chess with my friends because it is exciting. Yesterday I played a two-hour match with my friend John. When I feel energetic I also like a good game of football. 

How often do you play a game?

Well, usually I play games a couple of times a week because I like to be up to date with the latest trends in games, recently I’ve been playing Call of Duty 4 and I hope it’s worth every penny that I paid.

Who do you most enjoy playing games with?

Uh, I usually enjoy playing games with my friends as well as my elder brother, because with my brother it’s a chance to spend quality time together and learn new skills from him. Like yesterday we played a good cricket match, I played in the evening time and he showed me a new way to bat. 

Are the games you play now different from 10 years before? How?

What kind of games do you think children will play in the future?

Why do you think people like to play games?

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