Speaker : 11
Gender : Female
IELTS Speaking Score : 5
IELTS Speaking Session: Part 3
  E-examiner S-student
E: We’ve been talking about the first time you talk, talked a foreign language and I’m going to ask some questions related to this. Let’s begin with, first of all, learning languages. At what age do you think children should start learning a foreign language?
S: I think student should study a foreigner language because with the world development, foreigner language is very important for every people. So… And on the other hand, I think people study new language when he was a little children is very easy for them.

E: So, in your opinion, which skill is more important, speaking or writing?
S: I think speaking and writing both very important because speaking is very useful. Because when you have a good… when you have a good job opportunity, maybe your boss could need you to speaking a foreigner… foreigner people. And writing is also important. You need to, you need to write some ar, articles or thesis and your personal, your personal experience.

E: Do you think that people still need to learn foreign languages?
S: Could you please repeat this question?

E: Do you think people still need to learn foreign languages? {Um} Is it necessary nowadays to learn a foreign language?
S: I think this question maybe… To be specific , if you need, if you need foreigner language every day, I think you should practice them. But if you use them hardly, I think you can…

E: OK. Thank you. In your opinion, do you think that minority languages will disappear?
S: …

E: So, do you think that minority languages might disappear?
S: I don’t answer this question.

E: Thank you very much. That is the end of the speaking test.

Pronunciation guide: 
- /ɫ/: also known as the dark ‘l’, which is ‘l’ pronounced in syllable-final position


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1. Letters in purple contain consonant features.
2. Letters in green contain vowel features.
3. Letters in red contain features with syllable structure change.
4. Words in blue contain mispronunciation features.
5. Words in pink contain features with word stress.
6. Letters highlighted in light green contain features with consonant-vowel linking.