Speaker : 18
Gender : Female
IELTS Speaking Score : 5.5
IELTS Speaking Session: Part 2


E-examiner S-student
(5:06 – 5:19)
E: Now I am going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about it for 1-2 minutes. Before you talk, you’ll have one minute to think about what you are going to say. And you can make some notes if you wish. Do you understand?
S: Yeah. Sure.

(5:19 – 5:37)
E: So here are some paper and a pen for making notes. And here is your topic. Please don’t write anything on the booklet. I’d like you to describe a time when you helped someone.
(5:42 – 5:53)
E: Alright, remember you have 1-2 minutes for this. So don’t worry if I stop you. I will tell you when the time is up. Can you start speaking now, please?

(5:53 – 7:12)
S: Yes. I remember that I helped my grandmother, and my mother asked me to go to her home and help for a two or three weeks. So, I went there. And, actually, my grandmother was ill. So, I, I, I shou, I had to do some cookings for her and some housekeeping works, so… And in the evenings, evening, I read books for her. So, then, after two weeks, she, she become health, healthy, and she, she forgot about that days when she was ill. So, now I proud of it. I proud that I did it. And my mother also very great that I helped my grandmother.

(7:17 – 7:19)
E: Can you tell me any more about that?
(7:19 – 7:49)
S: Yeah, and the, she, she always says me that I’m a, a best girl {laughter} in the world, and she says that she, she proud of me and she always remember me all her, I hear t life, and…

(7:49 – 7:53)
E: Thank you. So, do you like helping other people?
(7:53 – 8:16)
S: Yes, I like actually, because if I help, if I can help someone, I feel very good that I feel the, I can help someone {Hum}, and I feel that, that I’m a cooperative person.

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

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