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Speaker : 28
Gender : Female
IELTS Speaking Score : 6
IELTS Speaking Session: Part 1


E-examiner S-student
(0:00 – 0:22)
E: Now in the first part, I’d like to ask you some questions about yourself. Let’s talk about what you do. Do you work? Or are you a student?
S: I am currently housewife, but I used to work in, in England and Japan.

(0:22 – 0:30)
E: What was your job?
S: I used to work for office, and just do administration in Japan.

(0:30 – 0:45)
E: Why did you choose that kind of work?
S: I was good at computer that time and then also my friend al… went to the same company, so that’s gre, good fun as well.

(0:45 – 1:04)
E: What did you enjoy about your job?
S: Actually, it was a university job, so looking after students and then sometimes having fun with students. It’s quite nice.

(1:04 – 1:27)
E: Let’s talk about food. What’s your favorite kind of food?
S: Well, I think my favorite f… food is Japanese food. Specially I realize it’s quite nice. Wh when I live in England, it’s… I can’t eat very often, so I realized that’s special.

(1:27 – 1:37)
E: Who normally prepares the food in your home?
S: As I’m a housewife, so I do all the time. Yes.

(1:37 – 1:44)
E: Why?
S: I don’t have job at moment, so that’s kind of my job.

(1:44 – 2:00)
E: Do you often eat in restaurants or cafes?
S: Not very much because we have children, so it’s quite difficult to go to restaurant, but if we have chance, yes, we al, always try. Yeah.

(2:00 – 2:17)
E: Did you ever do any cooking when you were a child?
S: Yes, actually. When I was child, my parents are working, so I often help them and cook for my fa, family, so I did, yes.

(2:17 – 2:45)
E: Let’s talk about spending time outdoors. How much time do you spend outdoors?
S: O, one or couple hours every day because I have to take my children out. Actually myself, I don’t like very much being outside, but i… that’s quite important and well actually quite nice especially the weather is nice. Yeah.

(2:45 – 3:08)
E: What do you enjoy doing outdoors?
S: Just play with the children and then as… it’s quite a hard work, but after all I feel really better. Yeah, get, get some fresh air, I think that makes me better, I think. Yeah.

(3:08 – 3:27)
E: Do you think you will spend more or less time outdoors in future?
S: {Sigh} In future, I guess less than now coz I, I s, I like stay indoors, so that’s the reason. Yes.

(3:27 – 3:52)
E: Do you think it is important for people to spend time outdoors?
S: I think so, specially, when you stay indoor, s… your mind quite stuck, but when you go outside and then get some fresh air, I think people get really clear mind and that really good for people.


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