Speaker : 29
Gender : Female
IELTS Speaking Score : 6
IELTS Speaking Session: Part 1
  E-examiner S-student
E: So, I am going to ask you a few questions about yourself. Let’s begin with work or studies. So, do you work or are you a student?
S: I’m a student. I’m learning lang, linguistics in XX, in XX.

E: Why did you choose to study this?
S: Actually, English is not my, my major. My major is… is, I stu… I’m studying in a bilingual school. My major is German and English. And why I choose English is because I have already learn it for over 20 years, you know {laughter}. So, I want to be more expert in this area.

E: Do you think this subject is interesting?
S: Yeah, yes, definitely yes, because I choose this majors totally because interest, not the re… recommend from my parents or other people. I, as a… as a primary school, I have… I have… I’m keen on… I’m keen on language and I like the American dramas. Yep.

E: Now, let’s move on to talk about change. Do you like change?
S: Actually not. I like to have a s… have a fix, fixed circle of stuff or friends. I {lip smacking noise} I’m kind of hate change. Yep.

E: Are there any changes in your hometown?
S: Probably, but {cough} I… I haven’t been my hometown for… for over 2 years, I think, because now, I’m preparing my examination in Changchun. So, but I… I think it’s must have some… something change there. I, I have heard s… My… my grandma, my grandma told me that we have the… we have the high-speed way, way station there. Yeah.

E: Have you changed a lot since your childhood?
S: I, so, so sorry, could you please re… repeat it?

E: Sure. Have you changed a lot since your childhood?
S: Yep, of course, because I’m more mature now. And… with… with…And I have been to many places so, from the… I think I have… my, my view have changed a lot. The… My opinion towards, towards event or the current affairs… I have my own opinion now. But in my childhood, I… I just follow they… the opinions… they… my parents give… give me the… their, their judgment.

E: What do you plan to change next year?
S: I hope I can… I can… I hope I can pass the IELTS {laughter} next year {laughter}, because this, because this… the score I am not really satisfied. So, I want to change the score. But, I… I try, I… I… takes… I took some lesson… lessons to, to help me to improve… improve my English. Yep.

E: Thank you. Now, let’s talk about sports. Do you like sports?
S: Yep, because I think I’m keen on sports, especially, especially volleyball because I think sports can help… can help me… can help me keep healthy and it can help me become more socialized. It’s… it’s easier to make friends when you play sports with others.


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