Speaker : 45
Gender : Female
IELTS Speaking Score : 6.5
IELTS Speaking Session: Part 2


E-examiner S-student
E: Thank you. Now, I’m going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about it for one or two minutes. Before you talk, you have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes if you wish. Do you understand?
S: Yeah. OK.

E: OK. So, I’d like you to describe an intelligent person you know. … Alright, remember, you have one to two 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?
S: OK. Thank you. So, the intelligent person I’m going to tell about is my friend. And when we apply for the master degree, as I mentioned we are the year 4 students, so we have to apply for our master degrees, we… normally, most of students will find some organizations to help, including the service like, finding the targeted schools and design the personal statements, like, some…also some tips for the interviews. But a friend…the friend I know, she did all the things by herself. I mean, it’s not a difficult things but you did n, you… you did… indeed it needs some intelligence to manage your time because you are going to deal with lots of assignment, you know, and activities in your schools. So as… she searched the information and designed the target school by himsel… by herself. And for the PS, per, I mean, the personal statement, she wri, she wro, wrote it by herself and send it to her professors, her teachers and even her friends, to gain the advice or suggestions to improve it. After all, and she submit all the documents on time and finally, she got… she got the admissions from many European countries like one famous college in the France and even the Helsinki Universities in Finland. That’s it.

E: Thank you. Do you know many intelligent people?
S: Well, I think so. Most of classmates of mine are quite intelligent, for example, the… another friends of mine in my classroom. She got a scholarship from the Hong Kong government. And it’s very difficult to satisfied all the criterias, and she also published an academic paper, so I do think she’s talented in academics, and she’s quite intelligent.

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


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