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IELTS speaking – a common mistake – training video


Some people have found this video offensive. It’s meant to make you smile – and think!


IELTS can be a serious business and this video is obviously very silly. I expect you can spot the mistakes, the real question is how do you avoid making them? A good place would be to ignore anyone who trains you to learn answers to questions. Just relax and listen to the question you do get asked.

I have posted a response to this video here. If you watch, you will see me show how to put some of these mistakes right.


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11 Responses to IELTS speaking – a common mistake – training video

  1. uday kalangi November 27, 2009 at 12:43 am #

    It’s a really nice video about IELTS Speaking- a common mistake. From my point of view i want to say that don’t ignore this video first see it and try to rectify your mistake.

    • Rajesh December 29, 2012 at 2:43 pm #

      This is interesting ,but no one answer like with out sense i think.

  2. Anonymous August 22, 2011 at 4:20 pm #

    i cant stop laughing

  3. chinnu September 12, 2012 at 1:22 am #

    yes u r absolutely correct sir, because these r most common mistakes that we can sort out from my exams..i think ,if that guy could have avoided all those repeated sentences he could have scored better. anyways thanks a lot…….

  4. Jane October 3, 2012 at 11:21 am #

    Brilliant!!!! Great to see humour introduced to Ielts!!!!

  5. lIZ November 2, 2012 at 5:56 pm #

    Very funny! I cant stop laughing at it 🙂

    • Abdullah September 13, 2015 at 3:01 pm #

      Where is the video? I cannot find it.

      • Dominic Cole September 13, 2015 at 6:46 pm #

        It’s there for me at the top of the page. It’s from Youtube – is that a problem?

  6. Karam February 16, 2014 at 9:06 pm #

    I am interested in doing Ielts speaking can anybody help me

  7. Tanbir Arman March 27, 2015 at 5:19 pm #

    The video is as interesting as “it is a very interesting question”.


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