How to get 7 and higher band score in IELTS speaking -Part 2

how to get 7 band score in IELTS speaking -part 2

In the last article, how to get 7 band score in IELTS speaking – part 1  we have understood the basic concept of getting 6 band score. Now in this article, we would try to unleash the tips on getting 7 band or higher score in speaking. IELTS examiner would look for everything which is termed as advanced while giving you 7 band or higher. Hence, we have to be somewhat advanced in vocabulary and structures if we wish to get 7 or higher band score.

The parameters which we have discussed in the last article,how to get 7 band score in IELTS speaking – part 1, are vital. If you are lacking in those parameters advanced parameters are of not much importance. So try to get mastery on them first.

Now when you have decided to go advanced and get higher band score. I would like to show you some of the most important parameters you have to get mastery on.

First : Advanced words at the tip of your tongue.

When the examiner is taking your speaking test. He would look whether you are able to use the advanced words because he possesses the idea that the candidate has to have the mastery on some of the advanced words which are frequently used by the authors of books, newspapers and magazines.

You must have heard that higher education requires higher intelligence and your vocabulary level is one of the ways to find out your intelligence. That is why the 7 band is needed for the students who are aiming for post graduation or PhD level. You can find tips and list of some of the most important advanced core words from following links.

Band 7 vocabulary for IELTS – Core list 1 – 5

Band 7 vocabulary for IELTS – Core list 6 – 10

Band 7 vocabulary for IELTS – Core list 11 – 14


Second: linking words and conjunctions

Linking words and conjunctions are vital for getting 7 band score because it will give charm to your fluency. In addition, you will be able to categorize your sentences which is very important to get higher band score.

Third : categorizing the answer

Try to categorize the answers of the topic or questions which have been asked to you. Use different Conjunctions and linking words to categorize the sentence.

Below are the examples how you can categorize your speaking.

Q-1 :why do you like the particular restaurant (your favorite restaurant)

I like zyka restaurant in my home town because of several reasons.

In the first place, it is located on the serene, calm environment where no noise is heard.

Secondly, their hospitality is awesome.

In addition, the restaurant is clean and hygienic.

And lastly, the most important reason is their food which is so delicious and mouthwatering that you cannot resist to eat it.

Q-2: why do you think people go more in the restaurants now than they used to?

Plenty of reasons can be attributed for people going in the restaurants.

Firstly, to meet the heavy demands of monthly expenses both husband and wife are working thus women are not able to spend much time on cooking.

Secondly, Variety of restaurants have opened in recent decade which offer good hygienic food.

Furthermore, sometime, people take eating out as a status symbol.  

You can find more topics from following links.

Band 7 Speaking cue card for IELTS : Part 1

Speaking topics for IELTS and interviews – Part 1


Fourth: you need a natural accent.

It does not mean that you have to speak in American or British accent. It means that you can speak with natural tone without any hesitation. However, you only have to worry about this parameter when you are hoping to get 8 band score or higher in speaking.

So these are the parameters which the examiner is instructed to see in the candidates and on the basis of these they are given the band score.try to master over each step as perfectly as you can.