字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 I'd like to ask you some questions about keeping in contact with people. How do you usually contact your friends? I usually use cellphone to contact with my friends 'cause it's much easier and I don't have to visit them, and I can just call them or text... ...send text message. And do you prefer to contact different people in different ways? Of course, I will concern about the... ...the situation of other people... ...the relationship with different people. For business reason, I would prefer email contact or phonecalling. But for more close relationship, for example, families or friends, I would just use text message or... ...or maybe videochat. And do you find it easy to keep in contact with friends and family? I think it's much easier compared to past time because of... as I mentioned before, the technological devices enable us to contact immediately to any situations. So I can use internet or cellphone to keep in touch with them. I'm gonna ask you some questions about laughing. What kinds of thing make you laugh? Well, there's several things that makes me laugh. For example, if... when I watch interesting movies or TV programme... ...or maybe... when I hang out with my friends or talk with my families. And do you like making other people laugh? Yes, of course... but I'm not really good at making people happy ...or laughing... make people laugh. Maybe accidentally, I can make them laugh. Hi, my name's Pete Jones, and I've been helping people prepare for the IELTS test for more than 10 years now. I've helped students, doctors, and, of course, nurses like Asaka, who you've just seen answering some IELTS Speaking part 1 questions. Asaka got an IELTS Speaking band score 7.0 when she took a test a few months before we made this recording. She was really happy with her score, and it motivated her to continue with her IELTS preparation and improve her other skills. What I'd like to show you in this video are two reasons why Asaka got an IELTS Speaking band score 7.0. Firstly, to get a band score 7.0, it says in the official IELTS band score descriptors that you need to be able to speak at length without noticeable effort. What this description means is that it needs to look easy for you to give extended answers to the examiner's questions. If you remember how Asaka answered my questions, I think you'll agree that she was able to give extended answers easily. It looked easy for her to answer my questions. If you didn't notice how easy it was for Asaka, have a look back at that part of the video later. A second requirement for getting a band score 7.0 is, if you notice you and correct a mistake, you need to do so quickly. If you correct a lot of mistakes, or if you hesitate for a long time when you correct a mistake, what you are trying to communicate, the idea that you are trying to explain, may become unclear. Asaka corrected herself quickly when she realised she had used the wrong word 'situation', and what she really meant was 'relationship'. So, to get a band score 7.0 for your speaking, two things that you need to do are give extended answers to the examiner's questions easily, and, if you correct yourself, do so quickly. Just before I go, I'd like to say thank you to New Zealand Language Centres for providing this great location for making this video. If you'd like more tips or information about how to get a band score 7.0 for your speaking, subscribe now so that you don't miss any of my IELTS videos.