Japanese is a popular language — about million people in the world speak it, according to Ethnologue, so your students may be excited about learning it. Many people may see Japanese as a difficult language, as it is made up of three different alphabets:
I would suggest students record sample answers on their mobile phones and listen back to them. It amazes me that students have often never listened to themselves speak.
For part one of the speaking the students can predict the questions. They will probably be asked about their home town so be prepared to talk about it.
Practice these types of questions using your mobile phone voice recorder — but never memorise an answer. Reply Mike May 11, at 5: Please comment on this, Dominic. The trick here is to rephrase it in your own words — to show your range of expression.
In the speaking, the rules are somewhat different. I do train my students to consider repeating the question at the beginning: Also, if you can, rephrase the question, rather than repeat it. Reply ali December 7, at 8: Actually I was just trying to get an update on typical speaking test questions.
Parrotted answers are highly dangerous — if only because IELTS examiners hate them — you want the examiner on your side. Rose September 9, at Even i knew I was well prepared and answered every questions fluently since I do believed that I have no priblems with speaking english language for I have been leaving here in England for four years.
It is just mad that some examiners are pathetic! Reply Happy Girl September 29, at 5: The rest 7 mark out of the total 9 band score is decided by the Cambridge faculty when our recorded voices get to them. So it is less affected by the interviewer. Dominic Cole September 4, at 2: Your whole mark is given by the examiner there and then.
To get good band scores there os need to attract interviewer…. Arkadaslar yalan bu puf noktalar iki bucuk aldim amk adam sallamis ya yazarken bunlari. I want to share my problem here.
I have already appeared in ielts test and i got 5. The main problem with me is that i become nervous in front of examinar. How can i practice alone?
Reply plz Reply Dominic Cole January 14, at 2: I used to work as an examiner for a different set of exams and it was easy to see that some candidates were jsut very nervous and underperformed.
But as an examiner you can only mark what you hear! Have you looked at my post on this? It is possible to practise speaking by yourself. Anonymous January 31, at 3: Anonymous December 20, at 5: Niraj Karki October 15, at 1: Listening,Writing,Reading and obiously Speaking.
The less the best,everthing is simple to understand and helped me before of my exam practice. Thanks to you,Dominic…Hats off!!
Nepal Reply Almira November 7, at 4: Cole, please advise me, all teachers say to do not learn answers but I think that it would be better to look through the topics and not to learn but just to have some ideas about these topics to be familiar with them. My speaking is good but it depends on a topic… There are questions that I can not imagine how to answer.
So should I prepare some ideas before the exam? Reply Dominic Cole February 22, at Examiners can almost always tell and it probably puts you under more pressure when you try to remember what to say.Learn the basics of the Japanese language with this series of coloring pages.
Kids practice writing the characters and get the chance to expand their Japanese . Learn the basics of the Japanese language with this series of coloring pages. Kids practice writing the characters and get the chance to expand their Japanese vocabulary, too!
The main objective is speaking fluency, but also comparative and superlative adjectives and modal verbs of speculation (could be, might be). Mar 08, · Listening Japanese Sentences. learn and study japanese listening practice. for listening, reading, speaking PDF: http://learnjapanesecom.
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