- This is a spontaneous speaking test without any prior preparation.
- The test is dispensed by an examiner and is given individually. Interviews are recorded on cassette and sent to CIEP for marking. Tests are marked by a team of accredited trainers and each mark is double-checked. The examiner's opinion is also taken into consideration during marking.
- Test duration: 15 minutes.
Sample questions for speaking test:
Question 1: Do you work or are you a student? Please describe your job/studies.
Question 2: What did you do for your last holidays?
Question 3: What made you decide to sit this test?
Question 4: Is being able to speak at least one foreign language important? Why?
Question 5: Should minors be allowed to buy cigarettes?
Question 6: Nowadays, new communications technologies are constantly emerging, but do people communicate better than in the past?