Use These 5 Words to Score High in IELTS Speaking Tests

Using words wisely can have a huge impact on your IELTS band score . There are a few words that carry a huge impact and when used right, they can even get you a high band score . What if we tell you that just by using 5 words, you can have a positive impact on your overall band score? Yes. Use these 5 words to score high in IELTS Speaking test. For best results, you should consider enrolling yourself in the best IELTS training institute where an expert coach will help you build your topic vocabulary.

Read on to find out how you can score high in IELTS Speaking tests .

#1. A very common topic for IELTS Speaking test is that of ‘family. So when you are talking about your brother or sister, use the word sibling. Instead of saying, “My brother and sister are very dear to me”, you can say, “My siblings are very dear to me.”

#2. In addition, when you have to talk about your uncles, aunts and cousins, etc, use the word relativesor extended family.


Check on the list of the most common topics you need to prepare for your IELTS speaking test. Write down a paragraph or two on these in the language that you are comfortable using. Highlight the describing words i.e. adjectives from these and then using help of a coach or a dictionary note down the English words for the same. Make a list of these words and revise on it every single day. #3. For describing something that is beautiful or has a good appeal, use the word ‘fantastic’ or mesmerise. For instance, instead of saying, “The flowers in the garden looked good”, you can revise the sentence to either say, “The flowers in the garden were mesmerising,” or, “The flowers in the garden looked fantastic.”

#4.When you want to say something about how ‘strict’ your school was or how ‘strict’ you parents arer, use the word ‘stringent’ instead. Using uncommon alternatives to everyday words helps the examiner gain confidence in your command over the English language.

#5. If you have to say that you were initially confused about choosing your career, use the word ‘dilemma’ instead.

Building on your vocabulary is extremely important for your IELTS Speaking test . Check with your coach on the most common topics and build your vocabulary accordingly.   

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