FAQs For Phase Three Of The Speaking Test

FAQs for Phase Three of the Speaking Test

Frequently asked questions about Phase Three of the speaking test.

What is it?

Phase Three is also called the “extended discourse” phase, which basically means that you have the opportunity to talk about things in detail.

How long does it last?

It should last between 4 and 5 minutes.

How do I know when it’s started?

The examiner will ask you a question requiring a short answer at the end of your Phase Two presentation to stop you and then (s)he will explain that in Phase Three you will be asked some more general questions related to the topic in Phase Two.

What are the topics about?

The topic you are asked questions about will be related to the topic in Phase Two.


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