When you speak, how much does the audience remember, and which parts do they remember? The answer may help you re-think how to be an impressive communicator.
Ideas change, and what's radical to one generation may be normal to the next.
Speaking tests are a performance. You have to show your skills.
Many non-native English speakers find it difficult to add detail and expand. As a result, their speaking test scores are lower than they should be, and their writing lacks sophistication and impact.
One essential part of speaking well is to break your speech into short chunks—usually a few words— and pausing briefly after each one.
The Grammar/Syntax section of the G.B.C. test is one in which the majority of students score below 3, with scores of 1 or 2 being very common.
Pronunciation is often students' lowest score. It's also tough to improve. However, understanding your score more deeply is an important step towards getting better. Let's take a look at the pronunciation section.
Many students who have studied vocabulary still don't score well in the G.B.C. test. We'll show you why.
We'll help you understand the Delivery section of your G.B.C score sheet. You'll also learn how to approach delivery to maximise your score.
Do you find your G.B.C. score sheet confusing? We'll help you understand the Communication of Information section. You'll also learn how to use the skills you have to score well.