IELTS Speaking- Candidate & Examiner Game

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IELTS Speaking Candidate or Examiner game 

Worksheet 1- Guessing games 

 

Warmer 

In pairs, find as many things as you can that are different about you in 4 minutes, e.g. She likes dogs but I 

like cats. 

 

After 4 minutes, change pairs and ask your new partner to guess who each of the things is true for, e.g. 

“Who likes cats, me or her?” 

 

IELTS Language- First listening 

Without looking at this worksheet, listen to the teacher and hold up your “examiner card” or “candidate 

card” depending on who you think is speaking 

 

IELTS Language Check 

Label the sentences below with “examiner” or “candidate” 

Please begin your presentation. 

I’m sorry, I don’t understand the word “accommodation”. 

I’d like to talk about my best friend. 

I’m going to talk about a very good friend of mine. 

Take a seat. 

Can I see your ID please? 

What’s your surname? 

Do you live near here? 

First you have one minute to think about what you are going to say 

Here is your topic sheet. 

You can make notes if you like. 

First, you have one minute to prepare 

Please start speaking when you are ready. 

Please sit down here. 

Can you spell your full name for me please? 

How do you spell your name? 

Where is your accommodation? 

I can’t think of anything else to say 

Can you explain that another way? 

Mmm, let me think 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2007 

 

That’s a difficult question 

Can you say that one more time, please? 

Can you repeat that please? 

It’s spelt… 

Let me see 

That’s all. 

Can I ask a question? 

Can you explain what “accommodation” means? 

The spelling is… 

That is the end of the test. 

Which part is your family name? 

First, I’d like to ask you some questions about yourself. 

Where are you from? 

Now I would like you to give a short presentation… 

Now I would like you to talk on your own for one or two minutes… 

First of all I’d like to check your name 

 

Check your answers below and test each other in pairs 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2007 

 

IELTS Speaking Candidate or Examiner game 

Worksheet 2- Answer key and further practice 

Examiner Candidate 

Take a seat. 

Can I see your ID please? 

First, you have one minute to prepare 

Which part is your family name? 

First, I’d like to ask you some questions about 

yourself.  

Where are you from? 

Now I would like you to give a short 

presentation… 

First of all I’d like to check your name 

What’s your surname? 

Now I would like you to talk on your own for one 

or two minutes… 

First you have one minute to think about what you 

are going to say 

Here is your topic sheet. 

You can make notes if you like. 

Do you live near here? 

Please sit down here. 

Can you spell your full name for me please? 

Please begin your presentation 

How do you spell your name? 

Where is your accommodation? 

Please start speaking when you are ready. 

Please show me your passport. 

Are you from Japan? 

That is the end of the test. 

I can’t think of anything else to say 

Can you explain that another way? 

Let me see 

That’s a difficult question 

Can you repeat that please? 

I’m sorry, I don’t understand the word 

“accommodation”. 

I’d like to talk about my best friend. 

That’s all. 

It’s spelt… 

Can I ask a question? 

Can you explain what “accommodation” means? 

The spelling is… 

Could I ask something before I start? 

I’m going to talk about a very good friend of mine. 

Can you say that one more time, please? 

Mmm, let me think 

 

Match up the sentences above that mean the same thing, e.g. “Take a seat” and “Please sit down here” 

(Note- not all of the sentences have pairs) 

 

Say one of the matched sentences and see if your partner can remember the sentence that means the same 

thing 

   

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2007