IELTS SPEAKING test is designed to test your speaking skills. Examiners, want to know how fluent you are in SPEAKING? Apart from this, they also want to know your ability to speak in length, organizing your answers logically, and using a wide range of words. The most important thing is that you should speak with no or minimum errors.
You will be given a Cue or Task card which will have one topic. You will be asked to speak on such topic for up to 2 minutes.
Most candidates do not speak up to 2 minutes and they go blank and speechless after round 1 minute and 10 seconds or so.
If you want a Band 7+ in Speaking, then Part 2 is the determiner. YOU MUST SPEAK FOR UP TO 2 MINUTES.
The key to ensuring that you speak for up to 2 minutes lies in the Cue or Task card itself. If you are just going to speak about the given bullets only, then there is no way you are going to speak for up to 2 minutes.
The instruction words clearly say, ‘YOU WILL HAVE TO TALK ABOUT THE TOPIC’. It means what examiners want is you to talk ABOUT THE TOPIC with or without bullet points. In other words, you can talk about the topic, the bullet points, and other than bullet points, but it should be about the topic.
Apart from bullet points, you can also: