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Here is a sample IELTS Speaking Part 2 task. Practise answering it – give yourself one minute to prepare, then speak for two minutes.

You can record your spoken response to the task using SpeakPipe. You can add a link to your recording in the comments below.

We won’t be able to listen to everyone’s examples, but make sure you look at our Educators’ comments and see if they could apply to you too. You can also comment on other people’s examples.


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SpeakPipe works on computers and on mobile devices that use the most up-to-date operating systems.

How to use SpeakPipe

  • Go to SpeakPipe.

  • Click ‘Start recording’. (If you are asked, click ‘Allow’ to let the website access your microphone.)

  • Click ‘Stop’ when you have finished, then choose ‘Save on server’.

  • Copy and paste the link into the comments! (If you’re using a mobile device, open the link in a new window and then copy and paste it.)

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