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Let’s meet Ming Wei

Meet Ming Wei - an IELTS test taker from China who has come to the Macquarie University English Language Centre for help with the Speaking section.

In the next steps, Jose asks Ming Wei some questions from Part 1 of the Speaking Test. Listen to her giving a first round of answers and then an improved version and evaluate her performance.


Ming Wei worries that her pronunciation might stop her from getting the score she needs.

Does your pronunciation also worry you? Look at the Public Band Descriptors and tell us which Band you think you would achieve for this criterion, and why?

Remember that this is an open course with a lot of learners and so the pronunciation/level of English will be different for each of you. Please don’t feel embarrassed to share, your peers are still learning too. Please also remember to use compassion when engaging in the comments feed.

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