The speaking section of the test which is a selective section of the test has 4 tasks(questions) with the total time limit of 12 minutes for this section.
The speaking test is available via computer or phone.
The Speaking section is recorded and scored by a human checker. You are assigned marks for the correct response based on specific marking scale.
The total time allocated for the speaking section is 12 minutes.
Type of Questions:
Personal information: You have to provide answers on some personal information based questions. Each question has a time of 30 sec to answer.
Describe, express your opinion, and provide reasons and explanations: You have to describe a picture and provide 2 other specific information based on the question. You have 45 secs each to answer these three questions.
Describe, compare, and provide reasons and explanations: You have to compare and describe two images and then answer two additional questions based on the question. You have 45 secs each to answer these three questions.
Discuss personal experience and opinion on an abstract topic: You have to answer three questions describing a personal experience on an abstract topic. You have 2 minutes to answer the question and 1 minute to prepare the response,