Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Today you’ll get an IELTS sample part 2 answer about a gift I gave someone.

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The topic of ‘gifts and presents’ has become common on recent exams.

In episode 572, Lindsay and I provide sample Part 1 answers about birthdays, and we discuss gifts.

Also, on our YouTube channel, you should watch the video 8+ Vocabulary for Gifts and Presents.

Today, though, you’ll hear a native sample Part 2 answer, describing a special gift I gave someone.



Notes from the Part 2 sample answer:

  • New house
  • BFG, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Roald Dahl


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  • Movie- Willy Wonka
  • James wants these chapter books, read any time 2nd grade- chapter books, no pics
  • Bought online, set 15 books
  • Home surprise
  • Why- dark themes, lexis, imagery

There were many high-level transition phrases and descriptive vocabulary terms in today’s video.

Watch it a couple times and take notes!

Then, practice your own answer to this Part 2 cue card about gift giving.

In our online IELTS course, 3 Keys IELTS, we give you all the strategies and practice you need to score highly on all parts of the IELTS exam.

How would you answer today’s Speaking Part 2 question?

Share your ideas in the comments section below.


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