Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"
Jessica Beck
"Director of IELTS Training"

It’s not easy to fill the two minutes.

You need to go out and have experiences to be able to come up with topics.

Today we’ll talk about how to describe objects in Speaking Part 2.

This is the hardest Part 2 question. This question is coming up more and more often on the exam.

We’ll give you an easy framework today so that you can get the highest possible score in this part of the test.


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The formula for object Speaking Part 2 questions:

1- Describe what it looks like

2- Describe how you use it and why you use it

3- Include a story that is connected to a person experience with the object


Question: Describe an expensive thing you want to own

Answer: Please listen to the audio to get Lindsay’s answer.

Let’s look at the strategies of Lindsay’s answer.

Vocabulary: The vocabulary was good because it was very specific

  • Zippy little hatchback
  • No frills
  • No add-ons

*These were easy to use because she described the car first.

Grammar: She used very high level and natural grammar constructions. You should write these down!

  • At some point I want to get this…
  • The reason I am thinking about this is….


Question: Describe something you bought but you never used

Answer: Please listen to the episode to get Jessica’s sample answer.


  • If my eyes fall on….
  • Infommercial
  • Smoothies

Another strategy: She also did a great job with specific details in describing how the object is used.


Now go and practice your answers to Speaking Part 2.

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