How to Do the Speaking Test - Global School of English

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How to Do the Speaking Test - Global School of English

How to Do the Speaking Test

After you finish the Placement Test you must do the Speaking Test. You will need a computer with a

webcam and microphone and a good internet connection. There is a list of questions below. You will

record yourself answering these questions using a video messaging service.

Step 1

Choose which test questions you want to answer from the list below. Everyone must answer the first

2 questions. Then choose 3 more from questions 3 ‐12. The questions are in order of difficulty. Choose

questions that you think match your level of English.

Speaking Test Questions

1. What’s your name?

You must answer these 2 questions.

2. Where are you from?

3. What kind of food do you like?

4. What jobs do your family have?

Choose 3

more

questions.

5. How often do you play sport?

6. What subjects did you study in school?

7. Have you travelled to any other countries?

8. How long have you been studying English?

9. Which countries would you like to travel to in the future?

10. Describe the plot of the last film you watched.

11. If you hadn’t studied English, which other language might you have

studied?

12. Describe a place you have visited that made an impression on you.

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Step 2

The following steps can be completed either through our LearningZone website where you did your

placement test http://learningzone.gsoe.co.uk (log in again, click on placement test and speaking test

and following the instructions) or by visiting http://www.mailvu.com . Wait for the video window to

load (this may take a few minutes).

This is still loading. Please wait.

This is now loaded. You can continue to Step 3.

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If the website asks to access your camera and microphone, click ‘Allow’.

Step 3

Click ‘record’ and record yourself answering 5 of the questions above. When you have finished, click

‘stop’.

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Step 4

Type ‘365’ into the box next to ‘Delete after’.

Then click ‘Send Video Mail’

Step 5

Next you should send your video message by completing the following boxes.

• Type your full name here.

• Type your email address here.

• Type

v.craig@glasgowschoolofenglish.com

• Type your nationality and date of

birth here.

Example – Pakistan. 28/06/88

Then click ‘Send Email’.

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Step 6: END

The school will notify you of the test result as soon as possible. If you have any problems when recording

your test, please email Vicki at v.craig@glasgowschoolofenglish.com.

If you have not already done so, please send a copy of your passport ID page to Nicqui at

n.macleod@glasgowschoolofenglish.com as soon as possible. We cannot assess your speaking test

without photographic identification. Thanks for understanding.

Congratulations you have now completed the speaking test!

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