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Describe a person in the news whom you want to meet. v. 1

Describe a person in the news whom you want to meet. You should say: who this person is why this person showed up on TV how you know about this person and explain why you want to meet him/her. [You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish. ]   Model Answer: Life is busy. So, making time for watching TV is not something I manage to do that often. But, luckily, the other night after coming back from my work, I did find some time for myself to watch one of my favourite TV programmes which aired the interview of one of the successful business magnets of my country. And I really want to meet this person in person and spend some time with him. This successful business magnet, who showed up on the TV on that night, is a bit different from most others because he seemed a bit too young to me to be such a successful businessman. But, as the interview kept rolling, a lot of information about him started to come into the light. Of course, I already knew a little about that person by reading some business magazines and newspapers, but the interview was an eye-opener for me since it proved how a person of such a humble background could reach the pinnacle of financial success within such a short period of time. In fact, the person had almost nothing when he started his fruit selling business at a street corner about 12 years ago when he was only about 22 years old. Today, with more than 150 acres of different kinds of fruits gardens and one of the largest juice manufacturing companies on his name, the 34 years old business wizard has proved himself to be one of the most promising young business persons of an entire continent. So, how exactly did he manage to become such a successful entrepreneur at such a young age? Well, the answer, according to him, is that he always dreamt big even if his family was one of the poorest in the town. Needless to say, I have always wanted to meet him for as long as I have known him from TV and newspapers. And I also did want to spend some time with him right after finishing watching his interview, and I wanted to meet him, not because of his enviable financial success, but because of his positive attitude. I would like to meet him also because I want to ask him about how possibly a person of such a humble background, with no financial backing and formal education, could dream such big at such an early age and finally prove out to achieve them.

IELTS speaking Describe a person in the news whom you want to meet. v.1

Describe
a
person
in the news whom you
want
to
meet
. You should say: who this
person
is why this
person
showed
up on TV how you know about this
person
and
explain
why you
want
to
meet
him/her. [You will
have to
talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to
think
about what you are going to say. You can
make
some
notes to
help
you if you wish.
]
 
Model Answer: Life is busy.
So
, making
time
for watching TV is not something I manage to do that
often
.
But
, luckily, the other night after coming back from my work, I did find
some
time
for myself to
watch
one of my
favourite
TV
programmes
which aired the
interview
of one of the
successful
business
magnets of my country. And I
really
want
to
meet
this
person
in
person
and spend
some
time
with him. This
successful
business
magnet, who
showed
up on the TV on that night, is a bit
different
from most others
because
he seemed a bit too young to me to be such a
successful
businessman.
But
, as the
interview
kept
rolling,
a lot of
information about him
started
to
come
into the light.
Of course
, I already knew a
little
about that
person
by reading
some
business
magazines and newspapers,
but
the
interview
was an eye-opener for me since it proved how a
person
of such a humble background could reach the pinnacle of financial success within such a short period of time. In fact, the
person
had almost nothing when he
started
his fruit selling
business
at a street corner about 12 years ago when he was
only
about 22 years
old
.
Today
, with more than 150 acres of
different
kinds of fruits gardens and one of the largest juice manufacturing
companies
on his name, the 34 years
old
business
wizard has proved himself to be one of the most promising young
business
persons
of an entire continent.
So
, how exactly did he manage to become such a
successful
entrepreneur at such a young age? Well, the answer, according to him, is that he always dreamt
big
even if his family was one of the poorest in the town. Needless to say, I have always wanted to
meet
him for as long as I have known him from TV and newspapers. And I
also
did
want
to spend
some
time
with him right after finishing watching his
interview
, and I wanted to
meet
him, not
because
of his enviable financial success,
but
because
of his
positive
attitude. I would like to
meet
him
also
because
I
want
to ask him about how
possibly
a
person
of such a humble background, with no financial backing and formal education, could dream such
big
at such an early age and
finally
prove out to achieve them.
4Linking words, meeting the goal of 7 or more
34Repeated words, meeting the goal of 3 or fewer
4Mistakes
Speaking
5 paragraphs
478 words
5.5
Overall Band Score
Coherence and Cohesion: 6.5
  • Structure your answers in logical paragraphs
  • ?
    One main idea per paragraph
  • ?
    Include an introduction and conclusion
  • ?
    Support main points with an explanation and then an example
  • Use cohesive linking words accurately and appropriately
  • ?
    Vary your linking phrases using synonyms
Lexical Resources: 5.0
  • Try to vary your vocabulary using accurate synonyms
  • Use less common question specific words that accurately convey meaning
  • Check your work for spelling and word formation mistakes
Grammatical Range: 6.0
  • Use a variety of complex and simple sentences
  • Check your writing for errors
Task Achievement: 5.0
  • Answer all parts of the question
  • ?
    Present relevant ideas
  • Fully explain these ideas
  • ?
    Support ideas with relevant, specific examples
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  • Band score ≤ 6