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Describe an experience you had as a member of a team. v. 1

Describe an experience you had as a member of a team. You should say: what type of team it is/was who were the members of the team What role you played in this team and explain how being a member of this team is/was helpful to you. [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: I have always thought of myself as a good team player, and I have learnt it by playing different kinds of roles in different kinds of teams in the past. Today, I would like to share my experience as a team member of one of those teams. Anyway, I had this experience, as a team member, when I was attending my high school, and when I was a member of my high school debate team. By the way, apart from me, 3 other members of my high school were included in that debate team. Even though we were not of the same age, we managed to build up a good rapport among ourselves since we all knew about our roles and responsibilities in the team. Besides, we all knew our strengths and weakness of ourselves as far as our individual contribution in the debate was concerned. Anyway, the captain of the debate team assigned me mainly to note down the critical and important points, discussed by the opposition debate team, for the purpose of refuting their argument.   Apart from that, I was also assigned to summarise my team’s case by listing different important points of all of my team members, including my points as well as that of my captain. Finally, I was also responsible to assist my team captain in finding out the bad or controversial facts of the opposition debate team so that he could order the facts of our team in sequence in order to support the theme of our debate. Anyway, being a team of that debate team has helped me greatly in my professional life by making me calm and confident during adverse condition. Besides, it also has helped me learn how to separate facts from fiction without being biased. Needless to say, being a member of the debate team has also helped become a reasonably confident public speaker. Finally, becoming a debate team member in the past has also taught me about how to coordinate nicely with each other in a team setting without imposing my views on the other team members.

IELTS speaking Describe an experience you had as a member of a team. v.1

Describe
an experience you had as a member of a team. You should say: what type of team it is/was who were the members of the team What role you played in this team and
explain
how being a member of this team is/was helpful to you. [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: I have always
thought
of myself as a
good
team player, and I have
learnt
it by playing
different
kinds of roles in
different
kinds of teams in the past.
Today
, I would like to share my experience as a team member of one of those teams. Anyway, I had this experience, as a team member, when I was attending my high school, and when I was a member of my high school debate team. By the way, apart from me, 3 other members of my high school
were included
in that debate team.
Even though
we were not of the same age, we managed to build up a
good
rapport among ourselves since we all knew about our roles and responsibilities in the team.
Besides
, we all knew our strengths and weakness of ourselves as far as our individual contribution in the debate
was concerned
. Anyway, the captain of the debate team assigned me
mainly
to note down the critical and
important
points, discussed by the opposition debate team, for the purpose of refuting their argument.
 
Apart from that, I was
also
assigned to
summarise
my team’s case by listing
different
important
points of all of my team members, including my points
as well
as that of my captain.
Finally
, I was
also
responsible to assist my team captain in finding out the
bad
or controversial facts of the opposition debate team
so
that he could order the facts of our team in sequence in order to support the theme of our debate. Anyway, being a team of that debate team has
helped
me
greatly
in my professional life by making me calm and confident during adverse condition.
Besides
, it
also
has
helped
me learn how to separate facts from fiction without
being biased
. Needless to say, being a member of the debate team has
also
helped
become a
reasonably
confident public speaker.
Finally
, becoming a debate team member in the past has
also
taught me about how to coordinate
nicely
with each other in a team setting without imposing my views on the other team members.
12Linking words, meeting the goal of 7 or more
91Repeated words, meeting the goal of 3 or fewer
5Mistakes
5 paragraphs
437 words
5.5
Overall Band Score
Coherence and Cohesion: 5.5
  • 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: 6.5
  • Use a variety of complex and simple sentences
  • Check your writing for errors
Task Achievement: 5.5
  • Answer all parts of the question
  • ?
    Present relevant ideas
  • Fully explain these ideas
  • Support ideas with relevant, specific examples
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