1)- Do not look down. Establish eye contact with the examiner.
2)-Listen carefully to the question asked. Respond relevantly and appropriately.
-Speak in complete sentences. Do not use slang.
- Do not stop at “Yes” or “No” in your answers. Elaborate on your responses without prompting from the examiners.
- Smile and show interest. Respond enthusiastically.
“Yes, I would love to… In fact, I have just… … …”
- Do not shrug your shoulders or give “I don’t know” answers.
- When in doubt, do not say “Hah?” or “What?”
- Use dialogue fillers such as “Hmmm…”, “Well…”, “Uh-huh…” when you need time to process your thoughts.
- Share real-life experiences or stories with the examiners to enhance your responses.
- Draw ideas from the picture stimulus to help you
elaborate on your points.
- If you are given a topic you know nothing about, do not
panic. Think of how you can talk around the topic.
“No, I have not been to the cinema in the past one year
but I have seen a very good film in school… …”
GREET THE EXAMINERS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EXAMINATION. THANK THE EXAMINERS BEFORE YOU TAKE LEAVE OF THEM.