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IELTSスピーキングPART2の模範解答例

DMM英会話で、IELTSのスピーキング対策をたまにしてるんだけど、割と言いっぱなしで、模範解答との突き合わせをしていないので反省。

よく言えてるって褒めてくれるだけの先生もいるけど、語彙が少ない、とかもっと流暢に、という先生もいる。

語彙に関しては、IELTSは確かにシビアで、同じ単語を繰り返し使うと評価が低いということだから、語彙を増やすためにも模範解答をこの場を借りて復習をしてみることとする。

教材はDMM英会話のものです!!

1.) Talk about means of communication.
You should say:
 what the different means of communication are
 what your favorite means of communication is
 what the advantages and disadvantages of using it are

 

“Communication is very important to impart 伝える information from one person to another.

In medieval 中世の times, people used to communicate via various kinds of signs. Now, the

means 方法 of communication have changed, but the purpose of is the same. Languages

were invented 発明された to facilitate communication.

There are lots of means of communication in the world. I would like to tell you about

the means of communication which I use. I use the phone, the Internet, and letter. I

personally feel that the phone is the best means of communication. I remember that

once I was involved in a traffic accident while I was travelling alone in a rainy night. I

did not know what to do, but I had my phone on me and I could call for help straight

away すぐに、直ちに.

There are many advantages of using a phone. As I mentioned earlier, it can help you

in case of emergency. In addition, phones are operating as mini-computers, as they

have all the features which are available in a computer. Phones tend to save time

when conveying つたえる、運ぶ a message, so I consider them to be one of the greatest inventions of

all time.

There are also some disadvantages to using the phone. The most obvious one is that

people waste a lot of time and money by talking on the phone for hours and hours.”

2.) Talk about a skill you have learned to do very well (e.g. cooking or driving).
You should say:
 what skill you acquired
 how you acquired that skill
 how important it is for you
 if you want to learn more about this skill.

 

“When I was a little girl, I used to love dancing, so my mother took me to dance

classes. I loved them and learned lots of different styles of dancing. I started when

I was about 7 or 8 years old and practiced all through the time I attended school. I

even entered some competitions, but I never won any trophies.

Competing wasn't really important for me though. I just loved dancing and the

rhythm, the movements and stretching helped me keep fit. I didn't really

appreciate it when I was younger, but I think I learned a lot of self-discipline from

my dance classes. I also learned the value of perseverance 我慢強さ、不屈 as well.

My teacher was an ex-ballet dancer trained in classical dance in France, but she

also taught us modern dance, so I grew up appreciating 楽しむ、味わう、感謝する、理解する many different types of

dancing. I still love to dance and I find it very comforting 慰め、安らぎ、心地よさ.  I will always be very

grateful to my mother for giving me the chance to learn this art form which I can

enjoy for the rest of my life.”

3.) Talk about a visit to the carnival.
You should say:
 when you visited it
 what the good things about the carnival were
 how the carnival could have been organized better

 

“I was recently asked to make all the arrangements for the school carnival. As you

might know, the carnival is held every year and most of the schools celebrate it as a

very important event.

First of all, I had to seek help from some volunteers, so I asked my cousins to help me

out. It is a childrens’ carnival, so I had to get the things which would be of interest to

the children. I contacted a magician and asked him to perform some tricks at the

event. This was a very interesting moment for the students. Another highlight would

be that the theme of the carnival was ”the jungle” and all the children dressed up as

their favorite wild animals.

I regret one decision which I made during the organization of the carnival. The

carnival would have also acted as a fund raiser (慈善団体や政党などのための)資金調達 if I could have sold some tickets, but

the students weren’t very eager to pay money in order to be able to attend.”

4.) Describe an outdoor activity that you did for the first time.
You should say:
 what you did
 where and when you did it
 how you felt later
 if you would recommend this activity to your friends.

“Last week, I was invited by a friend to go rock climbing. Well, to be honest, it was

rock climbing but indoors, not on an actual mountain. He's been doing it for about six

months. He tried to explain to me about the 'rock wall' that they use to practice and it

all sounded very interesting.

So, on a Friday evening, he asked me what my plans were for the next day. I told him

that I hadn't planned anything special. That's when he told me that he was going to

take me to a rock climbing center in the city and show me what it was all about. I'd

forgotten all about our conversation until he invited me to go with him.

It was great fun, although I was a little apprehensive at first. The instructor was very

helpful; I started practicing on the ground and on a very low wall to gain confidence,

so there was very little risk. After training with the instructor for a few hours and

learning all about the safety aspects and the basic techniques used in climbing, I

thought that was the end of the activity. Little did I know that my friend had arranged

for us to visit a place just outside of town where we could actually climb on real rocks!

It was a beautiful day and after practicing on the indoor wall, I really wanted to try

climbing on some real rocks, so off we went. When we arrived, there were quite a few

people climbing already. My friend helped me get started and accompanied me all the

time. He was very patient.

I have to admit that it was a great day. I did something new and exciting that I'd

never done before. I really liked it and I’ll try it again soon. I'll probably have to try

and improve my fitness level, because it seems to be quite demanding physically, but

hey, that's a good reason to get toned 筋肉が引き締まった、たくましい and fit.”

まとめ

トータルで見ると、やっぱり簡単な言葉を使って回答してるんだけど、やっぱりところどころ自分はとっさには使わないなという単語や言い回しが出てくるし、単語の言い換えとかね、参考になったし、取り入れて行きたいなーと思う。

   

 - DMM英会話, IELTS