The Describe Image question assesses speaking skills, and requires you to describe an image from an academic source such as a graph, map, chart, table or picture.
|Number of items||6-7|
|Time to answer||40 seconds|
|Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored||Speaking
Oral fluency, pronunciation
|Subskills tested||Speaking: Speaking for a purpose (to repeat, to inform, to explain); supporting an opinion with details, examples and explanations; organizing an oral presentation in a logical way; developing complex ideas within a spoken discourse; using words and phrases appropriate to the context; using correct grammar; speaking at a natural rate; producing fluent speech; using correct intonation; using correct pronunciation; using correct stress; speaking under timed conditions.|
Intro: “The graph shows/ represents/ illustrates/ projects/ indicates/ depicts/ reveals…”
Movement: increased, decreased, has risen, lowered down, dropped, has grown
Presenting features: “It is interesting to note…”, “It seems surprising…”, Meanwhile…”
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