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Preparing for a Speaking Assessment

Feeling pressured?

You may feel nervous about the Speaking Assessment - don't worry. It's only natural. You will be assessed by your class teacher, who will already know how good you are. He or she will try to make you feel at ease.

Prior preparation

You know beforehand that the Speaking Assessment will be on a topic familiar to you. You can expect to speak on topics such as:

Tips for top grades

  • Keep the conversation going by being able to say plenty about the issue or question being discussed.
  • Remember, the more you are able to say about a topic, the more in control of the conversation you will be and the fewer questions your teacher will ask you.
  • Make sure that what you say makes sense in Gaelic and is about the topic.
  • Using a variety of verbs and other words and phrases shows your teacher that you have a good grasp of Gaelic.

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