ECPE Speaking – Sample Video and Functional Language

ECPE Speaking – Sample Video and Functional Language

Sample of a complete ECPE speaking test :

[Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments]

Test Taker Prompt HERE

Examiner Prompt HERE

Test Score and Commentary HERE

Additional Speaking Prompts HERE

ECPE YouTube channel (21 videos) with lots of TIPS (Real English Online) HERE


Functional Language for all 5 stages of the test HERE

More HAU Functional Language tips :

ECPE Stage 2

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ECPE Stage 4

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ECPE Stage 5

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Stage 2

Student A

Ok let me tell you about my two options

Lets see…

First there is …..

It says here….

It also says that…..

The only drawback is ….

That’s all the information I have about the ……..course

 

Now let me tell you about the other option…

So those are my options, Which one do you think sounds best?

Student B

Well, If I were you, I’d go for the first option you told me about , the…….

Stage 3

Student A

So we need to make our final choice of who we’re going to recommend for the position of…..  The candidate/option I chose is…. And the one you chose is…  So let’s compare the two

Let’s look at at the similarities…..

Do you think ……  is something we should consider when choosing ……

Both of them…..

…… is better at…. This is something we should take into consideration when choosing ….because….

One difference is…

We need someone who is………

So it looks like we’ve decided that …. is our final choice right

 

Stage 4

Student A

After careful consideration, we have come to the conclusion that….

The first reason why we believe X would be the best option is..  This would mean that…. It would benefit our company …..

Another advantage is that fact that… By this I mean that……

And now my partner will continue with 2 more points in favor of….

Student B

One more reason why we believe X would be the best choice is….  By this I mean that…

A final reason is that…. This would certainly be an asset for …

We, therefore believe that for all these reasons, that fact that because of …a  …b… c… d…  X would certainly be the best choice for…

Stage 5

I understand your concern regarding…..

I do understand what you mean….

It might seem as a problem but the way we see it is…..

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