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When I was studying for my CELPIP exam I got material from them. Unfortunately, I can not put the PDF to the public because it has a watermark with my personal email. But I can put you here what it says.

CELPIP's thirtieth error as they state:

In the CELPIP Speaking Test, you will be asked to respond to a series of questions about many different things. Some questions are related to illustrations or conversations, while others ask about your preferences or opinions. It is important to answer each question in a clear and organized fashion. When test takers don't organize their ideas, they have difficulty developing the topic. The listener also has to work harder to identify and follow the ideas.

In an organized response, ideas flow together in a logical, sequential, or easy-to-understand manner, and the listener can easily understand your meaning. Before you start your response, you should use up to twenty seconds to organize what you want to say. Use the paper and pencil provided to note down key ideas and order them logically. The chart below provides some guidance on how to approach some, but not all, questions types on the CELPIP Speaking Test.

How to Organize Your Response

Question Type Organization Mode Key Words
Opinion or Preference
  • Clearly state opinion or preference.
  • List of supporting reasons.
  • Organize reasons logically.
  • Provide strong support for each reason.
I feel that ...
My opinion ins ...
One reason ...
Another factor ...
Conversation or Newcast
  • Recount the events in order.
  • Identify relationships between people.
  • Explain the problem and solution.
This is about ...
These people are ... 
  • First, give an overview.
  • Explain where one thing/person is, and then relate the location of the other things to that.
  • Describe size, shape, colour, activity, emotion.

This scene shows ...
The man beside the tree is ...

NOTE: Use strong verbs and precise adjectives

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