TOEIC: Speaking Qs 1-2 (Pronunciation /r/ & /ch/)

TOEIC _ Speaking Questions 1-2_

Speaking: Questions 1 and 2 test your ability to pronounce words clearly and speak English in a comprehensible way. You will read a short text aloud, and your reading of the text will be recorded for scoring. You will practice the sounds /r/ and /ch/ sounds in these activities.

  • Time

    30-45 minutes

  • Main Skill

    Speaking (Pronunciation /r/ and /ch/ Sounds)

  • Theme and topic

    Travel and Accommodation

Warm up
Video
Exercise 1 /r/
Exercise 2 /ch/
Exam Practice 1
Exam Practice 2
Vocabulary

/r/ Sound

The /r/ sound requires an entire mouth movement at the start or end of words or in consonant combinations. The actual sound varies considerably depending on its position.

/ch/ Sound (Part 1)

The /ch/ sound uses the tongue, lips, and teeth, which can make it difficult.

/ch/ Sound (Part 2)

The /ch/ sound uses the tongue, lips, and teeth, which can make it difficult.

Question 1

Directions: In this part, you will read a text aloud. You will have 45 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to read the text aloud.

Listen to the sample response.

Pronunciation

This text uses the /r/ sound in "Riverside", "room","resort","register" and "reception".

Question 2

Directions: In this part, you will read a text aloud. You will have 45 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to read the text aloud.

Listen to the sample response.

Pronunciation
This text uses the /ch/ sound in "challenge", "coach" and "choose".

Useful list of words and phrases used in the activities in the exercises.

  • accelerate
  • challenge
  • choose
  • complimentary
  • essentials
  • excursions
  • intensive
  • reception
  • register
  • resort
  • restaurant
  • spa

TOEIC Skills

  • Speaking

    Skills to speak clearly and correctly and to convey everyday information and ideas.

  • Listening

    Skills to comprehend statements, questions, conversations, and talks.

  • Reading

    Skills to comprehend written English in a business context.

  • Writing

    Skills to to convey information and to express your ideas.

TOEIC Themes

  • Business Correspondence:

    Emails, letters, and memos for requests, complaints, inquiries, and responses.

  • Finance and Budgeting:

    Financial documents, budgeting, accounting terms, and reports like balance sheets and income statements.

  • Human Resources:

    Recruitment, training, evaluations, and workplace policies, focusing on HR documents.

  • Marketing and Sales:

    Advertising, market research, sales strategies, and customer service, including promotional materials and sales reports.

  • Meetings and Conferences:

    Scheduling, participating in, and organizing meetings, including agendas and follow-ups.

  • Office Procedures:

    Daily office tasks, equipment use, procedures, and document handling.

  • Travel and Accommodation:

    Business travel, hotel bookings, transportation, and itineraries, including travel schedules and bookings.

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