Once you have been matched, you can download the question sets below.  The same set of questions can be used to practise your general English or the IELTS speaking test.  

Each topic is designed to last about 45 - 60 minutes.  Take turns asking and answering the questions.
What will I talk about with my Skype Buddy?
Thanks for your interest in Skype Buddies.  If you would like us to match you with someone, please fill in this form: 
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If you live in Russia, the USA, Canada or Australia,
please include your time zone.
Make sure that your Skype ID is unique so that your Buddy can easily find you.
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If you would like to meet your Buddy more than once a week, please arrange extra times with them when you first meet.
It may take us a little time to find the perfect match.  How long can you wait?
Why use us?
Number of people matched: 1030
(Since August 2016 / Updated Periodically)

1.  Speaking English is a skill that requires practice. 

2.  Skype Buddies is FREE.

3.  You can practise general English or the IELTS speaking test.

4.   We'll match you with someone of the same sex.

5.   We'll match you with someone at your English level.

6.  We provide you with free material to talk about.

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Skype Lessons

10 sets of questions 10 sets of questions
10 self-study preparation units
  10 Skype Lessons
with an English Arch Teacher
Coherence & Cohesion
(Making yourself understood, linking & organising ideas etc.)
Speaking Skills
(Paraphrasing, fillers etc.)
Vocabulary and Phrases    
Grammatical Range & Accuracy    
  Free £9.95 £25 hour
Skype Buddies is a great way to practise your General English or prepare for the IELTS speaking test.  If you are looking for a bit more, we have put together some supplementary materials, Skype Buddies Plus, which you can use to prepare for each set of questions.  You might want to also consider having Skype lessons with one of our teachers.
Looking for more?
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and when you are free.
Skype Matching Service for English Learners
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We'll give you and your partner questions to ask each other.
We'll match you with someone.
English Arch's Skype Buddies is a FREE online service that matches English learners so that they can practise their English together.
We'll give you a day and time to meet on Skype. 
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