Look that following expressions and learn the difference and speak in a more native way. hope it would be helpful for your IELTS speaking and also your daily usage.
Non-native English: I like watching TV very much.
Native English: I like watching TV a lot.
Non-native English: It helps me relax myself.
Native English: I find it relaxing.
Non-native English: I think maybe……
Native English: I guess… / I suppose… / I would probably say……
Non-native English: The traffic jams in my hometown are very bad.
Native English: The congestion in my hometown is horrendous.
Non-native English: In my memory,…
Native English: If I remember correctly,…
Non-native English: I learnt much knowledge from …
Native English: I learnt a lot from…
Native English: I learnt a huge amount from …
Non-native English: as we know
Native English: as I’m sure you know
Non-native English: I seldom read the newspaper. (a bit old-fashioned)
Native English: I hardly ever read the newspaper.
Non-native English: Pardon? (a bit old-fashioned)
Native English: Sorry, I didn’t quite catch that.
Native English: Sorry, could you please repeat that?
Non-native English: My family has 3 members.
Native English: There are 3 of us in my family.
Non-native English: On weekends, I like to play with my friends.
Native English: On weekends, I like to do stuff with my friends.
Native English: On weekends, I like to meet up with my friends.
Native English: On weekends, I like to get together with my friends.
Non-native English: That’s all I want to say.(not very polite – It give an impression to the examiner that you still have some ideas but you don’t want to tell them.)
Native English: So yeah, that’s basically what I think.(to use at the end of an answer when you’ve given your opinion)