EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 1

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

A friend of yours wants to learn a new language. 

Here are some suggestions they could think about.

Talk together about the different languages they could try and say which would be the most useful.

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • What is the best thing about knowing another language?
  • Is it important to have perfect pronunciation?
  • Are languages easy to learn?
  • Which languages have you already tried to learn?
  • What is the best way to learn a language?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 2

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

A friend of yours wants to buy you a gift for your birthday next week.

Here are some suggestions they could think about.

Choose from the different options and decide what you would like most and say why.

 

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • What is the best present you have ever received?
  • Do you enjoy giving and receiving presents?
  • Have you ever received a gift that you hated?
  • When was the last time that you bought a gift for someone?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 3

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

A woman who is always working and only has the weekend free wants to find a way to relax. 

Here are some things they could do to disconnect.

talk together about the different things she could do in order to feel better, and say which would be best. 

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • What do you usually do in your free time?
  • What is the best way to relax?
  • How often do you do exercise?
  • Are you keen on reading books to relax?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 4

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

A young person wants to get their ideal job and is thinking of the best way to do it. 

Here are some things they could do to prepare themselves.

Talk together about the different things they could do in order to have a good chance of getting a job, and say which would be best.

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • What is your ideal job and why?
  • Is it important to go to university to get a job?
  • Why do many young people need to go to another country to work?
  • What types of jobs are popular in your country?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 5

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

You are worried that your friend spends too much time on his phone and using technology and you want them to spend more time outdoors.

Here are some things they could do outdoors.

Talk together about the different things they could do in order to spend more time outside, and say which would be best.

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • Is it easy to live without a phone?
  • Why do people use their phones so much?
  • Do you prefer using technology or doing other things?
  • Where do you spend most of your free time?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 6

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

You and your friends want to spend some time together, but the weather is really bad. What kind of indoor activities interest you?

Here are some things you could do indoors.

Talk together about the different things to do in order to spend more time inside, and say which would be best.

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • What do you normally do at home?
  • Do you prefer being indoors or outdoors?
  • Do you dislike any indoor activities?
  • Who do you spend most of your time at home with?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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EXAMPLE ACTIVITY 7

Now, in this part of the test you’re going to speak together about something for about two minutes. I’m going to describe a situation to you.

 

You want to do something exciting on a hot summer day, but you don’t have a lot of money to spend. 

Here are some of the things you can choose from.

Which activity would you prefer to do and why?

All right? Now, talk together.

 

(2-3 minutes) ………………………………………

 

Discuss these questions, in order, as appropriate.

  • Is it important to spend a lot of money when you go out?
  • Can you have fun without spending money?
  • Are museums and art galeries free in your country?
  • What is the most interesting free activity available?

 

PROMPTS:

What do you think?

Do you agree?

What about you?

 

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