Collaborative task: 3-4 minutes
The examiner expresses an opinion on an extreme topic and the candidate must maintain and develop the conversation by asking questions.
(open): questions that have multiple answers
why, where, when, who, what, which, how, how often, how long, how far
How far do you believe that it is a good idea?
(closed): questions that have yes/no answers
Do you think you will pass the exam?
(short): ask for an opinion
What about you? What do you think?
(question tags) It is easy to learn, isn´t it?
(negative questions): asking for confirmation, express a polite opinion
Don´t you think we should start a different hobby?
(tense changes): develop the conversation by asking about different times
Did you use to do this as a child?
Do you usually take to things easily?
Are you going to try to learn a language in the future?
(hypothetical) conditionals and wish
Would you learn faster if you had more time to practice?
Do you wish you had started learning with us earlier?
Alcohol is one of the biggest problems in our society and should be banned.