The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• How well do you know the people who live next door to you?
• How often do you see them? [Why/Why not?]
• What kinds of problem do people sometimes have with their neighbours?
• How do you think neighbours can help each other?
You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes.
You have one minute to think about what you are going to say.
You can make some notes to help you if you wish.
What kinds of organisation want to find out about people’s opinions?
Do you think that questionnaires or surveys are good ways of finding out people’s opinions?
What reasons might people have for not wanting to give their opinions?
Questionnaires in school
Do you think it would be a good idea for schools to ask students their opinions about lessons?
What would the advantages for schools be if they asked students their opinions? Would there be any disadvantages in asking students’ opinions?