The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• Do you like to have flowers in your home? [Why/Why not?]
• Where would you go to buy flowers? [Why?]
• On what occasions would you give someone flowers?
• Are flowers important in your culture? [Why/Why not?]
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.
Going to meetings
What are the different types of meeting that people often go to?
Some people say that no-one likes to go to meetings - what do you think?
Why can it sometimes be important to go to meetings?
Why do you think world leaders often have meetings together?
What possible difficulties might be involved in organising meetings between world leaders?
Do you think that meetings between international leaders will become more frequent in the future? Or will there be less need for world leaders to meet?