The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• How did your parents choose your name(s)?
• Does your name have any special meaning?
• Is your name common or unusual in your country?
• If you could change your name, would you? [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.
Different types of TV programmes
What are the most popular kinds of TV programmes in your country? Why is this?
Do you think there are too many game shows on TV nowadays? Why?
Do you think TV is the main way for people to get the news in your country? What other ways are there?
What types of products are advertised most often on TV?
Do you think that people pay attention to adverts on TV? Why do you think that is?
How important are regulations on TV advertising?