The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
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.
Describe a shop near where you live that you sometimes use.
You should say:
what sorts of product or service it sells
what the shop looks like
where it is located
and explain why you use this shop.
What types of local business are there in your neighbourhood? Are there any restaurants, shops or dentists for example?
Do you think local businesses are important for a neighbourhood? In what way?
How do large shopping malls and commercial centres affect small local businesses? Why do you think that is?
People and business
Why do some people want to start their own business?
Are there any disadvantages to running a business? Which is the most serious?
What are the most important qualities that a good business person needs? Why is that?