The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• What would you like to change in your daily routine?
• Are all your days the same?
• Tell me about your typical weekday and your typical weekend.
• What is the balance of work/study and free time in your normal day?
You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.
How values can change
What kind of possessions show status in your country?
Do you think it was different for your grandparents?
The consumer society
Modern society is often called ‘materialistic’. Why do you think this is?
Do you think consumerism is a positive or a negative development?
The consumer market
What is the role of advertising?
How do you think the Internet will affect buying patterns in the future?