The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
Your favourite place
• What place do you most like to visit?
• How often do you visit this place?
• Why do you like it so much?
• Is it popular with many other people?
• Has it changed very much since you first went there? [In what way?]
You will have to talk about the topic for one to two 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.
The internet and communication
What effect has the internet had on the way people generally communicate with each other?
Why do you think the internet is being used more and more for communication?
How reliable do you think information from the internet is? Why? What about the news on the internet?
The internet and shopping
Why do you think some people use the internet for shopping? Why doesn’t everyone use it in this way?
What kinds of things are easy to buy and sell online? Can you give me some examples?
Do you think shopping on the internet will be more or less popular in the future? Why?