The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• What’s your favourite colour? [Why?]
• Do you like the same colours now as you did when you were younger? [Why/Why not?]
• What can you learn about a person from the colours they like?
• Do any colours have a special meaning in your culture?
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.
Music and young people
What kinds of music are popular with young people in your culture?
What do you think influences a young person’s taste in music?
How has technology affected the kinds of music popular with young people?
Music and society
Tell me about any traditional music in your culture.
How important is it for a culture to have musical traditions?
Why do you think countries have national anthems or songs?