The examiner will ask you questions about yourself, such as:
I’d like to talk to you about free time.
How much free time do you normally have? WhyA/Vhy not? What do you usually do in your free time?
Who do you spend your free time with?
Do you wish you had more free time? Why/Why not?
Now let’s discuss clothes.
Is it important to you to wear clothes that are comfortable? Are you interested in fashion? Why/Why not?
Were you interested in clothes when you were a child? What are your favourite clothes like now?
The topic for your talk will be written on a card which the examiner will hand you. Read it carefully and then make some brief notes.
Describe a TV series which you enjoy watching
You should say:
what the series is about who presents it/acts in it how often it is on
and explain why you enjoy watching the series so much.
Is this series popular with many other people you know? Do you watch TV often?
Once your talk in Part 2 is over, your examiner will ask you further questions related to the topic in Part 2. The examiner may ask you to speak about these points.
Consider these questions, and then answer them.
Let’s talk about foreign TV programmes.
What kind of foreign TV programmes are popular in your country?
What are the advantages of having foreign-made programmes on TV?
Some people think governments should control the number of foreign-made TV programmes being shown. Do you agree? Why?
Now let’s talk about children and TV.
What do you think are the qualities of a good children’s TV programme? What are the educational benefits of children watching TV?
Many people think adults should influence what children watch. Do you agree? Why?
Now let’s talk about changes in the media.
What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of having TV broadcast 24 hours a day?
In what ways have advances in technology influenced the way people watch TV?
What changes do you think will occur in broadcast media in the next 20 years?
I do not watch TV that often nowadays but when I was a student, I used to watch televisions a lot. There are lots of programs that really liked and watched regularly. In those days I watch mostly news and some selective TV programs. The TV program that made a strong impression on me was a documentary that I watched on Discovery Channel.
The TV program was called “The sacrifice of genius” and it was a serial that had around 10 episodes. I watched all of those episodes and enjoyed a lot. This was mainly a documentary serial which emphasized the sacrifice the famous and genius scientists like Marie Curie, Thomas Edison and 8 other scientists.
I watched the TV program in my third year of my graduation program. In our local time, the program was broadcasted at 9.00 pm every Thursday. The program showed the life and work of the famous scientists and the sacrifices they made for humans and to make the world a better place. These stories were presented in a fascinating way and were very professionally made. The spectators would have the impression that they were actually watching the real scientists and their works.
I have learned so many things about those scientists and learned the sacrifices they made. Those sacrifices were unbelievable and after watching this program, I could not stop thinking about those famous scientist and their supreme sacrifices. This program has helped me thinking in a different perspective that sacrifices for others can be more important than personal achievements like wealth, fame and self-awareness. I later searched about details of those scientists and other famous persons as well and learned many things. I was actually inspired by this program and started learning closely about the people who made the world a place where we no longer need to live in the dark and do not have to fight the wild animals to earn our foods.