What kinds of topics are there in the speaking test? 

Author : admin Date : Oct 29, 2018 Category : Homepage Comment : 0

In the first part, the interview, the examiner is going to ask you some questions about yourself and daily topics like color, weather, hobby. The common topics listed below are usually asked in a test.

 

Your Studies Your Work Hometown Traveling Cities and towns
Your accommodation Leisure Activities Ambitions Campus Life Language
Cooking Keeping Friendship Housework Family Neighbors
Teachers Celebrities Jewelry Mirror Pet
Photography Transport Indoor games Museum Television
Video games Advertisement Birthday Colors Sleeping
Food Forget things History Music News
Magazine Politeness Robot Weather Keeping time
Wild Animal Computer Dance Flowers Restaurant
Holidays Number Painting Health Name
Clothes Trees Shopping Collection Handwriting
Letters Emails Nature Reading Daily routine
Visitors to your home Film Happiness Mathematics Mobile phones

 

 

In the second part, there are generally four types of questions, to describe a person, to describe a place, to describe an object and to describe an experience. In the third part, the examiner is going to ask you some general questions that related to part 2. The sample cue cards and related questions are listed below.

an example of describing a person

speaking part 2 cue card people

possible questions in part 3:

Have people changed their attitude to teachers in the past or now?
Shall teachers teach students moral codes?
Do qualities do you think teachers should have?
What’s the differences between men teachers and women teachers?
Do parents have bigger influence than teachers?

an example of describing a place

speaking part 2 cue card place

possible questions in part 3:

Which one is more important for you in a restaurant, the environment or the food?
What do you think is good service in a restaurant?
How can restaurants and cafes be popular among customers?
Do you think food and drinks outside are healthy?
Where do people in your country like to go to in their spare time?

an example of describing an object

speaking part 2 cue card object

possible questions in part 3:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using machines?
Do you think that one day robots will replace human in work?
What is the most important invention during the past a hundred years?
Do you prefer goods made by machine or made by hand?
Have you ever fixed machine yourself?

an example of describing an experience

speaking part 2 cue card experience

possible questions in part 3:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of parties?
What are the other ways to meet new people except for parties?
What other ways to keep memory?
Do you think memory is important for you?
Why do you think some people like to keep their memory?

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