What’s your name?
-- My name is…
And your surname name? (family name)
-- My surname is ….
How do you spell it?
-- It's ...
Where do you come from?
-- I am a local and I have been living here since I was born.
Do you study English at school? Do you like it?
-- Yes. I have 8 English classes every week. I like English very much because ...
What’s your favourite colour?
-- My favourite colour is ... because ...
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
-- I like to ... sometimes…, but usually…because…
E.g. I like to spend time with my friends. Sometimes we go to the cinema, but usually they come to my house because it is near our school.
Tell me more about your family / school / English teacher. (At least 3 sentences)
-- There are…members in my famliy. They are … My mother is … who works in… and my father is… who works in…
Do you like watching TV? What is your favorite TV programme?
-- Yes, I do. I enjoy…,but my favorite…,because…
E.g. Yes, I do. I enjoy watching so many programmes as TV-series, cartoon, and wildlife documentary, but my favorite is wildlife documentary, because I love animals, and with it, I can learn a lot about the nature and amusing stories about animals.
In this part of the Speaking Test, it is important for you both to give your ideas and opinions about things.
What would be a good present for a 13-year-old? Let’s talk about all the pictures first.
OK. I think the teddy bear and the doll, the picture here, is too young for him. What about you?
You are right. And what about the cakes and chocolate? I am not sure about them. I don’t think they are a very exciting present if you are thirteen.
No, I agree with you. Perhaps these games then---the puzzle and the electronic game. Do you think he would like those?
I think so -- but he’s probably got something like that already. How about the T-shirt and the cap?
Perhaps, but I am sure he would like these football things more. Most 13-year-old boys like football.
Shall we choose the football things then? There is one other thing here. What do you think about the CD?
I think he probably downloads all his music. So, let’s go for the football things?
Ok. I think that is the best present.
1 Getting started
-- Let’s start with this picture.
-- Where shall we start?
2. Give your ideas
-- … is good because…
-- I think (/believe)… is a good (/better) choice.
-- In my opinion, the most important thing is …
-- I don’t think… is so important because
-- He will probably need… because…
Getting your partner to join in
-- What / How about ...?
-- What do you think about ...?
-- What is the price of ...?
-- Why don’t we …?
-- I think we should ..., don't you?
-- I agree with you up to a point, but...
-- That's quite true, but...
-- I'm not sure I agree with you.
-- I'm afraid I don't share your opinion.
-- This is a good idea because…
-- He will definitely need…because…
-- He will definitely need…because…
The candidates should describe one picture independently in one minute.
The two pictures have the same topic.
Now I’d like both of you to talk on your own about something. I’m going to give both of you a photograph of people listening to music.
I can see two people and they are listening to some music. They might be in the train or plane, probably the train, because I can see the thing out of the window. She is getting things on her head, and she might be listening to some music, and he is trying to listen as well. They look happy, maybe they are listening some music they like. They are both holding something in their hands, but I don’t know what those things are. She is wearing brown sweater and a pair of jeans. And he is wearing sweater. It is not so warm, maybe it is wintertime.
You will need to do three things:
-- refer to the picture,
-- describe the picture,
-- speculate about the picture.
1 Referring to the photo
-- In the middle there is ..., who ...
-- In the foreground, we can see ... who are doing....
2 Describing the picture
-- the scene. E.g., “It's a picture of a very busy classroom.”
-- what the people are wearing.
-- what they are doing.
-- what objects you can see in the picture
-- and how the people are using them.
We need to speculate when we are not sure of something. For example:
-- It could be a classroom or a busy library.
-- They might be studying for an example.
-- Maybe they are studying for an exam .
-- It must be a library.
-- She looks like a teacher but could be a librarian.
The candidates interact with each other.
The topic of the conversation develops the theme established in Part 3.
Your photographs showed people doing homework. Now I’d like you to talk together about when you do your homework, and where you like to do it.
1. Talk about when you do your homework
2. Talk about where you do homework
3. Talk about the homework you enjoy / don’t enjoy doing
4. Talk about what you do if your homework is difficult
1. 熟记口语提问句型，要听清对方问题。 找不到答案的时候要用些常用语拖延时间，如 Let me think, let me see. Oh, well…
-- I beg your pardon.
-- Can you say that again, please.