Unit 23. Speaking skills development 1
Your teacher will ask you a few questions about yourself.
Where are you from?
How long have you lived here/there?
Tell us what it's like living there.
How do you usually spend your free time?
What are your plans for the future?
How ambitious are you?
Have you decided on a career yet?
Script for teachersExaminer: Now, I'm going to give each of you two different photographs. I'd like you both to show each other your pictures and then talk about them. You each have only one minute for this, so don't worry if I interrupt you. Student A, here are your two pictures. Please let Student В see them. They show different kinds of holidays. Student B, I'll give you your pictures in a minute. Student A, I'd like you to compare and contrast these pictures saying how you would feel if you were on these holidays. Remember, you only have one minute. All right?
(Student A: approximately 1 minute)
Examiner: Thank you. Student B, have you ever been on holidays like these?
(Student B: approximately 20 seconds)
Examiner: Thank you. Now, Student B, here are your pictures. Please let Student A see them. They show people eating in different places. I'd like you to compare and contrast them saying which place you would prefer to go to. Remember, you only have one minute.
(Student B: approximately 7 minute)
Examiner: Thank you. Student A, how do you feel about these
(Student A: approximately 20 seconds)
Examiner: Thank you.
Script for teachersExaminer: I'd like you to imagine that your local youth centre has been given some money to buy some equipment. Here are the things that some members of the youth club want to buy with the money. I'd like you to discuss how the members of the youth club could use these things. Then, decide which two would be the most suitable, and why. Remember, you have about three minutes for this.
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