The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
Songs and singing
• Did you enjoy singing when you were younger? [Why?/Why not?]
• How often do you sing now? [Why?]
• Do you have a favourite song you like listening to? [Why?/Why not?]
• How important is singing in your culture? [Why?]
Describe a film/movie actor from your country who is very popular.
You should say:
who this actor is
what kinds of films/movies he/she acts in
what you know about this actor’s life
and explain why this actor is so popular.
You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes.
You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.
What are the most popular types of films in your country?
What is the difference between watching a film in the cinema and watching a film at home?
Do you think cinemas will close in the future?
How important is the theatre in your country’s history?
How strong a tradition is it today in your country to go to the theatre?
Do you think the theatre should be run as a business or as a public service?