The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topics.
• Where do you buy most of your clothes? [Why?]
• How often do you buy new clothes for yourself? [Why?]
• How do you decide which clothes to buy? [Why?]
• Have the kinds of clothes you like changed in recent years? [Why?/Why not?]
Describe an interesting discussion you had about how you spend your money.
You should say:
who you had the discussion with
why you discussed this topic
what the result of the discussion was
and explain why this discussion was interesting for you.
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.
Money and young people
Why do some parents give their children money to spend each week?
Do you agree that schools should teach children how to manage money?
Do you think it is a good idea for students to earn money while studying?
Money and society
Do you think it is true that in today’s society money cannot buy happiness?
What disadvantages are there in a society where the gap between rich and poor is very large?
Do you think richer countries have a responsibility to help poorer countries?