Speaking test 1

Answer the questions. Try to speak for the time shown in brackets for each section.

Part 1 (4 to 5 minutes)

“Do you enjoy cooking?”

“Do you prefer home cooked meals or fast food?”

“What would you typically eat for lunch? ”

“Let’s talk about photographs. Do you take many photographs?”

“Do you enjoy looking at photographs?”

“Do you prefer photographs of people or places?”

“When do you mostly take photographs?”

“Now let’s talk about transport. Do you often use public transport?”

“Do you often walk anywhere?”

“Have you ever been on a long journey?”

“Do you prefer to travel alone or with other people?”

Part 2 (1 minute preparation then talk for 2 minutes)

Talk about a business you would like to start.

You should say

  • what it would be
  • where it would be
  • who your customers would be

You should also say why you would like to start this business.

Part 3 (4 to 5 minutes)

“What are the advantages and disadvantages of running your own business? ”

“What makes a successful business person?”

“Do you think technology will affect the way we do business?”

“What makes a good employer?”

“Do you think life would be better if we all worked less?”