Speaking test 2

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


Part 1 (4 to 5 minutes)

“Let’s talk about shopping. Do you often go shopping for clothes?”

“Do you think it’s important to dress well?”

“Do you have particular national dress in your country?”

“I’d like to talk about the news now. Do you often read newspapers?”

“Where do you go to get news?”

“Do you listen to news broadcasts on the radio?”

“Let’s move on to talk about holidays. Did you often go on holiday when you were a child?”

“Would you prefer to travel overseas for a holiday?”

“Do you have plans for a holiday in the future?”


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

Describe a place you’d like to live in the future

You should say:

  • Where it would be
  • What it would be like
  • Who you would live with

You should also say why you would like to live there.


Part 3 (4 to 5 minutes)

“What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in a rural area?”

“Has the standard of living changed much in your country over the last ten years?”

“Do you think more people will choose to leave their native country and live abroad in the future?”

“Do you think students should be encouraged to study overseas? ”

“Do you think that increased mobility has had a negative effect on communities?”