CAE Speaking part 3: final tips<br />Sandy Millin<br />
What do you do?<br />Talk to your partner about a group of pictures<br />Answer TWOquestions about the images<br />
What is the examiner looking for?<br />The ability to use language to:<br />discuss and interpret;<br />agree, disagree or...
Find a partner<br />
Do the task<br />I’d like you to imagine that a local college is preparing a short training course to prepare students for...
Did you...<br />listen to what your partner had to say?<br />clearly respond to their opinion?<br />come to a final decisi...
Watch two people doing the task<br />How do they do? <br />Do you think they show the examiner everything they need to?<br...
A new task<br />I'd like you to talk about something together for three minutes. (Five minutes for groups of three)<br />H...
Did you...<br />listen to what your partner had to say?<br />clearly respond to their opinion?<br />come to a final decisi...
Framework Part 1<br />Start the discussion<br />Give your opinion about the 1st picture<br />Ask your partner their opinio...
Framework Part 2<br />When you have discussed most or all of the pictures...<br />Bring the discussion to a conclusion by ...
Giving your opinion<br />
Giving your opinion<br />I~thinkTo~my~mindIn~my~experience<br />I~believeIt~seems~to~me~thatAs~far~as~I~understand<br />In...
Asking for your partner’s opinion<br />What do you think?<br />Do you agree?<br />Do you know any more advanced ways of as...
Asking for opinions<br />What do you reckon?<br />What’s your point of view?<br />What’s your opinion?<br />How do you fee...
Responding actively<br />That's an interesting point.<br />I was interested in what you said about ...<br />So, when you s...
Agreeing and Disagreeing<br />I completely agree.<br />That’s my opinion too.<br />I feel the same way.<br />Any more?<br ...
Agree to disagree<br />How can you show the examiner this?<br />We’ll have to agree to disagree there.<br />Shall we agree...
Moving to a new picture<br />Let’s look at this picture now.<br />Shall we talk about this [job/present/place] now?<br />I...
Bringing the discussion to a conclusion<br />So, weighing up the pros and cons, do you think …?<br />Are we generally in a...
Responding to the conclusion<br />Yes, I think so too.<br />Yes, I agree with that conclusion.<br />Any more?<br />I share...
Can you remember the framework?<br />With your partner, decide who will speak first.<br />
Try again<br />I'd like you to talk about something together for three minutes. (Five minutes for groups of three)<br />He...
Did you...<br />feel more confident this time?<br />use the framework (or at least do everything that was in it)?<br />lis...
Source: http://blog.hazrulnz.net/tag/analyst-journal<br />
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  1. 1. CAE Speaking part 3: final tips<br />Sandy Millin<br />
  2. 2. What do you do?<br />Talk to your partner about a group of pictures<br />Answer TWOquestions about the images<br />
  3. 3. What is the examiner looking for?<br />The ability to use language to:<br />discuss and interpret;<br />agree, disagree or agree to disagree;<br />negotiate and collaborate;<br />rank or classify.<br />Source: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/exams/cae_speaking.html<br />
  4. 4. Find a partner<br />
  5. 5. Do the task<br />I’d like you to imagine that a local college is preparing a short training course to prepare students for the world of work.<br />Here are some of the skills to be included.<br />Talk to each other about the relative importance of these skills and which three should be included on the course<br />Customer care<br />Information Technology<br />Money management<br />Time management<br />Organisation<br />Presentation skills<br />Team work<br />Language learning<br />How important are these skills?<br />Which three should be included on the course?<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFcjODcr3Og&feature=related<br />
  6. 6. Did you...<br />listen to what your partner had to say?<br />clearly respond to their opinion?<br />come to a final decision?<br />answer both questions?<br />show the examiner the range of your English?<br />
  7. 7. Watch two people doing the task<br />How do they do? <br />Do you think they show the examiner everything they need to?<br />They pass, but the girl in blue should ask more opinions and the girl in brown should speak more.<br />
  8. 8. A new task<br />I'd like you to talk about something together for three minutes. (Five minutes for groups of three)<br />Here are your pictures showing different occupations. Discuss the role these people have in our lives. Then decide which job tends to be the most stressful.<br />All right?<br />Discuss the role these people have in our lives.<br />Decide which job tends to be the most stressful.<br />Source: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/exams/cae_speaking.html<br />
  9. 9. Did you...<br />listen to what your partner had to say?<br />clearly respond to their opinion?<br />come to a final decision?<br />answer both questions?<br />show the examiner the range of your English?<br />
  10. 10. Framework Part 1<br />Start the discussion<br />Give your opinion about the 1st picture<br />Ask your partner their opinion<br />Respond actively to your partner’s opinion<br />Give your opinion about the 2nd picture<br />Ask your partner their opinion<br />Inspired by PavlaMilerski<br />Respond actively to your partner’s opinion<br />Give your opinion about the 3rd picture<br />Ask your partner their opinion<br />
  11. 11. Framework Part 2<br />When you have discussed most or all of the pictures...<br />Bring the discussion to a conclusion by suggesting an answer to the second question.<br />Inspired by PavlaMilerski<br />Respond to the conclusion your partner gave by agreeing / disagreeing / agreeing to disagree and close the discussion.<br />
  12. 12. Giving your opinion<br />
  13. 13. Giving your opinion<br />I~thinkTo~my~mindIn~my~experience<br />I~believeIt~seems~to~me~thatAs~far~as~I~understand<br />In~my~opinionFrom~my~point~of~viewAs~far~as~I~can~see<br />I~feelI~am~of~the~opinion~thatAs~I~see~it<br />It~dependsI~take~the~view~thatThe~way~I~see~it<br />I~preferMy~personal~view~is~thatAs~far~as~I'm~concerned<br />
  14. 14. Asking for your partner’s opinion<br />What do you think?<br />Do you agree?<br />Do you know any more advanced ways of asking for an opinion?<br />
  15. 15. Asking for opinions<br />What do you reckon?<br />What’s your point of view?<br />What’s your opinion?<br />How do you feel about...?<br />How do you see...?<br />I don’t know what you think about this?<br />
  16. 16. Responding actively<br />That's an interesting point.<br />I was interested in what you said about ...<br />So, when you say ........, do you mean ........?<br />Could you explain what you mean by .......?<br />Definitely...<br />I partially agree, but...<br />I see what you mean,...<br />Source: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/exams/cae_speaking.html<br />
  17. 17. Agreeing and Disagreeing<br />I completely agree.<br />That’s my opinion too.<br />I feel the same way.<br />Any more?<br />I couldn’t agree with you more.<br />You’re right.<br />I’m afraid I don’t agree at all.<br />I’m not sure I agree with you there.<br />Any more?<br />I don’t agree with you at all.<br />I’m not sure I agree completely.<br />Your ideas?<br />
  18. 18. Agree to disagree<br />How can you show the examiner this?<br />We’ll have to agree to disagree there.<br />Shall we agree to disagree?<br />
  19. 19. Moving to a new picture<br />Let’s look at this picture now.<br />Shall we talk about this [job/present/place] now?<br />I’m going to move on to this picture.<br />Any more?<br />
  20. 20. Bringing the discussion to a conclusion<br />So, weighing up the pros and cons, do you think …?<br />Are we generally in agreement that …?<br />So, all in all do we feel …?<br />Essentially, do we all agree that …?<br />So, to sum up …<br />So, in general …<br />It seems we’ve reached the conclusion that …<br />Taking everything into consideration...<br />Source: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/exams/cae_speaking.html<br />
  21. 21. Responding to the conclusion<br />Yes, I think so too.<br />Yes, I agree with that conclusion.<br />Any more?<br />I share your opinion about... but...<br />
  22. 22. Can you remember the framework?<br />With your partner, decide who will speak first.<br />
  23. 23. Try again<br />I'd like you to talk about something together for three minutes. (Five minutes for groups of three)<br />Here are your pictures showing different occupations. Discuss the role these people have in our lives. Then decide which job tends to be the most stressful.<br />All right?<br />Discuss the role these people have in our lives.<br />Decide which job tends to be the most stressful.<br />Source: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/exams/cae_speaking.html<br />
  24. 24. Did you...<br />feel more confident this time?<br />use the framework (or at least do everything that was in it)?<br />listen to what your partner had to say?<br />clearly respond to their opinion?<br />come to a final decision?<br />answer both questions?<br />show the examiner the range of your English?<br />
  25. 25. Source: http://blog.hazrulnz.net/tag/analyst-journal<br />
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