Developing Skills for FCE Speaking Part 2 Please, configure your audio while you wait for the class to start.  If you can’...
Class agenda Duration: 90 minutes <ul><li>Audio and video configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Class organisation: </li></ul><u...
What are you expected to do in Part 2 of the Speaking Paper? <ul><li>Have a conversation with the examiner in which you gi...
What should you know about Part 2 of the Speaking Paper? Think about : Time for each turn Number of tasks to do in the lon...
How well does each candidate describe the photographs? <ul><li>Consider the aspects discussed before: </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Common words and expressions for Part 2: Fillers Similarity & difference Speculation
Questions? Comments?
 
<ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of livin...
<ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of livin...
<ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of livin...
Impressions How did you find the task?
Follow-up activities
<ul><li>In Part 2 there is a long turn (1 minute) and a short turn (20 seconds). </li></ul><ul><li>A minute is quite a lon...
<ul><li>For the short turn, your comment should be brief, but you do have time to give reasons for your feelings or opinio...
This is all for today’s class...
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Developing skills for fce speaking part 2

  1. 1. Developing Skills for FCE Speaking Part 2 Please, configure your audio while you wait for the class to start. If you can’t hear the background music, let us know through the chat window on the right.
  2. 2. Class agenda Duration: 90 minutes <ul><li>Audio and video configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Class organisation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-task activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Task </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-task activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reminder of Follow-up activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Round up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End of class </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What are you expected to do in Part 2 of the Speaking Paper? <ul><li>Have a conversation with the examiner in which you give personal information and opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare two photographs and answer a question briefly. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss some pictures with the other candidate to reach a decision. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the interlocutor’s questions about the task from Part 3. </li></ul>Insert a thumbs up emoticon next to the answer which you think is correct.
  4. 4. What should you know about Part 2 of the Speaking Paper? Think about : Time for each turn Number of tasks to do in the long turn How to describe photographs Not knowing words Not knowing what to do Interaction with your partner
  5. 5. How well does each candidate describe the photographs? <ul><li>Consider the aspects discussed before: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time for each turn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of tasks to do in the long turn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to describe photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not knowing words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not knowing what to do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction with your partner </li></ul></ul>Watch the video
  6. 6. Common words and expressions for Part 2: Fillers Similarity & difference Speculation
  7. 7. Questions? Comments?
  8. 9. <ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of living in these places? </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate B : </li></ul><ul><li>Where would you like to live? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of living in these places? </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate B : </li></ul><ul><li>Where would you like to live? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Candidate A : </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the types of houses. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the pros and cons of living in these places? </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate B : </li></ul><ul><li>Where would you like to live? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Impressions How did you find the task?
  12. 13. Follow-up activities
  13. 14. <ul><li>In Part 2 there is a long turn (1 minute) and a short turn (20 seconds). </li></ul><ul><li>A minute is quite a long time to talk. Don’t panic; don’t go too fast. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you address both parts of the instructions for the long turn. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give separate descriptions of each picture. Compare them from the beginning. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t interrupt your partner’s turn. Listen so you can comment afterwards. </li></ul>Tips for Part 2 of FCE Speaking Paper: (Continues on next slide)
  14. 15. <ul><li>For the short turn, your comment should be brief, but you do have time to give reasons for your feelings or opinion. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry if the interlocutor stops you before you have finished everything you want to say. </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t know a word in one of the pictures, describe what you mean using other words. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to ask the interlocutor for repetition if you don’t know what you have to do. </li></ul>Top Tips for Part 2 of FCE Speaking Paper (Continued) Sources : Top Tips for FCE & First Certificate Practice Tests Plus
  15. 16. This is all for today’s class...

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