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Sample questions speaking fce part 1

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Sample questions speaking fce part 1

  1. 1. Sample Questions Speaking FCE Part 1 (About the place you live in) Pregunta Posible respuesta Pron. aprox. Fonética Where are you from? ¿De dónde eres? I’m from Madrid. Soy de Madrid aim from Madrid. ajm frəm mədrɪd Where do you live? ¿Dónde vives? I live in Madrid. Vivo en Madrid. ai liv in MAdrid. aj liv ɪn mədrɪd Have you ever lived abroad? ¿Has vivido alguna vez en el extranjero? No, I haven’t, but I have visited some cities like London and Paris.No, pero he visitado ciudades como Londres y París. Nou, ai haven’t bat ai hav visitit sam sitis laik london and peris. no, aj hævənt, bət aj hæv vɪzətəd səm sɪtiz lajk ləndən ænd pærɪs Which of these cities -I mean London and Paris- do you like best? ¿Cuál de estas ciudades te gusta más? It’s difficult to say. I like them both. Es difícil decirlo. Me gustan ambas. London is a very cosmopolitan city and Paris is very romantic. London es muy cosmopolita y París es muy romántica. Its difikelt tu sei. ai laik dem bouz. London is a very cosmopolitan siti and Peris is very romantic. ɪts dɪfəkəlt tu se. aj lajk ðɛm boθ ləndən ɪz ə vɛri kɑzməpɑlətən sɪti ænd pærɪs ɪz vɛri romæntɪk. Can you tell something about the city/town you live in? ¿Me podrías decir algo sobre la ciudad/ pueblo donde vives? Well, Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. Bueno, Madrid es la capital y es la ciudad más grande de España. Madrid is located on the Manzanares river in the centre of the country, and it’s a wel, madrid is de capital and larchest siti of spein. MAdrid is lokeitit on de mansanares river in de senter of de kantri and its a rili nais siti to visit and to liv in. wɛl, mədrɪd ɪz ðə kæpətəl ænd lɑrdʒəst sɪti əv spen. mədrɪd ɪz loketəd ɑn ðə manzanɑrɛs rɪvər ɪn ðə sɛntər əv ðə kəntri, ænd ɪts ə rɪli najs sɪti tu vɪzət ænd tu liv ɪn.
  2. 2. really nice city to visit and to live in. Madrid está situada en el río Manzanares en el centro del país. Es también una ciudad muy bonita para visitar y vivir. Do you know what Madrid’s population is? ¿Sabes cuántos habitantes tiene Madrid? Yes, I do. It’s about 6 million including the metropolitan area. Sí lo sé. Son 6 millones de habitantes incluyendo el área metropolitana. ies, ai du. Its abaut six milion including de metropolitan eria. jɛs, aj du. ɪts əbawt six mɪljən ɪnkludɪŋ ðə mɛtrəpɑlətən ɛriə. What’s special about your city/town? ¿Qué es especial acerca de tu ciudad/pueblo? There are many things that make Madrid special. For example, it has a lot of parks , museums, big buildings, and many people from different regions of Spain and other countries. Hay muchas cosas que hacen de Madrid (una ciudad) especial. Por ejemplo, tiene muchos parques, museos, grandes edificios y mucha gente de diferentes regiones de España y de otros países. der ar meni zings dat meik MAdrid sspeshal. for eksampel, it has a lot of parks, miussemss, big bildings, and meni pipol from diferent richions of spein and ader kantries. ðɛr ɑr mɛni θɪŋz ðæt mek mədrɪd spɛʃəl. fɔr ɪgzæmpəl, ɪt hæz ə lɑt əv pɑrks , mjuziəmz, bɪg bɪldɪŋz, ænd mɛni pipəl frəm dɪfərənt ridʒənz əv spen ænd əðər kəntriz.
  3. 3. Sample questions Speaking FCE Part 1 (About your work or studies- future plans) Pregunta Posible respuesta Pron. aprox. Fonética Do you work or study? I’m studying at the University. Estudio en la Universidad. aim sstading at de yuniversiti. ajm stədiɪŋ æt ðə junɪvərsəti. What are you studying? I’m studying computer science. Estudio informática. aim sstading kompiuter sains ajm stədiɪŋ kəmpjutər sajəns. Do you like your studies? Why? Yes, I do. I like to study computer science because I have always liked computers. Sí. Me gusta estudiar informática porque siempre me han gustado los ordenadores. I got my first computer when I was 10 and since then I have been building or repairing them. Tuve mi primer ordenador cuando tenía 10 años y desde entonces he estado construyendo o reparando ordenadores. ies ai du. ai laik tu sstadi compiuter sains bikos ai hav olweis likt compiuters. ai gat mai first compiuter wen ai was ten and sins den ai hav bin bilding or ripering dem. jɛs, aj du. aj lajk tu stədi kəmpjutər sajəns bɪkɒz aj hæv ɒlwez lajkt kəmpjutərz. aj gɑt maj fərst kəmpjutər wɛn aj wəz tɛn ænd sɪns ðɛn aj hæv bɪn bɪldɪŋ ɔr rəpɛrɪŋ ðɛm.
  4. 4. What are you planning to do when you finish studying? I’m planning to go to live in The UK for a year to study English. Pienso ir a vivir al Reino Unido por un año para estudiar inglés. aim planing tu go tu liv in de yu kei for a ier tu sstadi inglish. ajm plænɪŋ tu go tu lIv ɪn ðə jùké fɔr ə jɪr tu stədi ɪŋglɪʃ. Where would you like to work in the future? I’d like to work for an IT company in Spain or abroad, for example in The UK or Germany. Me gustaría trabajar para una empresa de telecomunicaciones en España o en el extranjero, por ejemplo, en el Reino Unido o en Alemania. aid laik tu wuork for an aiti kampani in sspein or abrod, for exampel in de iu kei or in yermani. ajd lajk tu wərk fɔr æn aj ti kəmpəni ɪn spen ɔr əbrɒd, fɔr ɪgzæmpəl ɪn ðə jùké ɔr dʒərməni. How long have you been unemployed? I have been unemployed for six months. He estado en el pago 6 meses. ai hav bin anemploid for six monzs. aj hæv bɪn ənɛmplɔjd fɔr sɪks mənθs. Sample Questions Speaking FCE Part 1 (About your family) Pregunta Posible respuesta Pron. aprox. Fonética Do you have a big or small family? I have a small family. There are four of us, my parents, my brother and I. Tengo una familia pequeña. ai hav a smol famili. der ar for of as, mai perents, mai braders and ai. aj hæv ə smɒl fæməli. ðɛr ɑr fɔr əv əs, maj pɛrənts, maj brəðər ænd aj.
  5. 5. Somos 4, mis padres mi hermano y yo. Do you live with your family? Yes, I do. I live with my family in a flat in Barcelona. Sí. Vivo con mi familia en un piso en Barcelona. ies ai du. ai liv wiz mai famili in a flat in barselona. jɛs, aj du. aj liv wɪθ maj fæməli ɪn ə flæt ɪn bɑrsəlonə. Do you have any brothers or sisters? Yes I do. I have one sister and a brother. Sí, tengo una hermana y un hermano. ies ai du. i hav wan sister and a brader. jɛs aj du. aj hæv wən sɪstər ænd ə brəðər. Would you have liked to be an only child? No, I wouldn’t. When I was small I enjoyed very much playing with my brother and my sister and now I enjoy being with them. No. Cuando era pequeño me gustaba mucho jugar con mi hermano y mi hermana y ahora me gusta estar con ellos. no ai wudnt. when ai was ssmol ai enyoid very mach pleing wiz mai brader and mai sister and nau ai enyoi bing wiz dem. no, aj wʊdənt. wɛn aj wəz smɒl aj ɛndʒɔjd vɛri mətʃ pleɪŋ wɪθ maj brəðər ænd maj sɪstər ænd naw aj ɛndʒɔj biɪŋ wɪθ ðɛm. Sample Questions Speaking FCE Part 1 (About your friends) Pregunta Posible respuesta Pron. aprox. Fonética In your opinion, what makes a good friend? A good friend is someone who stays close to you in a gud frend is samwan hu steis clous tu iu in difikelt ə gʊd frɛnd ɪz səmwən hu stez klos tu ju ɪn dɪfəkəlt momənts.
  6. 6. difficult moments. Un buen amigo es alguien que se queda junto a ti en los momentos difíciles. moments. Do you have many friends or few friends? I have few friends, but very good ones. Tengo pocos amigos, pero muy buenos. ai hav fiu frends bat gud uans. aj hæv fju frɛndz, bət vɛri gʊd wənz. Do you spend most of your time with your friends or with your family? During the week I’m at home with my family, but I usually spend weekends with my friends. Durante la semana estoy en casa con mi familia, pero generalmente los fines de semana los paso con mis amigos. during de wik aim at hom wiz mai famili, bat ai yushuali spend wikends wiz mai frends. dʊrɪŋ ðə wik ajm æt hom wɪθ maj fæməli, bət aj juʒəwəli spɛnd wikɛndz wɪθ maj frɛndz. When you are with your friends where do you usually go? I usually go to have a drink with my friends or we go to the cinema, or sometimes they come to my house or I go to theirs. Generalmente salgo a tomar algo con mis amigos, o vamos al cine, o a veces vienen a mi casa o yo voy a la de ellos. ai yushuali gou tu hav a drink wiz mai frends o wi gou to de sinema, or samtaims dei kam to mai haus or ai gou tu deirs. aj juʒəwəli go tu hæv ə drɪŋk wɪθ maj frɛndz ɔr wi go tu ðə sɪnəmə, ɔr səmtajmz ðe kəm tu maj haws ɔr aj go tu ðɛrz. What do you usually When I’m at home I wen aim at hom ai wɛn ajm æt hom aj
  7. 7. do when you are at home? usually study, browse the internet, watch TV, or listen to music. Cuando estoy en casa generalmente estudio, navego por internet, veo la tele o escucho música. yusuali sstadi, braus de internet, watch tivi, or lisen tu miusik. juʒəwəli stədi, brawz ðə ɪntərnɛt, wɑtʃ tivi, ɔr lɪsən tu mjuzɪk . 50 FCE Speaking Questions for Part 1: The Interview 25 Sep2013 | Exam materials Tags: FCE · first certificate If any of you are teaching FCE (First Certificate), you will need to give your learners lots of exam training practice. Part 1 of the exam (the interview) is a good place to start because the learners have to talk about everyday topics, such as their home town, what they do in their free time and work and study. Here is a list of about 50 questions (most of which have been used in FCE exams in the last 10 years). Feel free to share them with your learners: Click here for a pdf copy: FCEpart1questionspdf (1) FCE Speaking Exam Part 1 – Interview Questions In the first part of the exam, the interviewer will ask you and your partner several questions about everyday topics. Here is a list of questions arranged by topic: Area where you live or used to live 1. Is there anything you would like to learn about your country? 2. Which area of your country would you like to get to know better?
  8. 8. 3. What’s the most interesting place you’ve visited near ….? 4. Could you tell me something about the area where you grew up? 5. Could you describe your family home to me? Sports 1. Are you interested in sport? 2. Is there a sport you’d really like to try? 3. What sports do people play most in your country? 4. How much exercise do you take each week? 5. Do you like to be physically active or do you prefer relaxing? Leisure 1. How much TV do you watch in a week? 2. Tell us about a TV programme you’ve seen recently? 3. Do you have a favourite newspaper or magazine? 4. What do you spend your time doing? 5. Do you enjoy reading? 6. What sort of books do you read? 7. Does anyone you know have an interesting hobby? 8. What’s the difference between reading the news in the newspaper and watching it on TV? 9. Who do you spend your free time with? 10. Do you prefer to be outside or inside when you have free time? Work and study 1. Do you find it easy to study where you live? 2. Do you use the internet to learn new things? 3. Do you prefer working on your own or with other people? 4. What kind of work would you really like to do in the future? 5. Are you happier doing mental or physical work? 6. Can you remember your first English lessons? 7. What do you think were the most important things you learned at primary school? 8. Would you prefer to work for a big or small company? Family and friends 1. Who do you spend your free time with 2. Who are the most important people in your life? 3. Do you and your friends share the same ideas? 4. Tell me about your best friend? 5. Do you normally go out with family or friends? Travel and holidays 1. Have you ever used your English on holiday? 2. Where would you really like to go on holiday in the future?
  9. 9. 3. Do you like to plan your holidays carefully or do you prefer to just go? 4. How do you prefer to travel? by train or by plane? 5. What’s public transport like in your country? Entertainment 1. Do you ever go to concerts? 2. Where do you like listening to music? 3. Do you like going to the cinema? 4. Do you enjoy playing computer games? 5. Do you enjoy shopping? 6. Do you like going to parties? Daily life 1. How much time do you spend at home? 2. Tell us about a day you’ve really enjoyed recently? 3. Do you like cooking? 4. What’s your favourite food? 5. Have you got any plans for this weekend? 6. What’s your favourite day of the week? 7. Are you planning to do anything special this weekend? 8. What’s your favourite part of the day? A great follow-up activity is to get learners writing their own questions. If you can think of any other likely questions, please share and we can create the ultimate list.

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