Part 1 consists of a 4-minute presentation on a topic of your choosing followed by a 4-minute conversation on your topic:
In the discussion – ask questions (What do you think? Do you agree? etc)
The teacher’s prompt:
In this task you need to follow the next strategies: react, paraphrase, ask, opinion
Let’s see some examples:
React with expressions:
Give your opinion:
Ask a questions once you’ve given your opinion:
Part of the tips and advice for this part can be taken from Part 2 – collaborative task. GHere you have some topics for the conversation task to work on:
1.What do you think is the right age to leave home?
1.Is it important to have a role-model when growing up?
1.Do you think we can find news which are not biased?
1.Why do you think the price of art increases after the death of the artist?
1.What is ambition?
1.Is competitiveness in the job market higher now than 50 years ago?
1.Do you believe certain type of advertisement should be banned?
1.Do you think people have the right to be rude on the internet?
1.I read an article recently that said female soldiers are now allowed on the front line in the UK army. I don’t know if this is a good idea.
1.Do you think under 18s should be allowed to do little jobs to earn money?
1.There has been an increase of lifestyle gurus on the social media over the past years. To what extent are they reliable?
1.Do you think unhealthy foods should be taxed more?