two things you have done in the last year which you are really pleased about
two things you hope you will have done by this time next year
Imagine you have won a five-day dream holiday.
You have unlimited funds.
You can go anywhere, use any means of transport and stay in any kind of accommodation.
Work with another student.
Plan your holiday together.
Decide on two main activities for each day of your holiday.
Now work with another pair of students.
Take it in turns to describe your holidays.
Decide who has the best dream holiday.
Remember to use the Future Continuous to describe your itinerary.
Speaking: giving opinions
The examiner sets the candidates a problem-solving task which often involves
a number of pictures or written prompts.
Listen to an examiner setting two candidates a task and look at the pictures below.
What three things does he ask the candidates to do?
Now listen to two students doing the following task.
What's the main problem with the way they interact during the task?
Make a note of any expressions you hear under the headings
below and then add any other expressions you know
Asking for opinions
Now do the task with another student.
Remember to give each other plenty of opportunities to express opinions.
Use a variety of expressions from the columns in the exercise above.