SPEAKING

MORE THAN A HUNDRED FREQUENT QUESTIONS These questions are meant to be used for the 1st part of the oral exam, the warm-up. 

 1. What’s your (first) name? 2. Why did your parents call you ………? Is anybody else in your family called ….? 3. Does your name mean anything? 4. What’s your surname? 5. What do your friends call you? What’s your nickname? 6. How old are you? 7. Are you the eldest or the youngest in the family? 8. Where were you born? 9. Where are you from? 10. Where do you live? 11. What’s your address? 12. Have you always lived in the same place/house? 13. Would you like to live in another country? Which? Why? 14. What’s your home telephone number? 15. What’s your mobile-phone number? 16. What do you use the Internet for? 17. How much time do you spend chatting? 18. When / what time do you chat? 19. What time do you go to bed? 20. What’s your MSN Messenger™/Tuenty/Facebook address? 21. What’s your favourite place to be? 22. Do you enjoy speaking English? 23. Do you smoke? 24. Do you (sometimes) drink alcohol? 25. Have you ever had a serious illness? Which one? 26. Have you got brothers or sisters? 27. What’s your relation with them? 28. Have you got relatives in other countries? 29. Do you like animals? Have you got a pet? 30. Have you got a boyfriend/girlfriend? 31. What’s your best friend’s name? 32. Have you ever fallen in love? 33. Are you in love at the moment? 34. Would you do crazy things for love? 35. Do you think you will get married? A civil marriage or a religious one? 36. Would you like to have children? How many? 37. Are you a good student? 38. What subjects are you good at? 39. What do you like doing in your free time? 40. What do you do for fun? 41. Have you got many friends? 42. How often do you meet your friends? 43. Where do you meet your friends? 44. Do you consider yourself a good friend? 45. Who, in your family goes (is in charge of going) to the supermarket to shop? 46. Do you help when they go to the supermarket? 47. What items do you usually buy? 48. What do you do when you go to a shopping centre? 49. What do you buy when you go to a shopping mall? 50. Do you normally have breakfast? (Why not?) 51. What time do you normally have breakfast? 52. What do you have normally for breakfast/lunch/dinner? 53. What do you prefer to drink in the morning? 54. What’s your favourite food? 55. What’s your favourite colour? 56. Have you decorated your bedroom? Which colour(s) did you use? 57. What do you usually do on weekends? 58. Do you like travelling? 59. Have you ever been abroad? Where to? 60. Which country would you like to visit? Why? 61. What’s your favourite country? 62. Would you live in another country? Which one? 63. Do you like going to the cinema? 64. What kind of films do you like? 65. What’s your favourite film? 66. Who’s your favourite actor/actress? 67. Do you like going to the beach? 68. What’s your favourite beach? 69. Do you like dancing? 70. Do you like singing? 71. What kind of music do you like? 72. What’s your favourite song? 73. Who’s your favourite singer/band? 74. Do you sing when you have a shower? 75. What do you think of Eurovision/Operación Triunfo Song Contest/ Big Brother? 76. Would you be a contestant of Big Brother? Why/why not? 77. What do you prefer: listening to music or watching TV? 78. What kind of programmes do you prefer? What’s your favourite programme? 79. Do you ever watch the news? Which channel? 80. What’s your favourite series? 81. What’s your favourite actor/actress of Spanish series? 82. Do you like reading? 83. What kind of books do you like? 84. What’s your favourite book? 85. What are you reading at the moment? 86. Do you like computer games? 87. Do you like sports? 88. What kind of sports do you like? 89. What’s your favourite sport? 90. Do you practice any sports? 91. How often do you do sports? 92. What type of exercises do you do? 93. Is there a sports centre near your house? 94. Do you prefer individual or team sports? 95. Do you like watching sports on TV? 96. Do you like football? 97. What’s your favourite football team? 98. Who’s your favourite footballer? 99. How many times a day do you brush your teeth? 100. Can you swim? 101. Do you like surfing? 102. Have you ever done snowboarding? 103. Do you like extreme sports? 104. Have you ever done any? 105. Have you ever taken part in a competition? 106. Have you ever won a medal? 107. Do you feel better when you do sports? 108. What would you like to do next summer? 109. How would you describe yourself in few words? 110. What do you think when you look at yourself in a mirror? 111. Do you think appearance is important? 112. What will you do when you finish Bachillerato? 113. What would you like to study? Why? 114. What will you study at University? 115. Would you like to study in another university instead of the ULPGC/ULL? 116. What kind of job would you like to have in the future? 117. How much money would you like to earn/get? 118. What would you do if you win the lottery? 119. What is something you would / will never do? 120. Reality shows on TV. Fun or rubbish? 121. Do parents understand young people (their sons and daughters)? 122. What’s your relationship with your parents? 123. Do young people understand their parents? 124. When you need help, who do you speak to? 125. Do you think speaking English is important? Why? 126. Have you got plans for the future? 127. What’s your dream job? 128. What is a dream that you have all the time? 129. What’s the weather like today? 130. What’s your favourite day of the week? Why? 131. What’s your favourite time of the year? Why? 132. What are you afraid of? What scares you? 133. What are the Canary Islands famous for? 134. What three things would you take to a desert island and why? 135. What languages can you speak? 136. What presents did you get last Xmas? 137. How often do you eat sweets? 138. What is your favourite pizza topping/ingredients? 139. What did you have for dinner yesterday? 140. Which Canary Islands have you visited? Which island is your favourite? 141. Do you do anything special on Halloween? 142. Do you prefer night or day? Why? 143. What is the last thing that you have bought? 144. Do you prefer dogs or cats? Why? 145. What do you do to help in your house? 146. What do you want to be in the future? 147. What do you usually do on Sundays?

 

PICTURES. ORAL EXAMS

Usain Bolt.

 

QUESTIONS YOU HAVE TO ANSWER WHEN DESCRIBING THE PICTURE IN AN ORAL EXAM:
Where and when did this happen?
Describe the character/s and setting.
What do you think has happened?
What is the person doing?
How does the person feel?
Tell the story of this person.
hunger in Africa
  

lWhere and when did this happen?
lDescribe the character/s and setting.
lWhat do you think has happened?
lWhat is the person doing?
lHow does the person feel?
lTell the story of this person.
 
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