Computer Games: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers. Click for the answer texts (gapped) How popular are computer games in your country? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/How-popular-are-computer-games-in-your-country.mp3 How useful are computer games for school learning? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/How-useful-are-computer-games-for-school-learning.mp3 To what extent can computer games affect children’s mindset? (English) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/To-what-extent-can-computer-games-affect-childrens-mindset.mp3 Should parents restrict the amount of time children spend playing computer games? […]

Challenges: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers. Click for the answer texts (gapped) How important is it for work to be challenging? (American) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/How-important-is-it-for-work-to-be-challenging-American.mp3 Is there a disadvantage to having challenges at work? (English) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Is-there-a-disadvantage-to-having-challenges-at-work-English.mp3 Why do some people not like challenges? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-do-some-people-not-like-challenges-Australian.mp3 What advice would you give to someone who wants to get better […]

Changing Careers: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers. Click for the answer texts (gapped) How typical is it for people in your country to do the one type of job throughout their career (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/How-typical-is-it-for-people-in-your-country-to-do-the-one-type-of-job-throughout-their-career-1.mp3 Did people change jobs less before? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Did-people-change-jobs-less-before-c.mp3 Why do people look to change their career? (English) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-are-some-societies-ageing-English.mp3 What advice would you […]

Birds: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers. Click for the answer texts (gapped) What birds are common in your country? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/What-birds-are-common-in-your-country-Australian.mp3 Why do some countries have birds on their flags (American) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-do-some-countries-have-birds-on-their-flags-American.mp3 Why are birds so common in children stories and fairy tales and (English) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-are-birds-so-common-in-children-stories-and-fairy-tales-English.mp3  

Anger: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers Click for the answer texts (gapped) Why do people get angry? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-do-people-get-angry-Australian.mp3 What steps can people take to control their anger (American) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/What-steps-can-people-take-to-control-their-anger-American.mp3 Do you think people are angrier than they used to be? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Do-you-think-people-are-angrier-than-they-used-to-be-Australian.mp3  

Ageing Population: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers. Click for the answer texts (gapped) What do elderly people do in their free time in your country? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/What-do-elderly-people-do-in-their-free-time-in-your-country.mp3 When do people in your country retire? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/When-do-people-in-your-country-retire.mp3 Why are some societies ageing (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Why-are-some-societies-ageing-English.mp3 What are the consequences of an ageing population to society? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/What-are-the-consequences-of-an-ageing-population-to-society-Australian.mp3

Advertising: Example Speaking Answers

Press play to listen to answers Click for the listening texts (gapped) What makes an advertisment a good advertisment? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/What-makes-an-advertisement-a-good-advertisement.mp3 Some people say that advertising targeting teens and children has a negative effect. Do you agree? (Australian) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Some-people-say-that-advertising-targeting-teens-and-children-has-a-negative-effect-Do-you-agree.mp3 Which form of media is the best for advertising? (American) http://lclanguages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Which-form-of-media-is-the-best-for-advertising-American.mp3 How has technology changed advertising? […]

Flying

Vocabulary – less common and idiomatic expressions for IELTS, CAE, CPE (TOEFL)   1 –  How do you feel in planes when the plane hits some turbulence: calm and collected, somewhat nervous, stressed out, petrified? 2 – How often do you get planes? Once in a blue moon, every now and again, on a regular […]

Families

Vocabulary – less common and idiomatic expressions for IELTS, CAE, CPE (TOEFL)   Which of these sentences are true in your opinion (true for you / your country in general)… Parents pay attention to how they bring up / raise children Parents nurture love in children Parents instil discipline in children Parents always provide well […]

Danger

Vocabulary – less common and idiomatic expressions for IELTS, CAE, CPE (TOEFL)   1 – If you could take the plunge and have a go at an extreme sport, which one would you have a go at? (skydiving, bungee jumping, free jumping, wolf hunting etc…) 2 – Do you hold people who are into extreme […]