Vocabulary - less common and idiomatic expressions for IELTS, CAE, CPE (TOEFL)
1 - How often do you go for a dip in the ocean? What about in a pool or river?
2 –Have you ever had a go at surfing? If yes, did you pull it off or did you fail miserably? If no, would you interested in taking a shot?
3 - If you came across a shark in the ocean, how would you feel…
petrified / scared to death / scared stiff / anxious / as cool as a cucumber ?
4 – Have you ever been on an ocean cruise? If yes, how did it go, if no, would it be something that tickles your fancy?
5 - How would you rate the importance of oceans to you?
Vitally important / incredibly important / of some importance / of no importance whatsoever?
6 – If there was a large ocean swell, do you think you would get sea-sick? Do you ever get car-sick?