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?

Exam Speaking questions (IELTS, CPE, CAE)

1 - How does living near an ocean affect a person?

2 - How do people use oceans for work?

3 - What about for recreation?

4  -In what ways has human activities had a negative impact on oceans and other bodies of water?

Long-turn (IELTS part2)

Talk about an activity you would like to connected with an ocean

  • What is it?
  • Why would you like to do it?
  • How would it change your life

and would you do it with anyone

Posted in Speaking vocab and questions.

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