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Speaking Session 1

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Interview
The Speaking module takes between 11 and 14 minutes.

There are three main parts:


Part 1: your home/family, your job/studies, your interests and a wide range of similar familiar topic areas Part 2:The candidate is given a task card with prompts and is asked to talk on a particular topic for at most two minutes. Part 3: The examiner and the candidate engage in a discussion of more abstract issues and concepts, which are thematically linked to the topic prompt in Part 2.
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What do you need to speak?


Topical words Pre-fabricated expressions Non-verbal Content Strategies

Collocations

Accent

Gesture

Experience

General Words

Pronunciation

Verbosity

Fluency

Grammar
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Ideas

Sense of humor

Selfconfidence

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Part One: Can you speak about your education?

What is/was your major/ field of study?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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attend the state university of Tehran study civil engineering private universities entered college I graduated about 3 years ago I specialized in medicine my favorite major obtain the score a strenuous year of studying I finally was granted the university admission Im currently preparing myself for the Ph.D. entrance exam have an MS in mathematics give us some insight
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complaining about the lessons and the tests a good field applied for it grew an interest in the subject a very modern university equipped with high-tech facilities and laboratories professors were all experienced and well-motivated the education system powerful and efficient practical courses theoretical courses solve unfamiliar problems very interested in my field motivated to learn

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Possible Answer

What is/was your major/ field of study?


I specialized in medicine, my favorite major, and now Im a general practitioner, Im very happy

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Part One: Can you speak about your occupation?

What do you dislike about your job?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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work in an international company in charge of our main responsibility is to Im a civil engineer I am employed Ive been working for almost 13 years a full-time employee a 9 to 5 job also responsible for challenging find solutions meet a deadline the deadline fall behind our schedule resume work
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work overtime work in their favorite fields start work at 9 reply to the emails check my mailbox meet the new clients take a break for an hour finish work at 5 pursue this field of study hes retired take the University Entrance Exam major in civil engineering Im very satisfied with my major imagine a world without civil engineering

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Possible Answer
What do you dislike about your job?
You know sometimes we fall behind our schedule, but then we cant extend the deadline therefore we need to work overtime and that could be very bothersome at times especially when youre invited to dinner I mean you cant make it and then you cant behave socially you have to reject invitation after invitation
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Part One: Can you speak about your house?

Do you like living in a house or a flat?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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a two-storey building its located in the suburbs comfortable two large bedrooms a dining room modern a nice balcony a very quiet neighborhood very safe and very convenient a sports complex a shopping center mansion dream house prefer a house by all means far away from the city
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the neighbors are all very helpful and very considerate very spacious within a walking distance pay any fare or go downtown spend hours commuting from and to work modern household facilities advanced security systems moved in present accommodation there are no restrictions in a house taste real freedom Living in a flat for me is just like living in jail

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Possible Answer
Do you like living in a house or a flat?
Certainly a house, I mean I prefer a house by all means. Ive never lived in a flat and I think I will never do that unless I have to. You know there are no restrictions in a house, you can play music loud you can come home late you can have a party and you dont need to constantly apologize to your neighbors in the mornings as you run into them. I mean you can taste real freedom. Living in a flat for me is just like living in jail.
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Part One: Can you speak about your family?

Do you come from a large family or a small family?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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married my eldest brother the youngest in my family elder brothers have a couple of kids get together on the weekend a huge family planning to have children in the future got married two years ago wedding anniversary live on my own went independent have more privacy to stand on your own feet my grandparents are dead / alive we miss them they are strict when it comes to important matters pick on you Moderate go on a picnic
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get along with my parents easy-going understand the generation gap take care of my needs visit relatives my parents are in their 60s I resemble my mother I look like my father identical he is going to retire My youngest brother she is a housewife play games and discuss things I cant spend much time with my family see my parents every fortnight close friends very intimate friends very reliable rely on them under the most critical circumstances have lots of memories together a long-term relationship

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Possible Answer Do you come from a large family or a small family?


Well, yes of course there are seven in my family and we are all married and most of us have a couple of kids so altogether I think we are 23, you cant believe it. But thank God we dont live in the same house nowadays and we are independent which makes the crowd more tolerable, but when we get together on the weekend you can see what a huge family we are
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Part One: Can you speak about your leisure?

What are your favorite leisure activities?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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leisure activities in my free time read books play video games going out with friends go mountain climbing spend my time reading books different kinds of hobbies favorite hobby my main interest a fitness freak work out 4 or 5 times a week keeps me in shape keen on cars spend my weekend on my car reading is my favorite stuff like that I am also interested in marshal arts adore her cooking
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participated in numerous Judo tournaments a lot of spare time vegetarian foods diet foods junk foods careful about my health avoid it for health reasons watch a movie once a week go out together invite friends over to dinner prefer home-cooked food she is very good at cooking prefer not to endanger my health playing on the lawn do some chores water the plants spade the garden take a trip to the north

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Possible Answer What are your favorite leisure activities?


Well, I have lots of different kinds of leisure activities, but in my free time I mainly read books, I read poetry and books concerning religious matters. I also play video games usually car race games, but I try not to indulge in playing games, and let me think, going out with friends is my favorite too, we usually go mountain climbing or driving
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Part One: Can you speak about your city?

Whats your home town like?


Write a 40-word answer in 5 minutes.

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live in the outskirts of Tehran beautiful city located in the northeast of the province the characteristics of a good city clean and safe very quiet and peaceful recreational facilities public transport a small village I dont really approve of it moved out there was really no chance for progress love my hometown very kind and very hospitable the roads and the streets are not paved dirt roads get used to the new conditions in Tehran originally from Ahvaz the nature was scenic go into the jungle and its very popular with tourists historical places ancient places they are worth seeing natural landscapes the most important celebration the arrival of the new year natural spas riverbanks and the lakes the riverbanks have been landscaped go cruising enjoy watching the wildlife mountainous area with cold temperature a desert full of historical places Holy places lucrative and exciting business tourist attractions

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Possible Answer Whats your home town like?


As a matter of fact I was born in the southwest of the country in a small village, and there we had nothing I mean we didnt even have a high school and so I dont really approve of it and Im happy we moved out of that small village there was really no chance for progress; nevertheless, I respect the people of the village they are very nice and very kind
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