Describe a present you have given someone. You should say:

  • Who you gave it to
  • What kind of present it was
  • How it compared to other presents you have given

Explain why you decided to give this particular gift. 


Describe an old person that you know. You should say:

  • What your relationship is to this person
  • How often you see them
  • What people think about this person

Explain why you like them 


Describe a school which you went to.You should say:

  • when you went there
  • how many people studied there
  • how long you spent there

and explain what you liked and disliked about it. 


Describe a happy childhood event. You should say:

  • When it happened
  • Who was involved
  • How you felt at the time

Explain why you remember this particular occasion. 


Describe an environmental problem that has occurred in your country. You should say:

  • The cause of the problem
  • What effect it has had on your country
  • The steps, if any, that have been taken to solve this 

Explain why you think this problem is so important to solve. 


Describe someone who has had an important influence on your life. You should say:

  • Who the person is
  • How long you have known him/her
  • What qualities this person has

Explain why they have had such an influence on you. 


Describe a TV show that you enjoy. You should say:

  • What type of show it is
  • How often it is on 
  • How popular it is with other people in your country

Explain why you like it. 


Describe a lake, a river or a sea you have visited. You should say:

  • Where the lake, river or sea is
  • How often you have visited it
  • What activities you do there

Explain why you like this particular place. 


Describe your favorite shop. You should say:

  • where it is
  • what things it sells
  • what sort of people are its customers

and explain why you like the shop so much. 


Describe the person in your family who you most admire. You should say:

  • what their relationship is to you
  • what they have done in their life
  • what they do now

and explain why you admire them so much. 


Describe a special occasion when you had a really enjoyable meal. You should say:

  • what the occasion was
  • who was at the meal
  • what you ate

and explain why the meal was so enjoyable. 


Describe a journey that you remember well. You should say:

  • where you went
  • how you travelled
  • why you went on the journey

and explain why you remember this journey well. 


Describe a newspaper or magazine you enjoy reading. You should say:

  • what kind of newspaper or magazine it is, e.g. fashion
  • how often you buy it
  • what articles and information it contains

and explain why you enjoy reading it. 


Describe an exciting competition or sporting event you have witnessed. You should say:

  • what the competition or sporting event was
  • when and where it took place
  • who won

and explain why it was exciting. 


Describe an exciting experience in your life. You should say:

  • when the experience took place
  • where the experience took place
  • what happened exactly

and explain why the experience was so exciting. 


Describe an exciting experience in your life. You should say:

  • when the experience took place
  • where the experience took place
  • what happened exactly

and explain why the experience was so exciting. 


Describe an activity you like doing. You should say:

  • where you do it
  • who you do it with
  • why you enjoy it

and say what kind of people you would recommend that activity to, and why 


Describe something you often do in the evening.

  • when you usually do it
  • where you usually do it
  • who you usually do it with

and say if you enjoy doing it or not, and why. 


Talk about something you like doing during the winter. You should explain::

  • where you do it
  • what clothes or equipment you need
  • why you do it during the winter

and say whether you like to spend your days off in the winter indoors or outdoors, and why. 


Describe an internet business you would like to start. You should say:

  • What the business would be
  • What it would involve
  • How you would start it

and explain why you think the business would be successful.. 


Talk about a hobby you were interested in when you were a child. You should say:

  • how you first became interested in it
  • how long you did it for
  • why you enjoyed it

and say if you became more or less interested in that hobby as you got older, and why


Talk about something you can do on a computer that you think is enjoyable. You should mention:

  • what equipment or software you need to do that
  • what you need to do to do it
  • what kind of people it is popular with

and say if you would like to spend more time doing that or not, and why


Talk about something you or someone you know collects. You should say:

  • how many pieces there is in the collection
  • how the collection is stored
  • how quickly the collection is growing

and say what kind of person would enjoy collecting that thing, and why


Talk about a dish you know how to cook. You should describe:

  • what the ingredients are
  • how it is cooked
  • other preparation you have to do

and say if you think this is an easy dish to cook or not, and why


Talk about what you are going to do or will probably do on your next day off. You should include in your answer:

  • where you will go
  • who you will meet
  • how long you will spend at each place

and say if you think you will enjoy that day or not, and why


Talk about a form of exercise you used to do but no longer do now. You should say:

  • where you used to do it
  • who you used to do it with
  • why you stopped

and say if you would like to restart that sport or not, and why


Describe your favourite film. You should say:

  • what the film is about
  • who the main characters are
  • what the ending is

and explain why it is your favourite film.


Describe your favourite song or piece of music. You should say:

  • what kind of music it is
  • where you usually listen to it
  • why you like it

and say what kind of mood this music puts you in, and why


Speak about your favourite magazine, newspaper or comic. You should include in your answer:

  • where you usually buy it
  • what parts of it you most enjoy reading
  • where you usually read it

and say how it compares to other things you read


Describe a film you have never seen but would like to see. You should mention:

  • what kind of film it is
  • what it is about
  • where the story is set

and explain why you would like to see that film


Talk about a musical instrument you would like to be able to play but have never tried. You should say:

  • what the instrument looks like
  • what it sounds like
  • what kinds of people it is popular with

and say if you think you will ever try to play that instrument or not, and why