Questions for the May 29th Speaking Test

The teacher will give you one of these questions. You will talk for five minutes in a group of three. The presentation will be recorded. You must transcribe the conversation and return your transcription to my office by June 5th at 13:30.

Other than English, which language would you like to speak and why?

Why are some people better at learning languages than others?

Do you think foreign language study should be required?

Do you think different languages have different ‘qualities’?

Which is the most important skill in a foreign language; reading, writing, speaking or listening?

What’s the best way to learn a foreign language?

Tell me about a time when you were very angry?

How would you describe your personality?

Can negative emotions (like fear or sadness) be positive?

What makes you happy?

What kind of personality do you find attractive?

What kind of person is the most difficult to get along with?
To practice, why not visit the world plaza with a couple of friends?


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