So your names are (name and serial number A) and (name and serial number B).
Examiner asks a question. ( to Candidate A)
Candidate A responds.
Examiner asks a question. ( to Candidate B) Candidate B responds.
Introductory Questions (One Minute)
Topic area Questions
Place:Which part of city / town do you belong to? What do you think of it?
School:What would you miss about school when you pass out of here?
Hobbies:What is your hobby? Why did you choose this?
Study:What motivates you to study?
Weekend:Do you think weekends are the best leisure time? Why? /Why not?
Holiday:How do you plan your holidays?
TV:What kind of TV programmes do you watch? Why?
Stage 2: Topic Presentation (4 minutes)
Examiner (to Candidate A): Now you are going to tell us about your topic. When you have finished, Candidate B will ask you a question and then I will ask you some more questions. Would you like to begin please?
Candidate A speaks
Examiner: Thank you. (Candidate B) can you ask (Candidate A) a question please? Candidate B asks question; Candidate A responds.
Examiner asks 2 or 3 follow-up questions as appropriate from the topic follow-up list.
Candidate A responds.
Examiner: Thank you. Now (Candidate B), you are going to tell us about your topic. When you have finished, (Candidate A) will ask you a question and then I will ask you some more questions. Would you like to begin please?
Candidate B speaks
Examiner: Thank you. (Candidate B) can you ask (Candidate A) a question please?
Examiner asks 2 or 3 follow-up questions as appropriate from the topic follow up list.
Examiner: Thank you. Now let’s go to the next task. I’m going to give you a card which has information about a problem.
Both the candidates choose same problem task. They read the problem task in the card (20 seconds).
Then the examiner ask them to start speaking.
Candidates discuss the problem and a solution.
Examiner: OK, can you stop now please. Option A (for candidates who have reached a solution): Thank you. Option B (for candidates who have not reached a solution): Can you agree on a solution? What is it?
Ask a question. (Candidates ask each other a Question from the problem task they discussed.)
Please stop there. That’s the end of the test.
Thank you and goodbye.
Prompt – 1:One of your close friends performed poorly in the exam. As a result his mother does not grant him permission to go on a school trip. With your partner, discuss how you would advise your friend to convince his mother and gain permission to go on the trip.
Prompt – 2:Some school children use the community park instead of the school playground to play cricket and football. This makes it impossible f
or toddlers and the elderly to use the swings and the walking track. With your partner, discuss how you would persuade these children to shift their sporting activities to the playground.
Prompt – 3:You find that your friend copies your assignments, activities and project ideas and submits them to the teacher as his/her own contribution. With your partner, discuss this problem and what you should do in this situation.
Prompt – 4:The Canteen Manager has complained to your Class Teacher about the undisciplined behaviour of some of your classmates. Your class teacher has asked you, as Class Monitors, to think of suitable measures to solve the problem. With your partner, discuss what your suggestions.
Prompt – 5:A student of your school recently met with an accident while riding a motorbike. Many students of your school who are actually minors ride two wheelers without wearing a helmet. With your partner, discuss this problem and what you can do to encourage them to follow road safety rules.
Prompt – 6:Most of the students in your class spend a lot of time indoors playing with gadgets. They don’t want to play outdoor games. With your partner, discuss what should be done to encourage students to play outdoor games and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Prompt – 7:Your school plans a celebration on Children’s Day and wants students to participate by displaying craft material and other decorative pieces made by them. No one has volunteered so far. With your partner, discuss how you can persuade other students to join in.
Prompt – 8:One of your classmates often uses unfair means during class tests. With your partner, discuss this problem and what can be done.
Prompt – 9:Your friend has been using his father’s two-wheeler without his permission. He is only 15 and has just offered to take you for a joyride too. With your partner, discuss how you can talk your friend out of this unsafe habit.
Prompt – 10:A builder is trying to convert a park in your area into a shopping complex. It is the only open space in the area where children play. With your partner, discuss how you would mobilise support to stop the construction.
Prompt- 11:Your friend has fallen into bad company. He is spending more and more time with his new friends and drifting away from studies. With your partner, discuss the problem and decide how you could help your friend.