q1eq2 Question 1 1. Who would you like to go on a trip abroad with?

Describe this person and say why he/she would be a good travel companion for you.

2. What is your favorite place to visit on weekends? Describe it and explain why it is your favorite place to go.

3. What is your happiest childhood memory? Describe it and give reasons to explain why it is your happiest memory.

4. What is your most important possession? Describe it and say why it is so important.

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q1eq2 5. Talk about a person who has inspired you. Describe the person and explain why you found him/her inspirational.

6. Where do most like to go to eat out? Describe this place and say why you like it most.

7. Talk about an important national holiday in your home country. Describe it and explain why it is important.

8. What is your favorite book or movie? Describe it and say why it is your favorite.

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q1eq2 9. Who do you feel close to in your family (or extended family)? Describe this person and say why you feel close to him/her.

10. Where is a good place to have fun in your city or town? Describe this place and explain why it is fun.

11. Talk about an experience in your life that made you feel embarrassed. Describe it and say why it was embarrassing.

12. What was your favorite subject at school? Describe it and explain why this subject was your favorite one.

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What is your favorite style of clothing? Describe it and explain why it is your favorite. Page 4 . 16. 15.q1eq2 13. Describe it and say why it was interesting. Talk about an interesting tourist attraction you have been to. 14. Describe the experience and say why it was a success for you. Who is an important person in your country? Describe this person and explain why he/she is important. Talk about a time when you experienced success.

What is your most useful study aid? Describe it and explain why it is useful in helping you to study. 20. Name a person whom you truly admire. Describe the person and say why you admire him/her. Page 5 . Talk about a difficulty you have overcome in your life.q1eq2 17. Describe the experience and say why it was difficult to overcome. Think of a place that makes you feel relaxed and peaceful. Describe it and explain why it is relaxing and peaceful for you. 19. 18.

23. Where is your favorite place to study? Describe this place and say why it is a good place for you to study. Describe this person and explain why he/she was so influential to you. 24.q1eq2 21. 22. What is your favorite kind of food? Describe it and explain why it is your favorite. Describe the experience and say why it was a positive one. Page 6 . Talk about a teacher who had a positive influence on you. Talk about a positive experience with learning or using English.

Which place has fond memories for you? Describe this place and explain why it is memorable to you. 26. Describe a resource that helped you to do something better than before. 28. Describe this person and say why he/she has been inspirational to you. When have you been happily surprised by something? Describe the experience and say why the surprise was a happy one for you. 27. Page 7 . Name a famous or influential figure who has inspired you. Describe it and explain why it was helpful to you.q1eq2 25.

What is your favorite recreational activity? Describe it and say why you enjoy doing it. Page 8 . Where would you like to go to spend a vacation? Describe this place and say why you would like to holiday there. Describe a person from your country’s history. 32. Talk about something you and your family enjoy doing together. 31.q1eq2 29. Describe it and explain why you all enjoy it. Why do you think this person was important? 30.

What is your favorite season of the year? Describe the season and explain why you like it so much. Where would you most like to live? Describe this place and explain why you would like to live there. Who is the most intelligent person you know? Describe the person and say why you think he/she is intelligent. 35. 36. 34. What custom from your home country are you most fond of? Describe the custom and explain why you are fond of it.q1eq2 33. Page 9 .

Page 10 . Describe the original event and say why you would like to relive it. What is your favorite way of getting around? Describe it and explain why it is your favorite means of transportation. Describe this place and explain why you would recommend it. Talk about an event from the past that you would like to relive. 40. Name a place in your country you would recommend others to visit.q1eq2 37. Which person are you most likely to go to with a personal problem? Describe this person and say why you would go to him/her in particular. 38. 39.

She´s a really fun loving person. I guess the main reason I like to going there is that the beach is very beatiful and has wide sidewalks which makes so great for couples and it´s completely pet friendly. I´ve been doing things like: writing letters to Santa Claus and watching others kids ride their bicycles around and I was really. She´s always a lot of fun to be around and she is very pleasant and very patiente. Moreov My happiest childhood memory was when I got my first bicycle. lots of memories and it´s quite fast too. remarkable and relaxing time together. My tinny dogs feel very happy and comfortable while we are playing on its wonderful white sand and we all have a very pleasant. I´ve had my current computer for about six months now. This was such a happy memory for me because I´ve been looking for to getting my own bycicle for so long. Moreover. Now. In addition to that. orange bicycle with a really cool reflector on the front. I got this bicycle when I was about five or six years old and it was a present for Christmas. really looking for to getting my own. a great company with a great sense of humor. My main reason for choosing her I think is that so far she only has fairly limited worldwide travelling experience other than her country and my country and the place we went to our honeymoon. this computer Page 11 . It is Hewlett-Packard touchscreen desktop computer. I really recall the sense of freedom and excitment once I got on that bike and rod My most important possession is. it was a nice big. It has got a really big monitor. my desktop computer. It´s an astonishing beach located about 30 minutes drive from where I live and it has absolutely one of the best signseeings of the city.q1eq2 For a trip abroad I really like to go with my wife. without a doubt. she hasn´t see many places so I´d love to give her that opportunity. my wife and I are very different people and have very different interests so I think if Example Answer My favorite place to visit on weeekends is the Copacana Beach. from Santa Claus.

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Would you prefer to run your own private business or work for a large company with many employees? Page 21 . or individually on your own? 3. Which place would you prefer to live in? 2. Some students get their best study done at night. Others prefer to study during the day. Others prefer to live in a big city. Some people prefer to live in a small town.q1eq2 Question 2 1. Which time do you prefer for getting study done? 4. Would you prefer to do an important college assignment as part of a team with other students.

Some students go directly to the teacher with questions about their course work. Some people prefer to eat at food stands or restaurants. Which do you prefer? 8. or just by yourself? 7.q1eq2 5. Which do you prefer? 6. Others prefer to ask their classmates first. Would you prefer to go on a trip overseas to a new country with a companion you know. Other people prefer to prepare and eat food at home. During your spare time. would you prefer to watch a movie or read a book? Page 22 .

Others like to try new things and take risks. Which do you prefer? 12. Would you prefer to go on a long trip by car or by train? Explain with reasons and examples. Some students try to combine part-time work and study. while others prefer to study only and work later once their courses are finished. or a job you really enjoy with a moderate salary? Page 23 . Which do you prefer? 10.q1eq2 9. Which kind of job would you prefer: a job that is uninteresting but has a high salary. 11. Some people like to stick to tasks they know they can do well.

Others prefer to take their time and get things done at a slower pace. would you prefer to adapt yourself to the new culture.q1eq2 13. Some students try to do moderate amounts of homework on a daily basis. Which do you prefer? 16. or concentrate more on maintaining your own culture? Page 24 . Do you prefer friends who are intelligent. or friends who are reliable? 15. Others prefer to get their homework done in one go over 1-2 days. If you went to study in a different country with a different culture. Which do you prefer? 14. Some people like to hurry and get things done as quickly as possible.

Which do you prefer? 18. or a course that is conducted online via distance learning? 19. Other people go only by price. Would you prefer to do a course that involves lectures and tutorials onsite. Others prefer to read about the news online. Some people like to keep up with current news by reading newspapers. Many universities offer intensive courses during the summer and winter periods. some people use brand names to help them decide what to buy. When shopping.q1eq2 17. Which do you prefer? 20. Would you prefer to take an intensive course durung the summer or the winter vacation period? Page 25 .

Which kind of gift do you prefer giving to a friend? 23. Some people like living in the center of cities close to downtown areas. or talk to a student who has already taken the subject? 24. Others prefer to live further out in the suburbs. would you prefer to go and ask a teacher about it. Others prefer to do most of their research using the Internet. Which do you prefer? Page 26 .q1eq2 21. To find out about a course subject. Some people give money as gifts to friends. Which do you prefer? 22. Some students like to use the library to do most of their research. Others try to give a specific kind of present.

Which do you prefer? 26. Some students prefer lectures where the teacher does all of the talking. Which do you prefer? 28.q1eq2 25. Other students prefer classes where students are more interactive and contribute to the lesson. Some students like to buy all their own books and keep them after their courses are finished. Would you prefer to spend your vacation period at home with family. while others prefer to spend it indoors. Some people like to spend their leisure time outdoors. or go on a trip somewhere with close friends? 27. Others prefer to borrow course books and return them once the course is finished. Which do you prefer? Page 27 .

q1eq2 29. Others prefer to wait until they are older to start their own family. Which do you prefer? Page 28 . Others prefer a very quiet atmosphere for their study. Which do you prefer? 31. Which do/would you prefer? 30. Some people enjoy hobbies or sports that are personal and individual. Would you like to spend most of your life living and working only in your own country. or would you prefer to spend some time living and working in a new country? 32. Others like hobbies or sports that involve groups of people. Some students like to listen to music while they are studying. Some people like to get married and start a family while they are still young (under 30 years of age).

q1eq2 33. Would you prefer to live in an apartment building. Some students like to make a specific study schedule for themselves. Other people prefer to listen more and talk only when they have to. Which do you prefer? Page 29 . while others prefer to do their study only when they feel like doing it. some people like to lead the conversation and do a lot of the talking. During discussions. Other people like to experiment and work things out for themselves. Which do you prefer? 36. Some people want to have specific instructions or directions when they try something new. or a private house? 35. Which do you prefer? 34.

Other people like to start things like online blogs.a private diary or an online blog? 39. or work with your close friends? 38. Which do you prefer? 40. For a group assignment. Other universities are very large and have many thousands of students enrolled. Which would you prefer to start . Which kind of university do you prefer? Page 30 . Some universities are small and have only a couple of thousand students on campus.q1eq2 37. Other students choose courses that are very interesting to them. Some people like to keep a private diary which they don't show to other people. would you prefer to work with a new group of people whom you don't know all that well. where other people can read the posts and make comments about them. Some students choose courses in order to get good jobs in the future. even if they don't always lead to good jobs.

q1eq2 My favorite place to visit on weeekends is the Copacana Beach. I guess the main reason I like to going there is that the beach is very beatiful and has wide sidewalks which makes so great for couples and it´s completely pet friendly. My tinny dogs feel very happy and comfortable while we are playing on its wonderful white sand and we all have a very pleasant. Mo Page 31 . remarkable and relaxing time together. It´s an astonishing beach located about 30 minutes drive from where I live and it has absolutely one of the best signseeings of the city.

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