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ORAL TEST 1 EI 3203 / UNITS 5 TO 6, up to


page 71
(Pages 60, 61 out)

ITEM I: FREE SPEAKING CARDS (80 % OF THE TOTAL MARK)


SPEAKING CARDS
STUDENTS MUST TALK FOR 4 MINUTES ABOUT THE TOPICS ON THE
CARDS USING THE BULLET POINTS AS PROMPTS AND INCLUDING THE
THREE VOCABULARY ITEMS WRITTEN ON THE CARD. THEY MAY TAKE
SOME NOTES. THE TEACHER MUST ASK SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTIONS
WHENEVER NECESSARY.
.
PREPARATION TIME: 1 MINUTE
SPEAKING TIME: 4 MINUTES
STUDENT- TEACHER INTERACTION: 2 MINUTES
SOCIALIZING AT A PARTY

CARD 1:

BEVERAGES

HOW TO SURVIVE AT A PARTY WITH STRANGERS (1)


WEDDING

FRIENDLY

When was the last time you went to a party or celebration? Did you have a
good time? Give details.
What did you and your friends eat and drink?
Refer to the people that were at the party. Did you talk to anybody new?

CARD 2:

TO MEET

TO SEEM

BORING

Describe the last time you went to a celebration where you didnt know
anybody.
Refer to at least 3 people that were at the party. Did you meet anybody
new?
What tips would you give to survive at a party when you dont know
anybody?

CARD 3:

HOW TO SURVIVE AT A PARTY WITH STRANGERS (2)


TRAVEL AGENT

PARTIES AT THE ENGINEERING SCHOOL


DECISION

TO WARN

TO GET ALONG

Refer to the welcome party the university offered new students last year.
What kind of friends do you usually invite to the engineering school parties?
What advice would you give to a new student who is going to attend a party
at the engineering school for the first time?

CARD 5:

HIGH SCHOOL PARTIES


TO BORROW

SENSITIVE

Talk about your experience at a party with strangers.


Do you think its possible to guess a persons occupation when you meet
them at a party? Explain.
What topics would you recommend talking to strangers at a party in order to
have a good time?

CARD 4:

TO DOMINATE

INDECISIVE

ADVICE

Were you a party animal when you were at school? Explain.


How did you get ready before going to a party?
Compare parties at school and at the engineering school.

CARD 6:

MURPHYS LAW
TO BELIEVE

YOUR FAVORITE ANIMAL


TO GET LOST

BEAR

TO HIT

Are animal attacks common in your country? Explain.


What would you do if your girl/boyfriends pet attacked you?
How can a person survive the attack of a wild animal? Explain.

CARD 9:

THINGS THAT MAKE ME FEEL GOOD (1)


TO ENJOY

TO BARK

SURVIVING AN ANIMAL ATTACK


SIGN

SHEEP

Did you have a pet when you were a child? Explain.


What is the best way to take care of the animals we keep at home? Give
suggestions.
What would you do if you couldnt find your pet? Explain.

CARD 8:

RAIN

Do you agree with Murphys Law? Why? Why not?


What has happened to you that can prove Murphys Law?
Give another example of a law.

CARD 7:

LATE

PLEASURE

COMFORTABLE

Describe situations that make you feel good. Mention at least three.
Refer to your relationship with nature. How does the beauty of nature influence
your mood?
Speak about an unforgettable experience you have had on vacation or while on

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a trip.

THINGS THAT MAKE ME FEEL GOOD (2)

CARD 10:

HOUSEWORK

IN A HURRY

Speak about the activities that you do at home to feel good.


Refer to the activities that you dislike doing at home.
Refer to the things that made you feel good when you were a child.

RELAXING ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEKEND (1)

CARD 11:

TO FEEL LIKE

OUTDOORS

RELAXING ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEKEND (2)

FIELD

FAIRLY

TO BE GOOD AT

Speak about recreational activities. Which ones do you like the most?
How did you have fun when you were a child?
Talk about the sports that you like. Refer to sports you dislike watching.

CARD 13:

TOURNAMENT

EXCITING

How do you usually spend your weekend? Do you have time for relaxing
activities?
If you had more time, what recreational activities would you do? Why?
Describe the recreational activities you did last weekend.

CARD 12:

DONT MIND

SPORTS (1)

TO GET USED TO

THROUGH

Have you ever attended or participated in a competition? Explain.


Speak about the sports activities that were available at your high school.
Refer to the ones you took part in.

Which were the most difficult for you? Explain.

SPORTS (2)

CARD 14:

FIELD

TO SHOOT

What team sports do you like or play? Give details.


Refer to a moment in a game/match that you have found unforgettable or
exceptional.
Speak about the situation of sports in Chile at present.

SPORTS (3)

CARD 15:

IN DESPAIR

TO TURN OUT TO BE

RULES AT HOME
DONT HAVE TO

WHATEVER

OBSESSIVE

What did you have to do to help around the house when you were 10? What
about your brothers and sisters?
Was there anything you disliked/hated doing at home at that time? Describe.
Do you have any new responsibilities at home now? Explain.

CARD 17:

RULES WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS


TO GET ANGRY

ECSTATIC

Whats your opinion about the Chilean soccer teams participation in the last
World Cup?
Give information about the place and the people you were with.
Whats your opinion about fans that follow their team all over the world?
Explain.

CARD 16:

TOWARD

DECISIVE

TALENTED

Describe how you felt the first time you came to Beauchef. Explain.

What rules within the University Campus make the students lives
easier/harder?
If you could change some of the rules, which ones would you change?
Why?

CARD 18:

THINGS YOU ARE GOOD AT AND BAD AT


ATHLETE

IMPROVING YOUR ENGLISH


SHOULD

TO KEEP ON

TRICKY

What are the main difficulties you have had when learning English?
Speak about your English classes at high school.
If you had to give some advice to a classmate who were starting to learn
English, what would you say?

CARD 20:

ENGLISH CLASSES
TO REMEMBER

TRACK

Do you like taking part in university competitions? Why? /Why not?


If you were a sports person, what aspects of that lifestyle would you find
most difficult?
Talk about a sports victory that has impressed you recently.

CARD 19:

TO START

IT DOESNT MATTER

TRANSLATION

Speak about your first English class at the university.


What are the advantages of learning English? Explain.
Name three aspects of your English that you would like to improve.

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A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT

CARD 21:

RULES

TRICKY

Speak about the characteristics successful students have in common.


What were the most difficult subjects at school for you?
What aspects of your life as a student have been the most difficult at
university?

CARD 22:

SUGGESTIONS (1)
TO GET IN SHAPE

IN A HURRY

CHECK (NOUN)

What kind of restaurants do you usually go to with your friends or with


members of your family? Explain.
What is the best thing to do if you dont have time to wait and the restaurant
is full? Give reasons.
What would you do if you found a hair in your plate? Give details.

CARD 24:

DECISIONS
INDECISIVE

DECISION

SUGGESTIONS (2)
TO GET ANGRY

TASTE

Do you like exercising? Why/Why not?


What would you tell a friend who wants to improve his/her physical condition
but doesnt have money to go to a gym? Give details.
How can we have a healthy lifestyle? Give suggestions.

CARD 23:

MUST

TO BE WORTH

TALENTED

Was it difficult for you to make a decision to study engineering? Explain.


Did you ask for advice? Why? Why not?
What advice would you give to somebody who wanted to study engineering
here?

ITEM II: ROLEPLAYING CARDS (20 % OF THE TOTAL MARK)


STUDENTS PICK UP A CARD AND ASK 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT THE GIVEN
TOPIC.THEY MUST USE AT LEAST 2 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS AND
THEY MUST NOT WRITE THEIR QUESTIONS DOWN.
PREPARATION TIME: 45 SECONDS.
NOTE TO THE TEACHER: AS THIS SECTION IS MORE MECHANICAL,
ONLY GRAMMAR WILL BE CONSIDERED.
INTERVIEW 1: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:
HIS / HER FIRST TEENAGE PARTY

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 2: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER FIRST VACATION ABROAD
NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 3: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:

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HIS / HER FREE TIME ACTIVITIES
NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 4: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER OBLIGATIONS AT HOME. CONSIDER HOUSEWORK, FAMILY
RELATIONS, ETC.

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 5: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER LAST VACATION

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 6: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HOBBIES

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS.

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INTERVIEW 7: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER PREVIOUS JOB

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS.

INTERVIEW 8: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES, FRIENDS AND FAMILY LIFE.

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 9: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


HIS / HER UNIVERSITY DAYS

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

INTERVIEW 10: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


A FOREIGN COUNTRY HE/SHE WOULD LIKE TO VISIT

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS

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INTERVIEW 11: ASK YOUR TEACHER 4 QUESTIONS ABOUT:


TIPS TO HELP PEOPLE MAKE DECISIONS

NOTE: YOU MUST USE 4 DIFFERENT QUESTION WORDS