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APTIS SPEAKING

LESSON 1.

PART 1.

 What’s is your favourite season of the year? Why?


 Do you think the weather conditions can influence in the personality of a person?
Why? Why not?

PART 2.

 When was the last time you went to the bank?

 How useful do you think Internet Banking is?

 How much more do you think banking transactions will change in the next 10 years?

PART 3.

“Social Networks” (1minute and 30 seconds)


Pros:

 Ability to connect to other people all over the world

 Real-time news

Cons:

 Can be addictive

 Substitutes face-to-face interaction

PART 4.

 Do you think Social Network helps reduce loneliness? How?

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LESSON 2.

PART 1.

 Which one would you like to be in? (45sec)


 Which one would children prefer? (45sec)

PART 2.

• About how much do you usually spend each day?


• Are you used to saving money every month?
• Is money the most important thing in the world?

PART 3.

Should all universities be free? (one minute and a half)

Pros:

 Equal opportunities for everyone.


 Higher number of qualified workers.

Cons:

 Crowded universities.
 A more competitive world.

PART 4.

 Extra Question: Do you think education standards are a lot easier now in comparison
to
education 50 years ago? (45sec)

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LESSON 4.

PART 1.

 Which job would you like to do? (45sec)


 Which one would offer the best work atmosphere? (45sec)

PART 2.

 What do you do in order to have good health?


 What is healthy food?
 How often should people visit the doctor?

PART 3.

“Technology” (one minute and a half)


Use this information:

PROS:

 Improves advanced in science


 Enables communication

CONS:

 People are very dependent on it


 Less job positions
 Affects badly some people who do not know how to use it (for example, elderly)

PART 4.

 EXTRA QUESTION: How much more do you think technology will evolve in the future?
(45sec)

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LESSON 7.

PART 1.

 How can terrorist attacks be prevented in the future?


 How should a terrorist be treated by the law?

PART 2.

• What would be a perfect retirement for you?


• Would you like to spend the rest of your life in another country?
• Would you like to live together with your children even if they are already married? Why?

PART 3.

“PLASTIC SURGERY” (one minute and a half)


Use this information:

PROS:

 Helps with health/birth problems. Specially after accidents.


 Enhance confidence levels and self-image

CONS:

 Complications
 Need for surgery in the future

PART 4.

 Do you think doctors should only heal and not waste their talent on appearance?

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LESSON 9.

PART 1.

 Why do you think some people prefer to have dogs and some others to have cats?
 Which one would you prefer to have? Why?

PART 2.

 What are the advantages of living in the countryside and living in the city?

 Which one would you prefer?

 Do you think people in the countryside are more polite than people in the city?Why?

PART 3.

Should students pick their own subjects? (1minute and 30 seconds)


Pros:

 They would be more motivated.


 Education would be more adapted to the needs and interests of each student.

Cons:

 They might discard some important subjects.


 They may pick subjects that do not challenge their knowledge.

PART 4.

 Do you think it is better to be home-schooled?

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LESSON 12.

PART 1.

 Why do you think some people prefer restaurants and some others prefer street food?
 When was the last time you ate in an informal place? Did you enjoy it?

PART 2.

 Do you think ads influence the choices you make when you buy something?

 What is the best form of advertising?

 Should business be allowed to advertise to children?

PART 3.

Does fame make your life easier? (1minute and 30 seconds)

Pros:

 It generally means being richer.


 Special treatment wherever they go.

Cons:

 Lack of privacy.
 Being constantly judged.

PART 4.

 Why do you think some celebrities get depressed if they “have everything” they want?

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LESSON 15.

PART 1.

 Which of these jobs would you like to do?


 Why do jobs that involve making difficult decisions appeal to some people?

PART 2.

 Who gives the best advice? friends, family or strangers? Why?

 Are you a good person to go to for advice?

 When was the last time someone gave you a good piece of advice?

PART 3.

“Globalization” (1minute and 30 seconds)


Pros:

 increases cultural awareness.

 Economy growth.

Cons:

 Safety standards are ignored to produce cheap goods.

 Some small cultures may lose their distinct features.

PART 4.

 Do you think your country has been affected by Globalization? How?

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LESSON 20.

PART 1.

 What´s your favorite mean of transportation? Why?


 What do you think the most dangerous form of transportation is? Why?

PART 2.

 Is unemployment a great problem where you live now?


 Do you know people who have lost their jobs recently? What happened?
 How should the government help people who have lost their jobs?

PART 3.

“Being Single” (1minute and 30 seconds)

Pros:

 Freedom.
 You can plan your future and don't have to take another person into consideration.

Cons:

 Sense of loneliness.
 No one to go 50/50.

PART 4.

 Would you rather be single in your life right now or in a relationship? Do you believe
that age matters when it comes to this question?

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LESSON 23.

PART 1.

 Where would you go on holidays? Why?


 What disadvantages would each of these places have?

PART 2.

 Do you prefer reading a book or watching the same story in a film?


 What´s the main difference?
 Do you think people should never watch a film without reading its version in a book?

PART 3.

“Being a Teacher” (one minute and a half)

Use this information:

PROS:

 The bond you form with your students


 Long holidays

CONS:

 will never make you wealthy.


 requires more time than you think.

PART 4.

 How can parents make the teacher´s life a lot more stressful?

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LESSON 25

PART 1.

 Why do you think grandparents are usually softer than parents?


 In your country are the responsibilities of a mother the same as the responsibilities of
a father to their families?

PART 2.

 Are some parts of this city considered more dangerous than others? Which parts?
 Do you know anyone who has been mugged?
 What are some things that are illegal that you personally think should be legal?

PART 3.

“Having children” (one minute and a half)


Use this information:
PROS:

 It allows you to leave a legacy.

 Every new experience gives you the best feeling ever.

CONS:

 Requires more money than you imagine.

 Your social life suffers.

PART 4.

 Should women always get custody after a divorce? Why or why not?

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LESSON 28.

PART 1.

 Which device do you use the most?


 Which of these devices is the easiest to use?

PART 2.

 How often and for how long do you play team sports?
 Do you prefer to play individual or team sports?
 How can team sports be beneficial to the way we interact with society?

PART3.

“Travelling abroad for tourism”

Use all this information:

PROS:

 You get to see amazing places.


 You meet new people.
 You have unforgettable experiences.

CONS:

 You encounter difficulties due to cultural differences.


 You only experience things from a tourist´s point of view.
 It is expensive and sometimes requires lots of planning.

PART 4.

 Has television changed the perception we have of other cultures?

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LESSON 31

PART 1

 Where would you prefer to live? Why?


 What are the disadvantages of living in the countryside and living in the city?

PART 2

 When was the last time you were stressed?


 Are there specific situations that you find stressful?
 Do you think stress is ever good, useful, or necessary? Why? Why not?

PART 3

“Living with your parents as an adult”

Use all this information:

PROS:

 Saving money.
 Constant family support.
 Less responsibility.

CONS:

 No privacy.
 Less independence.
 Family tension.

PART 4

 Is independence at a young age overrated?

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OTHER QUESTIONS.

PART 1.

 How difficult do you think it is for older people to get used to new technologies?
 Should children be taught how to use new technologies from such an early age?

 Do you think a vegetarian diet is better than a diet that includes meat?
 Do you think fast food, soda and sweets should be sold in school cafeterias?

PART 2.

1.Many young children have unsupervised access to the internet and are using the internet
to socialise with others. This has can lead to a number of dangerous situations which can be
threatening for children.

 What problems do children face when going online without parental supervision?
 How can these problems be solved?

2.Some people think that being able to communicate with others online is breaking down
geographical barriers and enabling people, who would normally never have the chance to
meet, to communicate.

 What are the advantages of international communication online?


 Are there any disadvantages to this?

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3. There are a number of different forms of communication and one such form is body
language.

 In what way is body language a form of communication?


 What others ways do people communicate with each other?

4. The majority of people work hard in order to achieve success while for others it comes
naturally.

 Do you think some people are destined to be successful?


 How can success be measured?

5. A child's character is greatly influenced by the way in which adults around them behave.

 Do you agree with this?


 What other factors influence a child's character?

6.

 Tell me about a time you changed your appearance


 How did you feel?
 Do you think people are more obsessed with how they look nowadays?

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