Cambridge B2 First (FCE First Certificate)
B2 First Certificate Speaking - Test Four
Speaking Part One: Interview
Good morning/afternoon. My name is ________ and this is my colleague ________.
And your names are?
Can I have your mark sheets please?
Where are you from, (Candidate A)?
And you, (Candidate B)?
Select one or more questions from any of the following, as appropriate.
Are you interested in sport?
Do you plan to take up a new sport in the future?
What are the most popular sports in your country?
Family and friends
Do you have a large family?
Do you and your friends share the same ideas and opinions?
Tell me about your best friend?
Do you like going to the cinema?
Do you enjoy shopping?
Do you enjoy playing computer games?
Speaking Part Two: Long Turn
In this part of the test, I'm going to give each of you two photographs. I'd like you to talk about your photographs on your own for about a minute, and also to answer a question about your partner's photographs.
(Candidate A), it's your turn first. Here are your photographs.
They show different ways of spending Sunday morning.
I'd like you to compare the photographs, and say which do you think is a better way of spending Sunday morning.
[Candidate A speaks for about one minute.]
(Candidate B), which would you prefer to do on a Sunday morning?
[Candidate B speaks for about 30 seconds.]
Now, (Candidate B), here are your photographs.
They show different ways of spending free time.
I'd like you to compare the photographs, and say which one you think is a better use of free time.
[Candidate B speaks for about one minute.]
(Candidate A), which activity would you prefer to do during your free time?
[Candidate A speaks for about 30 seconds.]
Speaking Part Three: Collaborative Task
Now, I'd like you to talk about something together for about two minutes.
I'd like you to imagine that your town is interested in attracting more visitors. What could they do to encourage more tourism? Here are some ideas.
First, you have some time to look at the task.
Now talk to each other about how effective you think each of these ideas would be.
- cut hotel prices
- pedestrianise town centre
- build more parks
- more police
- build amusement park
[Candidates talk for about 2 minutes]
Now, you have about a minute to decide which of these ideas would be the most effective in attracting more visitors.
Speaking Part Four: Discussion
Use the following questions, as appropriate.
What can tourists in your town do or see?
Do you think your town provides enough for visitors?
What do you do in your town on a day off?
What makes a good hotel in your opinion?