Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Proficiency Speaking - Test Seven
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)?
Address a selection of these questions to the candidates in turn, as appropriate.
Do you use the internet to study English?
Do many tourists visit your part of the country?
What’s your favourite food?
Do you find your hometown enjoyable to live in?
Who do you spend your free time with?
Speaking Part Two: Collaborative Task
Now, in this part of the test, you're going to do something together. Here are some pictures of people in different situations.
First, I'd like you to look at photograph one and talk about what you think the men are discussing.
[Candidates speak for about one minute.]
Thank you, Now look at all the photographs.
I'd like you to imagine a local company has asked you to design a magazine advertisement for them. Talk together about which of these photographs would be most appropriate for use in the advertisement and why.
You have about three minutes for this, so don't worry if I interrupt you.
Speaking Part Three: Long Turn & Discussion
Now, in this part of the test, you're each going to talk on your own for about two minutes. You need to listen while your partner is speaking because you'll be asked to comment afterwards.
So (Candidate A), I'm going to give you a card with a question written on it and I'd like you to tell us what you think. There are also some ideas on the card for you to use if you like.
All right? Here is your card.
Please let (Candidate B) see your card. Remember (Candidate A), you have about two minutes to talk before we join in.
How can each individual help protect the environment?
- food & drink
- rubbish & recycling
[Candidate A talks for about 2 minutes]
(Then ask Candidate B)
Do you make an effort to protect the environment?
Now (Candidate B), it's your turn to be given a question. Here is your card.
Please let (Candidate A) see your card. Remember (Candidate B), you have about two minutes to tell us what you think, and there are some ideas on the card for you to use if you like. All right?
What are some of the biggest causes of damage to the environment?
[Candidate B talks for about 2 minutes]
(Then ask Candidate A)
Which for you is the most damaging thing for the environment?
Now to finish the test, we're going to talk about the environment.
(Select questions from below, addressed to both candidates, for about 4 minutes)
What is being done in your country to protect the environment?
How can more people be made aware of environmental problems?
What do you think is the biggest environmental problem in your country?
Should we be so concerned about something that may or may not happen?