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Task Listen to the text. Put ‘T’ next to the true statements and ‘F’ next to the false ones
Text Read the text about Jamie Oliver and choose the best answers
Who got the money?
Text Read the article about the Internet and maintaining friendships. Choose the correct answer to these questions
Text Read the text about teenage gambling. For each question 25-30, choose the best answer: a, b, c or d
Would you like to be famous? Why?/Why not? What do you think is the best way to become famous? Can you think of any bad ways of becoming famous
Text Choose the correct word a, b or c for each gap
The more you cheat, the less you gain. Is it true? Give your reasons
Would you like to be famous? Why?/Why not? What do you think is the best way to become famous? Can you think of any bad ways of becoming famous?
Do you have the same best friend as you did ten years ago? Why? /Why not? Have you ever been close to someone, but then drifted apart? Do you regret it? Do you have any online friends? Have you met them face-to-face? How was it?
Are there any endangered species in your country? Is anything being done about it? Has global warming affected your country? How? Do you know any environmental groups? What do they do? Would you consider joining them?
Are there any rules where you study which you do not like? Do you follow them? Why? Why not? Are there any other rules you would like to see introduced at your school? Are there any laws in your country that people often break? How do you feel about that?
Do you find it easy to talk about your feelings? Who do you talk to if you have a problem? What kind of things you do to cheer yourself up? Are you good at sorting out problems?
Why are you learning English? Do you find it easy to pick up a new language? What are your ideas about how best to learn a language?
Do you think many people know your home town? Why? /Why not? Would you like to live and work in your native town? Why? /Why not? Would you like to live and work abroad permanently? Why? /Why not?
Are there any jobs that you think are particularly pleasant or unpleasant to do? Why? Is it easier to be a man or a woman in the modern workplace? Why? What career would you like to follow, and why? If you don’t know, what ideas have you had? Are you worried if you have no idea what to do?
Do you like eating out? Why?/Why not? Do you prefer quiet celebrations with a few close friends or relatives, or parties with a large group of people? Why?
Many famous athletes and entertainers earn millions of dollars every year. Do you think these people deserve such high salaries? Why do you think they get paid such high salaries?
Do you remember your favourite childhood toy? What was it and why? What are the characteristics of a good toy? How do the toys of today compare to toys in the past?
Describe the “house of your dreams.” What does your house look like? What is your favourite room and what is in it? Where in the world is your house located?
Discuss the phrase, “Girls are weaker than boys.” Do you agree or disagree? Why? In what ways can this phrase be true and in what ways can it be false?
First of all, what is junk food? Talk about why it is so popular and why it is so dangerous. What is healthy food and why is it good for us? Give reasons.
Describe your favourite type of music. Why do you like this particular type of music? How is it different from other types of music?
Would you rather have a new car or a new computer and why?
What is the difference between your best friend and all of your other friends? Can you have more than one best friend?
What do birthdays mean to you? What do you like to do on your birthday? With whom do you like to spend your birthdays?
Who is more important in the world history: men or women? What makes you think so?
What do you think the right age to start driving? Drinking beer? Drinking alcohol? Give your reasons.