Speaking 8-th form
Describe some famous person`s appearance and predict his/her character from their appearance and clothes ( U-1,2).
Describe the most beautiful place you have ever been to: what you liked best of all there and why, what you travelled by, when you were there and how long, what the weather was like (U-3, 4).
Tell us about your favourite book/film: the plot, characters` feelings (U-5)
Describe one of the extinct animals: habitat, food, size, weight, special features (U-6).
What do you think about people who believe in ghosts? Can you tell us some strange, scary story that has ever happened with you/your friend? (U-7)
Give your advice: your best friend argued with his/her parents because they didn`t let him/her go to the rock-star`s concert. (U-8)
Your friend invited you to the party. Refuse the invitation. (U-8)
Give advice about the best way to prepare for an exam. (U-8)
Tell us about one of the lost civilizations: the Vikings, the Celts or the Maya. (U-9)
Many people believe that in 40-50 years children will no longer go to school. Instead, they will stay at home and a computer will guide them through their lessons. Think of cons and pros of such a «teacher» and the way of education. (U-10)
What are your predictions about life in the future: health, the environment, education, jobs, holidays, relationships, etc. (U-10)
Tell us a story about some accident with lucky escape. It can be you experience or an article from a newspaper. (U-11)
Tell us about one of the ancient buildings: the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Stonehenge or the Palace of Knossos. (U-12)
Tell us about one of the famous explorers: Marco Polo or Christopher Columbus. (U-12)
Tell us about one of the wonderful world sights: the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the Statue of Liberty, etc. (U-11, 12, 16)
Tell us about one of the famous writers: Rudyard Kipling or Ernest Miller Hemingway. (U-6, 12)
Imagine you being a journalist. You made a news report about a snowstorm in Scotland. Tell us about this disaster. (U-13)
Imagine you being a journalist. You made a news report about flooding in Bangladesh. Tell us about this casualty. (U-13)
Tell us about some tricky job. What job would you like to have in the future and why? (U-14, 15)
Think of the advantages and disadvantages of being a surgeon or a news reporter.