Exam 2022. Situations for discussion

Ситуации для устного высказывания, экзамен 2022, английский язык

Учитель Глушакова Т.П.

Билет 1

Let’s talk about accommodation

  1. What types of houses do the British people live in?
  2. Do we have the same types of houses in Belarus?
  3. Your family is going to move into a new house/flat. What questions will you ask your parents about the new house/flat?
  4. Give your parents a piece of advice on where to move: a multi-storied building or a detached house.
  5. What does your ideal house look like?

Билет 2

Let’s talk about education

  1. Tell me about the system of education in Belarus.
  2. Do you like your school? Why or why not?
  3. Ask me about the school I went to when I was young.
  4. What advice can you give me on how to prepare for exams well?   
  5. If you were to write an article about school problems, what would you write about?


Билет 3

Let’s talk about the environment

  1. Do you share the opinion that our planet is in danger?
  2. Do you recycle or throw away all the waste?
  3. Ask your British friend what environmental problems they are concerned about.
  4. Give a piece of advice on what people can do to protect the environment.
  5. If you have a chance to start a campaign to help the environment, what will you campaign for?

Билет 4

Let’s talk about your Motherland

  1. What attracts tourists to Belarus?
  2. Are the symbols of Belarus known to foreigners? Why or why not?       
  3. What questions will you ask a journalist from the BelTA News Agency?
  4. What advice will you give to people who want to visit Belarus?    
  5. They say that the Belarusian language is losing its popularity. What do you think about it?  

Билет 5

Let’s talk about Great Britain

  1. Would you like to visit Britain?
  2. Do you agree that Great Britain is a country of traditions? Prove your point of view.
  3. What would you like to ask a British teenager about Britain?
  4. Give me a piece of advice on what sights to see in London.
  5. Explain why Britain is so popular among tourists.      

Билет 6

Let’s talk about science and modern technologies

  1. Let’s talk about science and technology. What is the role of science in our fast-moving world?
  2. ​Do all scientific discoveries have a positive effect on our life?
  3. What questions will you ask a famous scientist about his/her career?
  4. Advise me what device to buy.
  5. Explain, why people are becoming more dependent on high-tech devices.

Билет 7

Let’s talk about art 

  1. Our country is world-famous thanks to its artists, composers, etc. Tell me about some of them.
  2. Is graffiti a form of art or an act of vandalism?
  3. What questions will you ask a British teenager who has recently taken part in a graffiti exhibition?
  4. Give me a piece of advice on what architectural monuments are worth visiting in Belarus.
  5. Are you interested in video blogs? Why or why not?

Билет 8

Let’s talk about your future career

  1. What is your idea of an ideal job?
  2. Some people think that it is necessary to have a good command of a foreign language to get a good job. Do you agree with this?
  3. Imagine that you are an employer at the job interview. What questions would you ask a person applying for the job?
  4. What would you advise a person who is about to go to a job interview?
  5. Explain what things people should take into consideration when choosing a career?

Билет 9

Let’s talk about family

  1. What does your immediate family mean to you?
  2. Are there any family traditions that you follow?
  3. What questions will you ask a British teenager about his/her extended family? 
  4. What can you advise people who want to have a close and happy family?         
  5. They say that parents and children have difficulties understanding each other because of the generation gap. What do you think about it?

Билет 10

Let’s talk about youth and society

  1. What can you tell me about youth organizations in the UK?
  2. Are you a member of any youth organization?
  3. What questions would you ask your British friend about youth organizations in the UK?
  4. What youth organisation would you recommend me to join if I were a British teenager? Why?
  5. Do you agree that charity can help people to make the world a better place?

Билет 11

Let’s talk about the mass media

  1. What is implied under the term «mass media»?
  2. Do you agree that thanks to mass media the whole world has become a «global village»? Prove your point of view.        
  3. Ask me about the mass media I prefer and their role in my life.
  4. Convince me that a mobile is a necessity for every teenager.     
  5. Explain why many people say that newspapers, radio and TV will lose their popularity and importance soon.

Билет 12

Let’s talk about the mass media

  1. What is the role of mass media in the life of contemporary society?
  2. Do you agree that all means of communication are very effective? Prove your point of view.
  3. What can you ask a British teenager about the mass media in his/her country?
  4. My cousin spends a lot of time chatting online; it makes all the family angry. What can you advise in such a situation?
  5. Can the Internet replace other mass media? What is your opinion?

Билет 13

Let’s talk about international cooperation.

  1. Tell me how Belarus develops cultural relations with other countries.
  2. Do you know any international events that take place in Belarus?
  3. You are going to travel to Britain as an exchange student. Ask questions about the exchange programme.   
  4. Give advice to your friend who is hosting a foreign student.
  5. Social networking is a convenient way to keep in touch with foreign friends and a good possibility to develop cooperation. What do you think about it?

Билет 14

Let’s talk about national character and stereotypes.

  1. What can you tell me about the Belarusian people?      
  2. Is there anything that you want to change in your character?
  3. What questions will you ask me to understand what kind of person I am?
  4. Give me a piece of advice on how to avoid stereotypes.      
  5. People say: “When in Rome do as Romans do”. What do you think about it?   

Билет 15

Let’s talk about outstanding people.

  1. Tell me about some Belarusians who are well known all around the world.
  2. Do you think a genius is born or made?
  3. If you have a chance to interview a celebrity, whom will you choose and what questions will you ask?
  4. Your British friend is interested in Russian and Belarusian literature. What kind of books will you advise him/her to read?
  5. What do you think is more important: IQ, hard work, persistence or a solid upbringing on the way to success?

Билет 16

Let’s talk about tourism.

  1. What role does it play in modern life?
  2. Do you agree that travelling with friends is much more interesting than travelling with parents? Prove your point of view.    
  3. Imagine you are going to another country on holiday. What would you ask a travel agent about?       
  4. What can you advise a person who doesn’t know where to spend his/her holiday?     
  5. What opportunities does tourism around Belarus give to foreign tourists?

Билет 17

Let’s talk about accommodation.

  1. Tell me about the house/flat you live in.
  2. Are you ready to share a room with other people?
  3. Аsk me questions about different types of houses in Britain.
  4. Your friend wants to decorate his/her room and make it look more modem. Give him/her some advice on how to do it.
  5. They say that the place where you live reflects your character and personality. What do you think about it?

Билет 18

Let’s talk about your family.

  1. What role does it play in each person’s life?
  2. Do you agree that family traditions make family ties stronger? Prove your point of view.
  3. What questions would you ask a family psychologist?
  4. What can you advise people who want to get on well with their parents?
  5. Comment on the saying «Blood is thicker than water».

Билет 19

Let’s talk about your future career.

  1. What do you want to do in the future?
  2. Do you prefer to work by yourself or in a team? Why?
  3. What questions do you expect from your future employer at a job interview?
  4. Give me some advice on what I have to think about when choosing a job.
  5. Some people think that an applicant should be computer literate to get a good job. What do you think about it?

Билет 20

Let’s talk about Belarus

  1. What are the symbols of Belarus?
  2. Do you speak the Belarusian language in your everyday life?
  3. What questions do you expect to hear from a British teenager about Belarus?
  4. What historical sites can you advise your British friend to visit to make his/her stay unforgettable?
  5. Many people gather to make the world better. What do you think young people of Belarus can do to make their country a better place to live in?

Билет 21

Let’s talk about any English-speaking country

  1. What do you know about the USA?
  2. Do you think that people speaking the English language are similar in character?
  3. What questions will you ask your foreign friend about his/her country?
  4. Give me a piece of advice on what to choose from a tourist guide to do when planning a visit to the USA?
  5. If you have a chance to travel to any country in the world, which one will you choose?

Билет 22

Let’s talk about national character and stereotypes

  1. Do stereotypes really reflect national character?
  2. Would you like to visit Great Britain? Why or why not?     
  3. Ask your British friend how they celebrate Christmas in their family.
  4. Your British friend wants to discover Belarusian cuisine. What advice will you give him/her?    
  5. What do you think is the best symbol of Belarus?      

Билет 23

Let’s talk about youth and society

  1. What national and international youth organisations do you know?        
  2. Are you a member of any youth organization?      
  3. What questions will you ask about a new project organised by the BRSM?
  4.   What youth organisation would you recommend young people to join? Why?
  5. People say that volunteering can make a great difference to our lives and the lives of others around us. What do you think about it?

Билет 24

Let’s talk about education

  1. What is the difference between the British and Belarusian school systems?                     
  2. Have you decided what you will do after leaving school?
  3. What questions will you ask a British teenager about their system of education?
  4. Give advice to your friend on how to make school life more interesting and enjoyable.
  5. People believe that we learn from our own mistakes. What do you think about it?

Билет 25

Let’s talk about tourism

  1. What types of tourism do you know?
  2. Is it better to hire a travel agent or organise a trip by yourself? Why?
  3. You are going on a trip around England. What questions will you ask your British friends? 
  4. Your Belarusian friend will spend his/her summer vacation in Great Britain. Give him/her a piece of advice on how to organise the trip.       
  5. Every country should encourage and promote tourism. What do you think about it?     

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