FCE Paper 4 Speaking (< Previous)

Time allowed: 14 minutes

PartTask typeTests ability toTime
1. Conversation between Interlocutor and each candidateCandidates take it in turns to answer spoken questions that focus on interactional and social language.give personal information and talk about past, present and future experiences2 minutes
2. Individual 'long turn' (1 minute) and response from second candidate (20 seconds)Each candidate is given a pair of photographs and asked to talk about them, using the prompt questions on the page. The second candidate gives a brief response. Tasks focus on: comparing, describing and expressing opinions.speak for a long turn lasting approximately 1 minute using appropriate language4 minutes
3. Two-way conversation between candidatesCandidates are given spoken instructions, along with written prompts, and work on a decision-making task. The focus is on sustaining the interaction by: sharing ideas, expressing and justifying opinions, agreeing and/or disagreeing, suggesting, speculating, evaluating and negotiating to reach a decision.give opinions, agree & disagree, make suggestions etc; take turns4 minutes
4. Discussion related to the task in Part 3Candidates answer spoken questions that focus on: expressing and justifying opinions, agreeing and/or disagreeing.give and justify opinions, agree & disagree, take turns and explore topics4 minutes

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