Level 3 Oral Test
Part I (3 minutes)
Task: Identifying oneself; identifying things/ people; passing on information.
Good morning (afternoon). My name is.... and this is my colleague.... He/she is just going to be listening to us.And your names are ... and ...?Would you tell me your candidate numbers so I can check them, please?Thank you.(Hand over the mark sheets to the assessor.)First of all we'd like to know something about you, Candidate A, so I'm going to ask you some questions.
Either: (for candidates from other provinces)1，Where did you live before you came here?2，How long have you lived here?3，How do you like it? Why?4，Do you think you will live here forever? Why?
Or: ( For candidates taking the examination locally)1，Do you live near here? Whereabouts?2，What do you think are the good points about living there?3，How do you usually go to work / school? Why?
Thank you. Now, we'd like to know something about you, Candidate B, so I'm going to ask you some questions.
Family1，Could you tell us something about your family?2，What does your family usually do for the weekend?3，Do you enjoy it? Why?4，What do you think about living together with parents/by yourself?
Part 2 (3 minutes)
Interlocutor:Now, I'd like you to talk about something for about 3 minutes. I'm just going to listen.I'd like you to discuss what kinds of sports you enjoy doing and why.(Place picture sheet (including pictures of different sports: 1. football, 2. basketball, 3. table tennis, 4. swimming) in front of candidates.)
Talk to each other about it. It is not necessary to agree with each other. You have only about 3 minutes for this.
Candidates: (Approximately 3 minutes.)
Interlocutor: Thank you. (Retrieve picture sheet.)Part 3 (4 minutes)
Interlocutor:Now, I'd like each of you to talk on your own for about one and a half minutes. I'm going to give each of you a different picture and I'd like you to talk about it. Candidate A, here is your picture (Chinese football team, after losing a match, walking out of the stadium).Please let Candidate B have a look at it.
(Hand over the picture to Candidate A)
Candidate B, I'll give you your picture in a minute. Candidate A, I'd like you to describe the picture and tell us what you think about Chinese football. Remember you have only about one and a half minutes for this, so don't worry if I interrupt you.
Candidate A: (Approximately one and a half minutes.)
Interlocutor:Thank you. (Retrieve picture.) Candidate B, is there anything else you would like to say about the picture?
Candidate B: (Approximately 30 seconds.)
Interlocutor:Candidate B, here is your card (football fans on the stadium, cheering for their team). Please let Candidate A have a look at it.(Hand over the picture to Candidate B)
I'd like you to describe the picture and also tell us how you feel about the Chinese football fans. Remember you have only about one and a half minutes for this.
Candidate B: (Approximately one and a half minutes.)
Interlocutor:Thank you. (Retrieve picture.) Candidate A, is there anything else you would like to say about the picture?
Candidate A: (Approximately 30 seconds.)
Interlocutor: Thank you.
(That is the end of the test.)