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  • Hello, my name is Jaron.

  • In this clip, I'd like to talk to you about questions you may be asked in a Cambridge English speaking test.

  • The speaking test is your chance to show the examiner the best you can do.

  • So it's important to give full responses to the examiner's questions instead of just one-word answers.

  • The examiner may ask you some personal questions.

  • For example, "Where are you from?"

  • "I come from Tokyo, Japan."

  • Or you can answer, "Tokyo, Japan."

  • Which is the better answer?

  • That's right!

  • "I come from Tokyo, Japan." is the better answer here.

  • Because you show a greater range of language.

  • Let's look at some more examples.

  • How would you answer these questions?

  • "What is your favorite food?"

  • "Why do you like it?"

  • "Is there something you really like to learn about?"

  • "Why?"

  • "Have you got any plans for the weekend?"

  • "What are you planning to do?"

  • Here are example answers for the questions.

  • "What is your favorite food? Why do you like it?"

  • "My favorite food is seafood."

  • "I really like seafood because it always seems special to me."

  • "We didn't have much of it at home when I was young, so now I like it as a treat."

  • "I particularly like lobster."

  • The examiner is looking for a range of language and vocabulary, so this is your moment to shine.

  • All Cambridge English speaking test assess your ability to communicate in a face-to-face situation.

  • Candidates take speaking tests with one or two other candidates.

  • All speaking tests are assessed face-to-face by two examiners,

  • even if the candidates take the computer-based exam.

  • Cambridge English believes that face-to-face testing is the best way to test communicative speaking ability.

  • Because even native speakers sometimes find that on-line speaking test can't recognize their accents.

  • Thank you for watching!

Hello, my name is Jaron.

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