Task 1
Task instructions:
You have to answer 5 questions about the topic. You have 3 – 5 minutes for the 5 questions. Say as much as you can.
1. What do you do to keep fit?
2. What is the most popular sport among young people in Latvia? Why?
3. Which sport would you not let your child play? Why?
4. How much does physical fitness matter in today’s society?
5. How can sport bring people from different countries closer together?
1. Have you ever missed a train or a bus? Why/why not?
2. How do most people travel long distances in Latvia?
3. What are the most convenient means of transport in your opinion?
4. Is it necessary to create eco-friendly transport? Why/why not?
5. How could towns in Latvia become more bike-friendly?
1. Who are the most popular role models for teenagers nowadays? Why?
2. What role does music play in young people’s lives?
3. Are teenagers today too concerned with their looks? Give reasons for your answer.
4. When should parents let teens make their own decisions?
5. What do you think young people will be most influenced by in the future?
1. What kind of people do you like talking to and why?
2. What do people do that drives you crazy during a conversation?
3. Would you like to have a career that requires you to talk to a lot of people? Why/why not?
4. What do you do if you suspect that someone is lying to you?
5. What do you think of this statement: The best way to solve problems is through dialogue.
1. Which city in Latvia or in the world would you like to visit again? Why?
2. Would you like to live for some time in another country? Why/why not?
3. How can a country benefit from attracting many tourists?
4. Is it important to know the customs and traditions of the country you are going to visit? Why/why not?
5. What do you think of this statement: When you travel you begin to truly appreciate your own country.
1. Do you use all the functions on your phone? Why/why not?
2. What devices do you most often use to make your life easier?
3. What would you do without electricity for a week?
4. How have technologies changed the world of employment?
5. What do you think of this statement: Progress is made by lazy people trying to find easier ways to do something.