IELTS Speaking: Sample IELTS Speaking Topics | Good Luck IELTS Sample IELTS Speaking Topics Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking Module consists of personal questions about you, your family, your work, your education or other familiar topics. A categorized list of such topics and questions is given below. You can use these sample questions to rehearse for this part of the oral interview. Describe yourself. Describe your family? What do you do? Describe your education. What are you studying now? Describe your hometown. What’s the weather like in your country? Describe your home. Have you ever been to a wedding? Do you like to travel? Do you think computers help society? Do you use the Internet much during the day? Do you send and receive email regularly? Describe a friend. Describe a place you like to go. What do you feel about smoking in public places? What is the attitude toward marriage in your country? Do you have any hobbies? Do you enjoy watching movies? Do you enjoy shopping? Do you like sports? Do you watch television a lot?
Mama Lisa's World of Children and International Culture List of Conversation Topics | Conversation starters One of the most frustrating things I have ever experienced around a girl, is if I and her run out of things to talk about. Since you found this post I assume you know what I’m talking about, and maybe you are interested in learning how to avoid awkward silence. I’m thinking about the teeth pooling moments where the awkward silence just takes over the situation, you are just sitting their smiling while desperately in your mind scrambling for something just mildly interesting say, but you just can think of anything, you mind is a total black out, you can’t even remember your own name at this point. Finally you hear yourself saying something completely uninteresting, like: “sooo.. do you come here often”, she says “no its my first time!” It’s a horrible horrible situation to be in, I have thus decided to make this cheat sheet of interesting conversation topics to ensure, that you will never run out of things to say again. Talk about Past Experiences: Talk about Current Experience:
Blue Lights Shown to Give a Brain Boost! But is a Better than Coffee? | Doctor Stu's Blog Can anything possibly beat the first coffee of the day? It’s 6 am and the alarm sounds. Mornings aren’t a friendly place until you’ve had a coffee. Loathed by some but loved by many more, caffienated drinks are the world’s most popular drug. Now it seems, there could be a new kid on the block that threatens to topple the office coffee machine. The Stimulating Effects of Blue Light In recent years, a flurry of discoveries have been made about the apparently wondrous effects of natural light: Good for health and well-being, I think we can all appreciate how a walk in the sun is good for lifting the spirits. Doing what science does best, so-called ‘natural light’ has been dissected and analysed. PET Brain Scan of an Awake Brain: Blue Light of wavelength 460nm switches the brain into 'awake' mode Researchers at the University of Greenwich decided to test the theory that working under ‘blue-enriched’ light bulbs would be better than normal office lighting. Feel the power of the blue light... .
Topics For Practising Spoken English You don’t have anyone to talk to in English? Don’t despair! You can actually practice spoken English with yourself! Does it sound weird to you? Well, it’s not as bad as you initially thought! And by the way – it’s a great way of organizing your thoughts and improving spoken English at the same time! Talk about what you have done by now since the moment you woke up in the morning. Robby P.S. Tagged as: improving English fluency, improving spoken English, topics for English practice, topics for English practicing, topics for English speaking
Blue light has a dark side Light at night is bad for your health, and exposure to blue light emitted by electronics and energy-efficient lightbulbs may be especially so. Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our easy access to all those lumens pretty much for granted. But we may be paying a price for basking in all that light. At night, light throws the body's biological clock—the circadian rhythm—out of whack. Sleep suffers. But not all colors of light have the same effect. Daily rhythms influenced by light Everyone has slightly different circadian rhythms, but the average length is 24 and one-quarter hours. The health risks Study after study has linked working the night shift and exposure to light at night to several types of cancer (breast, prostate), diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. The power of the blues Less-blue light What you can do
Controlled speaking A selection of lesson plans that focus on controlled speaking. Topics include the Oscars, stereotypes and saying thank you. Teaching functions: Review and needs analysisA functions review and needs analysis where students match a selection of functional questions and responses.Functional language: Riding the metroA functional language speaking lesson by Lindsay Clandfield, where students practise giving directions for a metro system in a city.Functional language: Giving a complimentReviewing and extending positive adjectives, giving and receiving compliments. Students discuss when it is appropriate to give compliments in their culture.Stuff and thingsStudents practise using all-purpose words like stuff and things to ask for things they don’t know the word for in English.Thank you!
What’s in a Color? The Unique Human Health Effects of Blue Light Discussion A selection of lesson plans that focus on open discussion and debate. Topics include motivation, divorce and changing the topic of conversation. Are you a learner of the future?Students talk about possible future developments in education and decide whether or not they are already a ‘learner of the future’.World Cup mania!