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Hello! My name is IE Examiner. Can you tell me your full name please?
In this first part, I'd like to ask you some questions about yourself. So first of all, let's talk about transport.
What means of transport do you usually use?
How do you like to travel for long trips?
What's the traffic like in your city?
Now, let's talk about noises.
Do you mind noise?
What type of noise do you come across in your daily life?
Are there any sounds that you like?
Are cities becoming noisier?
Is noise pollution a problem in your hometown?
Now, let's move on to talk about food.
Is there any food you don't like?
Do you like cooking?
Do you prefer to eat at home or in restaurants?
Do you often eat with your family?
Do you think it's important for people to eat with their family?
OK, I’m now going to give you a topic and I’d like you to talk about that topic for one to two minutes. Before you start to talk, you’ll have one minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make notes if you wish on this paper. Do you understand?
I'd like you to describe an important building in your hometown.
Describe an important building in your hometown. You should say: what it is what it looks like what it is used for and explain why it is important
OK, so remember you have one to two minutes for this, so don't worry if I stop you. I'll tell you when the time is up. Can you start speaking now please?
OK, we've been talking about an important building and now I'd like to discuss with you one or two more general questions related to this.
How do people in your country feel about protecting historic buildings?
Is it important to preserve old buildings?
Do you think an area can benefit from having an interesting historic attraction?
What do you think will happen to historic buildings in the future?
What factors do people consider when deciding where to live?
How do you think the climate of a place affects the way buildings are constructed?
Thank you. That is the end of the speaking test.