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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 computers.
Do you use computers very much?
When do you use a computer?
What do you use computers for?
What role do computers play in your life?
When did you start using computers?
Now, let's talk about art.
How do you feel about art?
What form of art do you like the most?
Have you ever bought a painting?
Do you think art is an important part of life?
Now, let's move on to talk about nature.
Do you like to have flowers in your home?
Where would you go to buy flowers?
On what occasions would you give someone flowers?
Are flowers important in your culture?
Are there many birds near your home?
How do you feel about birds?
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 a news report.
Describe a news report that you have recently heard or read about. You should say: what the story was how you heard about this story when you heard the news and explain your reaction when you heard the news.
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 a news report and now I'd like to discuss with you one or two more general questions related to this.
Do you think the Internet will influence the way people read in the future?
How important is keeping up to date with news?
Do you think the media have too much power?
How is today’s media different from that of 30 years ago?
Should there be any censorship of the media?
Do you think the media tries to manipulate people or change their views?
Does the media care more about truth or profits?
Thank you. That is the end of the speaking test.