Instructions to candidates:
Task A: Individual presentation
~Study the stimulus or topic given.
~You are given two minutes to prepare your responses.
~You are given two minutes to present.
~Listen to the others while they are making their presentations and take down notes for the group discussion in Task B. Task B: Group discussion
~You are given two minutes to prepare points to support or oppose the other candidates’ views. ~After you have listened to everyone, try to come to a decision as to which of the four suggestions is the best. ~Your group is given ten minutes for the discussion.
~Task A and Task B will be carried out consecutively.
Your brother has been given the opportunity to study in England on a government scholarship. You and your family are very proud of him. Decide on a special gift for him to prepare for his trip abroad. Task A: Suggest that they give him cash. Say why.
Task B: Discuss which of the following would be most useful. i. cash
ii. a computer
iii. some suitable clothing
iv. some Malaysian foodstuff
Task A: Suggest that they give him cash. Say why.
Good morning to the examiners and my fellow friends. I’m very happy that my brother has just received a scholarship to study in England. My relatives and I would like to give him a special gift. We all think that the best gift is money because it will be very useful for him. The first reason is with cash he can buy the things that he needs when he gets there. There will me a lot of things that he will need like new books, stationery, clothes and food. He will also need to pay for transportation like taking the bus or train to go to the university campus. As we know, it is very expensive in England so any money we give him will be very useful. Secondly, my brother can use the money to buy a mobile phone when he gets to England. I think this is very important in case of...