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Speaking -2- Sample Questions 


  1. Your have majored in translation.  Briefly explain why you have chosen this major? Give 3 reasons.
  2. What is the meaning of ‘neighborhood watch’? Do you think it is a good idea? Why or why not? Give 3 reasons.
  3. Name an entrepreneur who strikes you as the most successful businessman/woman.  What characteristics do you think he/she possesses that made him/her successful?
  4. What would you do in this situation:

You came to work late. As you came in, your boss was standing by your desk waiting for you. He looked angry.

  1. Why are entrepreneurs considered cultural heroes in the U.S.?  Give examples.



  1. Are you an art lover? What type of arts do you like? Why? Give 3 reasons.
  2. What is plagiarism? What is the right punishment for it? Give 3 reasons.
  3. What are some of the protective measures you can do to protect yourself and your home from burglary?
  4. You are going through some financial problems and you need help.  What would you do?
  5. Is it important for you to be able to speak English if you want to get ahead in your career? Why? Give 3 reasons.


  1. What would you do in this situation:

A close friend asks you to copy your essay and put her name on it.

  1. Is the ability to speak English important in order to get ahead and be successful in your educational life? Why? Give 3 reasons.
  2. What would you do in this situation:

Your roommate is a total slob! She never cleans after herself. (Express your frustration).

  1. At what age do think it is appropriate for children to start receiving allowance from their parents? Why? Give 3 reasons.
  2. What is the difference between ‘service economy’ and ‘manufacturing economy’? Give 3 examples each.
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