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Eiken Pre 2_0 (TEMPLATE)

DIRECTIONS

Read the passage silently for 20 seconds. Then, read the passage aloud in 1 minute starting from the title.

READ

Title

Passage

QUESTION 1

Please look at the passage.
According to the passage, (question)?

ANSWER

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE A

(insert comics)

QUESTION 2

Please look at picture A.
They are doing different things. Tell me as much as you can about what they are doing. Please describe the picture using 5 actions.

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE B

(insert comics)

QUESTION 3

Now, please look at the (wo/man) in picture B.
Please describe the situation.

ANSWER

QUESTION 4

Do you (question)?

 
If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

QUESTION 5

Nowadays/These days/Today, (topic).
Do you (question)?


If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

Eiken Pre 2_15

DIRECTIONS

Read the passage silently for 20 seconds. Then, read the passage aloud in 1 minute starting from the title.

READ

Eating breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, many people do not eat breakfast every day. Breakfast helps people get ready for the day. It makes their bodies stronger, so people should always eat breakfast. Cereals, yogurt, bread, and fruits are some examples of foods for a healthy breakfast.

QUESTION 1

Please look at the passage.
According to the passage, why should people always eat breakfast?

ANSWER

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE A

eiken-pre2-15-picture-a---benette-highres

QUESTION 2

Please look at picture A.
They are doing different things. Tell me as much as you can about what they are doing. Please describe the picture using 5 actions.

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE B

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QUESTION 3

Now, please look at the man in picture B.
Please describe the situation.

ANSWER

QUESTION 4

Do you think people should eat rice for breakfast?

 
If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

QUESTION 5

Nowadays, many people drink more than 1 cup of coffee every day.
Do you drink coffee every day?


If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

Eiken Pre 2_14

DIRECTIONS

Read the passage silently for 20 seconds. Then, read the passage aloud in 1 minute starting from the title.

READ

Reading books

Reading books is one of the most popular hobbies all over the world. People can read books anytime. They can even read books online using their mobile phones and computers. Reading books is fun and helps people learn more about different things, so a lot of people love to read books.

QUESTION 1

Please look at the passage.
According to the passage, why do a lot of people love to read books?

ANSWER

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE A

eiken-pre-2-14---zel2-highres

QUESTION 2

Please look at picture A.
They are doing different things. Tell me as much as you can about what they are doing. Please describe the picture using 5 actions.

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE B

eiken-pre-2-14---zel-highres (1)

QUESTION 3

Now, please look at the man in picture B.
Please describe the situation.

ANSWER

QUESTION 4

Do you think it is better to read books on mobile phones?

 
If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

QUESTION 5

These days, many students choose to search online when doing their homework instead of going to the library.
Do you search online when you do your homework?


If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

Eiken Pre 2_13

DIRECTIONS

Read the passage silently for 20 seconds. Then, read the passage aloud in 1 minute starting from the title.

READ

Healthy Body

Nowadays, a lot of people want to have a healthy life. There are a lot of ways to do this. One of them is by having a healthy meal plan. People should eat fruits and vegetables and drink eight glasses of water every day, so they can keep their bodies healthy.

QUESTION 1

Please look at the passage.
According to the passage, how can people keep their bodies healthy?

ANSWER

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE A

eiken-pre2-13-picture-a---benette-highres

QUESTION 2

Please look at picture A.
They are doing different things. Tell me as much as you can about what they are doing. Please describe the picture using 5 actions.

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Please study the picture below.

PICTURE B

eiken-pre2-13-picture-b---benette-highres

QUESTION 3

Now, please look at the woman in picture B.
Please describe the situation.

ANSWER

QUESTION 4

Do you think people should plan their meals to stay healthy?

 
If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

QUESTION 5

Nowadays, many people like spending the holidays abroad.
Do you think this is a good idea?


If yes → Please tell me more.
If no → Why not?

ANSWER

Theme Talk – Expert: Robot Teachers

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. How many robot-like humans are there in the picture?
Answer:
2. What is the one in the middle doing?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. Are you in favor in replacing human teachers with android/robot teachers? Why or why not?
Answer:
2. Do you think android/robot teachers are smarter than human teachers?
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3. In your opinion, is having android/robot teachers in schools effective as having human teachers?
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4. Would you enroll in a school where all teachers are robots?
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5. Name two to three advantages of having android/robot teachers in schools.
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6. Name two to three disadvantages of having android/robot teachers in schools.
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7. Do you think android/robot teachers should receive a salary like human teachers?
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8. If you are a teacher, do you think you can work along well with android/robot teachers?
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9. Can you live in a world and study well where all teachers are android/robot?
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10. What would you do if one day, your favorite human teacher has been replaced with an android/robot teacher?
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VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. android
Meaning: [noun] a robot designed to look and act like a human
Example: The invention of android is becoming trend in the present-day world.
2. immense
meaning: [adjective] extremely huge
example: His immense imagination and patience brought the first android teacher to life.
3. coexist
meaning: [verb] to live together in harmony
example: It is possible to coexist with androids as long as humans are above them.
MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
ANSWER

1. android
Answer:
2. immense
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3. coexist
Answer:

Theme Talk – Expert: Tropical Countries

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. Describe the first thing (ex.: trees, sand, etc.) you noticed
in the picture.
Answer:
2. Do you see the small ship from the distant?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. Have you been in a tropical country?
Answer:
2. Name five tropical countries that you know.
Answer:
3. Would you like to live/study/work in a tropical country? Why or why not?
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4. Name one tropical country that you would like to visit again and again. Why?
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5. If you could bring a famous person with you, who would that be and which tropical country would you take him/her?
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6. Name three most important things you will bring in going to a tropical country.
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7. Would you bring home souvenirs from your travel?
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8. Is travelling to a tropical country expensive?
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9. If given the chance, would you marry someone who lives in a tropical country?
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10. In your opinion, what’s the most beautiful thing in a tropical country?
Answer:
VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. staggered
meaning: [adjective] very surprised, astonished
example: The reopening of the famous beach in the Philippines staggered a lot of people and vacationers.
2. abundant
meaning: [adjective] more than enough, having plenty of something
example: Tropical countries are abundant in beaches and forests.
3. sun-kissed
meaning: [adjective] used to describe the attractiveness of something/someone after staying under the sun.
example: After living in a tropical country for years, her fair, white skin became sun-kissed.

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.

ANSWER

1. stagerred
Answer:
2. abundant
Answer:
3. sun-kissed
Answer:

Theme Talk – Expert: Global Warming

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. What is happening in the picture?
Answer:
2. Would you like to live near that area?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. What comes in your mind when you hear the word “global warming”?
Answer:
2. Is global warming being felt in your country?
Answer:
3. Name some cause and effect of global warming.
Answer:
4. Is climate change and frequent natural catastrophes the result of global warming? Why or why not?
Answer:
5. If you have the power to remove one cause of global warming, what would it be and why?
Answer:
6. Do you think global warming will worsen in the next five years? Why or why not?
Answer:
7. In what ways you can conserve more water and electricity?
Answer:
8. Are humans fully responsible for causing global warming? Why or why not?
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9. What are the most common pollution/s in your country?
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10. Describe the world without global warming. Would you like to live in that kind of world?
Answer:
VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. drought
meaning: [noun] a long period of time where a place/land receives little to no rain
example: A severe drought has ruined plenty of crops.
2. catastrophe
meaning: [noun] a very alarming event causing a great destruction
example: The country is facing a tremendous catastrophe due to global warming.
3. greenhouse effect
meaning: [idiom] an effect when the Earth’s atmosphere is filled with gases trapping the sun’s radiation, thus, making the Earth warmer
example: One of the most common example of greenhouse effect is global warming.

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
ANSWER

1. drought
Answer:
2. catastrophe
Answer:
3. greenhouse effect
Answer:

Theme Talk – Expert: Endangered Species

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. What endangered species can you see in the picture?
Answer:
2. Where do you think they live?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. Name some endangered species you know.
Answer:
2. Are there endangered species in your country?
Answer:
3. Are you worried that endangered species might go extinct?
Answer:
4. Are humans to blame why there are endangered species?
Answer:
5. Would you like to work in a company that helps and protects endangered species? Why or why not?
Answer:
6. Do you think it’s important for people to know which animals are endangered? Why or why not?
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7. In your own simple way/s, what can you do to help save endangered species?
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8. Would you encourage others to help you save endangered species?
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9. What endangered animal best describes you? Why?
Answer:
10. Is it possible for humans to be endangered in the future?
Answer:
VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud.
Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. extinct
meaning: [noun] not existing anymore, disappear forever
example: Many endangered animals are going to be extinct if humans won’t stop hunting them.
2. vulnerable
meaning: [adjective] easy to hurt and be harmed
example: Polar bears are in vulnerable state due to the thinning of ice caps.
3. beating on a dead horse
meaning: [idiom] wasting an effort to something/someone when there is no chance/hope at all
example: They are beating on a dead horse because no companies will support them in protecting endangered species.

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.

ANSWER

1. extinct
Answer:
2. vulnerable
Answer:
3. beating on a dead horse
Answer:

Theme Talk – Expert: Movie Reviews

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. Do you know this superhero?
Answer:
2. How many people are behind him?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. What can you say about the last movie you watched?
Answer:
2. Based on question number 1, what was its genre/kind of movie?
Answer:
3. Based on question number 1, what was the best scene in that movie? How about worst?
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4. Would you recommend the movie you watched to others?
Why or why not?
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5. Describe the worst movie you watched in three words.
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6. Based on question number 5, why is it the worst movie you watched?
Answer:
7. Describe the best movie you watched in three words.
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8. Based on question number 7, why is it the best movie you watched?
Answer:
9. Would you watch the best movie again?
Answer:
10. In your opinion, who is the best actor and actress? In what movie/s did they play?
Answer:
VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. mediocrity
meaning: [noun] quality is acceptable but not excellent
example: He did not fully enjoy the movie because of its mediocrity.
2. cliché
meaning: [noun] a saying that something/someone lacks originality
example: She did not finish watching the movie because it was full of clichés.
3. on the edge of (one’s) seat
meaning: [idiom] feeling excited and giving someone’s full attention
example: The movie she watched kept her on the edge of her seat.

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.

ANSWER

1. mediocrity
Answer:
2. cliché
Answer:
3. on the edge of (one’s) seat
Answer:

Theme Talk – Intermediate: Online Education

DESCRIBE THE PICTURE

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

ANSWER

1. What can you see in the picture?
Answer:
2. Among the three gadgets (laptop, phone and tablet), which one do you always use for online studying?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

ANSWER

1. When did you start taking online classes?
Answer:
2. What do you study online?
Answer:
3. What’s the best experience you’ve had so far in studying online?
Answer:
4. Do you think online education is becoming more efficient than studying in school?
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5. Which do you often use for studying? Actual books or electronic books?
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6. Has online education been helpful to you? In what way/s?
Answer:
7. Is online education inexpensive in your country?
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8. What do you want to improve in online education?
Answer:

VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud.
Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. inexpensive
meaning: [adjective] not expensive, does not cost a lot of money
example: He enrolled in an online education this summer since it’s inexpensive.
2. efficient
meaning: [adjective] helpful, producing great results
example: Studying online is efficient nowadays.
3. back to basic
meaning: [idiom] go back to the start, repeat from the beginning
example: Since he failed his online Math quiz, he has to go back to basic until he pass the quiz.

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.

ANSWER

1. inexpensive
Answer:
2. efficient
Answer:
3. back to basic
Answer:

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