Home Choices

Home Choices

These activities will prepare you for Part 3 of the IGCSE ESL Speaking test, in which you will discuss home choices. Should children have a say? Is the city better than the countryside? Should older family members stay with you?

  • Time

    25-35 minutes

  • Main Skill

    Speaking

  • Topic

    Family and Lifestyle: Home Choices

Exam Practice
Listening
Speaking
Vocabulary

Here are the questions for the discussion about home choices. The discussion for the IGCSE ESL Speaking Test takes about 3–4 minutes.

Discussion Questions

  • Do you think that children should be involved in making the decision about moving house? 
  • What are the differences between people living in the city and those in the countryside? What do you think about this? 
  • In many cultures, older family members live with the younger family members. Do you think this is a good idea? 

Listen to the discussion about home choices and answer the questions that follow.

Here is a chance for you to practise Part 3 of the IGCSE ESL speaking test. 

Discussion Questions

  • Do you think that children should be involved in making the decision about moving house? 
  • What are the differences between people living in the city and those in the countryside? What do you think about this? 
  • In many cultures, older family members live with the younger family members. Do you think this is a good idea? 

Here are the keywords and phrases to learn:

  • decision
  • education
  • emotional support
  • fast-paced lifestyle
  • feel more in control
  • generations
  • good communication
  • higher stress levels
  • job opportunities
  • personal preferences
  • pollution
  • respect
  • shared responsibility

IGCSE ESL Skills

  • Speaking

    Skills to communicate with others to express thoughts and feelings.

  • Listening

    Skills to improve active listening in order to develop responses to what someone is saying.

  • Reading

    Skills to stimulates imagination memory and recall information

  • Writing

    Skills to foster the ability to explain and refine ideas.

IGCSE ESL Topics

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