Moving House

Moving House

You will have the chance to discuss moving house in these activities. Which is better, moving to a house in the countryside or an apartment in the city? You will have the opportunity to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each choice.

  • Time

    25-35 minutes

  • Main Skill

    Speaking

  • Topic

    Family and Lifestyle: Moving House

Exam Practice
Listening
Speaking
Vocabulary

Here is the card for the short talk about moving house. The short talk for the IGCSE ESL Speaking Test takes about 3–4 minutes.

Short Talk Card

Moving house

Your family are planning to move house and are considering the following options:

  • an apartment in the city
  • a house in the countryside.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Say which option you would prefer and why.

Listen to the short talk about moving house and answer the questions that follow.

Here is a chance for you to practise Part 2 of the IGCSE ESL speaking test. 

Short Talk Card

Moving house

Your family are planning to move house and are considering the following options:

  • an apartment in the city
  • a house in the countryside.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Say which option you would prefer and why.

Here are the keywords and phrases to learn:

  • apartment
  • better quality of life
  • convenient
  • commute
  • cost of living
  • countryside
  • great lifestyle
  • less maintenance
  • natural beauty
  • noisy and crowded
  • peaceful environment
  • peaceful life
  • sense of community

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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