Speaking practice - Foundation

When describing a photo, the first thing to do is say what you can see. Try to think about some things that you could mention, eg who is in the photo, what they are doing, where they are and what other things can you see.

Group of young adults working at computers in a small office

Look carefully at the photo above. How would you answer the following questions?

  1. Describe la foto.
  2. ¿Te gusta la idea de hacer un aprendizaje? ¿Por qué (no)?
Question

How would you answer these questions?

Click to listen to some example answers.

Transcript:

- Describe la foto.

- Hay cinco personas que están trabajando en una oficina.

- ¿Te gusta la idea de hacer un aprendizaje? ¿Por qué o por qué no?

- Creo que es una buena idea porque los aprendizajes son muy útiles.

Translation:

- Describe the photo.

- There are five people who are working in an office.

- Do you like the idea of doing an apprenticeship? Why or why not?

- I think it's a good idea because apprenticeships are very useful.

Question

What other questions might you be asked? Click to listen to some potential questions and answers.

Transcript:

- Creo que un año sabático es una pérdida de tiempo. ¿Estás de acuerdo?

- No estoy de acuerdo. Creo que un año sabático es una buena idea porque se puede viajar y aprender cosas nuevas.

- ¿Cuáles son tus planes para el año que viene?

- El año que viene voy a continuar con mis estudios en el mismo colegio que ahora.

Translation:

- I think that a gap year is a waste of time. Do you agree?

- I don't agree. I think that a gap year is a good idea because you can travel and learn new things.

- What are your plans for next year?

- Next year, I am going to continue with my studies in the same school as now.