In today's world, is a phone a necessity for people of all ages, or is it just a luxury item? Why or why not? How do people who grew up without mobile phones feel about this?
HELPFUL TIP: Although texting is a very popular form of communication for short messages, talking on the phone can be even better when you want to avoid misunderstandings on important topics.
Questions 21 - 25 are based on the following dialogue about Smart Phones.
21. The young man says he needs a new phone because __________.
A. his parents took his last one
B. someone stole his last one
C. his phone is an older model
22. How many phones does the young man already have?
23. According to the conversation, what are the young man's parents like?
24. What do his parents want their son to do to get a phone?
A. take out money from his bank account
B. find a job and work to earn money
C. ask his brother if he can use an old phone
25. What is the BEST word to describe the young man's personality?
Oral Test: What are your viewpoints (= points of view / opinions) towards one of the topics or questions below?
1. At what age is it appropriate for a child to have his or her own phone?
2. How important is it for parents to track their children's phone calls, text messages, or Internet use on the phone?
3. Should children pay at least a part of their phone bill, and if so, how much?
4. Which method is better to ask someone out on a date: sending a text message or calling the person?
5. Which method is better to end a relationship: sending a text message or calling the person?
6. Is it illegal to text and drive in your city or region? If so, what is the penalty?
7. If a student cheats on a test by taking pictures of it and sending them to a friend, how do you handle the situation?