1. What is the most important festival or celebration in your town or country?
2. Are there any festivals at this time of year? How do people usually celebrate it?
3. How do people usually mark the New Year? Do you usually do those things?
4. What was the last festival you went to? Did you enjoy it? Why/ Why not?
5. When did you last meet up with your extended family? Was there any special reason for this meeting? What did you all do?
FCE Speaking Part One Festivals and Celebrations
6. Are birthdays important times in your culture? What do people usually do to celebrate?
7. What’s the next festival around here? Do you know much about it?
8. What did you do for your last birthday? How does that compare to other birthdays you have had recently?
9. Are you planning to go to any festivals this year? (Tell us about that festival/ Why not?)
10. When will your whole family next meet up? What will you all do together?
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