Ask and answer some of the questions below, with a mix of past, present and future.
What hobbies did you have when you were a child?
How has your hometown changed since you were a child?
What is your favourite food?
Is there anything you dislike about your job/ your studies?
Are there any new hobbies you would like to take up (= start)?
Have you visited many foreign countries?
What subjects did you like at school?
Do you have much time to do your hobbies?
Where are you living at the moment?
What are your plans after you take the IELTS test?
Where were you born?
Are you living in a house or a flat?
How do you think your town will change in the next 20 years?
What kind of town did you grow up in?
Did you get on with your brothers and sisters when you were younger?
Would you like to start studying any other languages?
Do you have a large family?
How long have you been studying English?
When did you last meet up with your whole family?
How did you first become interested in your hobby?
What job would you like to do?
How long have you been living in the place you live now?
Is the transport system in your country better or worse than in the past?
Did you use to like different food when you were a child?
How often do you cook?
Are you going anywhere for your next holiday?
What kind of films (=movies) do you like?
How do you usually travel to school or work?
How do people celebrate birthdays in your country?
Are primary schools different from how they were when you were at school?
What kind of house would you like to live in?
When did you first go abroad?
Do you have any ambitions (= goals)?
From memory or grammar knowledge, fill in the correct tenses below:
What hobbies _____________ (you have) when you were a child?
How _______________________ (hometown changed) since you were a child?
Are there any new hobbies you __________________ (like) to take up (= start)?
________________________________ (you visit) many foreign countries?
What subjects __________________________ (you like) at school?
________________________________ (you have) much time to do your hobbies?
Where ________________________ (you live) at the moment?
What ________________________ (your plans) after you take the IELTS test?
Where ______________________________ (you) born?
How do you think ____________________ (your town change) in the next 20 years?
________________ (you get on) with your brothers and sisters when you were younger?
_____________________________ (you like) to start studying any other languages?
How long ________________________ (you study) English?
When ___________________ (you last meet up) with your whole family?
How _________________________ (you first become) interested in your hobby?
What job _____________________ (you like) to do?
How long ___________________________ (you live) in the place you live now?
_____________________________ (you like) different food when you were a child?
How often ____________________ (you cook)?
_________________________ (you go) anywhere for your next holiday?
How __________________________ (you usually) travel to school or work?
What _______________________ (you do) in ten years’ time?
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