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Trinity ISE II Interview Example Questions

Here are some example questions for you to practise with before the exam...

Society and living standards

Which type of school did you go to and did you enjoy it?

How long have you been learning English and why do you think it is important?

If you moved to a bigger city what would you miss from your home town?

Is it better to work with people to prevent diseases or treat them after they have the disease?

Do you think living standards are good where you live?

Which customs in your country do people from abroad enjoy?

Which aspect of life in your country might be difficult for people from another country?

Have you ever been to a country where you found certain aspects of life difficult?

What festivals do you celebrate in your country?

What are some of the customs you don’t like in your country?

Which customs in your country which are associated to food?

Personal values and ideals

What do you think of discrimination and does it exist in your country?

In your country what is the major religious belief?

If you could recycle more would you?

In your country are people losing the ability to be compassionate?

Tell me some of the personal values you have?

What things do you believe in?

What do you think would be the best thing about volunteering?

Would you like to volunteer?

The world of work

People 50 years ago weren’t as well educated as we are today?

It is important that employees are both experienced and qualified?

What do you think is a good age to start your working life?

Do teenagers in your country usually have a part-time job?

Have you heard of any young people who have become very successful and made lots of money? How have they done it?

What would be your dream job?

Unexplained phenomena and events

Why do you think people enjoy mysteries?

Do you think people can speak to people beyond the grave?

Do you believe in ghosts and why?

Have you ever seen an UFO and do you believe they exist?

If you saw a alien what would you do to prove it?

National environmental concerns

Do you think in the future we will only it fruit and vegetables grown in our own country?

Is there a lot of congestion in your city/town?

Do you have traffic jams in your city?

Do you recycle?

What do people do with their rubbish in your country?

What kind of environmental disasters are the worst for your country?

Have you ever seen an eruption?

What for you is the most important issue that threatens the survival of life on earth?

Do you know any animals that have become extinct in your country?

What mistakes do you think your country has made with regards to the environment?

Many animals may become extinct in a few years which animal would you save and why?

How many years does it take for an environment to recover from an oil spill?

Public figures past and present

Tell me about a famous person in your country?

Have you ever met anyone famous? Name some famous people in your country that appear the most?

Do public figures have the right to keep their personal life private?

The media think they have the right to report about everybody’s private life do you agree and if not what should and should not report on?

Do you think the people like the pope of the king should have a private life?

Interactive Phrase

I almost crashed my car last night, the instructor was a bit shocked and angry?

Your brother has been offered two jobs, but he is not sure which one to take. One pays a lot but it’s along commute. The other pays less but it is 5 mins from his house?

Your friends want to recycle more?

Your mother has a terrible headache?

What advice would you give to somebody studying English?

I completely remember leaving my keys here but they are not here?

My earliest memory was of my day smiling at me while I was on my bed!

I have fond memories of my parents, they are lovely people!

I’m making an important speech next week, I’m a bit nervous?

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