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					                           Questions for MATURA ORAL EXAM
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1. PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION
  1. Present yourself (status, dwelling, everyday routine, hobbies, likes, dislikes, future plans, etc.)
  2. Describe your own character and physical appearance

2. HOME & FAMILY
  3. Present your family (members, age, occupations, hobbies, etc.)
  4. Describe your house / flat in detail (where it is situated, rooms, furniture, equipment, colours,
     garden..)
  5. Family celebrations (birthday parties, anniversaries, Christmas, New Year, Easter, Mother’s/
     Father’s day, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, …)
  6. What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in a city / in the country?

3. SCHOOL & EDUCATION
  7. Compare Slovene and British educational systems (types of schools, subjects, exams, etc.)

4. WORK & BUSINESS
  8. What will you do for living? (present different occupations you find interesting.)
  9. Looking and applying for a job

5. CULTURE & CIVILISATION
 10. Literature, books (What is your attitude to literature? What books do you like reading?
     The greatest Slovenian / British poet / novelist / playwright.)
 11. Music, films (Your attitude to music. What kind of music do you listen to? Different film genres.
      Film / music stars.)

6. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  12. Technology progress in the 20th century (Inventions like telephone, television, computer... .
      How much have they influenced our life?)

7. LEISURE ACTIVITIES
  13. Are you a couch potato? (What are your favourite leisure activities and hobbies? Why do
      you like it / them? etc.)
  14. Sports of all kinds as the most frequent leisure time activity (Who, when, where, how often,
      equipment, rules, etc.)

8. HOLIDAYS & TRAVEL
  15. Advantages and disadvantages of different means of transport.
  16. Popular holiday destinations (Where to go and stay, how to spend holidays, what to do)
  17. Description of your favourite holiday resort / My dream holiday

9. THE HUMAN BODY & HEALTH
  18. Parts of the human body; (what are they used for?, the most vital organs, pains or diseases)
  19. Pains, diseases, illnesses (symptoms, going to a doctor, medical check-up, diagnosis,
      treatment)
  20. Cigarettes, alcohol and drugs; (their effects on people’s life; legal – illegal drugs;)
  21. How to live healthily? (How vital is a healthy diet and taking exercise?)
10. SHOPPING
  22. Shops, shopping habits, sales (where, how often, with whom? How do you pay? Do you
      like it or not? Why?)
  23. Money (What is your attitude to money? Saving & spending money; Do you often fritter
      your money away?)

11. FOOD & DRINK
  24. Eating out; Ordering food & drink (menu, starters, main course, desserts; fast food
      restaurants, “fancy” restaurants)
  25. My favourite dish (recipes, ingredients, how to cook, how to serve meals)
  26. My diet is (not) very healthy. Why? (balanced diet, vitamins, proteins, fat, sugar; organic food)

12. PUBLIC SERVICES
  27. Crime and the law (types of crime, criminals, juridical system - judge, prosecutor, defence,
      jury, trial, sentence)

13. WEATHER, CLIMATE, PLANTS & ANIMALS
  28. Describe weather and climate (Weather forecast, weather report; seasons)
  29. The time: hour, day, week, month, year, seasons. Why do we say: "Time is money?"

14. NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
  30. Pollution and how to preserve nature (causes of pollution, consequences, possible solutions)
  31. Endangered species (causes, how to save them?)
  32. Natural disasters (floods, earthquakes, fires, draught, famine, etc; casualties, rescue and
      medical teams, support from people, charitable organisations, government; can anything
      be done to prevent such disasters or at least to reduce the number of casualties?)

15. PERSONAL CONTACTS, SOCIAL CONTACTS
  33. Charitable organisations (which do you know? their purpose? How do they raise money?
      Charity begins at home)
  34. Mass media - newspapers, radio, TV, internet, etc; the most popular media, their role in
      the society;
  35. Making friends; "A friend in need is a friend indeed."
  36. Man - woman relationship, husband - wife relationship (Have the husband – wife roles
      changed recently? Why (not)? How do you feel about “a man on the maternity leave”,
      “women on leading positions”, etc)

16. LANGUAGE
  37. Mother tongue versus a foreign language (multilingual and multicultural Europe, how
      to protect our own cultural and linguistic heritage? How to promote (if necessary)
      Slovene among 200 different languages in Europe?)
  38. Foreign languages are necessary today (Advantages and disadvantages of knowing
      how to speak a foreign language; lifelong language learning; foreign languages –
      a way of how to overcome our cultural and linguistic differences)

				
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