Write about your family - include physical descriptions of each member, descriptions of their personality and interests, and how well you get along with each of them.
Have you been or will you be going to a beach this summer?
¿Qué prefieres: ver películas desde tu casa o ir al cine? ¿Por qué?
Did you start a new project this summer?
Did you meet with other language learners of your target language(s) this summer? Online or in person? What was it like?
Do you have a pet or do you see someone’s pet regularly? How are they coping with the summer heat? Better or worse than you are? Do you know how pets are coping in a country of your target language(s)?
Did you attend a summer protest this year?
Did you move this summer or did you help someone move?
Did you meet with anyone who lives in a country of your target language(s) this summer? Online or in-person?
Does it feel like you ran the air conditioner a lot this summer? If you don’t have air conditioning, how do you keep cool?
Does your area have a State Fair, County Fair or some such festival during the summer? What’s it like? Or you going again this summer or have you already gone to it this summer?
What outdoor activities did you do this summer? Did you bike, play in a park, have picnics?
Did you get hail in your area this summer? What was it like? If you didn’t, does a country or countries of your target language(s) get hail during the summer?
Did you play any tabletop games this summer? If so, which ones?
Did you spend most of the summer inside gaming to beat the heat? What did you play? Was it multiplayer or solo? If you didn’t, does a country of your target language(s) have any popular gaming activities during the summer?
Did you visit a water park this summer? Did you go swimming in a lake, pool, or ocean? How was it? Does a country of your target language have popular water activities during the summer?
Do you have a favorite summer flower? Did you plant anything for the summer this year? Does your target language’s country or countries have popular summer flowers?
College students should be encouraged to pursue subjects that interest them rather than the courses that seem most likely to lead to jobs.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain (from official ETS pool).
Governments should place few, if any, restrictions on scientific research and development.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take.
(From ETS official pool)
Summer is all about summer blockbusters! Did you get to see a movie or two this summer? Tell us all about it! If you haven’t seen a movie yet, which one would you like to see and why?
Do you tend to make decisions from your head or your heart? Do you believe one method is better than the other? Why or why not?
Write about the most important life lesson you’ve learned thus far.
Which summer month is best? Why?
How do you know when summer has arrived?
If you could spend a summer anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why?
How did this summer compare to other summers?
Write a poem describing the last day of summer.
How do you feel when summer ends?
Have you ever gone to a summer camp? What was it like? If you haven’t been to a summer camp, write a fictional story about your ideal experience.
Did you spend much time with friends this summer? What did you do together?
Plan a “stay-cation” for the last week of summer. What will you do?
Do you feel that you had any breakthroughs in learning your target language(s) this summer? If so, what were they? If not, you may describe what breakthrough(s) you'd like to have.
Of all the language mistakes you made this summer on LangCorrect, which is your favorite? Why?
Of all the language mistakes you made this summer on LangCorrect, which is your least favorite? Why?
Of all the language mistakes you made this summer, which is your favorite? Why?
Of all the language mistakes you made this summer, which is your least favorite? Why?
Does the summer heat motivate you to study your target language(s) more or less? Why?
Do you get energized or drained in the summer heat? What do you do about it?
Did you watch a lot of streaming video this summer? Why or why not? If you did, what did you end up watching? If not, what did you do instead?
Did you attend a summer concert? Why or why not?
Do you have a favorite song or playlist that you played a gazillion times this summer? Why or why not?
Do you love summer rains? Why or why not?
Did you suffer a blackout (a loss of electricity) this summer? If so, what did you do during the time you had no electricity? If not, how does your area maintain a continuous electrical supply? Or, can you describe how grateful you are that you didn't suffer a blackout?
What dish did you cook most often this summer? Why? If you don't cook, what did you eat the most this summer and why?
Did you exercise during this year's excruciating heat? If so, what did you do and how did you stay cool? If not, why not?
Did you get sunburned this summer? What did you do about it? If not, what do you do to prevent it?
What is your most favorite thing that you got to do this summer?
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