• Mai Duc Nguyen

Speaking Part 2 Revision – Sample Topics on Occasions of Disagreement



Sample Topic #1:


Describe an occasion in which you disagreed with a colleague at work.


You should say:

  • When and where the occasion happened

  • Why it happened in the first place

  • What you did to resolve the conflict

And please explain if the conflict was successfully resolved.



Sample Topic #2:


Describe an occasion in which you disagreed with a friend.


You should say:

  • When and where the occasion happened

  • Why it happened in the first place

  • What you did to resolve the conflict

And please explain if the conflict was successfully resolved.



Sample Topic #3:


Describe an occasion in which you disagreed with a family member.


You should say:

  • When and where the occasion happened

  • Why it happened in the first place

  • What you did to resolve the conflict

And please explain if the conflict was successfully resolved.



Sample Topic #4:


Describe an occasion in which you disagreed with your manager at work.


You should say:

  • When and where the occasion happened

  • Why it happened in the first place

  • What you did to resolve the conflict

And please explain if the conflict was successfully resolved.



Sample Topic #5:


Describe an occasion in which you disagreed with a stranger.


You should say:

  • When and where the occasion happened

  • Why it happened in the first place

  • What you did to resolve the conflict

And please explain if the conflict was successfully resolved.



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