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2015 & 2016 Preliminary Oral Topics


We have begun the Oral testing in my P5 and P6 classes with the Preliminary Lists. I’ll write more on that soon but here’s a consolidated post on the 2015 and 2016 Preliminary Oral topics that my past students have so kindly helped me put together. This can be a good list to work on with your children at home.

I have chosen 4 of those topics to work on during my March holiday Oral & Writing workshops.


2015


Rosyth Primary School

Theme:
Sports

Picture:
Admission ticket to 20th Youth Games

Questions:

Q1: Would you be interested in buying this ticket?
Q2: Why do you think that people will attend this event?
Q3: How do you maintain a healthy lifestyle besides sports?




St Andrews Junior
(similar to Nanyang Pri School – NYPS)

Theme:
Assembly Talk/Occupations

Picture:
Assembly Talk with 4 Occupations

Questions:
Q1: Would you attend this assembly talk? Why or why not?
Q2: If given a choice, which occupation would you listen to more attentively?
Q3: What do you aspire to be when you grow up?



Marie Stella
(similar to CHIJ St Nicholas)

Theme:
Sports

Picture:
A canoeing course

Questions:
Q1: Would you sign up for this course?
Q2: What are your favourite outdoor activities?
Q3: Do you think that team work is important?




CHIJ OLGP

Theme:
Hobbies

Picture:
A flyer on different hobbies- Photography, Art, Sports, Reading

Questions:
Q1: Which of these hobbies would you choose?
Q2: What are your other hobbies?
Q3: What are the values you can learn from your hobbies?
Q4: How can you persuade your friend to like your hobby?




Yew Tee Primary

Theme:
Singapore

Picture:
A book about Singapore

Questions:
Q1: Would you be interested in reading this book about Singapore? Why or why not?
Q2: Tell me about a place in Singapore you have visited.
Q3: Tell me about a country you would like to go for the coming holidays




Mee Toh Primary
(similar to Red Swastika, Henry Park & ACS)

Theme:
Games/Family

Picture:
A game stall- pupils playing a game with 3 prizes

Questions:
Q1: Would you like to participate in this game? Why or why not?Q2: Tell me about a time you won a prize
Q3: What activities do you and your family do during the weekend?




NYPS

Theme:
Assembly Talk/Occupations

Picture:
Assembly Talk with parents of pupils jobs: Nurse, Taxi Driver, Policeman, Animator

Questions:
Q1: Would you attend the assembly talk? Why or why not?
Q2: The school has organised many assembly talks, what other assembly talks would you like the school to organise?
Q3: What do you aspire to be when you grow up?




Methodist Girls School

Theme:
Dengue

Picture:
5 steps for Mozzie Wipeout

Questions:
Q1: How else can you prevent dengue?
Q2: What other ways are there to promote citizens to do the 5 step mozzie wipeout?
Q3: How can we prevent illnesses such as dengue from spreading?



Pei Hwa PPS

Theme:
Dengue

Picture:
Poster on preventing dengue fever and breeding of Aedes Mosquitoes

Questions:
Q1: Do you think that the poster is effective in preventing the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes?
Q2: Tell me about a time you were sick
Q3: Besides clearing stagnant water, other ways can you protect our environment and be a responsible citizen?




ACS + Henry Park
(I have mixed both questions)

Theme:
Carnivals

Picture:
Poster on carnival games

Questions:
Q1: Would you like to play this game?
Q2: Do you think that it will be easy to win
Q3: Tell me about a time you won a prize



Red Swastika

Theme:
Carnivals

Picture:
Game booth

Questions:
Q1: Would you like to participate in this game?
Q2: Have you ever been to a carnival or funfair before?
Q3: Do you think prizes at a game booth are important?



2016


NYPS

Theme:
Pet adoption

Pictures:
Poster of a dog with dates of Pet adoption. Fees are also waived for adoption. Animal talks on how to care for your dog.

Questions:
Q1: Will you attend this event? Why or why not?
Q2: Do you have a pet? What do you do to take care of your pet?
Q3: Owning a dog needs the owner to be patient and responsible. Do you agree?




SMPS


Theme:
Sports

Picture:
Sports activities held on Friday recess. Venue: Sports Hall. Picture of people playing soccer, badminton and basketball.

Questions:
Q1: Would you like to take part in this activity?
Q2: Has your school ever held an activity like this before?
Q3: Some people like team sports while others like individual sports. Which one do you like and why?



Pei Hwa /CHIJ OLGS

Theme:
Health Magazine

Picture showing 5 bullets points as follows:

  • 5 Super foods that children should include in their diets. 
  • Different workouts for kids         
  • Talks and interview given by a doctor
  • $12 for 14 issues for a year if you attend the roadshow
  • Fill in the details

Questions:
Q1: Would you subscribe to this?
Q2: Why do you think the points are bulleted?
Q3: Why do you think they put the word ‘different’ for kids workout
Q4: What food do you usually eat at the school canteen and what food would you ask your friends to keep away from?




RGPS

Theme 1:
Family

Picture:
Sports Funfair, parent child event

Questions:
Q1: Would you want to attend this parent child event?
Q2: How do you bond with your family?
Q3: What do you want your school to organise as a post exam activity?


Theme 2:
Responsibility

Picture:
Showing the amount of Lost and Found objects in 2014 compared to 2015, which has increased

Questions:
Q1: How can you prevent the number of lost and found items from increasing?
Q2: Have you ever lost something?
Q3: In your opinion, if a child lost their mobile phone, should a parent buy another one?




St Stevens/SCGS/Henry Park

Theme:
Science Fair

Picture:
A Science Fair/ 3 experiments in different classrooms (how to make snow, how to get electricity from a potato/how Coca-Cola cleans)

Questions:
Q1: Would you attend this Science fair?
Q2: Have you been to a Science Fair?
Q3: Which of these experiments interest you?
Q4: How would you improve your Science lessons?




SCGS

Theme:
Sports Day

Picture:
Gunny sack race, 3-legged race, egg and spoon race, wheelbarrow race

Questions:
Q1: Which of these activities would you like to participate in?
Q2: Do you like your school’s sports day?
Q3: How would you like your school to improve the Sports Day?




Princess Elizabeth

Theme:
Energy Conservation

Pictures:
Energy exhibition- details: Weekend 9am-6pm/ Talks scheduled on Energy Conservation

Questions:
Q1: Would you attend this exhibition?
Q2: Have you ever been to an exhibition?
Q3: How do you and your family conserve energy?




Tao Nan

Theme:
Saving Water

Picture:
Poster on Saving Water & 4 ways to save water

Questions:
Q1: Do you agree with the ways to save water?
Q2: How do you save water at home?
Q3: How can you raise awareness in your school about how to save water? 


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