1.What work do you do?
2.Why did you choose to do that type of work ( or, that job)?
3.Do you like your job?
4.Is it interesting?
5.(possible) do you miss being a student?
1.What subject(s) are you studying?
2.Why did you choose to study that subject/ why did you choose to study those subjects?
3. Is it very interesting?
4.Do you prefer to study in the morning or in the afternoon?
Text messages/ phone calls
1.Do you text someone if he doesn’t answer your phone?
2.Is there any chance when texting someone is better than calling him?
3.Have you ever have any difficulty replying?
4.How often do you send message?
5.How often do you make phone calls?
6.Do you like to call your parents or send text messages to him?
1.Do you have a favorite teacher?
2.Do you want to be a teacher in the future?
3.What kinds of teacher do you like?
4.Do you think teacher should be angry at students or not?
5.Do you like strict teachers?
6.What’s the different between young and old teachers?
7.Is it important for teachers to interact with students frequently?
8.What’s the most important part in your study, teachers or classmates?
1.When was the last time you work with a team?
2.Do you like to work or study with others or just by yourselves?
3.What’s the most important thing for teamwork?
4.Do you like to be a leader?
1.Do you like to watch sports on TV?
2.Do you play any sports?
3.Do you have a favorite sports star?
4.What’s the most popular sport in China?
5.What kinds of sports would you like to try in the future?
6.Have you ever tried any dangerous sports?
1.Do you like swimming?
2.Is it difficult to learn how to swim?
3.Where do Chinese like to go swimming?
4.What’s the difference between swimming in the pool and swimming in the sea?
1.What’s kinds of social networking websites do you like?
2.Are you a social person?
3.What kinds of people do you like to be friends with on those websites?
4.Is it easy to find real friends on a social networking websites?
5.What kinds of chatting app or software do Chinese people like to use?
1.What kinds of snacks do you like to eat?
2.Is it healthy to eat snacks?
3.Do your parents allow you to eat snacks?
4.What was the most popular snacks when you were young?
5.What kinds of snacks do children in your country like to eat nowadays?
1.How many hours are you asleep for every day?
2.Is it necessary to take a nap every day?
3.Do old people sleep a lot? Why?
4.What time do you usually go to bed?
5.Do you always have a good sleep?
1.Do you like looking into the sky?
2.Where is the good place to see stars?
3.Is the sky more beautiful in the daytime or at night time?
1.Do you like going to museums?
2.What are the differences between watching documentaries and visiting museums?
3.Do you think museums are important?
4.Do you think it’s suitable for museums to sell things to visitors?
5.Did you go to museums when you were a child?
1.Do you often ( like to)listen to music?
2.When do you listen to music?
3.How much time do you spend listening to music every day?
4.What’s your favorite kind of music?
5.When did you star listening to this type of music?
6.Where do you listen to it?
7.How do you feel when you listen to this music?
8.Do you like listening to songs?
9.Have you ever been to a musical performance?
10.Have you ever learned to play a musical instrument?
11.Is music an important subject at schools in China?
12.Did you often listen to music when you were a child?(if yea, give details)
13.What kinds of music are (most) popular in China?
1.When did you start learning math?
2.Do you think it’s easy to learn math?
3.Do you like to use a calculator?
4.Do you like math?
5. Who taught you math?
6. Who’s your favorite teacher so far?
1.What do you remember to do each day?
2.Why do older people forget things easily?
4. What helps people to remember things ?
5.Have you ever forgotten something important?
1.Where is your hometown?
2.Where does your family live now?
3.Are there any specialties in your hometown?
4.Has your hometown had any changes in recent years?
5.Is it suitable for children to live?
6.Do you plan to live in your hometown in the future?
7.What changes do you believe will happen in your hometown in the future?
1.Do you live in a house or an apartment?
2.Which is your favorite room?
3.Would you change anything about your home? Why / why not?
4.What kind of accommodation would you like to live in the future?
5.What are the good places to eat around where you live?
6.Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
1.Do you like (to learn about) history?
2.What historical event do you find most interesting?
3.Do you think history is important?
4.Do you like to watch programs on TV about history?
5.Do you think you (=one) can (really) learn from films and/or TV program?
6.Do you think the Internet is a good place to learn about history?
7.Can you name a person from history who you would like to learn more about history?
8. Why would you like to learn more about him/her?
1. Do you like to help others?
2. Have you received other people’s help?
3. Do your parents like to help others?
4. Would you keep helping others in the future?
Hanging out with friends
1.How often do you like to hang out with friends?
2.Who do you usually like to hang out with?
3.Where do you like to go when you hang out with your friends?
4.Do you like to go out with a big group or just few friends?
1.Do you usually write by hand or write using a computer (, typewriter or word-processor)?
2.Nowadays. How do most people write things?
3.Do you think computers might one day replace handwriting?
4.When do children begin to write in your country?
5.How did you learn to write?
6.Do you thing handwriting is very important(nowadays)?
7.How can children today improve ( or, practice)their handwriting?
8.What impression does a person’s handwriting have on other people?
1.Do you like watching films?
2.Do Chinese people like to go to a cinema to watch movies?
3.What was the first movie that you watched?
4.Do you prefer foreign films or Chinese films?
5.What kinds of movies do you like most?
6. How often do you go to a cinema to watch a movie?
Emails and letters
1.Do you write many letters or emails?
2.Do you prefer to write letters by hand or to use a computer?
3.Which do you more often write, emails or letters?
4.How often do you write an email or a letter?
5.What do you usually write about?
6.Who do you usually write to?
7.Is it hard to think of what to write?
8.What kinds of letter/ email do you think is(are) the hardest to write?
9.How do you feel when you receive a letter or email?
10.What kinds of emails(or letters) do you receive that make you feel happy?
11.Do you think people will still write letters in the future?
1. What colors do you like?
2. What’s the most popular color in China?
3. What’s the difference between men and women’s preference on color?
4. Does color affect your mood?
1.Would you like to live the countryside in the future?
2.What do people living in the countryside like to do?
3.What are the benefits of living in rural areas?
4.What’s the difference between living in the city and ling the countryside?
1.What clothes do you like to wear?
2.Do / did you wear the same clothes at school and at home?”
3.Will you change your clothes when you go home today?
4.Did you have any special clothes to wear when you were a child?
5.Did you like them?
Being in a hurry
1.When was the last time you did something in a hurry?
2.Do you like to finish things quickly?
3.What kinds of things will you never do in a hurry?
4.Why do people make mistakes more easily when they are in a hurry?
1.Do you like to be alone?
2.What do you like to do when you are alone?
3.Do you like to spend time with your friends or just stay at home on your own?
4.When was the last time you were being alone?
Staying up late
1.Do you like to stay up late?/ do you have any experience about this?
2.What do you think about staying up too late?
3.Do you have any suggestions to recover ourselves when we stay up late?
4.What do you usually do when you stay up late?
1. Do people in your country do much housework?
2. In your home, who does the housework?
3. Do you usually do any housework?
4. What housework did you do when you were a child?
5. Do you think children should do housework?
6.Do you like to do housework?
7.What housework do you least like doing?
9.Do you think people should be paid to do household chores?
1.Do you like flowers? (Why?)
2.What flowers do you like? (Why?)
3. Which/What is your favorite flower?
4.Do you think flowers are important?
5.(Similar to above) Are flowers important in your culture? (Give examples)
6.On what occasions are flowers important?
7.Do people in your country ever use flowers for special occasions?
8.In your country, do people (ever) give flowers as a gift?
9.What are the occasions when people give or receive flowers?
1.Do you mind noises? (Do any noises bother you? / Are you ever bothered by noise? )
2.What type of noise do you come across in your daily life?
3.Are there any sounds that you like?
4.Where can you (= one) hear loud noise?
5.Do you think there's too much noise in modern society?
6.Are cities becoming noisier?
1.What do you do in your spare time?
2.Do you like outdoor activities?
3.What outdoor activities do you (most) like to do?
4.How often do you do that?
5.What outdoor sports do you like? (Why?)
6.How much time do you spend outdoors every week?
7.How often do you do outdoor activities?
8.What (types of) outdoor activities are popular in your country?
1.Do you enjoy being the age you are now?
2.(Similar to above) Do you like your present age? (Why?/Why not?) (= Would you prefer to be a different age to the age you are now?)
3.If you could change your age, what age would you choose to be? do you think is the best age to be?
4.What age do you think will be the best (happiest?) in your future?
5.Do you like (going) shopping? (Why?/Why not?)
6.What do you think is the most difficult (or, unpleasant) part about shopping?
7.Is there anything you don't like (or, dislike) about shopping?
8.What don't you like about shopping?
9.Do you prefer shopping alone or with others?
10.Who do you (usually) go shopping with?
11.Do you prefer to go shopping with family members or with friends?
14.What do you usually buy when you go shopping?
1.Do you prefer rainy days or sunny days?
2.What do you do on rainy days (or, on a rainy day)?
3.(Similar to above but possibly different in meaning) What do you usually do when it rains (or, when it starts to rain) and you are outside?
4.Do you think rain is good? (Why?)
5.How does rain affect (life in) your country?
6.Is there any part of China where it doesn't rain much? (Where?)
1.Do you often invite friends to visit your home?
2.Do you like visitors coming to your home?
3.(Similar to above) Do you like to invite your friends to your home? (Why?/Why not?)
4.How often do visitors come to your home?
5.When do visitors come to your home?
6.Do you prefer to be the host or to be invited over to other people’s homes?
7.Do you prefer to have friends visit you, or relatives?
1.Are there many advertisements in your country
2.Why do you think there are so many advertisements now?
3.What are the various places where we see advertisements?
4.How do you feel about advertisements?
1.Are there many people living near you?
2Do you know (all) your neighbors?
3.Do you like your neighbors?
4.What do you think of your neighbors?
5.How often do you see (or talk to) your neighbors?
6.When do you meet (or see) your neighbors?
7.How often do you talk to your neighbors?
8.Do you think it's important (or, necessary ) to know your neighbors?
9.How well do you know your neighbors?
1.What kind of music do you like to listen to?
2.Have you ever been to a (live) concert?
3.Or: Do you often go to concerts?
4.(Probably if you say no to the question above) Would you like to go to a concert in the future?
5.What sorts of concerts do you have in your country?
6.Are concerts ever held in your hometown?
7.When was the last time you attended a concert?
Describe an age/stage you enjoyed mostly in your life
Describe a success in your life
Describe a situation you wait for something
Describe a recent happy event that you had
Describe a useful thing that you borrowed
Describe a time someone or something made noise
Describe a long walk you ever made
Describe an important conversation that influenced you
Describe an art or craft activity you did at school
Describe an occasion you got up extremely early
Describe a time when you feel surprised to meet someone
Describe an unhappy shopping experience that you had.
Describe a meal you would like to invite your friends to eat with you.
Describe an exhibition that you visited.
Describe some useful advice you received (from a friend or family member).
Describe an unforgettable (or, enjoyable) activity that you took part in as part of your English
Describe what you would do if you received a very large amount of money.
Describe a person who can use a second language
Describe a person whose job is important to the society
Describe a person who can do well in work
Describe a family member that you have spent the most time with
Describe a person in the news that you would like to meet
Describe a person who likes to travel by plane
Describe an adventurous person who you know
Describe a good student you have studied with
Describe someone you know who you think is a good parent
Describe a leader who you admire (for example, in sport, business or politics)
Describe the oldest person that you know
Describe a friend you had when you were a child
Describe a character from a story you read or heard in your childhood.
Describe a job you would like to have in the future.
Describe an important festival in your country
Describe a gift for others took you long time to choose
Describe a law about environment you would like to see in the future
Describe a painting or work of art in your school
Describe a song that means something special to you
Describe an important letter you received
Describe an item of furniture, either modern or traditional.
Describe an interesting subject that you studied in school or university.
Describe an unforgettable advertisement that you saw or heard or liked
Describe an article that you read from a magazine or from the internet about healthy life
Describe a house or apartment you want to live in
Describe a place near water (such as a river, a lake or the ocean) that you enjoyed visiting
Describe a place that can be good to relax ( not home)
Describe a place where you can read and write
Describe a street that you like to visit
Describe a cafe or restaurant you like to visit
Describe a foreign country you want to visit but haven’t been to
Describe a long car journey you went to
Describe an educational trip you went on
Describe something you would like to do if you were given a day off
Describe an open-air market (or street market) that you enjoyed visiting
A Wild Animal From Your Country
Describe a wild animal from your country
Describe a foreign culture that you are interested in
Describe a place you visited that had been affected by pollution
Describe a product that you bought and felt happy with
Describe a sport you have learnt for the first time
Describe a person who has apologized to you
Describe a dinner that you had with your friends
Describe an interesting story from a TV program
Describe a piece of clothes that is given by someone
Describe a family (not your own) that you like
Describe one time when the weather changed your plan
Describe a difficult decision you had to male
Describe a toy that you received when you were a child
Describe a dream you have had
Describe a family member that you are mostly close to
Describe a story or novel that was particularly interesting to you
Describe a difficult decision that you once made
Describe the first time that you used a foreign language to communicate
Describe one of your best friend
Describe a goal you want to achieve in the future
Describe the first time you used a foreign language