Part1 Topics and Questions
[ including totally new topics as well as the ones that come back to the question pool again ]
Letters and Cards
Do you prefer receiving birthday cards or emails as gifts? Why?
Do you often write cards and letters?
Have you ever written cards or letters to others?
Have you received letters or cards?
Do you think emails will replace cards and letters?
(similar above) Do you think cards and letter will disappear?
Do you like shoes (or, are you interested in shoes)?
What kind of shoes do you like? Why?
How many pairs of shoes do you have?
How often do you buy (a pair of new) shoes?
Is price important when you chose shoes to buy?
Do you prefer comfortable shoes, or good-looking (fashionable) shoes?
Do you have a favourite pair of shoes?
Have you ever bought shoes online?
Do you like buying shoes on line?
Do you think men and women are equally interested in (buying) shoes?
Do you often watch movies?
How often do you watch movies?
What kinds of movies do you like?
Do you prefer watching movies alone or with someone else?
What’s your favourite colour? Why?
Do you like dark colours?
Do you prefer light or dark colours?
Do you think different types of people like different colours?
What colour would you choose to paint the walls of your room?
Did you like some bright colours?
Do you think colours can affect a person’s mood?
Do you think a car’s colour is important to you?
Do you like wearing sunglasses?
What kinds of sunglasses do you like to buy?
Would you like to buy someone a pair of sunglasses?
Have you ever lost any sunglasses?
How often do you wear sunglasses?
Sports and Exercises
What sport/exercises you like to do? Why?
What exercises/sports do Chinese like to do?
What kinds of sports are very popular in China?
Would you like to participate in the Olympic Games?
What’s your favourite sports star?
Do you prefer doing outdoor or indoor exercises?
Do you prefer doing exercises alone or with other people?
Weather & Seasons
What seasons do you like? Why?
Which season is your favourite?
What do you usually do in different seasons?
DO you do the same thing in different seasons?
Would you prefer to have (or live in a place that has) the same climate all year, or a place that has different seasons?
Does your country often rain? Do you like it?
Do you like living in a dry area or a humid area?
Have you ever changed your plan because of the weather?
Where do you study?
Why did you choose to attend this school/university?
Do you like your school/university?
What’s the best part of studying there?
Something you do in the morning/
What do you usually do in the mornings?
When you were a child, what did you usually do in the mornings?
Do you make a plan in the morning?
Do you usually do the same things in the mornings?
Did you do the same morning routines in your early ages?
Do you think having breakfast is important?
Do you want to change your daily routines in the future?
Parks and gardens
Do people in your hometown like to go to a park?
What types of people go to parks?
Are there many parks or public gardens where you live (or, in your hometown)?
Do you often (or, ever) go to a park or a (public) garden?
What do you (like to) do when you go to a park or public garden?
Do you like parks?/What kinds of parks do you like?
What do you like most about (going to) a park?
Do you prefer to relax with your friends in a park or an indoor place?
Did you go to parks when you were a child?
Did you go to parks when you were a child more often than you do now?
Do you do the same things in parks that you did when you were a child?
Do you think parks and public gardens are important to a city? (Why?/Why not?)
What do you think are the advantages of walking in a park?
Do you think there should be more parks?
Do you think you will go to parks more often in the future?
Does your home have a garden?
Do you think there should be more facilities in parks and gardens?