Where’s your hometown?
Do you like it?
What do you like most about it?
What don’t you like about it?
Are there any tourist attractions?
Where would you recommend a tourist to visit?
Would you want to move somewhere else in the future?
Work or Study
Do you work or study?
Do you like it? Do you find it interesting?
What do you find most difficult with your job/studies?
Do you think your job/subject is easy or difficult?
What are you planning to do in the future?
Focusing on Study
What’s your favorite subject in your major?
What did you learn from your major?
Which one do you prefer, interesting major or interesting classmates?
How did you feel on the first day of school?
Do you think the first day of school is important?
What are more important to your studies, teachers or students?
Do you prefer studying in the morning or afternoon?
What kind of job do you want in the future?
Did you do any part time work whilst you were studying?
Focusing on Work
Do you like your work or the working environment?
What is your career plan in the future?
How did you feel on the first day of work?
Is the first day at work important?
Do you want to change jobs in the future?
Do you like watching movies?
What kind of film do you like?
How often do you watch movies?
Who do you watch movies with?
Did you like watching movies when you were young? What did you like to watch?
Where do you usually watch movies?
Do you prefer to watch movies in a cinema or at home?
Do you watch the same style of movies in the past and now?
What kinds of music do you like?
When was the last time you went to a concert or watched a music video?
What are the differences of listening to songs on the concert and from the CD? Which one do you prefer?
Do you like to collect things? Why?
What do you usually collect?
How do you collect things?
Where do you get these collections?
Have you collected CDs or stamps?
What’s your favorite collection?
What do people in your country like to collect most?
Are you proud of your collection?
News and Newspaper
Do you like reading newspapers?
Do you read newspaper often?
Do you watch the news?
When was the last time you read the news?
What kind of newspapers are there in your country?
Is watching the news /Are newspapers popular in your country?
When did you start reading newspapers?
Do you prefer local or international news?
What’s the difference between local news and international news?
Do you like watching TV?
How often do you watch TV?
How long do you usually watch TV?
Do kids in your country watch TV too much? Is it good?
What’s your favorite TV program?
What TV program did you like to watch when you were young?
Do you prefer to watch TV programs on the computer or the TV?
Do you watch TV programs by yourself or with other people?
Do you write letters or emails?
Do you like to write emails/letters?
How often do you receive them?
Who do you usually write to?
Who do you usually receive letters from?
Do you prefer receiving phone calls or mails?
Do you like to receive mails or phone calls?
Do you think it’s difficult to write letters?
Do you usually use your phone for calls or text messages?
Do you prefer to send a text or give a call when you have an important message for your friend?
When will you prefer to send a message?
Do you think a text message can convey the information well?
Looking at the Sky
Do you like to watch the sky?
Do you like the sky during the day or night?
Have you been taught anything about stars or planets?
What is your favorite star?
Which room can you best see the sky?
What is the worst place to look at the sky?
What is the best spot to look at the sky?
Week and Weekends
Which day of the week you like most?
Which day of the week you like least?
Do you like your weekend?
Do you do the same thing every day?
How do you spend your weekends?
Do you like your weekends more than weekdays?
What’s your favorite weekend?
Do you usually make a plan for the weekends?
Do you organize time?
Do you usually make a plan?
Are you a person who’s good at organizing their time?
How do you organize your time?
How did you learn how to manage your time?
Do you organize your weekends? How? Why?
Do you have many public holidays in China?
Do you want more holidays?
Do you like public holidays?
Which holiday do you like most?
What do you usually do on public holidays?
Would you like more public holidays?
What transport do you like to take when you go travelling?
Do you prefer public transport or private transport when you go out?
Which did you choose the last time you went out? Why?
What advice on transport would you give to the visitors to your country?
How can the government encourage people to take the public transport?
Do you like to do sports?
Do Chinese people like sports?
Do you have a sport you would like to try in the future?
Are there any sports meetings in your local area?
What sports are popular in your country?
Do you watch sports on TV?
When was the last time you watched a sports competition?
Helping Other People
Do you like to help other people? Why?
Do you often help people?
When was the last time you received help?
Did your parents teach you to help people in your childhood? Why?
When was the first time your parents helped you?
When was the first time your friends helped you?
Do you have many friends?
Do you like to make friends?
Are most of your friends from school or from outside of school?
Do you ever help a friend by giving advice?
Do you prefer to spend time with your family or with friends?
Do you think friendship is important?
Do you prefer to spend time with friends or spend time alone?
What kinds of people do you like to have as friends?
Do you like to read books?
What do you usually read?
What is your favorite type of book?
Have you ever received some books as gifts?
Have you ever given somebody a book before?
What did you like to read when you were a child?
Do you make plans every day?
Are you good at managing your time?
What is the latest plan you made?
What is the hardest part about making plans?
Do you prefer to be outdoors or indoors?
Did you like to go outside when you were young?
Did you often go over to your friends’ house when you were young?
Is it important for children to play outdoors?
How often do you use social networking applications?
Why do you use social networking apps?
Do you think it is good to make friends online?
What are the disadvantages of social networking apps?
Borrowing and Lending
Have you borrowed books from others?
Have you ever borrowed money from others?
Do you like to lend things to others?
How do you feel when people don’t return things they borrowed from you?
Do you use perfume?
What kind of perfume do you like?
What does perfume mean to you?
Do you give perfume as a gift?
Do you often visit your relatives?
What do you do when visiting relatives?
When was the last time you visited a relative?
Why do people visit their relatives?