Where’s your hometown?
Is that a big city or a small place?
Please describe your hometown a little.
How long have you been living there?
Do you like your hometown?
Do you like living there?
What do you like about your hometown?
Is there anything you dislike about it?
Do you think you will continue living there for a long time?
What kind of housing /accommodation do you live in?
Who do you live with?
How long have you lived there?
Do you plan to live there for a long time?
(If you answered you haven’t lived there long) What’s the difference between where you are living now and where you have lived in the past?
Can you describe the place where you live?
What can you see from your bedroom window?
Which room does your family spend most of the time in?
What do you usually do in your house/flat/room?
Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
Do you prefer living in a house or a flat?
Please describe the room you live in.
What part of your home do you like most?
Your work or your studies
Do you work or are you a student?
Do you like your major?
Is that a popular major in your country?
Is it difficult to learn your major?
Do you think it’s important to choose a subject you are interested in?
What’s the most enjoyable part of being a student?
For you, what’s the most interesting part (or subject or class) of your course?
(For high school) What’s the most interesting of your subjects at school?
What are your future work plans?(after you graduate)
Who do you think is more important, the students or the teacher?
Are there anything special about your teachers and classmates in this major?
What school/university do you go to now?
How long have you been going to that school/university?
Do you like studying at that school/university?
What’s the most important part of your study life?
What job(or, what work)do you do? What do you do in that job?
Why did you choose to do that kind of work(or that job)?
Would you recommend the job to other people?
Do you like sunny days?
What do you like to do when it’s a sunny day?
Would you like to stay at home or go outside when the weather is great?
Are there many sunny days in your hometown?
Do you like art?
Do you think art classes are necessary?
How do you think art classes affect children’s development?
What kind of paintings do Chinese people like?
What can you learn from western paintings?
How often do you read?
Do you have many books at home?
Do Chinese people do enough reading?
Do Chinese people like to read?
What kind of people like reading and what kind of people don’t like reading very much?
Do you like to take photographs?(why?)
Do you prefer to take photos yourself or to have people taken photos?(why?)
How long have you liked taking photographs?
How (why) did you become interested in photograph?
How often do you take photographs?
In what situations do you take photographs?
What kind of photos do you like to take?(why?)
Do you prefer to take picture of people or of scenery?
Who do you take photos of?
How do you keep your photos?
Do you keep your photographs on your computer?
Are there any photos on the walls of your home?
Do you frame(or have you framed) any of your photos?(if yes, which?&why?)
Do you prefer to send postcards to people or to send photos that you took yourself?
Do you often(like to)sing?
When do you like to sing?
How much time do you spend in singing every day?
What kinds of music do you like to sing?
Is it difficult to sing well?
Do you want to be a singer?
Do you like painting or drawing?
How often do you visit art galleries?
What kinds of things do you like to draw?
Is it easy to learn how to draw?
Do you often(like to) listen to music?
When do you listen to music?
How much time do you spend listening to music every day?
What kinds of music do you like to listen to?
What’s your favorite kind of music?
How often do you listen to(that type of ) music?
When did you start listening to this type of music?
Where do you listen to it?
How do you feel when you listen to this music?
Do you like listening to songs?
Have you ever been to a concert before?
Do you like to listen to live music?
Have you ever been to a musical