Self-introduction and personal information
What’s your name? What does it mean to you?
What names are popular in your culture?
Are there many people who have the same name as yours?
What name would you like to give to your own child in future?
Are you a student or worker? Do you like your student life?
What’s your major? Is it hard to learn? Why did you choose this major? What can you learn from it? What is the most important in your study? What kind of job would you like to do in future? (student)
What’s your job? Do you like your job? Is it stressful? What are you responsible for? What can you get from your current job? What do you often do after work? Do you want to recommend your job to other people? (worker)Are you for or against extra work on weekends? Should workers who work on weekends get extra salaries?
What is your prospect for the future?
What subjects did you like when you were in primary school?
Have you ever gone back to your primary school since after graduation?
Do you often go back to your school to visit your teachers?
Do you still keep in touch with your classmates in primary school?
What do you like best about your middle school?
Studies/ Sleeping Time/Routine
Do you like writing? How often do you write?
Do you want to write a book?
What are generally required to write in middle school?
Do you prefer handwriting or typing on the computer?
How long do you study normally everyday?
How many hours do you spend on your homework?
Do you sometimes feel tired of studying?
When do you usually get up in the morning?
When do you often go to bed?
How many hours do you sleep one day?
Do you think the older people should sleep for longer hours one day?
How long should we sleep?
Do you think people have less time to relax nowadays?
What are the differences on plans between elders and youngsters?
Are you planning to change your schedule?
How do you arrange your time?
What time do you like best in a day?
How do you concentrate on one thing?
What helps you concentrate?
When do we need to concentrate more?
When does it make us hard to concentrate during a day?
How to improve our concentration on what we do?
What jobs needs concentration more?
Are you a patient person?
What do you often do while you are waiting for the bus?
Have you lost your patience because of a long wait for the bus?
Are Chinese people patient in your perspective?