Latest Speaking IELTS Cue Card 2022 September to December

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Latest Speaking IELTS Cue Card 2022 September to December

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1.            Describe an English class/lesson that you enjoyed

You should say:

What was taught in the class When did you take the class Where it was?

What did the teacher do that made you enjoy it
Follow Up Questions
  1. What are the benefits of learning a foreign language?
2. What are the benefits of being a foreign language teacher?
3. Will computers replace foreign language teachers in the future?
4.  Is grammar the most difficult part about learning a foreign language?
5.  Do you think grammar is important in language learning?

2. Describe an object you find particularly beautiful (For example, a painting, sculpture, piece of jewellery/furniture, etc.).

You should say:

Where the artwork/object is How it was made

What it looks like

And explain why you find it particularly beautiful?

Follow Up Questions
  1. Do you think there are more beautiful things now than the past?
2.  Do you think there are many scenic spots in India or there are many more in other countries?

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3.  Describe a time you used your cellphone/ smartphone to do something important

You should say:

What happened? When it happened

How important the cellphone/smartphone was And explain how you felt about the experience
Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. What do you usually do with a cellphone?
2  What are the differences between young people and old people when using a cellphone?
3  Which one is more important, using a cellphone to make phone calls or to read messages?
4  Do you think there should be a law to stop people from making phone calls in public?

4.  Describe an important thing you learned, not at school or college.

When did you learn it? How did you learn it

Why did you think it was important to learn it How you felt when you learnt it

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. What do children learn from their parents?
2.  Are some children well-behaved because of their parents?
3.  Is it necessary for adults to learn new things?
4.  What are the options for learning new things?

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5.  Describe something that surprised you and made you happy

You should say:

What it was Who did this

How you found out about it and what you did

And explain why it surprised you and made you happy

part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. How do people express happiness in your culture?
2.  Do you think happiness has any effect on people? How?
3.  How can people be happy?
4.  Is it good for people to be unhappy? Why?

6. Describe a photo that you are proud of

When did you take this photo? What is the photo about?

Why you feel proud of the photo?

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Why do some people like to use photographs to document important things
2.  What can one learn from photographs taken throughout history?
3.  Are photographs the best way to remember something?

7. Describe a time when you received money as a gift.

When did you receive it? What did you do with it? How did you feel about it?
Part 3 Follow Up Questions
  1. Is it important for children to have a right attitude towards money?
  2. What do you think of the saying; love of money is the root of all evil?
  3. Is it important to teach children how to manage their pocket money?
  4. What kind of occasions require people to send money as gifts?

8.  Talk about a TV show you like to watch

What is the program about When do you watch it Who do you watch it with

Why do you like to watch it

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. What do Indian people like to watch?
2.  Do you like watching foreign countries’ TV shows?
3.  Do you think watching TV shows can be educational for children?

9.  Describe a person who you believe dresses well

·        Who this person is
·        Who this person is
  • What kind of dresses he/she wears
·        How do you know him/her

10.               Describe a person who likes to grow plants

Who the person is

How do you know the person

What types of plants does he/she grow Why does he/she grow plants
Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. What kind of plants do people like to grow in their homes?
2.  Do people in India like to gift plants?

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11.               Describe a time you had a disagreement with someone

Who was the person

Why did you have the disagreement Was the issue resolved? If yes, how? 

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. If there is a disagreement, what do you do?
2.  How can we disagreements from escalating into a fight?
3.  Who do you think should teach children to respect- teachers or parents?
4.  What do you do when you have a disagreement with your parents?

12.                Describe a house/apartment that someone you know lives in.

You should say:

whose house/apartment this is where the house/apartment is what it looks like inside

and explain what you like or dislike about this person’s house/apartment   

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13.               Describe a place where you go to do outdoor activities or play a sport

Where is it located?

What activities you can do at this place? How often do you go there?

Why do you like this place?
Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Are outdoor activities better than indoor activities?
  2. What outdoor activities do young people like to do?

Do you think that people who like to do adventurous activities are more likely to succeed

14.               Describe a city you would recommend as a nice place to live (not your hometown)

You should say:

What it is Where it is

What you know about this place

And explain why you recommend it as a nice place

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Where do people like to live in your country?
  2. Why do many people move to the city?
  3. What are the advantages of living close to the workplace?
  4. What kinds of places do older people prefer to live in

15.               Describe a time when someone asked for your opinion

You should say:

Who asked for your opinion

Why he/she wanted to know your opinion What opinion you gave

And explain how you felt when he/she asked for your opinion

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Why do some people dislike giving their opinions?
  2. Are there any apps designed for collecting opinions about products or services?
  3. Why do people like to express their opinions on the Internet nowadays?
  4. What are the disadvantages of sharing opinions on the Internet?

16.               Describe a time when you missed an appointment

You should say:

When and where it happened; What the appointment was for;

What happened when you missed it;

And explain how you felt about missing the appointment.

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Which events in your country do most people forget?
  2. Do you think it is a good idea to use electronic devices for putting reminders?
  3. Do you use them?
  4. How can memory help you to learn a new skill?
  5. How can modern technology help you keep good memories?
  6. Is human memory important nowadays?
  7. Can electronic devices such as smartphones replace human memory?
  8. How often do you make appointments?
  9. Is it important to be punctual in your country?

Is it easy to make an appointment in India

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17.      Describe a time you were very busy

You should say:

When it happened Where you were What you did

And explain why you were that busy

Follow Up Questions

  1. Do you like the fast pace of modern life?
  2. How do you feel when you are really busy?
  3. What is the best way to deal with stress?
  4. What kind of lifestyle is suitable for people in modern society?
  5. What relaxation techniques do you usually use?

18.     Describe a childhood friend

–     Explain why you like him/her?

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. How do people make new friends?
  2. What do you think makes people have a long friendship?
  3. Does it make things easier in a friendship if you have similar interests?
  4. How do people make friends now?
  5. Do you think we meet new people differently now than in the past?
  6. What do you think, what type of personality do people of the young generation admire?
  7. Why is friendship nowadays so volatile?
  8. Secondly, today friends are not made from the heart.
  9. How do people in your country make friends these days?

19.     Describe something that you have shared with others (or another person).

–     And explain why you shared it or how you felt when you shared it.

Part 3 – Follow Up Questions
  1. Do people in your country (or, you) prefer to share public transport or do they (you) prefer to use private transport?
  2. people in your country share their home with other or do they mostly live alone?
  3. Do you think there are any advantages to sharing your home with other (non-family) people?
  4. Would you ever share your food with someone else?

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20.     Describe a story or a novel that was particularly interesting to you

Part 3 Follow Up Questions

  1. What kinds of stories do children like to learn?
  2. do people in your country read novels?
  3. What kinds of novels old people like to read?
  4. What are the benefits of listening to stories or reading novels?
  5. Are you a good storyteller?

21. Describe a movie you would like to watch again

Part 3 Follow Up Questions

  1. What’s the difference between watching a movie at home and watching it in the cinema?
  2. Do young Indians like to watch foreign movies?
  3. How would you define a good movie?
  4. Is it important to have famous actors in the movie if the movie wants to be successful?
  5. Do you prefer to watch a movie at home or in the cinema?
  6. Do you think that cinemas will disappear in the future?

22.     Describe a time when you were stuck in a traffic jam.

You should Say:

  • When and where it happened
  • How long you were in the traffic jam
  • What you did while waiting
  • And explain how you felt when you were in that traffic jam.
Follow-ups
  1. Are traffic jams common in Indian cities?
  2. Why are cities today facing serious traffic issues?
  3. What can be done to improve traffic conditions in cities?
  4. Can developing public transport help resolve traffic issues in cities?

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23.     Describe an invention that has changed how people live.

You should say:

  • What it is
    • How has it changed people’s lives
    • What benefits did it bring
    • And explain if it is more important for older or younger people.
Follow-ups
  1. How has technology made our life easier?
  2. Which invention do you think is the most useful at home?
  3. What can be done to help old people learn to make use of new technologies?
  4. Will our life be better if we live without technology?

24.     Describe a family member whom you would like to work with in the future.

You should say:

  • Who the person is
  • Have you ever worked with the person before
  • What kinds of work you would like to do with the person
  • And explain how you will feel if you can finally work together.
Follow-ups

Family businesses:

  1. Are there any positive effects of working with a family member?
  2. What kinds of family businesses are there in India?
  3. Why do people like to set up a family business?
  4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a family business?
  5. What are the causes for the success of a family business?
  6. How is the relation among members of a family business?

Family in general:

  1. In what ways have families in your country changed recently?
  2. Should husbands and wives have different roles within the family?
  3. Which are more important to you: your family or your friends?

Working in large companies:

  1. What are the advantages of working in a big company?
  2. Will promotion be easier in a big company?
  3. Should big companies donate more to charities?
  4. Should big companies be punished more seriously if they break the law?

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25.     Talk about an important river or lake in your country or hometown

  • Which water body is that
  • How do you know about it?
  • Why does it impress you so much
Follow-ups
  1. Why do many people like going to places with water such as lakes, rivers, or seas?
  2. What kinds of leisure activities do people like to do in water places?
  3. Do children and old people relax in the same ways when they go to beach?
  4. Why do people like water sports?
  5. Do you think beach or seaside is more suitable for children or old people to spend their leisure time at?
  6. Is there much water transportation in your country?
  7. Do people travel by boat in your country?
  8. How important is water in daily life?
  9. How important are rivers and lakes to the cities where they located?
  10. Do the rivers in your country suffer from serious pollution?
  11. Do you think human activity is posing a threat to oceans globally?

26. Talk about a traditional object of your country or Talk about a traditional product of your country that you bought

  • What is it
    • How is it made
    • When did you try it for the first time
    • Why do you like it
Follow-ups
  1. Describe another traditional product from your country (apart from what you spoke about)
  2. What are the benefits of traditional products to locals?
  3. Do you think the government should help in the promotion of traditional products?
  4. Do you think because of globalization countries are adopting each other’s traditions.
  5. Why do people buy traditional products because of their traditional value or because of they are handmade.
  6. Did the traditional things of the past have more value than the present things?
  7. Did the traditional things of the past have better quality than the present things?
  8. Is it necessary to protect traditions?
  9. Do you think teenagers should learn about traditions?

27.     Describe a positive change in your life

  • What the change was
    • When it happened
    • How it happened
    • And explain why it was a positive change
Follow Ups
  1. Is your country changing rapidly?
  2. How is your country changing?
  3. Do you believe that the changes your country went through are positive?
  4. Do you think change is good?
  5. What are some of the major changes that usually occur in people in their lives?
  6. Is it important for people to make changes according to their surroundings?

28.     Talk about an important/Special event you celebrated

  • What was it
    • When did you celebrate
    • Where did you celebrate
    • Who was with you
    • Why was It special
Follow-ups
  1. How do people in your country celebrate events?
  2. What events do Indian people like to celebrate?
  3. Why do you think celebration is important?
  4. Do you prefer big or small celebrations?
  5. Why do some people like expensive and grand celebrations?
  6. Do you think it is a waste of money to spend much on celebrations of national events?
  7. How can people prepare for an event?
  8. Do you like to plan for an important meeting or activity?
  9. What factors should be considered when planning an event?

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29.     Describe a time when you observed the stars

  • When you observed the stars
    • Where and with whom you went?
    • What you observed
    • And explain how you felt when you saw the stars.
Follow-ups
  1. Why do people like to study the sky?
  2. Do you know any story related to planets?
  3. Do you think children should be told planet stories to improve their imagination?
  4. Would children be benefited from watching stars?
  5. Would you like to watch movies on planets?
  6. Did you like to watch the sky when you were young?

30.     Describe a plant, vegetable or crop that you are familiar with.

You should say:

  • what it is and where it grows
    • How you became familiar with it
    • what you like or dislike about it
    • and explain why this is important for your country.

OR

Describe a plant grown in your country that you think is important

  • What it is
  • Where it is grown
  • Why is it important to your country?
Follow-ups
  1. Do people in your country like to grow plants at home?
  2. Do old people grow plants?
  3. How do schools teach students to grow plants?
  4. What is the main plant of your country?

31.     Describe a friend you like to talk with

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
    • What you like to talk about
    • Why you like to talk with him/her
    • And explain how you feel about him/her

Follow ups.

  1. Where do young people like to meet?
  2. What do young people talk about when they meet up?
  3. Do you think people should be honest when talking with friends?
  4. On what occasions do people talk with strangers?

32.     An interesting neighbour

Describe an interesting neighbour of yours.

  • How long you have known this neighbour
  • What sort of person he/she is
  • How often you see him/her
  • And explain what kind of relationship you have with him/her OR explain why you consider this person to be an interesting neighbour
  •  
Follow-ups
  1. Do you think (good) neighbours are important? (Why? How? Why not?
  2. What are the qualities of a good neighbour? (What qualities would you like your neighbours to have?)
  3. Do most Indian people know their neighbours?
  4. What are some of the qualities of a good community?
  5. In India, are there any facilities for improving relations between neighbours?

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33.     Describe a competition you would like to take part in

  • What kind of competition it is?
    • What would you do in this competition?
    • Why does this competition interest you?
Follow-ups
  1. What kinds of people are competitive?
  2. What kind of activities/competitions people like to take part in?
  3. What kinds of competitions are popular in your hometown?
  4. Why do you think there are many competition programs on TV today?

34.     Talk about a special day which was not that expensive or on which you didn’t have to spend a lot of money

  • What was the occasion
    •         Where you went?
    •             Who did you celebrate with
    •  Why it didn’t cost you much?
Follow-ups
  1. Do teenagers spend much more money than before?
  2. How can people save money as much as possible?
  3. Did you ever have bad shopping experience?
  4. Why is online shopping so popular these days?
  5. Do you think you can buy something from a physical store without money?

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35.     Descirbe something that helps you concentrate

  • What it is?
    • When you do it?
    • How did you learn about it?
    • How it helps you concentrate?
Follow-ups
  1. Is it important for children to learn how to concentrate?
  2. What can employers do to help employees concentrate?
  3. What kinds of jobs require higher concentration at work?
  4. Have you ever felt difficult to concentrate?
  5. What kinds of distractions bother you in life?

36.     Describe an activity you do to keep fit

  • What the activity is
    •             When and where you usually do it
    •             How you do it
    •             Explain why it can keep your fit
Follow-ups
  1. What do old people in your country do to keep fit?
  2. What kinds of sports are popular in India?
  3. Do you think young people should play dangerous sports?
  4. What else people can do to keep fit besides sports?
  5. What can parents do to make their children like sports?

37.     Describe something that saves your time.

You should say:

  • What is it?
    • When you usually do it?
    • Why you do it?

And explain how you think it saves your time?

Follow Up Questions
  1. What can people do to save time?
  2. Does technology help people save time? How and why?
  3. Do you think parents should be responsible for teaching children to save time?
  4. Do people who can manage time well, become successful more easily?

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38.     Describe something important that you lost

  • What it was
  • How you lost it
  • Why was it important to you
  • How you felt when you lost it
Follow-ups
  1. What kinds of people may lose things often?
  2. What can we do to prevent losing important things?
  3. What would you do if you saw something valuable but didn’t belong to you on the street?
  4. What kinds of things have you lost so far?
  5. What do you usually do to look for lost items?

39.     Describe an interesting thing you have learned from a foreign culture.

You should say:

  • What it is
    • How you learnt it
    • Why you learnt it
    • and explain how you think it will help others.
  • Follow Up Questions
  1. How do you learn about celebrations that are related to your culture?
  2. What do you think are common celebrations all over the world?
  3. Do you think we should follow our culture and traditions and why?
  4. How do you react to spending a lot of money on celebrations?

40.     Describe an occasion when you got positive feedback for work that you did

Or Describe a time when someone gave you positive advice/suggestion about your work/study

You should say

  • What you did?
    • When was it
    • Why you got positive feedback?
    • How you felt about it?

Follow-ups

  1. Do you like helping others?
  2. In your view should children be taught to help others?
  3. How can we encourage children to help others?
  4. Do you think people are less willing to help others these days compared to the past?
  5. Do people trust others as much as they used to in the past?
  6. How do How do students such as high school students help each other?
  7. How can charitable organizations help people?
  8. people in your community help one another?
  9. What are some examples of such organizations in your country?
  10. What do you think are the benefits of having unpaid volunteer workers?
  11. How do you think the volunteers themselves benefit?
  12. Should professionals be hired rather than using volunteer workers?
  13. Do you think international aid, for example from my national government to another is important?
  14. Can you give examples of international aid?

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41.     Describe a quiet place you like to spend your time in

  • Where it is
    • How you knew it
    • How often you go there
    • What you do there
    • And explain why you like the place
Follow-ups
  1. Is it hard to find quiet places in cities?
  2. Why is it quieter in the countryside?
  3. Why do people go to quiet places?

1.          Compared with young people, do old people prefer to live in quiet places?

  • Why do some people not like quiet places?
  • Do you know other quiet places?
  • Do you need a quiet place when you are working?
  • Why do people like to spend time in quiet places?
  • Do you know anyone who likes noise?

42.                Describe a popular/well-known person in your country

Follow ups

  1. What are the qualities of being popular?
  2. Do you know any popular star who likes helping other people?
  3. Do you think children should imitate their idols?
  4. What influence do popular stars have on teenagers?
  5. Do you think popular stars have more freedom or less freedom?

43.      Describe a time when you helped a child

You should say:

Follow Ups
  1. Do you like helping others?
  2. Should parents teach helping others to their children?
  3. Do you think nowadays people do more good work as compared to the past?
  4. Will you help others in the future?
  5. How do you encourage children to help others?
  6. How do world social organizations such as Red Cross collect their funds worldwide?
  1. Many people only look out for themselves and never think about helping others. What do you think of this attitude?
  2. Do Indian people help others who need help, such as people in extreme poverty? (How?)

44.      Describe something that surprised you

You should say:

What it is

How you found out about it What you did

And explain whether it made you happy

Follow Ups

  1. What are some things that made you feel happy?
  2. How would you define happiness?
  3. Do you think artistic activities can make people happy?(Why/Why not)
  4. Do you think people who have more talent are happier than others? (Why/Why not)

45.                Describe an occasion when you lost something

You should say:

What you lost

When and where you lost it What you did to find it

And explain how you felt about it

Follow Up Questions
  1. What kinds of things do people usually lose?
  2. hat do people often do when losing things?
  3. Is it an effective way to use rewards to find lost things?
  4. What kinds of people may lose things often?

46.                Describe a creative person whose work you admire

You should say

  • Who he/she is
    • How do you know him/her
    • What creative things he/she has done
    • And explain why you think he or she is creative

47.      Describe a difficult decision that you once made.

You should say

  • What the decision was
    • When you made the decision
    • How long did it take you to make the decision
    • And explain why it was a difficult decision to make.
Follow-ups
  1. What decisions do people generally make in their daily life?
  2. Which is easier, making a decision by oneself or making a decision after a group discussion?
  3. Why are many young people unwilling to listen to their parent’s advice?
  4. Why do middle-aged people tend to second guess their decision?

48.      Describe something that was broken in your home and then repaired

  • You should say:
    • What it is
    • How it was broken
    • How you got it repaired
    • And how you felt about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Are IT-related jobs valued more by society?
2.  Is the quality of products worse than before?
3.  kinds of things do people like to repair by themselves?
4.  Why do people like to get their mobile phones repaired in specialised stores?

49.      Describe an ambition that you haven’t achieved

  • You should say:
    • What it is
    • Why you haven’t achieved it
    • What you did
    • And how you felt about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What ambitions do children usually have?
2  Why are some people very ambitious in their work?
3  Why don’t some people have dreams?
4  How do people balance work and life?

50.                Describe a time when you organized a happy event successfully

  • You should say:
    • What the event was
    • How you prepared for it
    • Who helped you to organize it
    • And explain why you think it was a successful event
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. How can parents help children to be organized?
2  On what occasions do people need to be organized?
3  Does everything need to be well prepared?
4  Do people need others’ help when organizing things?

51.                Describe something you received for free

  • You should say:
    • What it was
    • Who you received it from
    • Where you received it
    • And how you felt about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Do you think people should pay for higher education? Why?
2  Is it good or bad for people to have a free education in the future?
3  What free gifts do companies usually give to their customers?
4  Why do customers like to receive free gifts from companies?

52.                Describe a famous person that you are interested in

  • You should say:
    • Who this person is
    • How you know about this person
    • What sort of life they had before they became famous
    • How this person became famous
    • And explain why you like this person
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What type of people are famous in your country?
2.  How do people become famous nowadays?
3.  What is the difference between people who were famous earlier and who are famous now?
4.  What qualities do famous people have in common
5.  What do you think about nepotism amongst the famous people

53.      Describe a toy you liked in your childhood

  • You should say:
    • What kind of toy it is
    • When you received it
    • How you played it
    • And how you felt about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What is the difference between girls’ and boys’ toys?
  2. Do you think toys really help in children’s development?
  3. Does modern technology have an influence on children’s toys?
  4. Have we lost our hand skills such as sewing?
  5. What toys are popular with kids in India today?
  6. In general, do children today have many toys?
  7. Do you think playing with electronic toys has a good influence on kids?
  8. Do you think there are some toys that are only suitable for girls and some that are only suitable for boys?
  9. Which do you think is better, for children to play with toy alone or with other kids?
  10. Do you think parents should encourage their children to share their toys with other kids?
  11. How are toys today different to toys of the past?
  12. How do you think toys will change in the future?
  13. If you were going to give a present to a child, what would you give him?
  14. What kinds of gifts do parents give to their young children?
  15. Is it good to give children too many presents such as too many toys?
  16. Some parents don’t spend much time with their child but instead give the child gifts as a way to show their love. Do you think this is good enough?

54.      Describe your experience when you changed your school/college” or Describe an experience about moving to a new school or house

  • Why did you change your school/college?
    • When was it?
    • Was that helpful?
    • What were the consequences after that?
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Are children better at solving problems than adults?
  2. If people move frequently, is it better to stay in one house all the time?
  3. What are the pros and cons of living in a high-rise building?
  4. What are the pros and cons of living in an old and new neighborhood?

55.      Describe a person you only met once and want to know more about

  • You should say:
    • Who he/she is
    • When you met him/her
    • Why do you want to know more about him/her
    • And explain how you feel about him/her
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. How do people make friends in India?
  2. On what occasions do people like to make friends?
  3. Is it important to have the same hobbies and interests when making friends?
  4. What qualities make true friends?

56.                Describe a resolution you made in the new year

  • What is the resolution?
  • How will you complete it?
  • How you feel about it?
  • Why you made this resolution?

57.                Describe a skill that you learned from older people

You should say

  • What the skill is
    • Who you learned it from
    • How you learned it
    • And how you feel about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What can children learn from their parents?
2.  What knowledge can children learn from their grandparents?
3.  What kind of help do you think older people need?
4.  What skills can young people learn from older people?

58.                Describe a person you follow on social media

You should say:

  • Who he/she is
    • How do you know him/her
    • What he/she posts on social media
    • And explain why you follow him/her on social media
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What can people do on social media?
  2. Do you think older people and younger people will use the same kind of social media software?
3.  Do older people spend much time on social media?
4.  Are non-social media like television and newspapers still useful?

59.      Describe a thing you did to learn another language

You should say

  • What language you learned
    • What you did
    • How it helped you learn the language
    • And how you felt about it
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What difficulties do people face when learning a language?
2.  Do you think language learning is important? Why?
3.  Which is better, to study alone or to study in a group? Why?
4.  What’s the best way to learn a language?

60.      Describe a course that impressed you a lot

You should say:

  • What the course was about
    • Where you took the course
    • What you did during the course
    • And explain why it impressed you a lot
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Why do some people have a better memory?
2.  Which can help people remember things better, words or photos?
3.  Can technology help people remember things better? How?

61.                Describe an interesting song

  • What the song is
    • What story the song tells? / What it is about?
    • Whether the song is popular
    • And explain why you think it is interesting
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Why are many music competitions popular in India?
  2. What kinds of music do young people like?
  3. What kinds of people like traditional music?
  4. Do teenagers and adults enjoy the same kind of songs?
  5. What are the factors, which make people like a song?
  6. On which occasions do people in your country sing together?
  7. Which kinds of songs are suitable for children? Why?

8          What do old people like to listen to?

  1. How would your grandfather feel if you gave him some hip hop music to listen to
  2. Why do you think old people like old songs?
  3. Why do you think people of different age groups have different favourite songs?
  4. What kinds of music do (small) children in India like to listen to?
  5. What are the differences between popular music and the music that (young) children like to listen to?
  6. Why do some people like to play music (= play a musical instrument} in the open?

62.                Describe a special cake you received from others

You should say:

  • When it happened
    • Where it happened
    • Who you got the cake from
    • And explain why it’s a special cake
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What are the differences between special food made in India and other countries?
2.  Is there any food in your country which is eaten on special occasions or special times?
3.  Why are some people people willing to spend a lot money on meals on special days?
4.  Do you think it’s good to communicate when eating with your family?

63.                Describe an interesting conversation you had with your friend

You should say:

  • Who you spoke with
    • Where you were
    • What the conversation was about
    • And explain why you think it was interesting
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions

1.         When do children normally form their own views?

2                 Do children have strong opinions?
3                 Should parents request their kids to obey them?
4                 In what industries do you think communication is a necessary skill?
5.               How do friends communicate with each other?
6.               What’s the difference between having a conversation with a man and having a conversation with a woman?
7.               Do you think women like to chat more than men?
8.               When men chat with other men do they usually talk about the same things that women do when they chat with other women?
9.               What is the difference between chatting and gossiping?
  1. Who do you prefer chatting with – your parents or your friends?

11        Do most people have just a small number of friends, or many friends?

  1. How do most people make new friends in your country?

64.                Describe a place in a village that you visited

You should say:

  • Where it is
    • When you visited this place
    • What you did there
    • And how you feel about this place

Or

Describe an enjoyable experience you had in the countryside You should say:

  • When and where you went
    • Who you went with
    • What you did there
    • And explain why you think it was enjoyable.
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Do young people enjoy living in the countryside?
2.               Do old people prefer to live in the countryside or in the city?
3.               Why do many people move from small towns to big cities?
4.               What’ s the difference between living in the countryside and living in the city?
5.               How has life changed in the countryside in your country?
6                  Is there anything special about the villages in India?
7                 Why do people want to go to the countryside? What are the advantages of living in the countryside?
8                 What do people usually do when going to a village?
9                  Do you think people will live in the village in the future?
10              How often do you visit the countryside?
11              Do people prefer to live in the countryside?
12              What are the disadvantages of living in the countryside?
13              How do people manage to live without basic infrastructure and the internet?
 
 

65.                escribe a long walk you ever had

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions

66.                Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you or Describe an important piece of clothing

You should say:

  • What the clothing was
    • Who gave it to you
    • When you got it
    • And explain why this person gave you the clothing
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What kinds of clothes do people wear after work?
  2. What kind of clothes should people wear at work?
  3. Do you think students need to wear school uniforms?
  4. Where do Indian people buy clothes?
  5. Have you ever given clothes to others?
  6. Why do people dress casually in everyday life but dress formally at work?
  7. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing uniforms at work and school?
  8. Why do people from different countries wear different clothing?

67.      Describe a city that you think is very interesting

You should say:

Where it is

What it is famous for How you knew this city

And explain why you think it is very interesting

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Why do some people like to visit historical places?
  2. Why do people go to modern city
  3. What are the problems caused by maintaining historical city?
  4. Do you think having too many tourists is a positive thing for historical attractions?
  5. What can we do to stop visitors from damaging historical places?
  6. Do you think too many tourists is a positive thing for historical attractions?
  7. What advantages can tourism bring to a city?
  8. Why do some young people like to live in cities?
  9. Do most elderly people live in the city or in the countryside?
  10. Do you think well-developed tourism will have negative effects on local people?

68.                Describe a rule that you don’t like

You should say:

  • What it is
    • Why you don’t like it
    • How others feel about the rule
    • And explain whether you’ve followed the rule
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Why do schools make rules?
  2. What’s the importance of obeying law?
  3. What can parents and teachers do to help children follow rules?
  4. Is it a good thing to break rules sometimes?
  5. Why do some people say that rules are made to be broken?
  6. Do you think children should follow all kinds of rules?
  7. Do you think it is necessary for children to wear school uniforms?
  8. What are the rules students should follow at school?
  9. Are the rules at school good or bad? Why?
  10. What rules should children follow at home?
  11. How are people punished when parking at a wrong spot?

69.                Describe someone you really like to spend time with

You should say:

  • Who this person is
    • How you knew him/her
    • What you usually do together
    • And explain why you like to spend time with him/her
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. How many generations usually live together in India?
  2. Is it important to visit family members?
  3. What are the values of family in your country?
  4. Why is family bonding necessary for happiness in life?
  5. Do you think the support from a friend is different from the support from a family member?
  6. What kinds of people are easy to get along with?
  7. How do leaders get along with their subordinates?
  8. Do people have time for themselves nowadays?
  9. Do you like talking with older people? Why?

70.                escribe a time you visited a new place

You should say:

  • Where the new place is
    • When you went there
    • Why you went there
    • And explain how you feel about the place
Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What measures should be taken to deal with damage on public facilities?
  2. What are the differences between old facilities and new facilities?
  3. What facilities do young people and old people like in your country?
  4. What is the difference between facilities in the countryside and the ones in the cities?
  5. Which do you prefer, living in a city or only visiting it as a tourist?
  6. How do young children react when they go to school for the first time?
  7. How do young and old people react differently to new things?
  8. Why do some people want to go to college far away from home?

71.      Describe a house or an apartment you would like to live in

You should say:

What it is like Where it would be

Why you would like to live in this house/apartment And how you feel about this house/apartment  

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Do most Indian people live in an apartment or house?
  2. Do young people in your country like to live with their parents or by themselves?
  3. Would you live in a foreign country in the future?
  4. How is modern home design in your country different to that of the past?
  5. In your country what type of home do most people live in?
  6. What kinds of apartments are the most popular?
  7. What are the differences between houses that young people and old people like?
  8. What are the differences between apartments and houses?
  9. Do people usually rent or buy a house? Why?

72.      Describe a person who contributes to the society

You should say:

Who this person is How you knew him/her

What type of work he/she does

And explain why you think he/she contributes to the society

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Do people nowadays help others more than in the past?
  2. Who should teach children to help others? Parents or teachers?
  3. In what kind of professions do people help others more?
  4. Why are some people willing to help others?
  5. What jobs are well-paid?
  6. What are the impacts of the epidemic on the work environment?
  7. Do you think younger people should be lower paid than older people?

73.      Describe a story someone told you and you remember

You should say:

What the story was about Who told you this story Why you remember it And how you feel about it

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. Has storytelling changed over a period of time?
  2. Which way is better, traditional storytelling or the use of technology in storytelling?
  3. Do you think that generally most of the people are good at storytelling?
  4. What makes storytelling effective?
  5. Is it important to tell stories?
  6. Is reading books beneficial or watching documentaries better?
  7. Do young children like the same stories as older children?
  8. How has technology changed storytelling?
  9. How do people tell stories to children?
  10. Why do children like stories?

74.      Describe a gift you would like to buy for your friend

You should say:

What gift you would like to buy Who you would like to give it to

Why you would like to buy a gift for him/her And explain why you choose that gift

Part 3 – Follow-up Questions
  1. What is the importance of gifts?
  2. Is there any pressure on us to buy presents?
  3. Do Indian people often give gifts?
  4. What’s the value of giving presents?
  5. Describe some of the gifts that Indian people give each other on different occasions.
  6. What kinds of gifts are suitable for friends to give each other?
  7. What factors do people consider when buying a gift for friends?
  8. Why do people give presents?
  9. Do children prefer receiving gifts or spending happy time with their parents?
  10. When do people normally send gifts to others?
  11. Do people give gifts on traditional festivals?
  12. Is it hard to choose a gift?
  13. Will people feel happy when receiving an expensive gift?

75.                Describe a thing you cannot live without (not a mobile or computer)

You should say What it is?

How long have you had it for? Why you cannot live without it?

Explain how you felt when you were without it?

Part 3

  1. Why are children attracted to new things (such as electronics)?
  2. Why do some grown-ups hate to throw out old things (such as clothes)?
  3. Is the way people buy things affected? How?
  4. What do you think influences people to buy new things?

76.                Describe a person who impressed you the most when you were in primary school

You should say

  • Who he/she is?
    • How you knew him/her
    • Why he/she impressed you the most
    • And how you feel about him/her
Follow-ups
  1. Why do people always miss their childhood?
  2. Are kids happier than adults? Why?
  3. Why do people still remember many of their friends from primary school?
  4. What kinds of primary school teachers impress students?

77.      Describe an item on which you spent more than expected

You should say:

  • What it is
    • How much did you spend on it
    • Why you bought it
    • And explain why you think you spent more than expected.
Follow-ups
  1. Do you often buy more than you expected?
  2. What do you think young people spend most of their money on?
  3. Do you think it is important to save money? Why?
  4. Do people buy things that they don’t need?

78.      Describe an activity that you usually do that wastes your time

  • What it is
    • When you usually do it
    • Why do you do it
    • And explain why you think it wastes your time.
Follow-ups
  1. How do you balance work and life?
  2. Will you continue doing something when you are aware that it wastes your time?
  3. What kind of things make people pressured?
  4. Why do some people refuse to abide by the rules?

79.      Describe a skill that was difficult for you to learn

You should say:

  • When you learned it
    • Why you learned it
    • How you learned it
    • How you felt when you learned it
Follow-ups
  1. What skills do students need to master?
  2. Is it hard for students to learn new skills?
  3. It is hard for old people to learn new skills.
  4. Is a good teacher very important for students learning experience? Why?

80.     Describe a time you moved to a new home/school

You should say:

  • When you moved
    • Where you moved
    • Why you moved
    • And how you felt about it
Follow-ups
  1. Why do people move to a new home?
  2. What problems do people face after moving to a new place? How do people solve these problems? I
  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in the same place?
  4. Is it good to move to a new place frequently? Why?

81.      Describe a time when you felt proud of a family member

You should say:

  • When it happened
    • Who is this person?
    • What the person did
    • And explain why you felt proud of him/her.
Follow-ups
  1. When would parents feel proud of their children?
2.  Should parents reward children? Why and how?
3.  Is it good to reward children too often? Why?
4.  On what occasions would adults be proud of themselves?

82.      Describe a difficult thing you did

You should say

  • What it was?
    • How did you complete it?
    • Why it was difficult?
    • And how you felt about doing it?
Follow-ups
  1. What kinds of jobs require people to be confident?
  2. On what occasions should children be encouraged? How?
  3. How do you help children stay focused?
  4. What challenges do young people face today?

83.      Describe a time you got up early.

You should say

  • When was it
    • Why did you get up early
    • What did you do after getting up
    • How did you feel about it
    •  
Follow-ups
  1. Do you know anyone who likes to get up early?
  2. Why do people get up early?
  3. What kind of situations need people to arrive early?
  4. Why do some people like to stay up late?

84.      Describe an art or craft activity (example painting, woodwork, etcetera) that you had at school.

You should say

  • What you made
    • How you made it
    • What it looked like
    • and how you felt about this activity
Follow-ups
  1. What traditional handicrafts are popular in India?
  2. What do young people think of traditional handicrafts?
  3. Do people in your country send handicrafts as gifts?
  4. What are the benefits of making handicrafts?

85.      Describe a person who solved a problem in a smart way

You should say – Who this person is

  • What the problem was
    • How he/she solved it
    • And explain why you think he/ she did it in a smart way
Follow-ups
  1. Do you think children are born smart or do they learn to become smart?
  2. How do children become smart at school?
  3. Why are some people well-rounded and others only good at one thing?
  4. Why does modern society need talent of all kinds?

86.      Describe an exciting book that you enjoy reading.

You should say:

  • When you read it
    • What kind of book it is
    • What is about
    • And explain why you think it is exciting
Follow-ups
  1. Do you prefer books or movies?
  2. Do you think it is important to read the book before watching the movie version of it?
  3. Do boys and girls like the same kinds of books?
  4. What kind of books do Indian people like to read?

87.      Describe a cafe you like to visit.

You should say –

  • Where it is
    • What kinds of food and drinks it serves
    • What do you do there
    • And explain why you like to go there
Follow-ups
  1. What kind of people would like to go to a cafe?
  2. Why do young people like studying in a cafe instead of at home?
  3. Do old people like to drink coffee?
  4. Do Indian people like to drink coffee?

SPEAKING PART 1 INTRO QUESTIONS

  1. First set of questions, asked to almost all students
  2. May I know your full name?
  3. How may I address you?
  4. May I see your ID?
  5. Where do you come from?

2.                       Work or Studies

WORK

  1. What work do you do?
    1. Why did you choose to do that type of work (or that job)?
    2. Do you like your job?
    3. Is it very interesting?

Do you miss being a student

             STUDIES

  1. What subject(s) are you studying?
  2. Why did you choose to study that subject/those subjects?
  3. Do you like your subject? Why/Why not?
  4. Is it very interesting?
  5. Are you looking forward to working?
  6. Do you prefer to study in the mornings or afternoons?

3. Home/Accommodation

  1. Do you live in a house or flat? Or What kind of housing/accommodation do you live in?.
  2. Please describe it a little.
  3. What’s your favorite room in your home?
  4. What have you done to your room to make it look nice?
  5. Who do you live with?
  6. Which room does your family spend most of the time in?
  7. How long have you lived there?
  8. Do you plan to live there a long time?
  9. (If you answer you haven’t lived there long) What’s the difference between where you are
  10. What do you usually do in your house/flat/room?
  11. Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
  12. Do you plan to move?
  13. Would you like to move to another place to live? (Why/why not?)
  14. Are you prepared to move?

4.   Hometown

  1. What’s (the name of) your hometown?
  2. Is it a big city or a small place?
  3. Please describe your hometown a little.
  4. How long have you been living there?
  5. Do you like your hometown?
  6. Do you like living there?
  7. Would you say it’s an interesting place?
  8. What do you like (most) about your hometown?
  9. What’s your favorite part of your hometown?
  10. Is there anything you dislike about it?
  11. Do you think you will continue living there for long time?
  12. Are there any tourist attractions in your hometown?
  13. Did your friends also grow up in the same place as you?
  14. Would you like to live there in the future?

5.          Mirrors

  1. How often do you look at yourself in the mirror everyday
  2. Have you ever bought mirrors?
  3. Would you use Mirrors to decorate rooms?
  4. Do you check yourself when you decide to buy a mirror

6.   Watch

  1. Do you wear a watch?
  2. Have you ever got a watch as a gift?
  3. Why do some people wear expensive watches?
  4. Do you think it is important to wear a watch? Why?

7.   Talent

1. Do you have a talent, or something you are good at?

4. Do you think anyone in your family has the same talent?

8. Sports

  1. What sports do you like?
  2. Where did you learn to play?
  3. Did you do some sports when you were young?
  4. Do you think children need more exercise?

9. Books

  1. Do you often read books? When?
  2. Are your reading habits different than in the past?
  3. Have you ever read a book that has been adapted into film?
  4. What do you prefer reading books and watching movies?

10.                    Sport Programs

  1. Do you like watching sports programs on TV?
  2. Do you like to watch live sports games?
  3. Who do you like to watch sports games with?
  4. What kinds of games do you expect to watch in the future?

11.               Sitting Down

  1. Where is your favorite place to sit?
  2. Do you always sit down for a long time?
  3. Do you feel sleepy when you are sitting down?
  4. When you were a kid, did you usually sit on the floor

12.                  Old Buildings

  1. Have you ever seen some old buildings in the city?
  2. Do you think we should preserve old buildings in cities?
  3. Do you prefer living in an old building or a modern house?
  4. Are there any old buildings you want to see in the future? Why?

13.                  Meeting places

  1. Where is your favorite place to meet with your friends?
  2. Do you think there are some places more suitable for meeting with others?
  3. Are there any differences between your favorite meeting places in the present and in your child- hood?
  4. Why are some meeting places better than others

14.                  Evening time

  1. Do you like the morning or evening?
  2. What do you usually do in the evening?
  3. What did you do in the evening when you were little? Why?

15.                  Computers

  1. In what conditions would you use a computer?
  2. When was the first time you used a computer?
  3. What would your life be like without computers?
  4. In what conditions would it be difficult for you to use à computer?

16.                  Collecting things

  1. Do you collect things?
  2. Are there any things you keep from childhood?
  3. Would you keep old things for a long time? Why?
  4. Where do you usually keep things you need?

17.                  Boring things

  1. What kinds of things are boring to you?
  2. What do you do when you feel bored?
  3. What was the most boring thing you did when you were young?
  4. Do you think school is boring?

18.                  Advertisements

  1. Are you interested in watching TV advertisements or internet advertisements?
  2. What kinds of advertisements do you dislike?
  3. Do you share advertisements with others?
  4. Do you want to work in advertising in the future?

19.          Films/Cinema

  1. Do you like to watch films?
    1. Do you prefer foreign films or Indian films?
    2. How often do you go to cinema to watch a movie?
    3. Do Indian people like to go to cinema to watch a film?
    4. What kinds of movies do you like the best?
    5. What was the first film you watched?

20.                  Spending time with others

  1. Do you like talking with people?
  2. How do you like spending time with your friends?
  3. Would you prefer to study alone or with others?
  4. Do you remember a time when you need to cooperate with others?

21.       Pets and Animals

  1. What’s your favorite animal? Why?
  2. What is the most popular animal in your country?
  3. Have you ever had a pet before?
  4. Where do you prefer to keep your pet, indoors or outdoors?

22.       Headphones

  1. Do you use headphones?
  2. What type of headphones do you use?
  3. When would you use headphones?
  4. In what conditions, you won’t use headphones?

23.       Shoes

  1. Do you like buying shoes? How often?
  2. Have you ever bought shoes online?
  3. How much money do you usually spend on shoes?
  4. Which do you prefer, fashionable shoes or comfortable shoes?

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24.       Public gardens and parks

  1. Would you like to play in a public garden or park?
  2. What do you like to do when visiting a park?
  3. How have parks changed today compared to the time when you were a kid?
  4. Would you prefer to play in a personal garden or public garden?

25.       Apps

  1. What apps have you recently used?
  2. What kinds of apps are you usually interested in?
  3. What was the first app you used?
  4. What kinds of apps would you like to use in the future?

26.       Colours

  1. What’s your favorite colour?
  2. What’s the color you dislike? Why?
  3. What colors do your friends like most?
  4. What colour makes you uncomfortable in your room?
  5. What colours do you like?
  6. What is the most popular colour in India?
  7. Do you like to wear dark or bright colours?
  8. Do colours affect your mood?
  9. Did color matter to you when you were a child?
  10. Does color matter when you buy things?
  11. Which color you don’t like to have in your home?

but I wouldn’t like grey on the walls of my house because I find grey to be a dull colour.

  1. What is the difference between men’s and women’s preference on colours?
  2. Have you ever seen a rainbow?

27.       Weather

  1. What kind of weather do you like the most?
  2. What’s the weather like in your hometown?
  3. Do you like the weather in your hometown?
  4. Do you prefer dry or wet weather?

 

28.       Getting lost

  1. Have you ever lost your way?
  2. How can you find your way when you are lost?
  3. Can you read a map when you get lost?
  4. Have you ever helped someone who got lost?

29.       Concentration

  1. Is it difficult for you to stay focused on something?
  2. What do you do to help you concentrate?
  3. What may distract you when you are trying to stay focused?
  4. When do you need to be focused?

30.       Science

  1. Do you like science?
  2. When did you start to learn about science?
  3. Which science subject is interesting to you?
  4. What kinds of interesting things have you done with science?

31.       Holidays

  1. Where did you go for your last holiday?
  2. Do you like holidays? Why?
  3. Which public holiday do you like the best?
  4. What do you do on holidays?

32.                  Flowers

  1. What kind of flowers do you know?
    1. Are there any flowers that have special meaning in India?
    2. Have you planted any flowers?
    3. Have you sent flowers to anyone?

33.                  Barbecue

  1. Do Indian people like barbecue
    1. What kind of food do you like to eat for barbeque?
    2. Would you like to have barbeque with your family or your friends?
    3. Did you have barbeque when you were a child?
    4. Do you like to travel by car?
    5. When do you travel by car?
    6. Where is the farthest place you have traveled by car?
    7. Do you like to sit in the back or front when travelling by car?

34.                  Relax

  1. What do you do to relax?
    1. Do you think doing sports is a good way to relax?
    2. Do you think vacation is a good time for you to relax?
    3. Do you think students need more relaxing time?

35.                  Special Costumes

  1. Do you like to wear special costumes?
    1. Did you try any special costumes when you were young?
    2. When was the last time you wore special costumes?
    3. Did you ever buy special costumes?

36.                  Wallet

  1. Do you use a wallet?
    1. Have you ever lost a wallet?
    2. Have you ever sent a wallet to someone as a gift?
    3. Do most of your friends use a wallet?

37.                  Primary School

  1. What did you like to do the most when you were in primary school?
    1. How did you go to your primary school?
    2. How do you like your primary school?
    3. What did you do in your leisure time in primary school?

38.                  Environmental protection

  1. Would you like to work in a company related to environmental protection?
    1. How can we protect the environment?
    2. Do you think you have done enough to protect the environment?
    3. Is there education about environmental protection at school?

39.                  New Year

  1. How do you celebrate New Year?
  2. Do you still remember a New Year that you celebrated?
  3. Do you have any ceremonies to celebrate the New Year in your country?
  4. Why do people think New Year is a new beginning?

41.       Feel Happy

  1. Is there anything that makes you feel happy lately?
  2. What do you do to stay happy?
  3. Can you stay happy all the time?
  4. Is it important to be happy?

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42.       Trees

  1. What kind of trees do people usually plant in your country? How about your hometown?
  2. Have you ever planted trees?
  3. What kind of trees do you plant?
  4. Do you like planting trees and why?

43.       Decoration

  1. What is the decoration like in your home?
  2. What kind of decoration do you prefer?
  3. Do Indian people like decorating their homes?
  4. What’s your favorite color when decorating your home?

44.      Farming

  1. Have you visited a farm?
  2. What kind of farm do you like?
  3. Do you think farming is important?
  4. Did you do farm work when you were young?

45.      Furniture

  1. Do you have a lot of furniture in your home?
  2. Is there anyone who bought furniture for you?
  3. What kind of furniture would you like to buy?
  4. Which furniture do you like best in your home?

46.       Stages of life

  1. Do you enjoy your current stage of life?
  2. In what stage of your life were you the happiest?
  3.  Which stage of your life do you think is the most important?
  4. What’s your plan for your next stage of life?

47.       Taking rest

  1. How often do you take a rest?
  2. What do you usually do when you are resting?
  3. Do you take a nap when you are resting?
  4. How do you feel after taking a nap?

48.       Home country

49.       Window View

  1. What scenery can you see from the window of your room?
  2. Do you like to watch the scenery from your window?
  3. Do you want to live in a house with beautiful window views?
  4. How do you feel when you can’t see any beautiful view from your window?

50.       Name

  1. Is it easy for you to remember people’s names?
  2. How do you remember people’s names?
  3. How do you feel when people can’t remember your name?
  4. Do you often forget people’s names?

51.       Reading

  1. Do you like reading?
  2. Do you like to read at home or in other places?
  3. In what places do you think it is difficult to read?
  4. Do you like to read by yourself or with other people?

52.       Getting Up Early

  1. Do you often get up early in the morning?
  2. What do you usually do when you get up early?
  3. Do you get up early on weekends?
  4. Which morning do you like the best in a week?

53.       New Activities

  1. Do you like to try new activities? Why?
  2. What activities would you like to try?
  3. What activities did you do when you were a child?
  4. Do you like to try new activities alone or with friends?

54.       Singing

  1. Do you often (like to) sing?
  2. When do you like to sing?
  3. How much time do you spend in singing every day?
  4. What kinds of music do you like to sing?
  5. Is it difficult to sing well?
  6. Do you want to be a singer?
  7. Will you take singing lessons in the future?
  8. Did you enjoy singing when you were younger?

55.       Clothes and Fashion

  1. Are you very interested in fashion and clothes?
  2. Do you have lot of nice clothes?
  3. What kind(s) of clothes do you usually wear?
  4. Would you say clothes are expensive in your country?
  5. Do you like to wear fashionable clothes?
  6. Is there anything that you used to wear in past that you don’t wear now?
  7. How often do you go for shopping for clothes?
  8. Do you like shopping for clothes?
  9. How often do you buy clothes online?
  10. Do you plan to buy any designer (or, name brand) clothes?

56.                  Text Messaging

  1. Do you like texting?
    1. Do you prefer sending or receiving messages?
    2. Have you ever received a confusing text message?
    3. In what circumstances is making a phone call better than sending a text messages?

57.                  Sports

  1. Are you interested in sport?
  2. (Similar to above) Do you like sport?
  3. What sports do you like? (Why?)
  4. Do most people in your country like sport?
  5. Similar to above) What sports do people in your country like to play?
  6. What benefits do you think sport can bring us?

58.                  Recycle

  1. Do you recycle? Why?
    1. Did you recycle when you were a kid?
    2. Will you recycle in the future?
    3. What kind of things do you recycle?

59.                  Picnic

  1. Did you go on a picnic when you were a child?
    1. How often do you go on a picninc now?
    2. Where do you go on a picnic?
    3. What is the difference between a picnic and cooking at home?

60.                  List

  1. Do you make a list when you shop?
    1. Do you make a list for your work or study? (Does it work?)
    2. Why don’t some people like making lists?
    3. Do you prefer to make a list on paper or your phone?

61.                  Meeting New People

1.Do you like meeting new people?

  1. How do you feel when people welcome you?
  2. Do you often meet new people?
  3. Can you tell if you like someone when you meet them for the first time? Why?

62.       Discussion

  1. What do you like to talk about?
  2. Have your discussion topics changed since you were a child?
  3. Do you change your opinion frequently?
  4. Do you prefer to talk or listen?

63.       Tidiness

  1. Are you a tidy person?
  2. How do you keep things tidy?
  3. Do you think people should be tidy all the time?
  4. Are you tidier at work(school) or home?

64.       Gift

  1. What’s the best present or gift you have ever received?
  2. Do you give expensive gifts?
  3. What do you give others as gifts?
  4. What kind of gifts are popular in your country?

65.       Jokes and Comedies

  1. Are you good at telling jokes?
  2. Do your friends like to tell jokes?
  3. Do you like to watch comedies?
  4. Have you ever watched a live show?

66.       Shopping

  1. Do you like shopping?
  2. Do you compare prices when you shop?
  3. Is it difficult for you to make choices when you shop?

67.       Newspaper & Magazine

  1. Do you prefer to read newspaper or magazine?
  2. Do you prefer to read the news online or on a printed newspaper

68.       Insects

  1. Do you like insects?
  2. Are there many different insects where you live?
  3. Do you think insects are useful?

69.       Age

  1. What do you think is the best age to learn driving?
  2. How do you feel about getting older?
  3. Should we treat people of different ages in the same way?

70.       Fish

  1. Why do people go fishing?
  • Do you like eating fish?
  • Where can you see fish?

71.       Perfume

  1. Do you use perfume?
  2. What kind of perfume do you like?
  3. What does perfume mean to you?
  4. Do you give perfume as a gift?

72.       Market

  1. What do street markets sell?
  2. Are there many street markets in your country?
  3. What are the differences between street markets and supermarkets?
  4. Do you often go to the supermarket?

73.       Pen or Pencil

  1. Do you prefer to use pen or pencil?
  2. When was the last time you bought pen or pencil?
  3. How would you react if someone sent you a pen as a gift?

74.  History

  1. Have you ever been to museum to learn history?
  2. Do you think history is important?
  3. When was the last time you read a book about history?

75.  Cake

  1. Do you like dessert?
  2. Do you like eating cakes?
  3. What desserts do Indian people like?
  4. Have you ever made a cake?

77.                 Running

  1. How often do you go for a run?
  2. Where do you usually go running?
  3. Do you like running?
  4. Do you think running is a good way to stay healthy?

78.                Mathematics

  1. When did you start learning math?
  2. Do you like math?
  3. Who taught you math?
  4. Who’s your favorite teacher so far?
  5. Is math difficult for you to learn?
  6. Do you like to use a calculator?
  7. Do students learn math in secondary schools in India?
  8. Do you think math is difficult?
  9. What can people do with math in their daily life?
  10. Do you learn math now? Why or Why not

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79.                 Music

  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 kinds of music do you like to listen to?
  5. What’s your favorite kind of music?
  6. Have you ever been to a concert?
  7. Do you like to listen to live music?
  8. When did you start listening to this type of music?
  9. Where do you listen to it?
  10. How do you feel when you listen to this music?
  11. Have you ever learned to play a musical instrument?
  12. Is music an important subject at school in India?
  13. Did you often listen to music when you were a child? (If yes, give details.)
  14. What kinds of music are (most) popular in India?

79.                  Water Sport

  1. Have you done water sports?
    1. What water sports you like doing?
    2. Are water sports popular in India?
    3. What kind of water sports do you want to try?

80.                  Science Class

  1. Do you like science?
    1. Did you have science class in primary school or high school?
    2. What kind of science did you do at school?
    3. Do you think science classes are important?

81.                  Scenery

  1. Is there good scenery in your hometown or does your hometown has a lot of scenic views?
    1. When you travel, do you like to live in hotels with good scenic views?
    2. Do you like to take picture of good scenic views with your smartphone? Why?
    3. Is there good scenery in cities?

82.                  Laugh

Do you like to watch movies or TV shows that make people laugh?

Do you usually make your friends laugh?

Are you the kind of person who makes people laugh?

Do you think it is important to laugh with friends?

83.                  Spending time by yourself?

Do you usually spend time by yourself?

What did you do last time you were by yourself?

Do you like spending time by yourself?

How do you usually spend time by yourself?

84.                  Number

What is your favorite number?

Are you good at remembering phone numbers?

Are you good at math?

Do you usually use numbers?

85.                  Break

Do you prefer a long break or several short breaks?

What do you usually do during a break?

Why do you need to take a break?

How often do you take a break?

86.                  Haircut

How often do you have a haircut?

How long have you had your current haircut?

Have you ever had an unhappy haircut experience?

Do you like to have your hair cut?

87.                  Area you live in

Do you like the area you live in?

What are some changes in the area recently?

Do you know any famous people in your area?

Where do you like to go in that area?

88.                  Tea and Coffee

  1. Do Indian people like to drink tea or coffee?
  2. Do you prepare tea or coffee for guests at home?
  3. When was the last time you drank tea or coffee?

89.                  Voice

  1. Has your voice ever changed?
  2. s your voice similar to your parents?
  3. Do you like your voice?
  4. Is your voice different from when you were young?
  5. Do you like to record your voice?
  6. Does anyone in your family have similar voice?
  • Language
  • What languages do you speak?
  • When did you learn English?
  • Do you think English is difficult to learn?
  • Would you like to learn other languages?

91.                  Smile

  1. Do you always smile?
  2. Do you like smiling?
  3. Should people smile more?
  4. Do you smile while taking photos?
  5. When do people smile at others?
  6. Can you recognise a fake smile?

92.                  Jeans

  1. Do your wear jeans?
  2. How often do you wear jeans?
  3. Do you like wearning jeans, why?
  4. Why do you think jeans are popular?

93.                  Walking

  1. Do you walk a lot?
  2. Do you walk more than in the past?
  3. Where do you usually take a walk?
  4. Do you think people will walk more in the future?

94.                  Plan

  1. Do you make plans everyday?
  2. Are you good at managing your time?
  3. What is the latest plan you made?
  4. What is the hardest part about making plans?

95.                  Festival

  1. What is is your favorite festival?
  2. How do you celebrate this festival?
  3. What is the most popular Indian festival?
  4. Do you like Western festivals?

How do you celebrate festivals in your country?

96.                  Island

  1. Have you ever been to any island?
  2. Are there any islands in your country?
  3. Do you want to live on an island?
  4. What would you like to do if you go to any island?

97.                  Driving

  1. Do you drive often?
  2. Do you want your children to drive in future?
  3. Do you have a driver’s licence?
  4. At what age are people allowed to drive in your country?
  5. Do you think its difficult to drive a car?

98.                  Sky

  1. Do you like to see the sky?
  2. How about stars?
  3. Which is a good place to see the stars?
  4. Do you know something about stars?
  5. How often do you look at the sky?
  6. Do you prefer the sky in the morning or the sky at night?
  7. Can you see the moon and stars at night where you live?
  8. Is there a good place to look at the sky where you live?
  9. Do you want to live on other planets?

99.                  Crowded place

  1. What places do you think are often crowded?
  2. When was the last time you were in a crowded place?
  3. How do you feel when you are in a crowded place?

100.             Sharing

  1. Did you share anything with others recently?
  2. Did your parents teach you to share when you were a child?
 c.What kind of things do you like to share with others?
  
d.What kind of things are not suitable for sharing?
  
  
101. Patience
 a.Were you patient when you were young? Well I do not remember exactly but I guess I was patient. My parents never told me
  that
 b.How do you feel when other people are not patient?
  It feel bad when other people are not patient because if we do something in hurry then there are chances that things can go bad.
 c.Are you less or more patient when you are angry?
  I normally do not get angry, but whenever I do its momentary. I also go silent when I
  am angry and try to reason logically with people. So I am more patient when I am angry.
102. Sunglasses
 a.Do you have a pair of sunglasses Yes, I have Rayban aviator sunglasses. I bought them from Sector 17 in Chandigarh. They look really nice on me.
 b.How often you wear them? I wear them whenever I go out in the sun, sunglasses help in protecting your eyes from
  the harmful UV rays of the sun
 c.Have you ever lost sunglasses? Yes, unfortunately, I have lost my sunglasses couple of times. It feels very bad when
  you lose an valuable item but now I try to be careful and always remember where I
  have kept them
 d.Do people in your country wear sunglasses? Yes people in my country do wear sunglasses. Some people wear expensive
  sunglasses whereas some buy the lesser expensive one’s as a style accessory
103. Drinking water
 a.Do you think we should drink a lot of water?
  • How often you drink water?
  • Do you drink bottled water or water from machines?
  • What kind of water do you like to drink

104.    Maps

  1. Do you often use maps?
  2. Who taught you how to use a map?
  3. Do you prefer electronic map or paper maps?

105.    Being Bored

  1. What do you do when you feel bored
  2. What kind of things are boring to you ?
  3. Do you think young people are more likely to get bored?
106. Foreign Food
 a.Have you ever tried foreign food? Yes, I have a tried a lot of different cuisines like Italian, Mexican, Japanese Chines, etc.
 b.Do you like to try new food? Yes, I call myself a foodie, I absolutely love to try new food, especially the local food of any new place that I visit.
 c.What kind of new food you have tried recently? Recently, I went on a holiday to Thailand and I tried the street food over there. I dont remember the name of the dish, but it had noodles, prawn and vegetables.
 d.What kind of foreign foods are popular in your country In my country most popular cuisines are Italian and Chinese. Most of the people like to eat Pizzas and Noodles when they eat outside
  107.   Saving Money
 a.Did you save money when you were young
  Yes, when i was young I saved some funds from my pocket money and I later used them for buying books.
 b.Have you ever given money to other children
  No, I have never given money to other children. I believe only parents should give money to their children and they should teach them to use it wisely
 c.Do you think parents should teach children to save money.
  Yes, as I already mentioned parents should teach children about money management as it is an important skill in life
 d.Do parents give pocket money to children in your country
  Yes, parents in my country do give pocket money to their children.
  108.   Physical Exercise
  1. What kind of exercises you do?
  2. Do you think children should play sports regularly?
  3. What was the favourite sport when you were young?
  4. Do you like extreme sports?
  5. What kind of exercises are popular in your country?

109.             Travel (Space Travel)

  1. Do you want to travel in outer space?
    1. What would you do if you had the opportunity
    2. Do you think it’s necessary to see other planets?
    3. When was the last time you went traveling?
    4. Do you like to travel by air?

110.             Plants

  1. Do you keep plants at home?
  2. What plant did you grow when you were young?
  3. Do you know anything about growing a plant?
  4. Do Indian people give plants as gifts?

111.     Dream job

  1. What was the dream job for you when you were young?
  2. Have you changed your mind on your dream job?
  3. What do you plan to do in the future?
  4. What kinds of jobs are popular in your country?
  5. Have you had full-time or part-time job before?

112.     Animals

  1. Do you like animals?
  2. What’s your favourite animal? (Why?)
  3. What’s your favourite wild animal? (Why?)
  4. Are people in your country fond of animals?
  5. Do many people in your country keep animals at home (or, keep a pet)? OR Do people in your country like to raise animals?
  6. What kinds of animals do people in in your county (or, hometown) keep? OR What kinds of pets do the people have in your hometown?
  • Compared with the past, have there been any changes concerning pets in your country/hometown?
  • Do you think pets are important?
  • Do you think cities are suitable places for keeping a pet?

Farm Animals

  1. What farm animals do you have in your country?
  2. Do you think farm animals are important?
  3.                How are these animals used? OR In what ways are animals used in agriculture in your country?
  4. Do you think raising farm animals is important?

Wild Animals

  1. What’s the most famous wild animal from your country?
  2. What’s your favourite wild animal (from your country)?
  3. Do you like to watch TV programs about wild animals?
  4. Did you learn something about wild animals at school?
  5. Where can you see wild animals?
  6. In which country do you think you can see many wild animals?

113.     Dictionary

  1. Do you often use a dictionary?If yes, how often and what for? If no, why not? If not very often, say how often and why not very often?
  2. Do you prefer to use an electronic dictionary or a dictionary made of paper?
  3. If someone gave you a dictionary as a gift, how would you feel?
  • Do you think it would be interesting to write a dictionary? OR Do you think it would be interesting to be part of a team that is writing a dictionary?
  • What kind of person do you think writes a dictionary?

114.              Mobile Apps

  1. Which mobile apps do you use?
  2. Which ones do you want to use?
  3. Which ones are popular in your country?
  4. Do you want to make an app?

115.              Sleep

  1. How many hours you sleep everyday
  2. Is it necessary to take a nap everyday
  3. Do old people sleep a lot? Why
  4. What time you usually go to the bed?
  5. Do you always have a good sleep?

116.              Handwriting

  1. Do you think handwriting is still important?
  2. Do you think computers might one day replace handwriting?
  • Do you usually write by hand or write using a computer?
  • When do children begin to write in your country?
  • Do you think handwriting will die in the future?
  • Do you write letters?
  • Do you think children should be taught to write like in the old days?

117.              Weekends

  1. How do you usually spend your weekends? What do you usually do on weekends?
  2. n your country, do men and women usually do the same kind of things on weekends (or in their free time)?
  3. When do you spend time with your family?
  4. What did you do last weekend?
  5. What do other people in your hometown (or in your country) usually do on weekends?
  6. What are you going to do next weekend?
  7. Is there anything new that you would like to do on weekends?
  8. Do you like working on weekends?
  9. Do you think employees should have to work on weekends?
  10. Do you think that weekends now are more important to you, than when you were a child?

118.              Transportation (public/private)

  1. What’s the most popular means of transportation in your hometown?
  2. How often do you take buses?
  3. Can you compare the advantages of planes and trains?
  4. Is driving to work popular in your country?
  5. Do you think people will drive more in the future?
  6. Would you ride bikes to work in the future?
  7. What will become the most popular means of transportation in India?
  8. Do you prefer public transportation or private transportation?
  9. Why did you choose that form of transport?
  10. What form of transport do you usually use?
  11. Is it convenient to take a bus/taxi in your city?

119. Watch

  1. How often do you wear a watch?
  2. What was your first watch like?
  3. What kinds of watches do you like to wear?
  4. Do people still wear watches in your country?

120. Visitors

  1. Do you often invite friends to visit your home?
  2. Do you like visitors coming to your home?
  3. Do people often visit you at your home?
  4. How often do visitors come to your home?
  5. When do visitors come to your home?
  • Do you prefer to have friends visit you, or relatives?
  • hat do you usually do together with your visitors?
  • When someone visits you, how do you usually show hospitality (or, entertain them)?

121.              Dream

  1. Do you often have dreams at night?
  2. Have you had a bad dream before?
  3. What was the strangest dream you have had?
  4. What do you usually dream about?

122.              Family

1. How often do you meet with your family?

1. How do you spend the time with your family?

1. Do you want to live with your family in the future?

1. Are you close to all of your family members?

1. How has your family influenced you?

123.              Friends

  1. Do you have many friends?
  2. How often do you talk to your friends?
  3. How do you communicate with your friends?
  4. What do you think makes people have a long friendship?
  5. Does it make things easier in a friendship if you have similar interests?
  6. How do people make friends now?
  7. Do you think we meet new people differently now than in the past?
  8. Is friendship (= are friends) important to you? (Why?/Why not?)
  9. Do you prefer to spend time with friends or spend time alone? (Why?)
  10. What kind of people do you like to have as friends?
  11. Do you like to spend time with friends? (Why?)
  12. What do you and your friends do together?
  13. What do your friends think of you? (Do your friends think that you are a good friend? Why?)
  14. Are friends more important than family? (Why?)
  15. How do Indian people make friends? (= where, in what situations, e.g. at school & at work.)
  16. Do adults and children make friends in the same way?

124.              Advertisement

  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?
  5. Do you like advertisements?
  6. What kind of advertisement do you like the most?
  7. Have you ever bought something because of an advertisement?
  8. Do you watch advertisements from beginning to end?

125.              Art

  1. Do you like art?
  2. Do you think art classes are necessary? {Why?)
  3. How do you think art classes affect children’s development?
  4. What kind of paintings do Indian people like?
  5. What can you learn from western paintings?
  6. What benefits can you get from painting as a hobby?

126.              Bags

  1. Do you like bags?
  2. What types of bags do you like?
  3. Do you usually carry a bag (when you go out)?
  4. What types of bags do you use (in your everyday life)?
  5. What do you put in these bags?
  6. What sorts of bags do women like to buy?

127.              Books

  1. How often do you read?
  2. Do you have many books at home?
  3. Do Indian people do enough reading?
  4. Do Indian people like to read?
  5. What kind of people like reading and what kind of people don’t like reading very much?
  6. What type of books children read nowadays?
  7. Do you think children have lost their interest in stories?
  8. Can story books be an ideal gift for children?
  9. What can be done to encourage the habit of reading among children?
  10. How does reading help a child?
  11. What sort of books can be suggested to children to read?
  12. How much should a child read every day?
  13. What is the difference between the books sold in the past and the books sold nowadays?

128.              Celebrity

  1. Who is your favorite celebrity in India?
  2. Do you like any foreign celebrities?
  3. Would you want to be a celebrity in the future?
  4. Do you think we should respect famous people’s privacy?
  5. How do celebrities influence their fans in India‘?

129.              Chocolate

  1. How often do you eat chocolate?
  2. What’s your favorite flavor?
  3. ls chocolate expensive in India?
  4. When was the first time you ate chocolate?
  5. ls chocolate popular in India?

130.              Outdoor activities

  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. I spend about 30 to 40 hours outdoors every week.
  7. How often do you do outdoor activities?
  8. What (types of) outdoor activities are popular in your country?

131.              Photography

  1. Do you like to take photographs? (Why?)
  2. Do you prefer to take photos yourself or to have other people take photos? (Why?)
  3. How long have you liked taking photographs?
  4. How (why) did you become interested in photography?
  5. How often do you take photographs?
  6. In what situations do you take photographs?
  7. What kind of photos do you like to take? (Why?)
  8. Do you prefer to take pictures of people or of scenery?
  9. Who do you take photos of?
  10. How do you keep your photos?
  11. Do you keep your photographs on your computer?
  12. Are there any photos on the walls of your home?
  13. Do you frame (or have you framed) any of your photos? (If yes, which? & why?)
  14. Do you prefer to send postcards to people or to send photos that you took yourself? (Why?)

132.    Television and Radio

  1. What kind of entertainment do you prefer, TV or radio? (Why?)
  2. How are radio programs and television programs different?
  3. What programs do you like to watch/listen to?

OR

  • When do you watch TV/listen to the radio?
  • In India, has television/radio changed much in recent years?
  • How do you think TV/radio broadcasts in India could be improved?
  • Do you prefer TV news or news on the radio? (Why?)
  • Do you watch programs on the TV or your cell phone?
  • Do you like watching the same kind of programs all the time?
  • Do you talk with your friends about the program you watched?

33.    Teacher (More questions with sample answers in the end)

  1. What kind of teachers do you like best?
  2. Who was your favorite teacher when you were young?
  3. Would you want to be a teacher in the future?
  4. Have you ever had bad teachers before?

134.              Newspapers

  1. Do you often read newspapers?
  2. Which do you prefer reading, magazines or newspapers?
  3. What kinds of (types of) newspapers (or magazines) do you usually read?
  4. How old were you when you first started to read newspapers?
  5. Do you think it’s important to read newspapers? (Why?/Why not?)
  6. Why do (you think) people read newspapers?
  7. What different types of newspaper are there in India?
  8. Do you care about the news?
  9. Is the news important (to you)?
  10. What kinds of news do Indian people read in newspapers?
  11. Do you prefer to read about domestic (or local) news or international news? (Why?)
  12. What are some methods that newspapers use to attract readers?
  13. hat influence do you think newspapers have on society?
  14. Do you think the Internet is a good way to get news?

135.    Robots

  1. Do you like robots?
  2. What kind of robot would you like to have
  3. Will robots change society significantly?

136.              Gifts

  1. What is the importance of gifts?
  2. Is there any pressure on us to buy presents?
  3. How often do you buy others gifts?
  4. Do you like to send expensive gifts?
  5. What kinds of gifts are popular in your country?
  6. Why do people send gifts?

137.    Shoes

  1. How often do you buy shoes?
  2. Have you ever bought shoes online?
  3. Do you know anyone who likes to buy a lot of shoes?
  4. What’s your favourite type of shoes?

138.     Forget things

  1. What kinds of things do you have to bring when you go out?
  2. Do you carry different things in the morning and in the evening?139.           .Indoor games
  1. Do you play any indoor games?
  2. Do you prefer to play indoor games or outdoor games?
  3. What indoor games did you play when you were a child?
  4. Is there any particular indoor game that you liked (when you were a child)?
  5. What sorts of indoor games do children play now?
  6. Do you play video games?
  7. What kinds of video games do you like to play?
  8. Is it good for young people to play video games?

140.              City Life

  1. Do you live in the city or the countryside? (countryside = village)
  2. Is it good for young people to grow up in the city?
  3. Is your city/village a good place for young people to grow up?
  4. Have you ever been to the seaside?
  5. Do you often eat out (go to restaurants)?
  6. What food do you like?

141.              Foreign language

  1. Why do you think it is important to learn a foreign language?
  2. How is it helpful to you to speak a foreign language?
  3. What is the most difficult part of learning a foreign language for you?
  4. What is the best way to memorize new words?
  5. Is it better to learn a new word from translation or by definition?
  6. Why don’t some people know the language of the society they live in?
  7. hat do you think of children learning a foreign language?
  8. Why are some language classes boring?
  9. Some students hate to learn foreign languages, what can teachers do to develop their interest?
  10. Some people travel for learning a foreign language, what do you think?
  11. What’s the best way to learn a foreign language?
  12. Why can some people learn languages fast white others learn slowly?
  13. Does one’s age affect their language learning?

142.     Birds

  1. How do you feel about birds? (Why do you feel that way?)
  2. How do Indian people feel about birds?
  3. Are there many birds near your home?
  4. Have you seen many different kinds of birds? (near your home)
  5. Do Indian people like raising (keeping) pet birds?
  6. Have you ever raised (kept) a pet bird?

143.              Boats

  1. Do you often travel by boat?
  2. Have you ever been on a boat while you were on holidays (on vacation)?
  3. (Similar to above) Have you ever been on a boat tour while you were on holidays? (Same
  4. Would you like to go on a boat tour? (Why?/Why not?)
  5. (Similar to above) Would you like to have a holiday on a boat?
  6. Where in your country do people most often use boats? (or, travel by boat)
  7. Do many people in your country own their own boat?
  8. would you like to buy a boat?

144.              Relatives

  1. Do you often visit your relatives?
  2. What do you do when visit them?
  3. Do you prefer to spend time with your relatives, or your friends?
  4. Possibly the question above is this) Do you prefer visiting your relatives, or your friends?
  5. (Similar to above) Who is the more important to you, your relatives / your family, or your friends?

145.              Daily routine

  1. Do you like to plan what you will do each day? (Why?/Why not?)
  2. Please describe your typical daily routine.
  3. What’s your favourite time of the day? (Why? What do you do at that time?)
  4. What do you usually do at this time of day?
  5. Do you usually do the same things at the same time each day?
  6. How do you plan (organize) your study time?
  7. Do you ever (or, do you often) change these plans?

146.              .Punctuality

  1. Do you wear a watch?
  2. In your country is it important to be on time (= be punctual)? (e.g., for meetings, work, classes)
  3. Do you like to be on time?
  4. How do you feel when others are late?
  5. How do you remind yourself to be on time?
  6. Why are some people always late?
  7. Do you think it’s important to be punctual?
  8. What will you do if you are waiting for someone?
  9. Do you think people these days are as punctual as they were in the past?

147.              Names

  1. Does your name have any special meaning?
  2. Is your surname very common in India?
  3. Do you like your name?
  4. Would you like to change your name?
  5. Do people in India ever change their names?
  6. What name do people at home (your family members) call you? 148.   Birthdays
  7. How do children celebrate birthdays in your country?
  8. How did you celebrate your last birthday?
  9. What kinds of birthday gifts do you like to receive?
  10. Is there a difference between the way you celebrated your birthday in the past and the present?

149.              Computer

  1. Do you use computer very much?
  2. When do you use a computer?
  3. What do you use computer for?
  4. What was your impression when you used a computer the first time?
  5. How did you learn to use a computer?
  6. Have computers changed your life in anyway (if yes, How?)?
  7. Are computers used much in your country?
  8. Do you think computer are useful in everyday life (how)?
  9. Computers are now used a lot in education. What do you think of this?
  10. Do you play computer games?
  11. Do you think computers are perfect now or do they still need to be improved?
  12.  

150.              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 kind of things you would never do in a hurry?
  4. why do people make mistakes more easily when they are in a hurry?

151.              Museums

  1. Are there many (or any) museums in your hometown?
  2. Do you think museums are useful for visitors to your hometown/country?
  3. Do you often visit a museum?
  4. Did you go to any museums when you were a child?
  5. When was the last time you visited a museum?
  6. Do you think museums are important?
  7. Do you think it’s suitable for museums to sell things to visitors?

52.                Dance

  1. When was the last time you went to a place where people go to dance in your country?
  2. When was the last occasion when you danced a lot?
  3. Do you like dancing?
  4. Have you ever learnt dancing? Why? / Why not?
  5. id you learn to dance? Why? / Why not?
  6. Why do you think people love to dance?
  7. Do you think children love to dance?
  8. Do you see dance on TV?

153.              Hats

  1. Do you like to wear hats?
  2. What kinds of hats do you have?
  3. Where do you like to buy hats?
  4. Is wearing hats popular in your country? M a kk a r IE LTS

154.    Noise

  1. How is the noise level in your city?
  2. Where does noise in urban areas come from?
  3. Do you think it is important to be alone sometimes?
  4. What is the importance of belonging to a certain group?
  5. What are problem you could have if you go out together in big group?

155.              Bus or Taxi

  1. How often do you take the bus?
  2. When was the first time you took a taxi?
  3. What are the advantages of taking a taxi compared with buses.
  4. Is it convenient to take the bus/taxi in your city?

156.              Mobile phones

  1. How often do you use your mobile phone?
  2. Can you describe your mobile phone?
  3. What was your first mobile phone?
  4. Would you buy a new one in the future?
  5. How has your mobile phone changed your life?

157.    HISTORY

  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 programmes on TV about history?
  5. Do you think you can really learn history from films and TV programmes?
  6. Do you think the Internet is a good place to learn about history?
  7. an you name a person from history whom you would like to learn more about?
  8. Why would you like to learn more about him/her?

158.    Magazine

  1. Do you read magazines?
    1. Who prefers to read magazines – younger or older people?
    2. Have you ever read online magazines?
    3. Did you read magazines when you were young?
    4. What kind of magazines are popular in your country?

159.              Internet

  1. Do you use internet (very much)?
  2. When was the first time you used the internet?
  3. Is the internet very important (or useful) to you?
  4. o you think you can (or could) live without the internet?

160.              Neighbor –

1. Do you know your neighbors?

1. Do you like your neighbors?

1. Why are neighbors important?

1. When do you meet your neighbors?

1. How often do you meet your neighbors?

161.     Pop star

  1. Who’s your favorite pop star?
  2. Do you want to be a pop star?
  3. Do you like to go to concerts?
  4. Do you prefer live music or recorded music?

162.              Teenagers –

  1. Do you like to spend time with teenagers?
  2. Do you know anything about the kind of fashion that teenagers like?
  3. What are the best things of being a teenager?
  4. How do teenagers entertain themselves?

163.     Social Network

  1. What kind of social networking websites do you like to use?
  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 website?
  5. What kind of chatting app or software do Indian people like to use?

64.                POLITENESS

  1. Who teaches you to be polite?
  2. How do Indian people show politeness?
  3. Has the way people show politeness changed in India?
  4. Are you angry with people who are late?
  5. Do you think that people have less free time today than in the past? Why?
  6. Do you think that the quality of living is increasing? How?
  7. Today people use machinery to automate everything, is it good or bad?
  8. How does modern technology help to save time?
  9. Do you agree that people should let machinery do everything?

165.              TIME MANAGEMENT

  1. Are you ever late for anything?
  2. What excuses do you use when you are late?
  3. What excuses do people have when they are late?
  4. Are you good at organizing time?
  5. How do you usually organize time?
  6. Do you think planning is important for time management?
  7. Why do you think some people pay to learn time management?
  8. Do you think children should learn to manage time?
  9. Why do some people find it hard to follow their plans?
  10. 10.How would you teach your children time management?
  11. 11.Do old people and young people manage time in a similar way?

166.    FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

  1. Do you like fruits and vegetables? OR Do you like to eat fruit(s) and vegetables?
  2. How often do you eat fruits and vegetables? OR Do you often eat fruit(s) and vegetables?
  3. Why do you think fruits and vegetables are important for us?
  4. What kind of fruit do you prefer?
  5. What fruit(s) (and /or vegetables) do you especially like to eat?
  6. Do you like the same fruits and vegetables today as you did when you were a child?
  7. What fruit and vegetables did you like to eat when you were a child?
  8. Is it easy (or, convenient) to buy fruit and vegetables where you live?
  9. Do you think people should eat more fruits and vegetables?
  10.                Do you think it’s (really) necessary to eat fruits and vegetables?
  1. How much fruit and vegetables do you think a person needs to stay healthy?

I think fruits and vegetables are needed as a part of our everyday diet. Many dieticians suggest that we should eat fruits and vegetables of at least five different colors everyday.

167.              High school

  1. Are you still in contact with your friends from high school?
  2. What is your high school like?
  3. What happened on the first day of high school?
  4. Did your parents choose your secondary school (= high school) for you?
  5. What subjects did you study in secondary school (= high school)?
  6. What was your favourite subject ( = class) in secondary school? (= high school)
  7. And which class (= subject) did you like the least? (Why?)
  8. Which secondary school subject do you think is most useful for people in adult life?
  9. What part of your secondary school education did you enjoy most? OR Did (do) you like your secondary school life?
  10. How do you feel about your high school (secondary school)?
  11. Why did you choose to attend (= to go to) that particular school?
  12. Which class did (do) you enjoy the most? (Why?)

168.              Emails

  1. Do you often write (or, send) emails?
  2. What do you write about?
  3. Do you think emails are useful?
  4. What kinds of emails do you send and receive?
  5. Do you think it is a good thing that some companies send out letters/spam emails for the
  6. How often do you write letters?
  7. What do you write about?
  8. On what occasions do you write letters?
  9. Do you like writing letters to your relatives and friends? (why/why not?)
  10. 10.Do you and your friend keep in touch by (handwritten) letter?
  11.                11.How do you keep in touch with your friends and relatives (by email, letter, by phone or by any other way)?

169.              RAINY DAYS

  1. Does it rain much in India? (Where? When?)
  2. Does it rain much in your hometown? (Include how often)
  3. In what season does it rain the most? OR When (in what month/season) does it rain most in your hometown?
  4. What about the other parts of India? OR In which season does it rain most in other parts of India?
  5. Would you prefer to have, more rain or less rain (in your hometown)?
  6. Do you like rainy days? OR How do you feel on rainy days? ORDo you feel sad on rainy days?
  7. How does rain affect different people’s moods?
  8. Do you prefer rainy days or sunny days?
  9. What do you do on rainy days (or, on a rainy day)?
  10. What do you usually do when it rains (or, when it starts to rain) and you are outside?
  11. Do you think rain is good? (Why?)
  12. How does rain affect (life in) your country?
  13.                Is there any part of India where it doesn’t rain much? (Where?) OR Is there an even distribution of rain throughout India?
  1. What effects can a shortage of rain (a drought) have on people’s lives?
  2.                Can you remember any time when it rained particularly heavily in your hometown? (When?)
  3. Does rain ever affect transportation in your hometown? (How?)
  4.                Do you think the seasons have changed in recent years, compared to the past? (Why? How?)

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