17 English questions for June 2018

17 English questions for June 2018

1 Do you think writing will disappear in the future, once computers can recognize and write down everything you say? 2 Which country do you think will be first to send astronauts to Mars? 3 Have you ever taken a taxi that took the long way round? 4 What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘war’? 5 What do you think will happen to the world’s temperature over the next few decades? 6 Do you know people who turn on the air-con or heater when you think the temperature is great? 7 Is it better to sit in the back of the taxi or in the passenger seat? 8 Can you easily pronounce all of the sounds in English? 9 What’s it like sitting here and doing this activity with me? 10 What’s it like to be at your level of English? 11 Why are people so fascinated by UFOs? 12 If you were to write a poem right now, what would your subject be? 13 Have you ever threatened your children with punishment? 14 Are you a walking zombie if you have next to no sleep? 15 What writing skills do you need to be able to write well? 16 Is exercise a form of punishment? 17 Is it OK to use animals in...
17 English questions for May 2018

17 English questions for May 2018

1 Do you prefer reading, listening, speaking or writing lessons? 2 What do you think zombies chat about when they get together? 3 What’s it like to be your best friend? 4 What is a war dance and who does (used to do) them? 5 Do you ever think you have bad luck? 6 Have you ever seen a UFO? 7 Do you ever type LOL (laugh out loud) when really you aren’t laughing? 8 Do you ever punish yourself? What for? 9 What’s it like being you? 10 Do you like taxis? 11 Are there zombies (of any kind) in your culture? 12 Do you think there’d be fewer wars if all countries were ruled by women? 13 Would you prefer to meet new people at a party or online? 14 How do you think current wars could be stopped? 15 Do you have any good UFO stories? 16 What would you do if you woke up one morning and all of the people in your town were zombies? 17 Should politicians be punished if they break their...
17 English questions for April 2018

17 English questions for April 2018

1 Can you remember what you did each year on your birthday? 2 Is it easy to start a business in your country? 3 José Narosky said: “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” Do you agree with this? 4 What purpose do zoos serve? 5 The Geneva Convention issued a list of the rules of war? What do you think these are? Does it seem strange to have rules for war? 6 What happens in a zoo at night and the early hours of the morning? 7 What do you think future wars will be fought over? 8 Do your family and friends always remember your birthday? 9 Do you think the idea of beauty changes? 10 What’s it like being your age? 11 Do you like writing? 12 Do you like your handwriting? How would you describe it 13 E. L. Doctorow said: “Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” Do you agree? 14 Would you like someone to write you a poem? 15 What do you think life will be like in the year 2100 and the year 3000? 16 What name would you give to a zombie movie? 17 Do you think old people like...
17 English questions for March 2018

17 English questions for March 2018

1 Are social networking sites dangerous? 2 What do you know about zombies? 3 What do you think of the idea of sitting on a sun drenched beach for a few weeks? 4 Do you think the beauty industry is important? 5 Are you good at networking face to face? 6 What did you do on your last birthday? 7 Would you like to study zoology? 8 Do you agree with letting people off from punishment? 9 Do you think poetry is too much like hard work? 10 What’s it like studying English? 11 What are your early memories of UFOs? Were you scared? 12 What is poetry? 13 Should children be allowed to use social networking sites? 14 What kind of office would you like? 15 What advice would you give to other students who want to improve their pronunciation? 16 What do you think of the system of charging people with war crimes? 17 What do you think corporal punishment is? Is it...
17 English questions for February 2018

17 English questions for February 2018

1 Do you sing the song “Happy Birthday” in your country? 2 Poet William Wordsworth said: “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” Do/Can you do this? 3 What’s it like to be a citizen of your country? 4 What beauty can you see around you now? 5 Do you always make sure the meter is on in the taxi? 6 Do you think their should be human exhibits in zoos, living in caged houses? 7 What small personal item would you take with you on a journey into space? 8 Would you like to have your own business? 9 How would our world change if we received regular visits from UFOs? 10 What would you do today if a war broke out in your country tomorrow? 11 If you were offered a job to be an astronaut, would you take it? 12 Who would be your business hero? 13 Do you ever get really angry with yourself? 14 Do you ever wonder what life is all about? 15 What can poetry teach us about life? 16 Does getting on in years mean getting older or doing well in life? 17 How would you define...
16 English questions for January 2018

16 English questions for January 2018

1 Do you know of any famous marathon runners? 2 Do you like classical literature? 3 Is it easier to survive in the jungle or the concrete jungle? 4 What’s your favourite video game? 5 Do you like video games? 6 Why is painting and art so important to us? 7 What do you think is the hardest thing about being a father? 8 Can you remember the first video game you played? 9 Do you think crime pays? 10 How would your life be different without the Internet? 11 When did you first start thinking and worrying about prices? 12 What’s the best thing about the Internet? 13 In 1857, Gustave Flaubert said: “Read in order to live.” What do you think of this? 14 What will video games be like in the future? 15 Would legalizing soft drugs help reduce crime? 16 How old are...