You can speak with your conversation friend about daily news on News in Levels.
You can ask him/her about these questions:
– what does he/she think about it
– if he/she has any real experience with the content of the news
– if it was an interesting news
– if he/she liked this type of news
– what level did he/she read and listen to and why
– if that level was easy to understand or not easy
You can also download this PDF document. There are a couple of tips in it for you. It is for free.
You will learn how to have a conversation on Skype.