Do you like to watch movies? (Why?)

What’s your favourite movie?

What types of films do you like to watch?

How often do you watch a movie (a film)?

Do you like going to the cinema?

Do you prefer to watch a film alone or with others?

Has your taste in movies changed since you were younger?

Are any foreign movie stars famous in your country?

Do you have a favourite movie star?

Have you ever seen a movie star in real life?

Would you like to be a movie star?


Do you remember any of your childhood dreams? What was it?

If you could choose to realize one childhood dream which one would you pick?

What big dreams do you currently have?

What small dreams do you currently have?

What can you do now to bring them closer to reality?

Is having dreams a good thing or should people stay more grounded?

Do you remember your night dreams?

What do you most often dream about?

Have you ever had a nightmare? What was it?

Why do people dream at night?

Do you believe that dreams can be prophetic?


What is a drug?

Why do some people say that sugar is a drug? 

Do you agree with that?

Do you think alcohol is a drug?

What are the strongest drugs that you know?

Why are the strong drugs so dangerous?

Where do the drugs come from?

What should we do to prevent people from using drugs?

Do you think that legalization of certain drugs is a good idea? Why?

Should there be punishments for dealing drugs?

Should there be punishments for using drugs?


Are you a cat person or a dog person? Why?

Why do people call dogs ‘man’s best friend’?

What’s the best quality in dogs? What’s the worst?

Why do some people say that ‘no one really owns a cat?’

What’s the best quality about cats? What’s the worst?

What animal makes for the best pet?

What exotic animal would you like to have as your pet? Why?

What animal would be the worst pet ever? Why?

Have you ever had (or, raised) a pet?

Do many people in your country have a pet?

What kind of pets do people like/dislike to have?

What kind of pets are common in your country?


What is privacy?

How do you maintain your privacy at home?

What are some reasons why privacy is important to you?

Do you think the government has the right to read your email?

Do you think that your country has the right to know everything about you?

How about foreign visitors entering your country?

What are your privacy settings on Facebook?

How can using social networking sites invade your privacy?

What do you think about being fingerprinted when you enter a country?

What are some ways someone’s privacy can be invaded?

How many languages do you speak?

Which was the hardest to learn? Why?

What is your favourite language? Why?

If you could choose to be fluent in 5 languages, what would they be and why?

Does your language have words adopted from English?

Is English important for an individual in your country?

Why are you studying English?

Why is it so hard to learn another language?

Some scientists claim that learning languages is really good for your brain, why do you think that is?

Do you think the world should only have one language or is it better when there are many?

What is a stereotype? 

Do you know any?

What are some popular stereotypes about your country?

Do you easily stereotype people?

Does stereotyping help you in some way?

Why do you think people stereotype?

How can stereotypes be damaging?

Do you think that it is a good idea to stereotype people?

How are various nationalities stereotyped?

How can being stereotyped hurt your job opportunities?

What is the difference between stereotypes and prejudices?

Are stereotypes offensive? Funny? Realistic?

What makes something unique?

There are 7 billion people on Earth, what makes you unique among them?

Are you proud of your personal traits?

What are your favourite things about you?

What things you’d rather change?

Is it better to stand out or blend in?

What’s the advantage and disadvantage of either of them?

Do you recall a time when you felt truly special?

Would you want to have an identical twin with the same personality?

What would your life look like if you were super rich?

What would you do, if you were stuck on a deserted island?

What would you change, if you were the president of the world?

How would you use your powers, if you were the superman?

What would you do, if you were a different gender for one day?

If you were a movie star, what film would you want to be in?

If you were going to change 5 things about your life, what would these be?

What would you do, if you were the only survivor of an apocalypse?

If you were to give up one life’s pleasures forever, what would that be and why?

If you were going to be 10% better at something, what would it be?

If you were going to be 50% better at something, what would it be?

If you were going to be 90% better at something, what would it be?

Is food important to you?

What kinds of food do you particularly like?

What’s one kind of food you couldn’t live without? Why?

Is there any food you don’t like? (Why?)

What kinds of food are most popular in your country?

Do you like sweet foods?

How often do you eat at a restaurant? What kind and what do you order?

Do you often eat fast food?

Do you agree that fast food is bad for you? Why?

Do you like cooking? (Why?/Why not?)

Who usually does the cooking in your home?

What’s your favorite food? Why is this your favorite? 

Do you prefer to eat out in a restaurant or do you prefer to cook at home? Why? 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating out? How about cooking at home? 

What’s your favorite meal of the day, breakfast, lunch or dinner? Why?

They say that “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Do you agree with this? 

How often do you have unhealthy food? Do you ever go to fast food places?

Should fast food restaurants serve healthier food?

With yours answers in the previous question. Do you consider yourself healthy? 

Will you change your eating habits in order to stay healthy and fit? 

If you can only eat one kind of food for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

How old were you when you went on your first flight?

Do you like traveling by plane? Why? 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of traveling by plane?

What was the longest flight you’ve ever been in? Do you think flight time will be cut shorter in the future?

Do you get scared with riding planes sometimes? Do you know someone who is scared of flying?

If you are only allowed to bring 1 kg of hand luggage, what things will you bring? 

What do you like to do during the flight? Do you think airlines should provide more in-flight entertainment? 

Would you like to be a flight attendant? What are the advantages and disadvantages of being one? 

Do you think being a pilot is a good job? Why or why not? 

If you can fly anywhere right now at this very moment, where will go and why?

Do you smoke or did you ever smoke at some point in your life? 

What do you think about people smoke? 

Why do you think people smoke?

Are there many people who smoke in your country? Why do you say so?

What are some health problems that smoking can cause?

Are there any advantages of smoking? What’s your opinion on this? 

Do you think cigarettes make a person look older than they really are? Why do you say so?

How do you feel about children smoking? How about teenagers?

Is it a good thing for people to quit smoking? Do you worry about people who smoke?

Do you think it’s easy to quit smoking? What do you think is the best way to quit? Do you know anyone who has successfully quit smoking?


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