What work do you do?
Why did you choose to do that kind of work?
Do many people in your country choose to do that type of work?
What are your responsibilities at work?
Do you remember your first day at work?
What did you do on your first day at work?
What subject(s) are youstudying?
Why did you choose tostudythat? / Why did you choose tostudythose subjects?
Do many students in your countrystudythat subject?
(Similar to above) Is that a popular subject tostudyin your country?
What school/university do you attend?
Why did you choose that school/university?
Where did you grow up?
What was it like when you were a child?
Has it changed much?
Would you say it was a good place to live?
Your Home (Your Accommodation)
Can you describe the place where you live?
What do you usually do in your house/flat/room?
Are the transport facilities to your home very good?
Please describe the room you live in.
Is there anything you don’t like about the place where you live?
What do you do for entertainment?
What did you do for entertainment when you were a child?
What do (other) people do for entertainment around where you live?
(Similar to above) What do you friends do for entertainment?
What types of bags do you use?
What do you put in these bags?
Do you usually carry a bag when you go out?
What sorts of bags do women like to buy?
Do you have a bag for special occasions?
What’s the weather like today?
What kind of weather do you like (best)? (Why?)
What sort of weather do you least like?
What do you usually do during your favourite weather (or season)?
What’s the weather (usually) like in your hometown?
What do you usually do on weekends (or, on the weekend)?
Do you think employees should have to work on weekends?
Are weekends important to you?
How do you (usually) spend the weekend?
Do you like (going) shopping? (Why?/Why not?)
(Similar to above) How do you feel about (going) shopping?
(Similar to above) Do you like to go shopping? (Why?/Why not?)
What do you think is the most difficult (or, unpleasant) part about shopping?
Is there anything you don’t like (or, dislike) about shopping?
What don’t you like about shopping?
What was your favourite colour when you were a child?
Is that still your favourite colour now?
What colour is most popular among your friends?
What kind of music do you like to listen to?
Have you ever been to a (live) concert?
Or: Do you often go to concerts?
Would you like to go to a concert in the future?
What sorts of concerts do you have in your country?
Who gave you your name?
Does your name have any particular (or, special) meaning?
Do you like your name?
How do you organize your time?
Do you think young people and older people organize their time in the same way?
How do you manage your time?
What do you do in your free time with your friends?
Is friendship important to you?
Do you prefer to spend time with friends or spend time alone?
What kind of people do you like to have as friends?
A place you live in right now, house or flat?
A person you always talk with?
a magazine you like to read
A wild animal you know
A job you like to do in the future
A famous person you know in your country
A cafe in your hometown
A parent you know
A sport event
A physical experiment
A mathematics class you had in the primary school
A product you bought which you were unhappy with
A message you received
A vehicle you’d like to buy
An important plant in your country
A neighbor you know
A documentary movie you watched
A movie about a real person or event
A perfect vocation you had
A project you did with others
A game you played in your childhood
A skill you’ve learn from a family member
A language you’d like to learn
A book you’d like to read again