1. Work or study
Are you a student or do you have a job?
What kind of job do you do?
Describe your job in detail.
Why did you choose to do that job?
Do you like your current job?/What do you like about your work?
Is your job interesting?
Do you miss being a student?
What are your job prospects?
About future work:
What kind of job do you want to do in 10 years? Why ?
What are the usual job responsibilities?
Do you want your job to involve a lot of traveling?
What do you do during a work break?
Will you be busier than now or not in the future?
What do you think of working hours from 9am to 6pm?
What subjects are you studying?
Why did you choose to study that subject?
Do you like your subject? Why or why not?
Which subject are you specialized in?
Are you looking forward to working?
Do you prefer to study in the mornings or in the afternoons?
Do you think your present subjects are relevant to society?
How many hours do you study?
Which part of your study is interesting?
What kind of things do you find helpful for study?
What methods can we use to learn English?
Is your school or university a good place to study?
What do you do to be efficient in study?
Do you have anything to share with others recently?
Did your parents teach you to share when you were a child?
What kind of things do you like sharing with others?
What kind of things do you think are not suitable for sharing?
3. TV show or programme/ Entertainment
How long do people usually spend on watching TV?
What kinds of TV programs do people enjoy watching TV?
Do all ages watch the same programs or not?
4. Coffee or tea
What do Chinese people prefer, tea or coffee?
What do you usually prepare for your guests, tea or coffee?
When did you drink coffee or tea last time?
How often do you drink tea or coffee?
Do you like handwriting?
Do you think handwriting can reflect/show one’s characters?
Do you think prefer sending letters or emails?
How often do you send emails?
Do you think we should keep writing by hand?
Would you prefer receiving a hand-written letter if possible?
Whom have you written letters to?
6. Crowded place
Would you say that the majority of cities in your country are overcrowded?
Do you like overcrowded cities or not?
What are some problems that (can) result from crowded (or, overcrowded) living
conditions in cities?