1. Is there any special meaning behind your name?
2. What’s your name?
3. Why do you get this name?
4. Is there a certain name that is popular in China?
5. Is the name important to Chinese people?
6. Are you a student or at work?
7. What are you studying for?
8. Can you tell me something about your student life?
9. What’s your job?
10. What are you responsible for?
11. Do you study part-time while working?
12. What are the subjects you study?
13. What’s your major?
14. Why do people have worked think school life is happy?
15. Do you think people should get paid when they are required to work on weekends?
16. How do you spend your weekend?
17. Do you read a lot in your spare time?
18. Has anyone sent you a book before?
19. Tell me something about your campus life in leisure time?
20. What kinds of activities do Chinese people like for relaxation?
21. Why do people need leisure? Is it important?
22. Do you like watching TV in spare time? What kinds of programs do you like?
23. What are the ways to relax yourself?
24. What do you usually do in the evening?
25. Do the people have more time to relax now?
26. Do you read a lot of books in your childhood?
27. What kind of shopping do you like?
Do you like to go to picnics?
28. What kind of music do you like to listen to?
29. Have you ever played any musical instrument?
30. Do you think children can benefit from listening to music?
31. What are the features of your hometown?
32. What’s special about your hometown?
33. What are some of the changes that have taken place in your hometown?
34. Do you like the city you live in?
Apartment and House
35. Do you like the place you currently live in?
36. How is your relationship with your neighbors?
37. What can you see out of your windows?
38. Describe your flat or house
39. What is your taste of clothes?
40. When do you wear suits?
41. Which style of arts do you like and why?
42. What do you think about arts? Are they important?
43. Do you usually go to a music hall or museum? Why?
44. What’s your favorite art, such as painting or sculpture?
45. What kind of advertisements do you like?
What kind of weather do you like most?(and why?)
What is the typical weather in your city?
Do you listen to the weather forecast?
Do you like traveling? Why?
Which city have you been to?
Do you like traveling abroad? Which nation would you like to go? Why?
Why do you choose the school or university you are studying in now?
Describe the day when you first arrived at your school or university.
Is swimming popular in your hometown?
Where do people in your hometown go for swimming?
What benefits can swimming brings us?
Describe a park you are interested in
why do you like it ?
where it is?
the most impressive thing about the park?
How important is green space?
what sort of things limited the government measurement to create green space?
what the disadvantages and advantages of civilisation?
How a big city influence the urban area?
Describe a wild animal park
Describe an outdoor place for sport
Describe a school you used to go when you were little
What qualities should a good teacher have?
Do you think the teacher give too much work for young students?
Which is better for children? A large school or a small-sized one?
Describe a place you have visited which can help people to learn history
How does this place affect people?
How do people in your country learn history?
Why do some graduates and adults forget their country’s history easily?
Describe a shop
What are the advantages and disadvantages of online shopping?
Why men don’t like shopping?
Do you often go shopping? Why do you like it?
Do you think that it is good for children to go shopping?
What type of shop is close to your house?
What type of shop do you usually go?
What is the difference between going to the supermarket and going to a small shop?
Describe a polluted place
What is the most common pollution now? Any improvement?
What actions should the government do to solve the pollution problem?
What is your opinion?
Describe the best tourist attraction in China
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the people who live there?
Something you bought but seldom use
A wild animal
An interesting architecture
What forms do Chinese arts take?
What is the difference between Chinese arts in the past and now?
How to evaluate arts performed by children and that performed by famous artists?
Describe about a car or motorbike that you have or would like to have in the future.
Is it important to have a good transportation system in a country?
What benefits does it bring to a country’s economy?
Does it have effects on social life and community?
Does it affect the way people work?
A TV programme you don't like
Talk about a film
What kind of movie is popular in China? Why?
What is the difference between Chinese movie and foreign movies?
What do you learn from watching movies?
Do you think it is important for a movie to be advertised?
If foreign movies without advertisement, will it still be so success?
Do you think a movie will be success without advertisement? If yes, why?
What kind of people prefer to watch foreign movies than Chinese Movies in China? Why?
What is the difference between Chinese and Foreign movies?
Talk about a card you received
How do you think the role of card playsin communication?
What's the difference between a card and a present?
What's the role of literacy?
Is it Ok for kids to watch advertisements?
Should parents or governments choose proper advertisements for kids to watch?
Describe a piece of interesting news you have read recently.
If you want to be a journalist, what kind of personality you should have?
Do you think news affects people? How does it affect them?
How to improve the journalism in your country?
Can media affect people?
Why news is important to people?
Do Chinese people read news everyday?
Are Chinese people interested in local, domestic or international news?
What do you think about entertainment news?
Do you think internet will replace TV or radio or Newspaper?
Describe a piece of good advice
Do we need to follow others’ advice?
Should we follow the advice from the elderly?
How to make young people follow wise advice?
Have you ever given others any advice?
How do you seek advice in your community?
Talk about how to help other people
Do people who live in Beijing like to help visitors for the Olympics?
Is English very important when you are helping other people?
Have you been to a foreign country?
Have you helped other people when you were in a foreign country?
Who did you help? Will you help again? Why?
How do you help others in your community?
What can you achieve from helping others?
Whether children should be encouraged to help others?
How can children help others?
Describe one of your favorite dish
How do you cook this dish?
Why it is your favorite dish?
Describe something useful for your English learning.
How do you learn a new language?
Who do you learn with?
Is learning a second language important?
Will the learning of a new language change your understanding of local culture?
In your opinion, which languages will become more popular in the future?
What are the benefits of learning a foreign language?
Are there any differences between the way the young and the elderly learn a language?
Describe a public event.
Describe an event that you have joined and made you happy.
Why are people interested in doing something special?
Which way of relaxation do you like?
Some people think that having a family event will waste a lot of money, what is your opinion?
Describe a trip that didn’t go as planned.
Describe a life event that happened recently.
What family event can make you happy?
Do you think money can bring happiness?
What can make people happy when they are old?
Describe a Science lesson you have taken before
Do you like this lesson?
Why do you like this lesson?
Do you think you learned a lot in this lesson?
Describe a course you would like to take
Describe an interesting story you watched on TV
Describe an important conversation
Describe an important stage of your life
Tell me one case of traffic jam you have ever met.
What do you think is the difference between in the bus or in the car when you are in a traffic jam?
What actions can be taken to solve this problem? Why?
How to prevent people buying private cars?
How to promote road conditions?
How to transfer people's awareness of doing something helpful to the society?
How do you make a success?
How should we define success?
Is result more important than process when you pursue success?
Does success lead to stress?
Describe a person from another country.
Describe a best friend that you had when you were a student.
Is it important for you to have friends?
How do you make friends?
Describe an elder person you know and admire
Do people like to be old?
Do elder people need to be educated?
Is there any lesson for elder people?
Describe a person who affects you
What kind of skill do you think is more important for young people?
What do you think about Chinese education?
Describe a person who is good at his job
Do you think studying in a university can improve yourself?
What is the enjoyable point of your school life?
Are trainings important for people?
What kinds of job are suitable for the aged?
How can a company encourage their employees?
Describe a person who looks like you.
What is the benefit of making friends?
Do you often talk to your neighbor?
Why is it more difficult to make friends now?
Describe someone who will visit your family.
When you visit a place, where do you prefer to stay in a hotel or stay in other people’s house?
What kind of service do you want to have in a hotel?
What should be improved in a hotel?
What is the culture of your country in treating guests? What is the difference between this culture then and now?
What do you think about the trend of treating guests in your country?
Describe someone who visited your family.
How do you treat your visitor?
Is it convenient to live in your friend’s house?
What is the difference between living a hotel and living in your friend’s house?