☆ What’s your hometown famous for? Is it good for young people? What will your hometown be like in the future? Can you tell me something about the public transport system in your hometown?
☆ Does your Chinese name have any special meanings? Do you think you’ll change your name in the future? Who give children their names in Chinese families?
☆ Do you like swimming? What’re the benefits of swimming? Do you prefer to swim in the sea or in a swimming pool? (Day 8: D)
☆ Do you think families should eat dinner together? (more communication between family members / better nutrition, especially for children / pleasant exchange of ideas during the meals)
☆ Did you like reading books when you were little? What were your favorite kinds of books? What kind of books do you like these days? Do you like writing letters?
☆ Do you like making things by yourself? What did you make when you were a child? (http://familyfun.go.com/crafts/crafts-by-age/school-age-crafts/ 随便挑1-2种即可)
☆ How should young people treat elderly people? (treat them with respect / pay our grandparents a visit from time to time / learn from them / help elderly neighbours
☆ What do you think is happiness? (It’s an emotion. / Basically, it means enjoyment of life. / Some people believe wealth can lead to happiness. / But actually happiness is more about being emotionally rewarded than about just being wealthy. / That’s why many super rich people are actually very unhappy.)
☆ Do you often do housework at home? (十天口语剑8版p.25下方)
☆ Do you live in a house or a flat? Which is your favorite room in your house/ flat? Do you think there is anything that should be improved in your house/flat?
☆Is it easy for you to remember numbers? Do numbers have any special meanings in your country?
☆ What’s your favorite colour? Do you think colours have any special meanings? (http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/color2.htm)
☆ What’s your favorite kind of weather?
☆ What're your favorite public holidays? Are public holidays important to us? What do you do on public holidays?
Do you often visit museums? Do you think museums are important to our lives? When was the last time you visited a museum? Is it a good idea for museums to sell goods to visitors? (A Sample Answer: It may be a nice idea if museums can’t get enough funding and need extra money to support themselves. And some souvenirs sold at museum gift shops are neat! But museums won’t be able to serve visitors well if they simply focus on doing business.)
☆ Did you give or receive any gifts recently? What were they?
☆ What’s your favorite food?
☆ Do birds have any special meanings in China? (Day 7: Topic 19 )
☆ How do you get news? Do you read newspapers or magazines?