1.Personal Present Situation:
Are you a student or do you have a job?
What kind of school do you attend? What did you do on your first day at this school? What do you like most about your studies? What is your major? Which is the best university in China?
b)working What kind of job would you prefer after graduation?
What are your job prospects?
What do you do for a living?
How do you feel at first day of your work?Is first impression important at workplace?
Describe your job in detail.
Is your job important to you?
If you could, would you change jobs?
Are their possible changes that could affect your job in any way?
Describe an ideal job/ Describe a job you think you would be good at(新增)
What do you think of your major/job? Why do you choose it?
2. Hometown/city Where are you from? What’s the most interesting part of your hometown? Has your hometown changed in recent years? Describe your hometown.
Describe a city that you like best
Where it is
What are the general features
What you can do there
Explain why it is your favorite city
3.Family members/ a person you live with/a neighbour
How many people are there in your family? Who are they? What do they do?
Describe a family member who has influenced you greatly.
Who this person is.
What this person is like.
How you are like and unlike this person.
And Explain why he/she has influenced you greatly.
(新增) Describe an old man you admire (新增)Describe a neighbour (新增)Describe a walk (新增)Describe an old object in your family
4.Introduction Hello. Could you show me your identification card please? Could you tell me your full name please?
What shall I call you? How are you?
How old are you? Does your name have any special meaning? Is your name important to you?
5.Live in a flat or house
Do you live in a flat or a house? What kind of flat? What is outside the windows? what is there on the walls? what can you see when you look out the window? hometown Describe your living place.
6. Shopping Do you like / enjoy shopping? When was the last time you went shopping? Where do you go shopping? What kind of shopping do you dislike? What’s the worst part about shopping? What do you think about online shopping? Do you prefer to shop in big stores or small shops? Describe a shop/shopping center.
7. Television What kind of programs do you watch? What kind of programs did you like watching when you were a child? What are the effects of watching too much television? Describe your favorite TV program.
8. Sports Do you like sports? What sport facilities do you have near your home? Are there any sports you would like to try?
Describe your favorite sport
Describe an exciting sport that you would like to do in the future
You should say:
What it is?
Whether it is popular?
Who likes it?
Do you like to go to parties? Is there anything you dislike about parties? When you go to a party, what do you usually do? What do you think are the benefits of parties?
Do you prefer family parties or parties with friends?
Describe a party that you enjoyed
You should say:
Whose party it was and what it was celebrating
Where the party was held and who went to it
What people did during the party
And explain what you enjoyed about this party
Do you like watching movies? / How often do you go to the cinema?
Why do you like to watch films?
Do you like to watch films in the cinema or at home?
What kind of films do you like?
Who is your favorite movie star?
What’s the difference between American films and Chinese films?
Describe a film/your favorite film.
11. Describe a DIY/something you made by yourself (新增)
Why you want to make it? How to make it? What are the techniques?
12. Art Do you think the art is important to life?
Can you give an example of arts you learn?
What kind of art do you like?
What kind of art experience did you have when you were young?
What kind of art are you good at?
Describe a foreign artist/describe a piece of handicraft( a DIY)
13. Flowers do you think flowers are important to our lives?
Do Chinese people like growing flowers?
Do you like growing flowers?
Describe one favorite flower
What do you think of clothes? What clothes do you like?
What clothes do you wear when you are working/in school?
what is the different between the older and younger people on clothes?
what are the differences between cloths worn in the past and at present?
What are advantages/disadvantages of wearing uniform? Describe the clothes you wear on special occasions?
15.Reading / Magazine / Newspapers Did you read a lot in your childhood? What kind of books do you love reading? Why do you think people now read less? How do you get your news? What kind of news do you like?
Describe a book you read in your childhood
Describe your favorite newspaper or magazine
You should say
What is it?
What does it contain?
How often do you read it?
And explain why it is your favorite newspaper or magazine.
16.Emails (and Letters)
Do you like writing to people?
How often do you write an email or a letter?
Who do you write to?
Do you often write letters?
Who do you write to? (by letter)
Which do you prefer, to write a letter or write an email? (Why? Compare them.)
17. Describe your future plan/what should you do in the future.
You should say:
What do you plan to learn in the future?
Why do you want to learn it?
Where and how will you learn it?
18. Do you like music?
Do you think music is important?
What kind of music do you enjoy most? How long do you listen to music everyday? Have you learned to play any musical instrument? Can you play any musical instrument? And what’s it?
What does friendship mean to you?
Do you have a lot of friends?
Do you prefer to be alone or to be with friends?
What do you usually do with your friends?
Do you often drive?
Is it necessary to learn driving?
Is it important to drive well?
When would you allow your children to drive?
Describe a skill- driving.
21.Holiday Do you like holidays? What did you do last holiday? Which country would you like to go to?
22. What do you do in your leisure time?
What relaxation do people around you like?
What kind of activities do people of your country do for relaxation?
Why do people need leisure? Describe a leisure activity
23. An intelligent/smart person/man who? When did u meet? where? why do you think he/she is intelligent?
24.Food What kinds of food are popular in your country? What is your favorite food ? What’s your favorite food when you were a child? Can you cook? Do you like cooking? Who cooks in your family? Have there been any changes to Chinese food these years? Would you like to try a new food that you have never tried before? 新增：Describe a person who is good at cooking/Describe a cooking skill
25.Bicycle Do you ever ride a bicycle? What do you use a bicycle for? Would you say it's difficult to learn to ride a bicycle? Why do children enjoy riding bicycles? Are bicycles popular in China or in your hometown?
Has the number of bicycle riders in China changed much in the past few years?
How old were you when you first learned to ride a bicycle?
What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of bicycles compared to cars?
Would you say bicycles are suitable for people of all ages?