1.What is your full name?
2.How Chines people pick up a name?
3.Is there any special meaning behind your name?
4.What’s your name?
5.Why do you get this name?
6.Is there a certain name that is popular in China?
7.Is the name important to Chinese people?
8.To be a student or a worker, which one do you prefer?
9.Can you tell me what is your major?
10.Why do you choose the major?
11.Which do you prefer, handwriting or copying?
12.Are you a student or at work?
13.Can you tell me something about your student life?
14.What’s your job?
15.What are you responsible for?
16.Do you study part-time while working?
17.What are the subjects you study?
18.Do you like go to work by bike?
19.Do you like swimming?
20.How often do you go swimming?
21.What kinds of TV programmes do you like?
22.How can you get access to English TV programmes?
23.Can you briefly introduce your favourite TV programme?
24.Do you think to be a good driver is important? And why?
25.Do you liking travelling?
26.Tell me why many people like travelling？
27.Shopping malls or small stores, which do you prefer and why?
28.How do you spend your weekend?
29.Tell me something about your campus life in leisure time?
30.What kinds of activities do Chinese people like for relaxation?
31.Why do people need leisure? Is it important?
32.What are the ways to relax yourself?
33.What do you usually do in the evening?
34.Do the people have more time to relax now?
35.What kind of shopping do you like?
36.Do you like to go to picnics?
37.Do you like reading?
38.What do you usually read?
39.How much time do you spend in reading book?
40.How many kind of newspapers do you have in your country?
41.Are newspaper useful to people?
42.Do children like to read now?
43.Do children read more now than before?
44.What are the features of your hometown?
45.What’s special about your hometown?
46.What are some of the changes that have taken place in your hometown?
47.Do you like the city you live in?
Apartment and House
48.Do you like the place you currently live in?
49.Is the transport convenient?
50.What can you see out of your windows?
51.Describe your flat or house
52.Between fruits and vegetables, which do you prefer and why?
53.How to keep fruits fresh?
54.There are so many people like fruits and why?
55.What kind of food do you like to eat?
56.Where do you usually eat this kind of food?
57.Do you like to cook?
Describe a place in another country that you would like to live in.
where this place is
how you know about this place
what work you would do in this place (if you moved there)
and explain why you would choose to live there.
Describe an interesting historic site (in your country) that you visited.
where it was
what you saw at this site (or, what it looked like)
what role it played in history
how you first learned about this place
and explain what interested you about that place.
Describe a small shop that you often go to.
where it is
what it sells
what it looks like
and explain why you often go there.
Describe a place you have been to that had a lot of water and that you liked.
where this place was
what you did at this place
why (& when) you went there
and explain why you liked this place.
Describe a book you recently read.
what book it was
when you read it
why you read it
and explain what you liked and disliked about the book.
An Electrical/Electronic Product
Describe an electrical machine or device you would like to buy.
what special features you would like it to have
where you got to know about it
how you would use this thing
and explain why you would like to buy it.
Describe a good law in your country.
what the law is
how you first learned about this law
who benefits from this law (or, who is affected by this law)
and explain why you think this is a good law.
Describe an interesting magazine.
how you know about this magazine
where it can be bought
what information it contains
who you think reads this magazine
and explain why you think this magazine is interesting
Do you think it is reasonable to allow the kids to play extreme sports?
Would you say magazines play an important role in people‘s lives?
What sorts of magazines do young people in China like to read?
Do people of different ages read different kinds of magazines?
In China, do most people prefer to buy magazines or newspapers?
Describe the type of film that you most enjoy watching
what this type is
what the characteristics of this type are
when you last watched this type of film
and explain why you like this type of film.
Describe a TV or radio program that you like to talk about with your family or friends.
what the program is about / what the program is
how often you watch or listen to this program
what type of people enjoy this program
and explain what you like (or dislike) about this program.
Describe your plans for the future
what you plan to do
who you plan to do it with
how you will do it
and explain why you want to do this.
A Sport You Played
Describe a sport you played in the past.
how you know this sport
why it became so popular in your country
whether it was easy to play or not
and explain what benefits you got from playing this sport.
Describe a success you would like to achieve (in the near future).
what it is
how difficult you think it will be
what you should do to prepare for this
and explain why you want to succeed in doing this.
A Conversation You Had
Describe an important conversation you had in the past.
where you had the conversation
who you talked to (or, who you talked with)
what you talked about
and explain why this was an important conversation to you.
A Picnic or Outdoor Meal
Describe a picnic or meal that you ate outdoors.
where you had this meal
who was with you
what you ate and drank
and explain why you enjoyed this picnic or outdoor meal.
A Leisure Activity
Describe a leisure activity you would like to do in the future.
what activity it would be
how easy or difficult you think it would be
what equipment you would need to use
who you would do it with
and explain why you would like to do it.
Describe some good advice you received.
when you received this advice
in what situation you received this advice
who gave you the advice
what the advice was
and explain why you thought this advice was good.
Describe a party you would like to arrange for your friends or family.
who you would invite to the party
when and where you would hold the party
what you would do at the party
and explain why you would hold this party
Describe something you do that is good for your health.
what you do
when you do it / Or: when you began to do it
how often you do it
whether you enjoy doing this
and explain why you think this is important for your health.
or explain how this benefits your health.
A Science Lesson.
Describe a science lesson that you had in school or university.
when you attended this lesson
where you attended this lesson
what you learned
and explain how you learned it
Describe your best friend.
how (and when) you first met this person
when you see this person
what kind of character (or, personality) he or she has (= what he or she is like)
what you usually do together
and explain why you became (or, are) such good friends.
Someone Who Gave You Important Help
Describe an occasion when someone gave you important help in a difficult situation.
what occasion it was
who helped you
how they (= he or she) helped you
and explain how/why this help was important to you.