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Hobbies & Interests

Questions for discussion:

  1. What are your hobbies or interests? Have they changed over the years?
  2. How did you discover your hobbies or interests?
  3. What kinds of interesting hobbies or interests do your friends and family have?
  4. How much time every week do you spend on your hobbies?
  5. What do you think are the benefits of doing something you enjoy every day?

New Year Season

Questions for discussion: 

  1. This is the season of gift giving. Do you have trouble picking out gifts for family members and friends? Do you prefer to buy gifts or do you give gifts that you've made yourself? Do you think consumerism has replaced the real spirit of the holidays? 
  2. Russia has among the longest federal holiday seasons. Do you think the holidays should be made shorter or stay the way they are? What are good and bad things about being on vacation for so long? Would you rather have federal holidays some other time of year? 

Will Virtual Reality Remove The Need For Travel?

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Would you ever take a virtual vacation?

VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY is changing, and fast. Soon to hit the market, Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset which is worn like a pair of oversized goggles and, while still being refined, is already available to the public. Made to connect to computers and mobile devices, it gives users a 3D experience and allows them to feel like they’re walking around inside a virtual world.

Books

Questions for discussion:

  1. How important are books to you?
  2. What would life be like without books?
  3. What kinds of books do you like?
  4. Do you prefer paperbacks or hardbacks?
  5. If you wrote a book, what would you write about?

Stories/Movie

Questions for discussion:

  1. Can you share your favorite story?
  2. What type of stories do you prefer?
  3. Can you share a personal story that happened to you and helped improve your life?
  4. What is your favorite moment in history and can you share it?

Human wonders/Supernatural things

Questions for discussion:

Hobbies (new)

1. What hobbies do you have?

2. Name three hobbies that you would have liked to try out and why?

3. Have your hobbies changed throughout the years? How have the changed and why do you think that is?

4. Are there any hobbies that you used to do but don’t do anymore, why do you think that is?

5. Why do you think different countries excel at one sport and not at another?

6. Why do you think people have different types of hobbies in different countries?

Weddings

Questions for discussion:

  1. How do you feel about attending weddings? Are they boring, interesting, a waste of time?
  2. When was the last time you attended a wedding? Who was getting married?
  3. When you've been invited to a wedding, do you go out and buy a suit/dress and/or a pair of shoes for the occasion? Why do some people feel that they have to do this?
  4. After the wedding ceremony itself, in some countries there are wedding feasts or banquets. What happens after the wedding in your country?

Internet

Questions for discussion:

  1. What is the internet?
  2. Can you remember the first time you used the internet?
  3. Could you live without the internet?
  4. How do you think the internet has changed the world?
  5. If you use the internet, what do you use it for?

Free time

Questions for discussion:

  1. Do you have enough free time?
  2. Do you have free time on Sundays?
  3. Do you have much free time during the day?
  4. Do you have much free time in the evenings?
  5. Do you have much free time in the mornings?
  6. What did you do last summer vacation?
  7. What did you do last weekend?
  8. What do you do in your free time?
  9. What hobbies do you have?

Beach

Questions for discussion:

  1. What do people do at the beach? was the last time you went to the beach? Where did you go?
  2. Have you ever been night-swimming? Are there any problems with jellyfish, sharks or stonefish at your local beach?
  3. Have you ever played sports on the beach? Which sports have you played?
  4. Have you ever collected seashells? Can you describe a shell that you have collected?What did you do with the shells that you collected?
  5. Have you ever been fishing on the beach?

Social nets

Questions for discussion:

Jewellery

Questions for discussion:

  1. What's your attitude to jewellery? How often do you wear it?
  2. Who wears more jewelry - men or women? Now and back in time.
  3. Do you have family jewellery and traditions related to it?
  4. Do you think there is fashion or style in wearing it? Do you have your style? What are the standards for wearing jewellery in office?
  5. Would you like to become a jeweller? Do you know a jeweller?
  6. Who would you give jewels as a gift? On what occasion?

How much leisure is there in your life

Questions for discussion:

  1. How much leisure is there in your life? Is it enough? Would you like to have more/ less of it? Why?
  2. How do you spend your leisure time?
  3. Do people of different ages/ nationalities have different ideas of spending their leisure time? What are those?
  4. Would you like to have only leisure time and no work at all?
  5. Can work be leisure?
  6. Have you ever had a hobby? What was/is it? Why did you choose it?

What would your acting be like?

Questions for discussion:

  1. Who is your favorite actor?
  2. Who is your favorite actress?
  3. What do you think that both men and women are called actors nowadays?
  4. Would you like to be an actor?
  5. Do you think men or women are better at acting?
  6. Do you think today’s actors are better than those from 30, 40 or 50 years ago?
  7. Do you think it’s strange that most actors are beautiful or handsome?
  8. Do you think anyone can become an actor?
  9. Are there any actors you really don’t like?

Celebrities

Questions for discussion:

  1. Whom would you call a celebrity?
  2. Do you think anyone can become a celebrity?
  3. Do you think celebrities like Oprah Winfrey deserve the millions of dollars they get paid?
  4. Why are so many people obsessed with celebrities?
  5. What do you think are the downsides to being a celebrity?
  6. Are there any celebrities you hate the sight of?
  7. Would you like to be interviewed by celebrity magazines?
  8. Do you think there are different levels of celebrity?

April's fools' day

Questions for discussion:

  1. Do you celebrate April's fools' day?
  2. Do you think it is ok to joke with other people?
  3. Do you have sense of humor?
  4. Why is it important to laugh?
  5. What do you think of people who don't like to make jokes?
  6. If you have to marry, would you prefer man/woman with some sense of humor?
  7. People who don't have sense of humor, how do you get along with them?

Useful words and phrases:

Movies

Questions for discussion:

1.What's are your favorite movies and what do you like about them?
2. what type of movies become blockbusters?
3. Do you like old soviet movies?
4. Do you like watching movies at home or at cimema halls.
5. what do you know about film-making?

Useful words and phrases:

  1. to book a ticket
  2. thespians
  3. at the outset
  4. front row
  5. back row
  6. screen
  7. sci-fi
  8. melodrama
  9. action movies
  10. house full
  11. blockbuster

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