Questions for discussion: Many men, many minds! What is AMBITION for you? We all set goals, do you?? Our ambitions - what are they based on? How feasible are they in reality? Can ambitions ruin friendship (good relations)? Professional ambitions and family - where is the balance? How to find it? Ultimate role, which our ambitions play in our lives - how would you describe their influence (positive/moderate/negative) - open discussion!
Questions for discussion: What is the role of family in modern society? Was it different before? How has it changed? How important to have good relationships with your relatives? Do you think that every member of a family should have some particular duties? Do you agree with the statement that husband is a head of a family or you are for the democracy inside of a family? What is the perfect number of children to have? What do you think of married couples who decide not to have any child? Is the nanny and/or the day-care centre the third parent? Are friends more important than family? What do you think? How would you describe a typical Russian family? How would you describe the perfect family?
Questions for discussion: Why do people tell lies? Is there any excuse for doing it? Are there any people who never lie? Is lying always bad, or sometimes it is ok? What’s your attitude to white lies? Do they do any good? Do you lie only when it is necessary? Or sometimes it can come about of itself? Is it good advice to always say everything what you think? Do we have to choose proper language? Can you forgive anyone for lying? Are there any lies you can’t forgive?
Who should and who shouldn't, who does and who doesn’t, and why? Who is the giver and who is the taker? What one may expect to get in return? Who is stronger? Who lives longer lives and why? Around whom should the family be built? Who should be the breadwinner and who should be the housespouse? What is man's work and what is woman's? Should boys and girls be given the same toys? Who needs sex more? Who needs more sex? What is to do if one wants sex and the other one doesn't?
Questions for discussion: What does good upbringing mean, in your opinion? How much is it important for a child to have a full family? What could be the consequences of being brought-up in a one-parent family? Is it possible to bring up children without punishment? Should parents use punishment at least sometimes? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to go to kindergarten or to be at home with a nanny? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to grow up alone or with brothers/sisters?
Questions for discussion: Why do people get married? What does mean and when is it a good time? What’s the difference between living together and being married? Is marriage a good investment? Is it more financially sound to simply stay single? Do men and women view marriage differently? Are you in favour of no sex before marriage? What’s more important purity or experience?
When you fill in a form, are you happy to give this information: Your age? Your marital status? Your income? Are there any other questions you don't like answering? Look at the questions below. Decide who has the right to ask you these questions. lt may be a particular person, for example, a doctor, a priest, a police officer, a partner/lover. lt might be anybody or it might be nobody.
Questions for discussion: What things men should do to interest a woman What things women should do to interest a man Name things men shouldn't do to lose somebody they like Name things women shouldn't do to lose somebody they like Would the answers to above questions differ 30 years ago? Have you ever screwed up an amazing relationship? Share some funny or embarrassing stories from your love life Can being alone lead to more comfortable life than being with somebody? Can one have a relationship and at the same time feel alone? Do you consider yourself alone in any sense?
Questions for discussion: What does good upbringing mean, in your opinion? How much is it important for a child to have a full family? What could be the consequences of being brought-up in a one-parent family? Is it possible to bring up children without punishment? Should parents use punishment at least sometimes? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to go to kindergarten or to be at home with a nanny? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to grow up alone or with brothers/sisters? Do you/ Will you bring your children up the same way you parents did? Why? Why not? What is the most important in up-bringing? Why does it happen that children from good families go the wrong way? What can we do to prevent children from having bad habits such as smoking, drinking alcohol, taking drugs, etc.?
What skills and qualities do you think a good negotiator has? In what circumstances do you have to negotiates at work (both formally and informally) and in everyday life? There is a theory of five styles of negotiations behaviors: What is your preferred style of negotiation? Which negotiation styles are likely to reward you with the biggest profit? How to achieve the success in difficult negotiations (for example, salary negotiations)? Who are better negotiators – men or women? Have you ever taken part in international negotiations? Were there any cultural or religious problems?