v How do you spend your spare time?
v What do you like most about your job/studies, A? (Why?)
v Do you like living in Wuxi? Why?
v Where do you think is the best place to live in China?
v Do you go shopping very often? Do you enjoy it? Why?
v Where do you usually do your shopping?
v Which do you prefer, big shopping centers or small shops?
v What do you want to do in the future in your studies?
v What are the important festivals in your country or your hometown?
v What do people in your hometown usually do for a living?
v What are some of the main industries in your hometown?
v What are the characters of the people in the region where you live?
v Would you like to live in your hometown all your life? Why?
v What is the best time of the year to visit your hometown?
v Which season do you like best? Why?
v How hot can it get during the summer?
v What do you think of the global warming?
v what do you think of the transportation system in most large cities in China?
v Can you compare different types of transportation, for example, airplane, train, car, bus, subway and bicycle?
v In your imagination, what will transportation be like in the future?
v What’s your opinion on travelling?
v What type of entertainment in China do you like?
v Which competition do you feel unforgetable?
v What type of food do people like in your hometown?
v Has the diet changed in China? Why?
v Staff training-66
v Do you enjoy learning new skills for your work or studies, A? (Why?/ Why not?)
v What type of training do you think is most useful to help get a good job, B? (Why?)
v A, do you think companies should provide free training for staff? (Why?/ Why not?)
v B, do you think that staff training will become more important for companies in the future? (Why?/ Why not?)
v Using foreign languages for business
v Do you think business people should speak foreign languages, A? (Why?/ Why not?)--218
v Would you work in a company where you use English every day? (Why?/ Why not?)
v Do you think it is easy for people to work full time and to study another language? (Why?/ Why not?)
v Should all companies provide language training for their employees? (Why?/ Why not?)
v Do you think having a lot of qualifications is helpful when applying for a job, B? (Why?/ Why not?)--82
v Office equipment
v What sort of office equipment, such as computers or photocopiers, do you use? (Why?)
v What problems do you think there can be when equipment doesn’t work? (Why?)
v A, do you think companies should check that office equipment is safe to use? (Why?/ Why not?)
v B, do you think companies should always train staff to use new equipment? (Why?/ Why not?)—287
v Working with other people
v Do you enjoy working or studying with other people? (Why?/ Why not?)--37
v Do you think it’s better for business people to work in teams? (Why?/ Why not?)--5
v Do you think it’s important to have a good team leader? (Why?/ Why not?)--8
v How do you think companies can help people to work well together? (Why?)--5