Are there any famous stories of friendship in your culture?   Leave a comment

  • Are there any famous stories of friendship in your culture?

    Cover of "Best Friends"

    Cover of Best Friends

  • Can you describe one of your closest friends.
  • Do you have any childhood friendships that are still strong today? Tell us about them.
  • Do you have any long distancefriends?
    • How do you keep in touch with your long-distance friends?
    • How often do you see your long-distance friends?
  • Do you think it is a good idea to borrow money from a friend? Why or why not?
  • Do you make friends easily?
  • Has a friend ever let you down?
  • Have you made any friends over the Internet?
    • How often do you write to them?
    • Have you ever met them in person?
  • How are your friendships different now than they were when you were a child?
  • How do you maintain a good friendship?
  • How do you make new friends?
  • How many people do you consider your “best friends?”
  • Is it common to have friendships across generations?
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages of these types of friendships.
    • Do you have any friends from a different generation than you?
  • There is a saying “To have a good friend, you need to be a good friend.”
    • How can you be a good friend?
  • What do you usually do with your friends?
  • What factors may result in the breakdown of a good friendship?
  • What is a best friend?
  • What is the longest friendship that you have had?
  • What makes friends different from family?
  • What qualities do you think are important in a friend?
    • What is a friend?
  • What things should friends never do?
  • Why do you like your best friend?
    • What are some things you like about your best friend?
  • Where is a good place to meet new friends?
    • Where is a good place to meet a new boyfriend/girlfriend?
  • Do you think it is possible to have a best friend of the opposite sex without becoming a girlfriend or boyfriend?
  • Do you think it would be possible for you still be friends with an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend?
  • There is a proverb that says, “A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Do you agree?
  • Do you believe that there is an end to any true friendships?
  • Do you believe your parents should be your friends?
  • What do you do if you receive a friend’s call but you forgot his/her name?
  • Friendship is the most important relationship. Do you agree? Why? Why not?
  • What do you like best about your best friend(s)?
  • What are some ways your best friend has influenced your life in a positive way?
  • How close do you get to your friends?
  • Why do you need a friend?
  • What do you do when you have a misunderstanding with your friend?
  • Do you trust all of your friends? Why?
  • What is the best time for making new friends?
  • What was your best friendship?
    • Are you still friends with him or her?
    • What life lessons did you learn from this relationship?
  • What qualities do you appreciate in your friends? What makes someone special or best friend?
  • Why are friendships important for you? Do you still maintain friendships from the past?
  • How long have you known your best friend? Where did you meet and what did you have in common?
  • What are some good opportunities to meet new people?
  • How can you get to better know a person?
  • What is the relationship between love and friendship?
  • Who is the most interesting person you have ever met?
  • Do you think famous people are happier than ordinary people? Why?
  • What type of people do you get along with best?
  • What quality do you admire most in people and which one do you find the most objectionable?
  • What behavior of others hurts you most? When you have upset someone by your actions, what do you try to do?
  • What do you consider to be your good and bad qualities?
  • What qualities help you to have good relationships with others?
  • What traits or actions make an interpersonal conflict worse?
  • Are relationships among people better or worse than a few years ago? Why? Give some examples.
  • Do you think that dysfunctional family life contributes to worsening relationships in society?
  • Is getting along with others a natural ability from birth or does it have to be learnt?
  • How important is forgiveness in human relationships?
  • What are friends for?
  • Can you be friends with your student if you are a teacher?
  • To what extent can you be friends with your child?
  • What was your best friendship? Are you still friends with him or her? What life lessons did you learn from this relationship?
  • Do you tell your best friend everything?
  • Do you have a close group of friends?
  • What do you usually do together
  • Is it easy for you to make friends?
  • Talk about friends you’ve made in this country.
  • Are you good friends with your family members?
  • Do you fight with your friends?
  • How often do you talk with your friends?
  • What is the difference between friendship and ‘kinship’ (blood relatives)?
  • Do you have different groups of friends who never meet one another?
  • *Are you a different ‘self’ with each group?
  • * Do you think these groups would get along if you
  • introduced them to one another?
  • * Would you want these friends to mix,or do you get
  • something different from each set of relationships?
  • There is a saying that “to lose a friend you need to start sharing a flat with him/her”. Do you agree? Why/Why not?
  • What would you do if your best friend, that never betrayed you and you thought your relationship to be brother/sister asked you out on a date?
  • Do you think you can find eternal friendships through the internet?
  • What is your best friend like?

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted September 24, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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