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What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘smile’?   2 comments

The Mona Lisa.

The Mona Lisa. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)





1) What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘smile’?
2) Why is a smile so nice?
3) What difference does it make when sales staff smile at you in stores, train stations, etc?
4) What can you do in your life to smile more?
5) When was the last time you couldn’t stop smiling?
6) What do you think of the Mona Lisa’s smile?
7) What made you smile today?
8) What memories from your past always put a smile on your face?
9) Someone once said: “Always remember to be happy because you never know who’s falling in love with your smile.” Is this true?
10) Is it possible to smile too much?






1) What is a smile?
2) Are you a smiler? Do you smile a lot? Do you like it?
3) If someone smiles at you in the street, what do you think? Do you smile back?
4) Who do you know who has the nicest smile? What’s so nice about it?
5) Do you like your smile?
6) Is it easy for you to smile for the camera?
7) What things always make you smile?
8) “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.” (Charles Gordy). What do you think about this quote?
9) Someone once said: “Everyone smiles in the same language.” What do you think?
10) It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-three to frown. Why don’t people smile non-stop if it requires less muscle power?


Miles of Smiles

Miles of Smiles (Photo credit: elycefeliz)

What images spring to mind when you hear the words ‘science fiction’?   3 comments

3000 Years of Fantasy and Science Fiction

3000 Years of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


1) What images spring to mind when you hear the words ‘science fiction’?
2) What is science fiction?
3) What science fiction from the past is science truth today?
4) Why do people find science fiction so fascinating?
5) What is the best science fiction movie ever?
6) What things from science fiction do you think will never come true?
7) Would you like to be transported into a future science fiction world?
8) Do you think Leonardo Da Vinci’s drawings of helicopters and flying machines was science fiction of the 15th Century?
9) Are science fiction writers quality writers?
10) Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry said: “Science fiction is a way of thinking, a way of logic that bypasses a lot of nonsense. It allows people to look directly at important subjects.” Do you agree?




1) Do you like science fiction books or movies?
2) With our computers, mobile phones and satellite navigation, etc, do you feel we’re living in an age of science fiction?
3) Is science fiction just for teenage boys?
4) Who is the greatest ever science fiction character?
5) Who is the scariest ever science fiction character?
6) If you wrote a sci-fi book, what would you write it on?
7) Do you think living on Mars is pure science fiction?
8) Do science fiction writers need to know a lot about science?
9) Which science fiction character would you like to be?
10) Sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke said: “Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.” What do you think he meant by this? Do you agree?


Frankenstein (1931) film poster

Frankenstein (1931) film poster (Photo credit: Wikipedia)