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What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘speed’?   Leave a comment

60KM/H Speed limit sign in Australia.

60KM/H Speed limit sign in Australia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

1) What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘speed’?
2) What is the speed limit on the roads in your country?
3) Does speed kill?
4) Are you a speed freak? Do you love going fast?
5) What’s the fastest speed you’ve ever been in a car at?
6) Why do people love speed so much?
7) Are our lives getting faster and faster?
8) What things can you do at lightning speed?
9) Mahatma Gandhi said: “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” Do you agree?
10) Tadao Ando said: “The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture.” What do you think?

 

 

 

1) What do you think of speed?
2) What do you think of people who drive at very high speeds?
3) How important is speed in your life?
4) Do you need high speed Internet?
5) Would you like to travel at the speed of light?
6) Do you ever speed dial on your mobile?
7) Do you worry about speed cameras and speed checks on the roads?
8) Are you a speed reader?
9) Someone once said: “There are no speed limits on the road to excellence.” What does this mean? Do you agree with it?
10) Confucius once said: “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” Do you agree with him?

 

Posted October 22, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘population’?   Leave a comment

Population Density by Race/Ethnicity, 2010

Population Density by Race/Ethnicity, 2010 (Photo credit: Piton Foundation)

 

 

 

 

1) What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘population’?
2) How would you describe the population of your country?
3) How has your country’s population changed over the years?
4) The physicist Stephen Hawking said that if world population continues growing at its current rate, then “by 2600 we would all be standing literally shoulder to shoulder”. Will this happen?
5) Is population growth a concern in your country?
6) What would happen in the world if there was a population explosion?
7) Is the population of your cities growing? How is this affecting the countryside?
8) Do you like looking at population surveys and statistics?
9) What do you think rural populations think about the pollution and mess cities are creating?
10) Is your society moving towards an ageing population? Is this a problem?

 

 

 

 

 

1) Is there any population control in your country?
2) What kind of ethnic and immigrant populations live in your town?
3) Ex World Bank President Robert McNamara said: “Population growth is the gravest issue the world faces. If we do not act, the problem will be solved by famine, riots, insurrection and war.” Do you agree?
4) Do you think a diverse population is good for your country?
5) What is a population crisis?
6) What factors influence changing population patterns?
7) Is contraception a good way to reduce population?
8) What do you think of ‘one child per family’ policies to curb population growth?
9) What will your country’s population look like in 50 years from now?
10) What do you think of the idea of an international population tax?

 

 

 

 

 

What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘overpopulation’?   Leave a comment

English: Bee overpopulation, Chambal, India. F...

English: Bee overpopulation, Chambal, India. Français : Surpopulation d’abeilles, Chambal, Inde. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

1) What springs to  mind when you hear the word ‘overpopulation’?
2) What is the cause of overpopulation?
3) What problems does overpopulation create?
4) What can governments do to deal with overpopulation?
5) Is there a single action the world can take to reduce overpopulation?
6) When did overpopulation start to be a problem?
7) Is underpopulation a problem?
8) Who does overpopulation affect most?
9) Do you think the problem of overpopulation will become bigger or smaller?
10) Are there any positive things about overpopulation?

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Is overpopulation a problem in your town or country?
2) Do natural disasters reduce overpopulation?
3) Are the problems of overpopulation different in the developed and developing worlds?
4) How big a threat to the planet is overpopulation?
5) Does religion have a part to play in reducing overpopulation?
6) Do you think the Earth might be so overpopulated one day that there’ll be no more space for us?
7) Do you think there should be a limit on the number of children couples can have in countries with overpopulation?
8) Do you think scientists should stop inventing new medicines to stop overpopulation?
9) What is the most confusing language in the world?
10) Is overpopulation a problem for poor or rich people?

 

Do you know anyone who always overacts? Does this annoy you?   Leave a comment

Sexuality confusion

Sexuality confusion (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Do you know anyone who always overacts? Does this annoy you?
2) When was the last time something or someone overawed you?
3) Have you ever been overcharged for something? Did you get your money back?
4) Have you ever been overcome with emotion?
5) What places do you know that are overcrowded?
6) Have you ever overdone something and ruined it?
7) What do you think of bank overdrafts?
8) Do you ever take books back to the library that are overdue?
9) When was the last time you were overjoyed?
10) Do you often go on overnight trips?

 

 

 

 

 

1) What do you think about our overpopulated world?
2) What strong smells do you think are overpowering?
3) Do you think sex is overrated?
4) How often do you go overseas?
5) When was the last time you overslept? Did you get into trouble for it?
6) Have you ever overstayed your welcome?
7) Have you ever overstepped the mark and made people angry?
8) Do you think there should be a ban on cars overtaking each other?
9) What do you think of overtime? Do you do it?
10) What’s your advice for people who are overweight?

 

UFOTV: Above Top Secret – UFOs, Nikola Tesla, Free Energy and Antigravity   Leave a comment

English: Mark Twain (penname of Samuel Langhor...

English: Mark Twain (penname of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in the lab of Nikola Tesla, spring of 1894. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Posted October 7, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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What is your biggest fear for yourself?   4 comments

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Actress demonstrating initial reactions of fear and panic. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

1) What is your biggest fear for yourself?
2) What is your biggest fear for the world?
3) Why do we feel fear?
4) How often do you feel afraid?
5) Why do people have different fears?
6) How do you react to fear?
7) How would you help someone to get over their fear?
8) Have you ever panicked with fear?
9) What happens to you physically and emotionally when fear takes hold of you / overcomes you?
10) How often do you jump or start when something frightens you?

 

 

 

 

1) Do you have any form of phobia or paranoia?
2) What were you afraid of as a child?
3) What things are people commonly afraid of and why?
4) What facial expressions accompany fear?
5) Do you like putting yourself in situations where you can feel fear?
6) Are you ever afraid of other people?
7) Do you think society lives in fear?
8) “The fear of death is to be dreaded more than death itself.” What do you think about this quotation?
9) What do you think having a fear of the 21st century would be like?
10) If you ‘put the fear of God into someone,’ how do you think that person feels?

 

Posted September 28, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?   Leave a comment

1) Are you a ‘coffeeholic’?
2) Do you care if you have instant or blend coffee?
3) Do you need coffee to wake you up in the morning?
4) Is coffee bad for you?
5) Does coffee affect your appetite?
6) What do you think of Starbucks?
7) Do you think caffeine is a dangerous drug?
8) What do you think of the new trend of flavored coffee?
9) Do you like the smell of coffee?
10) What would you like to know about coffee?

 

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in...

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in Istanbul. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

1) Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?
2) What do you know about coffee production and who gets the big profits?
3) Would you drink less coffee if you knew it stained your teeth?
4) What is the difference between blend, cappuccino and espresso?
5) Does coffee grown in different parts of the world taste differently?
6) What role does coffee (or tea) play in your life?
7) What’s the difference between Irish coffee and Turkish coffee?
8) Do you know what fair trade coffee is?
9) Do you like coffee sold in cans?
10) What do you think happens when you overdose on coffee?

 

 

 

 

Posted September 25, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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