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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 are the laws in your town concerning the recycling of rubbish?   Leave a comment

Water Pollution with Trash Disposal of Waste a...

Water Pollution with Trash Disposal of Waste at the Garbage Beach (Photo credit: epSos.de)

 

 

 

 

1) What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘rubbish’?
2) Do you create a lot of rubbish?
3) Do you always put your rubbish in rubbish bins?
4) Do you think your country produces too much rubbish?
5) Have you ever bought something and then thought it was rubbish when you got home?
6) Is there a lot of rubbish in the streets in your town?
7) Do you prefer the word ‘rubbish’, ‘trash’ or ‘garbage’?
8) Have you ever said “That’s rubbish!” in English when you disagreed with what someone said?
9) Why is there so much rubbish on TV?
10) What will happen when we run out of land to use as rubbish dumps?

 

 

 

 

 

1) What are the laws in your town concerning the recycling of rubbish?
2) What music do you think is total rubbish?
3) Which person in the world do you think usually talks absolute rubbish?
4) What’s the difference between rubbish and litter?
5) What does “to rubbish” someone (or their ideas) mean? Have you ever rubbished someone or have you ever been rubbished?
6) Are there newspapers in your country that often print a load of rubbish?
7) Have you ever thought “He’s/She’s a rubbish actor / football player / singer”?
8) What’s the solution to the world’s rubbish problem?
9) How often should rubbish collection take place?
10) What city have you been to where the streets were full of rubbish?

 

What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘plastic’?   Leave a comment

#6620 recycled plastic (PET) bottles

#6620 recycled plastic (PET) bottles (Photo credit: Nemo’s great uncle)

 

 

 

 

1) What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘plastic’?
2) How important is plastic?
3) Do you know how plastic is made?
4) What would the world be like without plastic?
5) What would your home be like without plastic?
6) What are the downsides to plastic?
7) Do you thing the word ‘plastic’ is a good or bad word?
8) Do you think we’ll find an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic?
9) What is plastic surgery? Would you like to try it?
10) How useful are plastic containers?

 

 

 

 

 

1) What is plastic?
2) What do you know about the history of plastic?
3) What do you think of plastic shopping bags?
4) What’s your favorite thing made out of plastic?
5) Is plastic a good word to use to describe our world?
6) In English, we sometimes describe someone as being ‘plastic’. What do you think this means?
7) What do you think of the idea of plastic food that tastes like the real think and is nutritious?
8) Do you prefer to use cash or plastic (credit cards)?
9) What will be made of plastic in the future that isn’t made of plastic now?
10) What do you think of plastic knives and forks on airplanes?

 

What do you know about paper?   Leave a comment

English: Used paper is collected for paper rec...

English: Used paper is collected for paper recycling in Ponte a Serraglio near Bagni di Lucca, Italy Deutsch: Altpapier auf einem Recyclinghof in Ponte a Serraglio bei Bagni di Lucca, Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

1) What do you know about paper?
2) Why is paper so useful?
3) Do you think computers will one day mean we have no use for paper?
4) Do you use or waste too much paper?
5) How often do you get a paper cut? Is it painful?
6) Are you a good paper recycler?
7) What paper products do you have on you right now that could be replaced by more environmentally friendly things?
8) Do you prefer blank or lined paper?
9) Why does it say ‘paper jam’ when there is no paper jam?
10) What is best for wrapping presents – wrapping paper or newspaper?

 

 

 

 

 

1) What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘paper’?
2) What do you know about the history of paper?
3) How can we cut down on the amount of paper we waste?
4) What happened to the paperless offices and schools that were promised when computers arrived?
5) Do you think shops should stop using paper bags?
6) What different things can you use scrap paper for?
7) Is the production of paper very bad for the environment? Why?
8) Have you ever spent a long time choosing the correct kind of paper to buy?
9) What would be a good paper substitute?
10) Is your desk full of paper?

 

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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