Ways to keep a conversation going


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Ways to keep a conversation going

  1. 1. WAYS TO KEEP A CONVERSATION GOING By: Noorazalia Izha Haron
  2. 2. Top 5 Things to Remember Ask open-ended questions Keep the conversation going with small talk Try to keep your inner thoughts positive Respond thoughtfully to awkward or silent moments Maintain a balance between comments and questions
  3. 3. Topics to Start a Conversation Time, Date, or Season I can’t believe it’s already January! Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? It’s been so hot out, and my apartment doesn’t have an air conditioner. How have you been staying cool? The start of the school year always creeps up on me. Have you started back-to-school shopping yet?
  4. 4. Topics to Start a Conversation Location This hotel has such a nice view! How’s the view from your room? I’m excited to try this new restaurant. Have you ever been here before? What did you think of it? I’ve just moved to the area. Any tips on fun things to do over the weekend? We just got back from a trip to Johor to visit our daughter. Do you travel often?
  5. 5. Topics to Start a Conversation Weather  It’s been raining quite often lately. I fear it may get flooded. Have you ever experienced any flood before? It would be nice to have a dip in a pool in this hot weather. Do you swim often? I love it when the weather is cloudy like this. I don’t have to worry about forgetting to bring my umbrella along.
  6. 6. Topics to Start a Conversation Favourites I went to an awesome concert yesterday! Do you like country music? Who’s your favorite singer? My family and I went to the football game last weekend. It was a blast! Who’s your favorite football team? I couldn’t believe what happened on last week’s episode of CSI! Do you watch the show? What’s your favorite TV series?
  7. 7. Topics to Start a Conversation Upcoming Events I visit my grandparents in Perlis at the end of the year during school holidays. Will you be traveling over the holidays? What are your plans for upcoming semester break? My friends and I usually have a big barbecue at our house. Are you going to the company Family Day this weekend? I hear there’s going to be a live band this year. My son’s birthday party is this weekend. I always forget how much planning it takes! What do you do for your kids’ birthday parties?
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