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Conversation 'Wheel'

The Conversation 'Wheel of Fortune' includes 9 categories behind a stunning powerpoint presentation. Adapt the questions or the topics to your own needs, or just follow the presentation through. Students will have great conversations with topics they are familiar with, and enjoy the fun element as well.
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  1. 1. Conversation Conversation Course
  2. 3. Plane travel <ul><li>How old were you when you went on your first flight? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like to travel by airplane? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the longest flight you have ever taken? </li></ul><ul><li>What seat do you prefer: window, center or aisle? </li></ul><ul><li>What are three things you're supposed to do before the flight takes off? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Plane travel <ul><li>What should be done with people who take up two seats? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you sleep during the flight? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you rather have a younger, beautiful flight attendant or an older, more experienced one? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the dis/advantages of traveling by airplane? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know someone who is afraid of flying? </li></ul>
  4. 6. Money <ul><li>Are you good at saving money? </li></ul><ul><li>Do banks pay interest in China? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have a credit card? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think that money can buy love? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you gamble? </li></ul>
  5. 7. Money <ul><li>Have you ever been in debt? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever bought a lottery ticket? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever found any money? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you invest in the stock market? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you often put money in the bank? </li></ul>
  6. 9. Love <ul><li>Describe a perfect date. </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever been on a blind date? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think a boy should pay for everything on a date? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think it is okay for couples to kiss in public? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some popular places to go on a date? </li></ul>
  7. 10. Love <ul><li>What qualities in a partner are important to you? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of person do you want to get married to? </li></ul><ul><li>Which is more important for you, your job or your marriage? </li></ul><ul><li>How old were your parents when they got married? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you dream about getting married? </li></ul>
  8. 12. Television <ul><li>Are you going to watch TV tonight? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think it is good for children to watch TV? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think that TV makes people lazy? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think TV is educational? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think that there is too much violence on TV? </li></ul>
  9. 13. Television <ul><li>Could you live without TV for a week? </li></ul><ul><li>What's your favorite commercial? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of advertising a product? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think there are subliminal messages? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you usually watch on TV? </li></ul>
  10. 15. The internet <ul><li>What is the best thing about the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>When did you first use the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>About how many hours a day do you use the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever bought something using the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>How has the Internet changed society? </li></ul>
  11. 16. The internet <ul><li>Can you believe all the information that is published? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the Internet making people more impatient? </li></ul><ul><li>How has the Internet changed society? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think that the Internet is safe for children? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think governments have the right to censor the Internet? </li></ul>
  12. 18. Mobile phones <ul><li>At what age do kids now get cell phones? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the youngest person you know who has a cell phone? </li></ul><ul><li>What cellphone company do you use? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people in your family have a cell phone? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you call most often? </li></ul>
  13. 19. Mobile phones <ul><li>Is it illegal to speak on your cell phone while you are driving in your country? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever lost your phone? </li></ul><ul><li>Has your phone ever been stolen? </li></ul><ul><li>Could you live without your mobile phone? </li></ul><ul><li>How much do you spend a month on your cell phone? </li></ul>
  14. 21. Acts of God <ul><li>What examples are there of natural disasters? </li></ul><ul><li>What are examples of man-made disasters? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there ways we can prepare ourselves in advance to cope with disasters? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you help after a natural disaster? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think the Internet can be helpful in a disaster? </li></ul>
  15. 22. Acts of God <ul><li>What would you do if you knew there would soon be a serious natural disaster and this could be your last day on earth? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the difference between a typhoon and a hurricane? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane? </li></ul><ul><li>How are businesses affected by disasters? </li></ul>
  16. 24. Sports & past-times <ul><li>Is fishing viewed as a sport in your culture or solely a way of living? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it bother you that people gamble on sporting events? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think of Thai kick boxing? Japanese sumo? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know how to play golf? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think everybody should practice sports? </li></ul>
  17. 25. Sports & past-times <ul><li>What is your favorite team sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever been skiing? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think is the most popular sport in the world? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever been to watch a professional game? </li></ul><ul><li>What sports do you hate to watch? </li></ul>
  18. 27. Cinema <ul><li>What is your all-time favorite movie? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like to watch horror movies? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any kinds of movies you dislike? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the worst movie you've ever seen? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your favorite movie soundtrack? </li></ul>
  19. 28. Cinema <ul><li>Do you think action movies are bad for children? </li></ul><ul><li>What movie ratings are enforced in your country? </li></ul><ul><li>Which famous person would you like to have for a best friend? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you let a movie crew film in your house? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of movie would you like to star in? Why? </li></ul>
  20. 29. That’s it! Thanks for coming… see you next week