Topic 17 ~  Meeting People ~ Choose the questions you like ~


Group A

1) Do you enjoy meeting new people? How often do you meet new people? Who are they?

2) Do you consider yourself shy? Are other family members shy? Why are people shy?

3) What are some ways to overcome being nervous about meeting new people?

4) What would you talk about with someone you first meet? What wouldn't you talk about?

5) Who was your first best friend? How did you meet? What did you talk about?


Group B

1) In your country, what is not appropriate to ask when meeting someone for the first time?

2) Are you nervous when you are introduced to new people? Why or why not?

3) Where are some good places to meet people? What are the risks?

4) Are first impressions important? Do you always judge people on first impressions? Explain.

5) Have you ever experienced being completely wrong in your first impression? Explain.


Group C

1) What do you do if you forget the name of someone you've just been introduced to?

2) What kind of people do you like to meet? What kind of people do you dislike?

3) Have you ever met someone online? Who? How? Why? Are you still in contact?

4) What are some popular websites for meeting people online? Are they safe? Why or why not?

5) Who was the last new person you met and where did you meet them? Are you still friends?


Group D

1) How do you greet someone you meet for the first time? shake hands? bow? other? Why?

2) Describe parties in your country? What occasions? Can you meet new people there?

3) How can you get to know members of the opposite sex in your country?

4) Is it difficult to meet a girlfriend or boyfriend in your country? If so, why?

5) How do you know if you can trust a person that you first meet? How do you develop trust?


Group E

1) Have you ever been shocked or disappointed by someone you have met? Tell your story.

2) What are some favorite topics for new acquaintances of your age in your country?

3) If you want a temporary relationship, where can you meet people in your community?

4) If you are looking for a good friend, where can you meet people in your community?

5) Do you often meet people because of business? Is it your priority? Explain.









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2) Then, in pairs or in groups, ask questions and share ideas in your conversations.


3) Finally, share your ideas (each individual) in a classroom discussion.

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