（some general Q’s about yourself and your life）
Is your hometown a good place for young people？ Have you ever thought about moving to the countryside？ When was the last time that you took public transport？
Do you live in a house or a flat？ Which is your favourite room in your house / flat？
What’s your favourite subject at school？ Do you like maths？ Do you think children should be encouraged to use calculators？
Do you prefer to study alone or in a group？ Do you think teamwork is important？ Did your parents encourage you to help others when you were a child？
Who help you more with your studies， your teachers or your classmates？ Are your teachers strict？
Where do you like to hang out with your friends？ Do you prefer to travel with a group or travel alone？
Do you have a mobile phone？ Do you prefer to talk to your friends face to face or on the phone？
Do you think handwriting is still an important skill？ Is it more important than typing？ Do you often use social networking websites？
Do you like reading？ What’re your favourite kinds of books？ Have you ever given a book to a child as a gift？
Do you like reading magazines？ Do you like reading newspapers？ Which are you more interested in， local news or international news？
Do you often do things in a hurry？ Is it good to do things in a hurry？
Do you like fruit and vegetables？ What‘re your favourite snacks？ When do you usually eat snacks？
What’s your favourite festival？ Do you think there should be more public holidays？
Do you like taking photos？ Do you like taking photos of yourself？
Do you like shopping？ Do you like to shop online？ What’re your favourite kinds of clothes？
Do you like swimming？ Do you prefer to swim in a swimming pool or in the sea？ What sports are popular in China？
Do you often visit museums？ Do you think they should offer free admission to visitors？
Do you like visiting history museums？ Do you like reading books about history？ Do you think people can learn about history on the Internet？
What‘re your favourite colours？ What’s your favorite bedroom wall colour？
What’s your favourite kind of music？ Do you like going to concerts？ Do you collect music CDs？Why do people collect things？
What’re your favourite kinds of films？ Do you prefer to watch films at home or in a cinema？
Describe a garden or park you like.
（Keep in mind you can reuse the same ideas for MANY different topic cards.）
Describe a good place to read and write.
Describe a house / flat.
Describe a street you like.
Describe a historic building in your city.
Describe a long walk.
Describe a long car journey.
Describe an educational trip.
Describe something you will do when you have a day off.
Describe a foreign country you want to visit.
Describe a family member you spend a lot of time with.
Describe a person who’s good at speaking a foreign language.
Describe a famous singer / band.
Describe a person who dresses fashionably.
Describe a famous person in the news.
Describe a person whose job is important to society.
Describe a person who often travels by plane.
Describe an important conversation you had.
Describe an occasion when there was a lot of noise.
Describe an activity that can help you keep fit.
Describe an article about healthy living that you read in a magazine or on the Internet.
Describe an indoor game.
Describe a special song that reminds you of a particular time in your life.
Describe an educational TV programme.
Describe a film you want to watch again.
Describe a website you like.
Describe a beautiful sky you enjoyed watching.
Describe a photo you like.
Describe an art activity in your school.
Describe a new skill you want to learn.
Describe a paid job you had.
Describe a success you achieved.
Describe a time when you joined a team.
Describe a time when you got up very early.
Describe an important festival.
Describe a family event.
Describe something a child did that made you laugh.
Describe an important letter or email you received.
Describe a machine that you want to buy.
Describe a gift that took you a long time to choose.
Describe an ad that helped you buy something.
Describe a toy you had as a child.
Describe a restaurant / café.
Describe a successful small business.
Describe a concert..