Questions for discussion: 1.What's are your favorite movies and what do you like about them? 2. what type of movies become blockbusters? 3. Do you like old soviet movies? 4. Do you like watching movies at home or at cimema halls. 5. what do you know about film-making?
When did you learn to read? What were your favorite books in different periods of your life? Have your taste for literature changed since childhood? How has it changed? What kind of reading do you prefer now (books, magazines, internet, smth. else)? What kind of books do you read now (classical literature, fiction, science fiction, novels, detective stories, historical novels, business books, smth.else)? Why/what for do you read books (for pleasure, for getting some information for your work, for your self-education, for smth. else)? Do you choose yourself what to read or do you read the books which are popular or which are recommended to you by your friends? Are books written by contemporary writers worth reading? Or maybe we should read only books by distinguished writers? Do you like to discuss books with your friends? Have you ever had a friendship started from having common interests in reading? Which book influenced you most recently?
Questions for discussion: There are different situations in our lives. Sometimes we have fun. Sometimes everything goes wrong. Which option is more often in your life? Why are you so cheerful? Why are your so serious? What usually makes you laugh? What unusually makes you laugh, how was it last time? Why another person does not take a thing at the same way? What does it depend on?
Questions for discussion: How much leisure is there in your life? Is it enough? Would you like to have more/ less? Why? How do you spend leisure time? Do people of different ages/ nationalities have different ideas of spending leisure time? What are they? Would you like to have only leisure time and no work at all? Can any work be leisure? Have you ever had a hobby? What was/is it? Why did you choose it? Have you heard of unusual hobbies? What are they? Do you know anyone with such hobbies? Can a hobby do people any harm?
Questions for discussion: Why do people see movies? What are you reasons? Where do you prefer to see movies? Does your choice depend on a type of a film? What is your favourite genre? Why? Who’s your favourite actor(ess)?Why? Who’s your favourite character(s)? Why? Who played it(them)? What’s your attitude to TV series? Do you watch any? Why? Why not? What’s your attitude to old movies as to compare to modern ones? What’s the most important in a movie (the plot, the actors, special effects, the scenery, etc.)? What’s the best movie you’ve seen this year? Why? Could you advertise your favourite movie?
Questions for discussion: Do you more often go to the theatre or to the cinema? Is theatre an eternal art that will exist for good or will it disappear soon? What play did you see last time when you were in the theatre? Did you like it? What was it about? What performances do you prefer - comedies, dramas, musicals, ballet, opera or something else? Do you have favorite actors or actresses? Who are they?
Questions for discussion: Do you read for pleasure, for getting some information for your work, for your self-education or something else? Do you prefer paper-based, electronic or Audi books? Are books written by contemporary writers worth reading? Or maybe we should read only books by distinguished writers? Which genre in literature do you prefer - fiction, science fiction, novels, detective stories, historical novels? Do you have a favorite book? Why do you like it? What book are you reading now? Can reading in English help you to master the language? What books can you recommend?
Questions for discussion: ~ What kind of movies do you like? Why? ~ What is your attitude to the theater? Why? ~ Do you have your own criteria of a good film or a performance? Give an example, please ~ What is your opinion about difference between the movie and the theater? ~ What a film or a performance can you recommend? Explain why. Give an example. ~ What is your attitude to the job of an actor? ~ Do you like watching a film or a performance? ? Explain why. Give an example. ~ Can you imagine your life without movie and the theater? Explain why. ~ What is the difference between Russian movies and foreign movies? ~ How can the movie and the theater make your life better and happier?
Questions for discussion: ~Is a vacation necessary thing for you or you're able to work for several years without intermission? ~Do you typically plan your vacation or think where to go just before the holiday? ~When you choose where to go, how do you typically define a place for vacation? (By travel company, by Internet, on advice of your friends/colleagues/relatives, smth. else) ~When do you prefer to take vacation? Why? ~For what period do you get your vacation? (For a month once a year, for two weeks twice a year, smth else)
Questions for discussion: ~Why many people to feel sad about summer in September especially? ~Have you any bright impressions from summer? ~Would you like to live in the country for all summer? ~Do you wait for the next summer-season?