Taboo conversation topics

Опубликовано admin - чт, 09/24/2020 - 17:58
  1. When you fill in a form, are you happy to give this information: Your age? Your marital status? Your income? Are there any other questions you don't like answering?
  2. Look at the questions below. Decide who has the right to ask you these questions. lt may be a particular person, for example, a doctor, a priest, a police officer, a partner/lover. lt might be anybody or it might be nobody.
    • How old are you?
    • How much do you weigh?
    • How tall are you?
    • How much do you earn?
    • Have you got a boy/girlfriend?
    • Are you a virgin?
    • Are you married?
    • Were your parents married?
    • Have you ever taken drugs?
    • Are you planning to start a family?
    • Who did you vote for at the last election?
    • Have you got a criminal record?
    • Are you gay?
    • How much was your CD-player?
    • What religion are you?
    • How do you feel about abortion?
  3. Could you say these things to your best friend?
    • Your breath is terrible.
    • You smell nice. What is it?
    • You need a haircut.
    • Your boy/girlfriend's got nice legs.
    • I wish you'd learn how to make coffee.
    • You look silly in that shirt.
    • I think you've had enough to drink.
    • I think you should ring and apologise.
    • If you want to smoke, do it outside.
    • Your fly is undone (fly = trouser zip).
  4. Could you say the same things to your teacher or your boss?
  5. Do you have a friend you can say anything to?
  6. Are you a tactful person or are you more blunt and direct?
  7. Do you think being direct is a good or a bad thing?
  8. What are polite ways of asking personal question? Responding to personal question?