Questions for discussion: Is it possible to balance alcohol consumption and a healthy lifestyle? What is your favorite alcoholic beverage? Should parents be able to determine drinking age for their children before the age of 18 (as opposed to the government controlling this)? Drink driving: in some countries it’s ok to drink a little before driving. Is it possible to have similar law in Russia? Why or why not? Should alcohol be sold after 10pm? What are the pros and cons? Do Russians really drink too much? Is alcoholism a big problem in Russia? Is contraband/low quality alcohol a big problem in Russia?
Questions for discussion: Can you eat the same food everyday? Is it important to learn cooking? Do you like to cook? What dishes can you cook? Do you want your spouse to cook for you everyday? Can you live on fruit and vegetables for 1 month? How many meals a day one should eat? Do you follow any diet plan? Is it ok to skip dinner sometimes? Does healthy food make us strong and good- looking?
Questions for discussion: Is it possible to have a healthy life style in modern world? Why do many people try to have a healthy life style? What is the main purpose of it? What for you is healthy food? Do you agree with the statement: "Eat your breakfast, share your lunch with a friend and give your dinner to your enemy"? What are the most effective ways to lose weight? Do you think diets are useful or not? Is physical activity (jogging, going to a gym, swimming pool) an important part of a healthy life style? Do you agree that alcohol is healthy sometimes? What is a healthy dose of alcohol? How much can a person drink daily without any damage to his/her health? What is the damage of alcohol abuse to health? How do you usually cope with stress? What are the areas of your life where stress situations take place more often?
Questions for discussion: Do you think drinking is dangerous in any way? Useful in any way? Do you think drinking is to be controlled? By whom? Does Russia have any special problems with drinking? Advantages? Should children be taught to drink? At what age? Tell your favorite cocktail recipe.
Questions for discussion: ~ Have you ever been cured? What kind of treatment do you prefer: private or state? Have you ever received treatment abroad? ~ Do you remember your first visit to doctor? Do you remember your last visit to doctor? Are you afraid of visiting stomatologist? ~ What do you think about the Family doctor? Would you like to be treated by one?
Questions for discussion: ~What makes people to use drugs? ~What do you think the best anti-drugs efforts are? ~If your child or a person close to you became a drug addict, what measures would you take to stop him or her using drugs?
Questions for discussion: What are the possible applications of reproductive human cloning? What are the possible dangers of it? Could cloning be used for those couples that can`t have children by medical reasons? What are possible advantages? What are possible disadvantages? Could cloning be used for individuals who want to create a clone of themselves instead of having child? What are possible advantages? What are possible disadvantages? Would human -clone- be a -copy- of a person or an unique individual? Would human -clone- be a full role human being? Should clones be treated by society the same way as people born by parents or there should be some significant differences? Should human cloning be banned or prohibited? Should human cloning be prohibited: What are the dangers and benefits of intervening in the body’s natural processes? Should human cloning be prohibited: What are the issues and opportunities of human cloning in social and cultural spheres? What could be the most interesting and exciting applications of human clonig?
Questions for discussion: What can we consider junk food? Why is junk food unhealthy? How often do you go to Macdonalds, KFC or Burger King? What cafes, except Macdonalds, KFC or Burger King, sell junk food? Are Teremok and Kroshka-Kartoshka junk food cafes, too? What is your favourite junk food? Can you live without junk food? Have you ever been on a strict diet? How long did you hold out? What unhealthy food do you eat at home (desserts, starchy, salty, pickled, smoke-dried, roast food, instant noodles, etc.)? How often do you do it? How often can you eat junk food without detriment to your health? What kind of junk food is the most unhealthy?
Questions for discussion: Do you work too much? Is it OK for you, or do you want to work less? Which is more stressful: working for a boss or running your own business? Does working too much affect productivity? Is working too much economically feasible if you eventually spend this money for therapy? Do we risk losing our friends if we work too much? What do you give most of your time to? Do you want to change it? Do you think that most companies overload their employees? More and more people are searching for freedom from bosses, wages, commuting and consuming. Do you want more freedom?
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