Conversational English 6th March 2021 Motivation Whether or not the students are a motivated bunch, motivation is a good topic to discuss in order to inspire your students. Some example questions are: How motivated are you in general? What motivates you to do things? What is the best motivator to succeed? What do you do when you feel demotivated? What is a good way to motivate others? Goals We all have goals and talking about them actually gets us more encouraged to do something about them. Sharing goals is also a good thing to help get them done. What are your current goals in life? How do you plan to reach your goals? How often do you set goals for yourself? What goals have you set and achieved in the past? How do you feel when you reach your goals? Health What is the best thing to do to stay healthy? Do you consider yourself to be healthy? Why? How often do you exercise? What is your diet like? Do you eat mostly fruits and vegetables? What do you think about the health care system in your country? How could it be improved? People are living longer and longer thanks to medicine. How long would you like to live? How about forever? Conversational English 6th March 2021 First Impressions When you look at someone, what makes you think they are… Dangerous Greedy Intelligent Kind Not smart Crazy Generous Do you like to meet new people or do you prefer to hang out with people you already know? When and where did you meet most of your friends for the first time? Have you met someone who you hated right away even though you didn’t know them? When are the most important times to make a good first impression? What are the best ways to make a good first impression? Do you make first impressions based on what people wear? What kind of impression are you trying to make with your clothes? Do you try to make a different first impression now than you did in high school? Have you ever tried to make a great first impression but completely messed it up?