Conversation

This page is for students that wish to focus on conversation surrounding a variety of different topics!

Read and discuss the stories.
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What is a possible reason he would lie about it?

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Do you know what The Outback is?

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Which would be the worst environment to be stranded in?

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With all the evidence, what do you think happened and do you think it would make a good book to read?

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Do you believe in ghosts?

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Do you know where the Azores are? Which country do they belong to?

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Do you think it is strange that he changed his mind about traveling as a hobo?

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Are there a lot of hobos in your city?

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Is a person too young to write an autobiography at the age of 38?

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Do you think these kinds of drugs should be legalized?

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Is acid a popular drug in Brazil?

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Have you ever experienced something like that?

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Do you think someone has ever married their brother, sister or cousin by mistake?

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Without reading this story how do you think a guy had 600 children?

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Do you know anyone that has been to a fertility clinic?

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Is she the luckiest person you know?

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Do you consider yourself to be lucky?

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Are you afraid of flying?

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Crazy Questions

1. What do you think would be the most interesting job? The most boring?
2. What do you think you will do after you retire?
3. Has anyone ever played a trick on you? What was it?
4. What job would you most like to have, if money was not a problem/factor? 
5. Is it necessary to have goals to be successful?
6. Do you think marriages based on love are more successful than arranged marriages?
7. Would you ever pull over and help someone on the side of the road?
8. Do you think traditional white weddings will be important in the future?
9. Do you find that motivated people are more successful than unmotivated people?
10. Would you consider donating your organs after your death?

Read and discuss the stories.
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What do you think happened to him?

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Are you interested in the Amazon?

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Would you like an adventure into the Amazon?

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Do you think it is a good tool? What strategies can Brazil use to increase trade deals and power?

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Have you ever seen a panda in a zoo?

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What do you know about pandas?

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Who do you think was right in this story?

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Bran is "farelo" of cereal. Do you ever have cereal for breakfast?

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Would you like to go into business with your brother or sister?

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Have you ever heard of the Graham cracker?

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There is an expression in English "That's the way the cookie crumbles" which means "Those are the consequences or that's what happens"

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What is the American diet known for? What food could be a "turn on"? 😂

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Do you think he deserves more than 7 years in jail?

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Are you married? How old were you when you got married? Why did you get married?

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Do you know anyone that you think married for money?

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What crazy idea do you think could make a difference in Brazil?

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Look at this picture! What do you think the story is going to be about?

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What is the average about of children families have in Brazil?

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Crazy Questions

1. How much do you think a doctor should be paid a month?
2. What are some of the jobs that soldiers do?
3. What does your mother do?
4. Did you enjoy last Christmas?
5. What do you think are some of the most difficult problems faced by parents?
6. What do you think is the best job? What do you think is the worst?
7. Do you think you manage your time wisely?
8. Do you know anyone who has done volunteer work?
9. Do you think people feel different when they wear different clothes?
10. What advantages are there to homeschooling?

Read and discuss the stories.
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Do you think monkeys with certain star signs are worse than others?

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Have you ever held a monkey?

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Have you been to Thailand?

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It might not be true, but there are probably similar true stories like it. What do you think?

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Are there any stories of cannibals in Brazil?

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Have you heard of Sawney Bean?

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Stir-fry... that sounds delicious!

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Do you know what insect that is?

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Would you eat an insect?

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What do you want to happen at your funeral?

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Do you watch "The Walking Dead"?

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What do you believe happens after you die?

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What do you think? Is this story true?

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Do you know where emus come from?

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If you could declare war on any animal which would it be?

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What are you going to dedicate your life to?

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What do you think the story is about?

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How would you feel if you woke up in the middle of the Amazon rainforest?

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Crazy Questions

1. Do you collect anything?
2. Do we need to eat as much junk food as we do?
3. Where do you think the best place to raise a family is? Why?
4. Are you afraid of heights? What are you afraid of?
5. What kind of place do you think is the ideal for a first date? 
6. What age do you think is best for getting married?
7. What memory is your scariest?
8. If you were on death row, what would you request for your last meal?
9. Do you ever eat or drink "diet" products, such as diet coke?
10. What's the best thing about Facebook?

Read and discuss the stories.
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Why do you think Sweden wanted him to finish his marathon?

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What is the furthest you have run?

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Do you like the Olympics? Do you ever watch the marathon?

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Do you think more importance and money should be given to research into diseases?

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Are you worried about getting diseases like Parkinson's or Alzheimer's?

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Is this a skill or a superpower?

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What do you think of this story?

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Do you know anyone that was born as a conjoined twin?

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Siamese twins is the common term for conjoined twins... but not very politically correct.

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Would you support the introduction of crows into your city to pick up trash even though they are not naturally found there?

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Do you have crows in your city?

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Is pollution a problem in your city?

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Crazy Questions

1. Do you think boys are more expensive than girls or vice versa? Why?
2. Do you believe in horoscopes?
3. Do unmarried couples live together in your country these days?
4. Is marijuana grown in your country?
5. Who took care of you when you were little? A parent? A grandparent? A nanny? A daycare center?
6. What happens when people die?
7. What kind of food do you like?
8. Do you think you will live until a ripe old age? Why or why not?
9. Should drug dealers get the death penalty?
10. If you worked for a store and you saw another employee steal something, would you tell the manager?

Read and discuss the stories.
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What do you think happened to his tribe?

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What is your opinion about native Indians that have been uncontacted? Should we contact them?

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What do you think their life expectancy is? Don't you think it is cruel to leave them living in such difficult conditions?

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What do you think will happen to him? How can we protect him?

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This story is related to the story before called "The Uncontacted". Read that story before reading this one.

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Imagine being alone for 40 years - would you go crazy? How long would you survive in the jungle alone?

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So should Google continue to work and develop AI... do you think it has potential to end up badly like in "The Terminator" with Skynet?

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Could AI be dangerous? Do you think AI should be regulated like nuclear weapons are?

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Do you think it is possible for AI or machines to feel emotions or be sentient?

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