Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Speaking Skills


I. Yes/No Questions

  • Do you believe in horoscopes?

  • Do you believe in a God who rewards good and punishes wrong-doing?

  • Do you think we should be tougher on crime?

  • Do you think we should maintain our traditions or make way for change?

  • Do you think the Government should act to curb the power of media barons....?

  • Do you think everybody should be trained to use computers?

  • Do you think that public sector workers such as teachers, doctors, nurses and fire fighters should be allowed to strike?

  • Do you think that the young have anything to learn from the elderly and vice versa?

  • Would you consider sending your child to a grammar school?

  • Would you ever consider taking out private health insurance?

OR Questions

  • Are you for or against self-sufficiency?

  • Would you prefer your child to be educated privately or by the state?

  • Would you rather go to a mixed or single-sex school?

  • Which should be the official world language - English or Esperanto?

WH Questions

  • What do you think of fox hunting?

  • What do you think of British food?

  • What do you think of package holidays?

  • What do you think is the problem between the English and the Americans?

  • What do you think are the causes of the increase in violence in our society?

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of getting married?

Negative Yes/No Questions

  • How about boarding schools? Don’t they teach children how to live together?

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of getting married?

  • Don’t you think it’s better to stay single?

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