2 Talk about one of the popular leisure activities of young people nowadays.
8 Talk about a kind of entertainment you like.
9 Talk about a sport activity thet you enjoy playing
3 Talk about a serious health problem in the world today
4 Talk about some serious traffic problem in the big cities nowadays.
5 Talk about the importance of learning a foreign language.
6 Talk about an interesting historical place you know.
7 Talk about one of your favorite foods.
12 Traveling broadens your mind”. Do you agree or disagree? Why?
13 Talk about the benefits of the internet.
14 Talk about the negative effects of computers.
11 Talk about a useful piece or equipment.
1. Where are you from?
2. What’s your job?
3. What are your main duties at work?
I am studying heavy metal in seawater, drink water, freshwater. Now I am studying mercury in hard clam in Bach Dang estuary.
4. Do you like your job? Why/Why not?
Yes, I like. Because when I was a boy, I live marine city (hai Phong) my dream is scientist to protect marine environment.
5. Do you have a big family?
Yes, I am. There are …..
6. What does your wife/ husband do?
My wife works in bank. She is very buzy.
7. Do you have any children?
Yes, I have a son with 4 years old.
8. How old are your children?
9. Do you often go out together?
Yes, we do. We always visit Do Son. We swim, walk and play in Hon Dau resort.
10. What do you like doing in your free time?
I always play football. Play football help you to become stronger. When you play football, you use kill run very fast, balance, your mind and power. You feel better after the match, eat well and sleeping well.
At weekend, we have a match to communicate with our friend to development our job, 11. What’s the weather like today?
It is so hot today.
12. What do you like doing in this weather?
I always go to Do Son. . We swim, walk and visit in Hon Dau resort.
How have your parent influenced your choices throughout your life?
My parent is civil servant, now they are retired. So they want to be civil servant. So I am researcher in marine institute, my younger sister is a teacher of high school. Who is the closest person to you in your family?
My wife, you and my wife feel comfortable any talk related money, children, relationship and our job. Who has been the biggest influence in your life? How
My parent is civil servant, now they are retired. So they want to be civil servant. So I am researcher in marine institute, my younger sister is a teacher of high school. What do you think is the most important for s family?
It is happy. You and my wife feel confortable any talk related money, children, relationship and our job What are the difference between traditional family and modern ones?
There are many people in traditional family like as grandfather, parent, one or two couple, many children. There are 3 or 4 people in modern family.
People living in traditional family like eating together as big party. Member living in modern family always go to restaurant at weekend. What do you think about the sayings “Men make houses, women make home?”
I agree with that saysings. The men strive for jod, make money to built house. The women take care of our family like cooking, our children, clean the house. What do you like to do with your family?
I like go to fishing with my family. We catch some fish and have a small party with our friend. People and Places
How would you describe yourself?
I am researcher in marine institute, I have a small car, I will hope that I complete PhD this year. I have a happy family with a son. Some friend says that I am successful man. But I think I will strive more.
What kind of people do you like?
Strive for life –work. What is more important, appearance or personality?
I think that is personality. You make a many friend, you are good husband. I remember the sentence: You can not wrap a sewing needle. So you should be honest in most cases. Who do you admire most?
My father, he gives me his experience and can solve my problems better. What do you think about beauty?
That is important with a woman, a little with a man. If you are beautiful girl, you are confident to communicate with everybody. Like Ly Nha Ky actress, she is tourism tourist of ambassadress Viet Nam. She spread culture and traditional custom Viet Nam. People on the word know Viet Nam after his activities. Do you think looking attractive is important?
What do people often lie about?
When they mistake something. I remember I tell a lie when I got low marks.
Why is it important to be honest?
I remember the sentence: You can not wrap a sewing needle. So you should be honest in most cases.
What do you think are the most important qualities in people?
You are honest, friendly and open-minded.
What is the most interesting place in Vietnam you have been to?
Do Son is landscape , with mountain and sea. We have many time to swim, to expose the sun, visit the resort HonDau, to climb or go a board to HonDau island. Food and Drink
Is food fuel or pleasure for you?
Food is pleasure for me, I feel happy after enjoy delicious food. I write a shot paper about food for website bienxanh.net.
What kinds of drinks do you enjoy?
I think that is milk, A cup of milk is enough for me to work all day. Milk is drink without stimulant.
What kind of food do you like?
I think that food is spring roll. I like it when I was small boy and now, I still like. There are kind of food (vegetable, meat, egg, noodle,..) in pack.
Especially, many foreigner like this food. How much water do you drink a day?
I drink 2 lit per day. You know the water is medium where material in our body reacts. What is traditional food in your hometown?
Rice noodle with some piece fish with vegetable
How do food and drink affect you?
Beer and peannut, it is cheap, Pay litle money for enoungh small group when it is nightfall. We joke every thing anhd feel comfortable after working day.
What kinds of food are good for your health?
It is soya curd, it provde energy for me . there is not chorestron.
Do you think alcohol is good for your health?
No, I do not think so. It is very dangerous for us when you drink so much and you are drunk. Doctor advice som people who have high press blood to drink a cup of wife every night.
What do you like to eat for breakfast?
Rice noodle with some piece fish with vegetable What do you want to eat or drink right now?
A cup of coffee
What is your favorite summer drink?
Tea with ice
Do you like dessert?
Yes. Ilike. I like cream, sour fruit like plum, grape, blue dragon
Do you know how to cook?
I know to cook so I am not good chef
Travel and Leisure
What do you like to do in your free time?
I play football, watch TV, to do the garden. Some time, I go to fish at port. There are many port in my city where I live.
What do most students enjoy doing in their leisure time?
I think they play game online, chatting, search info on Internet.
Do you think people watch too much T.V.?
Yes, I do. Thera are many interesting program on TV. Like that firm, gameshow, live show, sport. Where is a place in VN that everyone should visit?
I think that Uncle Ho royal tomb. When I was puppil, I visited that place. Now, I want to visit the place many times. This is beautiful site with pond, park, and souvener about uncle Ho.
Top three places to visit in the world? Why?
Ha Long Bay, Great wall of china, Eiffel tower. Because They are great project on the world.
What are some benefits of leisure activities?
Good for health, communicate pepple.
What is important to take with you when you travel?
It is umbrella. You do not worry about raining, sunning.
How often do you travel? Where do you go?
What was your favorite trip?
Have you ever traveled abroad?
What country would you most like to go to?
Health and Sports What should we do to keep fit?
Give some examples of healthy food?
Football, tennis, tabe tennis, swim
What are some popular sports around the world?
Football, There are million of people to play this kind of sport.
Are sports beneficial to your life? Why?
How are sports good for you physically/ mentally?
Your health becomes better when you play frequently. When you watch the match on TV, you feel incentive after winning goal.
Are there any sports that are bad for your health?
I do not think any sports that are bad for your health. All kind of sport is good for health. But you don’t prepare carefully before you play or you play over my ability in the match. It is dangerous for you because you are trauma, loss water in body. What sports do you like to play?
How can we encourage young people to do morning exercise?
You feel strong to begin work and you discharge toxic out of your body. You are comfortable to go to school or company.
What do you do to improve your health every day?
I do exercise everyday, I am a researcher so I spend 10 hour per day to sit with computer. So I must exercise and eat the food with vitamin A to be good for my eyes.
Which sport do you most hate to play?
I think it is boxing,
What does your favorite sport require?
I like football; I think physical strength is very important with football in particular, with sports as a whole. Love and Marriage
What is most important in a dating relationship?
I think You always go in times or early ; You are romantic with delicate perfume; You are honest, friendly and open-minded.
What is most important in a marriage?
It is happy. You and my wife feel confortable any talk related money, children, relationship and our job.
What characteristics do you want in a future spouse?
Why is love important?
It is honest. You and my wife feel confortable any talk related money, children, relationship and our job
What would you do for love?
Where would you like to go for your honeymoon?
Do Son is landscape , with mountain and sea. We have many time to swim, to expose the sun, visit the resort HonDau, to climb or go a board to HonDau island.
Do you believe in love at first sight?
Yes, I do. I like my wife at first sight.
How do you feel when you are in love?
My heart will beat faster; my face become red, I do not talk fluently.
Money or love? Why?
What is the purpose of money?
What would you do if I gave you 100,000 Dong?
I buy some thing like that toy for my son, perfume for my wife, and shawl for my parents
Do you think giving to charity (tu thien) is a good idea?
Yes, I do. I am luck to be like that strong, ear money. We need share money for poor people who is not luck in their life.
Is money important?
Yes, it is but money is not all. I use money buy something, especially in living city. But money do not buy happiness
What do people do for money?
Give the bank , buy some thing for their life, buy good, petrol and shool fees for children.
Would you marry for money?
No, I do think so.
How much money do you spend in a month?
11 millions per months
Do you think you waste money?
I do not think so
Can money buy everything?
I do not think so .
Can you live without money?
I can not.
Does money influence your decisions?
Yes, I think. Sometime, I was influenced in my decisions. Eg, I want to travel anywhere I must calculate our finance.
Job and Training
What job would you hate to do and why?
I do not think what job I hate.
What job did you want to do as a child?
I think that I wanted to become football –player.
What is the best job in the world?
What skills do you need for your current job?
Reading anh writing a report, newspaper, book because I am researcher.
Do you think job training is always necessary?
Yes, it is very important. We share information, publish a new result.
What kinds of jobs need long training?
What kinds of jobs need short training?
What is your dream job? Why?
What kind of job would you like in the future?
What are you doing to prepare yourself for your future job?
What is the environment?
The environment is the surrounding. It could be a physical element - physical environment, that includes the built environment, natural environment - air conditions, water, land, atmosphere etc or it could be human environment - people surrounding the item or thing
The environment is defined as the whole physical and biological systems in which man and other organisms live. What can we do to help the environment?
Why should we protect the environment?
How do people hurt the environment?
How do people help the environment?
What is the worst environmental problem nowadays?
What do you think of trees?
What kinds of trees do you have in your hometown?
I like flamboyant because I like colour of flower. Flower of flamboyant is symbol of my city (Hai phong).
Why do people throw their garbage on the ground and in the water?
They do not undertestant that. They kill their surrounding.
How can people save energy?
What could you do to clean the beach?
Have you ever thrown garbage on the street?
Should we recycle?
What are alternative sources of energy?
Where in Vietnam are you from?
How many people are there in your family?
What do/does your parents/brother/sister do?
Describe the landscape of your town/city/province.
Hai phong city have many mordenr and big port. There are many famous island like Cat Ba, Hon Dau Island with old lighthouse and DoSon peninsula with beach, mountain, resort.
What are the main industries in your town/city/province?
To build a boat/ship. Steel and ciment plant
What are the typical specialties of your town/city?
I think that is rice noodle with crad and water morning glory
What kind of music/sports do you like most?
I like op music.
What do you think about… (name of famous singer/football player/football team)…?
What is your favorite T.V. program?
I like gameshow as Vietnamgots talent because there are many age group to participate
Would you prefer to… (eat out or at home / to live in the city or in the countryside / to watch football matches in person or on T.V.)? Why?
How did you/your family spend your summer holiday/Tet? What happened at the Lunar New Year’s Eve?
How is Hanoi different from (learner’s hometown)?
What do you like most about living in Hanoi? How does that compare with you hometown?
What is the most embarrassing (boi roi)/funny thing that has ever happened to you?