Discuss the following questions
Where did you grow up?
Who brought you up? Were you brought up
in a strict / religious environment?
in an environment to believe that your opinion was important, that you had something to say?
in an environment where your parents expressed their financial concerns in front of their children?
Do you think it may be difficult for a man or a woman to get married and settle down?
What new hobbies would you like to take up?
What would you like to go on to do when you finish your studies?
Is there anything that will put you off eating what is on your plate? e.g. an argument, something you are watching on TV, etc.
What circumstances would make you step down from a position?
Have you ever turned down a job? If not, what kind of jobs would you turn down?
In your opinion, do people change much as years go by?
What do you usually do to get over a cold / the flu / a sore throat?
Have you ever run out of money at the end of the month? Is it difficult for you to make ends meet?
Have you ever run out of petrol while driving?
Have you ever had to give up drinking or eating something because it was bad for your health?
Have you ever waited for someone who never turned up?
Has it ever happened to you when entering a shop that the music was so loud that it put you off and you had to get out?
When someone leaves a message on your voice recorder, do you usually call them back?
How often do you look up words in an English / Spanish / bilingual dictionary?