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Warm-up Question:
Have you met anyone for the first time recently? How did you meet?

Vocabulary List

ESL Conversation Questions:

  1. How often do you meet new people? How do you usually meet them?
  2. When you meet someone for the first time, how do you feel?
  3. How long does it take you to feel comfortable with a new person?
  4. What is the first thing you usually do or say when you meet a person for the first time?
  5. Do you know any good ice-breaker questions?
  6. Which topics do you avoid when you talk with someone for the first time? Which topics are safe?
  7. What does ‘first impressions matter‘, mean? Do you agree?
  8. Do you think you make a good first impression?
  9. Have you ever met a boyfriend or girlfriend’s parents? What kind of impression did you make?
  10. When you meet someone and hear their name, do you remember it easily? Do you have any tricks to remember names well?
  11. Have you ever introduced yourself to a stranger in public? Why? What did you say?
  12. Is it more comfortable for you to meet men or women? Why?
  13. Have you ever met somebody and immediately hit it off? What made you get along so quickly?
  14. Have you ever been to a party where people were mingling? How good are you at circulating?
  15. Do you remember faces? If you have met a person, do you easily recognize them later?
  16. If you are walking down a street and see someone you think you know, do you always stop and say hello? Why or why not?
  17. How do people meet people to date these days?
  18. Some couples have romantic or funny stories about how they first met. Have you heard any good ones you would like to share?

 

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