This week's talking point is learning English. Before getting together with the members of your conversation group, go over the questions below so that ideas come to mind more easily the day you get together with your friends and you can work out vocabulary problems beforehand.
What foreign languages have you studied?
What languages do you know at least a few words in? What can you say? How did you learn these words?
Why are you learning English?
How long have you been studying English for?
What English courses have you done before this one?
Why are you studying English at this school?
Have you ever been to an English-speaking country?
Can anyone in your family speak English really well?
How is your English in terms of vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar?
How is your English in terms of speaking, listening, writing and reading?
What can you do to improve these different aspects?
What do you really do to improve?
What opportunities do you have to practise/use English outside the class?
When was the first time you used English outside a classroom?
How successful were you?
What’s been your best moment as an English speaker so far?
To illustrate the point, watch the Allegro Christmas ad.
Do you think this is a good way to study a foreign language?