What makes a perfect holiday? Where would you like to go in the world? Why? What things can go wrong on holiday?
What kind of clothes do you like wearing? Does fashion play an important part in your life? Is fashion just a matter of dressing smartly?
How does weather affect people’s moods? What are some of the problems caused by bad weather? What are the typical weather conditions in your country?
Which means of transport would you prefer to travel by? What problems might one have while travelling? Have you ever travelled by ship/plane?
How much time do you think parents should spend with their children? Is it easy for a woman to combine career and family obligations? Would you go on working if you had your own family?
In what form would you prefer to take money with you when you are travelling abroad? What are the advantages/disadvantages of having a credit card? Do you think children should be given pocket money? Why/Why not?
How important is it to eat sensibly? How have attitudes to food changed over the last 50 years? Are there any foods you don’t like eating?
Is astrology popular nowadays? Is fortune-telling old fashioned? Do you think it is possible to predict the future? Which way would you choose to learn about your future?
What sorts of books do you like reading? Are there any public libraries in your area? How could people be encouraged to buy books and read more?
Are you superstitious? Why/Why not? What are the most common superstitions in your country? Are there any ways to stop bad luck or ensure good luck?
Is it worth spending money on scientific research? Should animals be used in experiments? What are the benefits of scientific research? What methods of experimentation are you in favour of?
What historical events do you consider important? Why is history taught at schools? What do you consider the most important historical event in your country?
Do you think keeping animals in captivity is justified? Why/Why not? Why are some animals in danger of becoming extinct? Do you know of any organizations which campaign for the protection of animals?
What do you and your friends do in your free time? Do you enjoy eating out? Do you usually eat with your family? Why? Do you eat healthily?
How important do you think it is to look after the environment? What kind of problems are caused by pollution? What can be done to stop this kind of pollution?
What kind of music do you like? Why? In what way do you like listening to music? Is music a profitable industry? Why/Why not?
What technological improvements do you think will have taken place in fifty years’ time? What other changes will you be able to see? Do you think the world will be better /worse place to live? Why/Why not?
Some schools require all students to wear a uniform to school. Other schools allow students to wear whatever they want. Which policy do you think is better and why?
If you could change your age, what age would you rather be? Why?
Dwell on advantages and disadvantages of being an only child in the family. Are you an only child? Is your best friend an only child?
Should young people be forced to join the military? If they love their country should they be a soldier? If not a soldier what could young people do instead?
Is money the most important thing in life? What would you do with one million hryvnias won in the lottery? Are there many benefits in owning a car?
You have a choice between living in one city for the rest of your life or moving to a new city every three years. Which style of life would you choose? What are some of the reasons for this choice? If you could choose which city or cities you would live in, where would you live?
What does it mean to be successful? How is success measured in today’s society? Do you think a person must be successful in business in order to be successful in life? Do you think everyone can be success? Why or why not?
People in Britain know little about Ukraine. Imagine yourself as a radio correspondent giving an account of the present day situation in Ukraine. What would you inform the audience about?