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What questions do you like to ask when you meet new people?

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Aliceinthewonderland 5 February, 2017 - 14:32

Me: Hi! I am Alice, what's your name?
XXX:Hi Alice! I am XXX. I am 13 years old.
Me:Where are you from?
XXX:I am from Singapore(just an example)
Me: Great! What are your favorite hobbies ?
XXX:I'd like to cycling,dancing...

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aigle 26 January, 2017 - 20:54

what's your name?
how old are you?
In what grade are you?
where are you from?
where do you live?
what are your favourite hobbies?
what's your favourite animal?
have you got any brothers or sisters?
do you practise any sports? which ones?
do you play any instrument?
what do you like doing on weekends?
who are your best friends? At school and outside school?

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super_cat99 29 August, 2016 - 12:16

What is your name?
What is your surname?
How old are you?
Where are you from?
Have you got any hobbies?
Have you got any pets?
What kinds of films do you prefer to watch?

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taibc 14 June, 2016 - 06:42

What your name ?
How are you ?
Where is your hometown ?
Are you a pupil ?
Where are you living ?
what do you like to do ?
what sport do you like

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Sharona84 21 April, 2016 - 08:00

When I meet someone new, I like to ask:
- How are you?
- What's your name?
- Where are you from?
- How old are you?
- What are your favourite hobbies?
- How many languages do you speak?
- Do you like sports?
- Do you have any pets?
- What's your favourite food?
- What's your favourite school subject?
- Do you want to be friends?

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Elsa007 19 March, 2016 - 09:24

I just wonder if we have opportunities to introduce a friend online.
In a real world, when we meet a new friend, people introduce each other, which we call socializing. But when it comes to online site, I seldom see people introducing friends each other.
Is it because they are not 'friends'??
They are just observers or passing strangers??
Could anyone tell me about your views?

Elsa

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gianggiang 22 March, 2016 - 09:42

A ha, an interesting point, Elsa. But maybe I'm an exception. Let me tell you a bit about a friend of mine !
I have a friend. She's from Singapore, her name is similar to the name of a main character in the cartoon film " Frozen". But she's not " frozen" at all, she 's very humorous, smart and that distinguish her from others. She likes Philosophy, get interested in commerce and always get good grades in language. She also likes tomato and me too ( tomatomatomatomato ). Her English is perfect, she could write an interesting comment with only the word " green" in many idioms. When reading her comments about any issues, I always feel optimistic thoughts from her, and that also motivates me to improve my English. Sometimes, we have opposite opinions of a topic but thank to that, I can see an problem with many sides, but anyway, I need to learn a lot from her : Always positive, happy, outgoing....

I wish her always get good grades in all subject, become a student of National University of Singapore, always happy and bright like a sunflower. ( I like sunflowers most of all, but I also love Forget -me -not flowers.)

So, I've told you about a friend of mine.:v

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Elsa007 23 March, 2016 - 03:37

Hi Gianggiang!
Thank you for remembering me and your description of my character is exceptionally insightful! What a touching introduction… :)
I'm particularly happy to have a friend like you gianggiag who encourages me to be happy and bright like a sunflower. I love Forget-me-not flowers as well, they're reserved but have distinctive charm with unwavering fortitude☆
You know what gianggiang, with happiness brought by sunflowers + forge-me-not, we have little to fear, don't we?

Oh, I wish I had such a skill of precise description like you have!
You've got just what I need!! :)))

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Carson 16 March, 2016 - 19:45

When i meet a new friend. I want to ask some questions such as:
- What's your name?
- Where are you from?
- What is you hobby?

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Carson 16 March, 2016 - 19:37

My name is Carson.
I am from Vietnamese
I used to travel to Vienna, Germany, China, Poland, Czech Republic,
I like Rock music.
Nice to meet you.

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gianggiang 23 December, 2015 - 12:52

There are many kids living near my house. In the evening, they often visit my house and ask me to help them with their homework. At first, the kids are quite reserved ( because they know that they may bother me :) ) so I always ask " Hello, What can I do to help you ?/ What can I help you ?
"What can I do to help you ?" This is the first question that appears in my head when I meet new kids. It seems to become my habit !

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shamim 9 January, 2016 - 14:38

That's very good gianggiang that you help kids :-)
I agree...kids are reserved at first but then they usually talk non stop :-)))) in Iran, in these cases we say: his/ her ice has melted :-)

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Elsa007 22 December, 2015 - 09:37

Hi jughiondark, nice to meet you!
I'm Elsa, fifteen, from Singapore.
May I ask a few questions? Tell me about yourself in 3 sentences! ⭐️
Elsa007

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