Interview one another and about each other’s family

Hand write the following questions down for interview and write down exactly what your classmates said on the notebook and take a photo. At first be the speaker A, then once done asking questions, then switch to be questioned.

Make a recording for your interview. Or if time permits, perform in front of the class. Both you and your classmate need to have a chance to ask the questions and then switch the role and be the person to answer the questions.

Here are the quesitons to ask about your friend and his/her family:

Interview one another these questions, and write down their answers on the sheet.

  1. Name

 (你叫什么名字Nǐ/tā jiào shénme míngzì What is your name?)

  • Age  and birthday

(你多大?Nǐ/tā duōdà? How old are you/How old is he?

你的生日是几月几号?(Nǐ de shēngrì jǐ yuè jǐ hào? When is your birthday)
  • Nationality 

(你是哪国人?Nǐ/tā shì nǎ guórén? Which nationality are you/What nationality is he?

  • Family

 (How many in the family what do they do for a living) (你家有几口人?他们做什么工作?Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ kǒu rén? Tāmen zuò shénme gōngzuò? How many people in your/his family? What do they do for a living?)

  • School 

(你上什么学校?Nǐ shàng shénme xuéxiào? What school do you attend?  上shàng:attend; 学校xuéxiào: school)

  • Spoken languages 

(你会说什么语言? huì shuō shénme yǔyánWhat language can you speak?   Vocabulary:huì can ; 语言yǔyánlanguage)

  • Favorite cuisines 

(你喜欢吃什么菜?Nǐ/tā xǐhuān chī shénme cài? What food do you like to eat?  Vocabulary:喜欢xǐhuān: like; chīeat; càifood/cuisine

  • Hobbies

 (你的爱好是什么Nǐ/tā de àihào shì shénme?What are your hobbies? Vocabulary:爱好àihào:hobby )

  • Career– 职业 Zhíyè 

(你要做什么工作?nǐ yào zuò shénme gōngzuò?

What work do you want to do?  Vocabulary:要yào : want)

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