Archive for February, 2013

Do you listen to talking books?

February 24, 2013

1. Do you listen to talking books?

2. What advantages do they have over traditional printed books?

3. Will movies and talking books eventually render the publishing of books obsolete?



Are we becoming a paperless society?

February 24, 2013

1. Over the past 15 years have we been consuming less paper?

2. Has the consumption of paper been increasing over the past 15 years?

Saviez-vous que sbire signifie agent de police?

February 24, 2013

Est-ce que le mot sbire (qui signifie agent de police) est un terme courant dans la langue française?

Le marché francophone

February 11, 2013

1. Est-ce que le marché francophone s’accroît, baisse ou reste stable?

2. Y a-t-il une tendance d’écrire de plus en plus en anglais pour atteindre un plus grand marché?


Reading vs Watching

February 11, 2013

1. Do you usually read the story before seeing it on the motion picture screen?

2. Do you often watch the movie version before reading the story?

3. Do you generally prefer the movie to the book?


Cities or Suburbs

February 11, 2013

1. Is there an increasing trend to leave the large metropolis for the outlying regions?

2. What might be the anticipated advantages for moving away from the large cities?

3. Are large metropolitan centers doing anything to lure people back?

Faire pareil

February 3, 2013

1. Dit-on faire pareil dans le sens d’imiter comme par exemple: Il veut faire pareil que son père?

2. Quels sont vos commentaires concernant l’usage de pareil comme adverbe en bon français?


The Longest Book

February 3, 2013

1. What is the longest book that you have ever read so far?

2. How long was it?

3. How long did it take you to finish reading it?

4. Do you like reading books that are more than 500 pages long?

5. Do you need to read faster when reading a very lengthy book?

6. How many pages would a book need to have in order to be  considered  a long read?

7. Does a thick book need to be read more often than a thinner one?


The Future of the Automobile

February 3, 2013

1. Are people opting more and more for renting than buying a car?

2. Is public transportation increasingly becoming the favored mode of travel?

3. Will the electric car eventually supplant the current automobile?

4. Is car-pooling the wave of the future to free up more space on the highways and byways?

5. Are cars becoming smaller or larger with time?