Archive for March, 2013

Your Favourite Time for Reading

March 31, 2013

1. What is your favourite time of day for reading?

2. Why is it your favourite time of the day to read?

3. Do you like reading while traveling on the bus to and or from work? Why or why not?

L’heure du lunch ou l’heure du dîner

March 31, 2013

1. Y a-t-il une différence entre l’heure du lunch et l’heure du dîner?

2. (a) Est-ce que lunch est un anglicisme ou un terme accepté en français internationalement?

    (b) Sinon y a-t-il un équivalent français?


Mars Tourism

March 31, 2013

1. Will it soon be possible to spend a vacation on Mars?

2. How could Mars conceivably become a popular tourist attraction?

3. How long will it be before the average citizen could take a flight to Mars?

4. How might holiday-makers spend a vacation there? 

The Most Unforgettable Fictional Character

March 24, 2013

1. What fictional character do you consider as the most memorable?

2. What attributes contribute to making him/her so unforgettable?

3. What was the name of the book or movie where you encountered him/her?


The Future of the Credit Card

March 24, 2013

1. What technology is poised to supplant credit card transactions?

2. Would payment by credit cards eventually no longer exist as an option?

3. Are credit cards already falling out of favour?

4. Will enough consumers refuse to switch to other modes of payment to justify permitting them to continue to use credit cards?

La grammaire ou l’accent

March 10, 2013

1. Qu’est-ce qui est plus important: D’employer la bonne grammaire ou de parler sans accent?

2. Est-qu’on parle bien même avec un accent assez prononcé si l’on utilise une grammaire acceptable? 

The Future of the Landline

March 10, 2013

1. Will the landline telephone eventually become a relic of the past?

2. Do landline phones have any advantages over mobile ones?

3. Is there still any need for public payphones? 

Your Favourite Author

March 10, 2013

1. What author do you admire the most?

2.What particularly makes you admire him/her?

3. Name your favourite book that this author wrote.