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General[edit]

  • Where is your country?
  • How big is your country?
  • What is the population of your country?
  • How would you describe the landscape?
  • Which part of your country do most people live in?
  • Tell me about the main industries there.
  • How easy is it to travel around your country?
  • Has your country changed much since you were a child?

Food and drink[edit]

  • What is the food like in your country? Is it based around meat, fish or vegetables?
  • Are there many regional differences in the food eaten and recipes?
  • What agricultural products are produced by your country?
  • What traditional dishes are served in your country? Which is your favourite? What's the recipe?
  • What drinks is your country famous for?
  • What alcoholic drinks are produced in your country?

Political[edit]

  • Is it safe to visit your country?
  • What is the political system in your country?
  • Who is in power at the moment?
  • How is your country dealing with the current financial crisis?
  • What can you say about the leaders of your country?

Cities[edit]

  • Where is the capital of your country? Is it on a river, on the coast in the centre of the country?
  • How would you describe the capital city and any other main cities?
  • What special attractions can be found in each city?

Sports and games[edit]

  • What is the most popular sport in your country? How do you play it?
  • Are there any sports or games unique to your country?
  • When is the best time to watch them?
  • How well does your country do in international competitions?
  • Are there any sports that foreign visitors practice in your country?
  • Is football (soccerAmE) popular in your country? If so, which are the best teams?

Weather[edit]

  • What is the weather like?
  • Is the weather very different in different parts of the country?
  • Can you describe the seasons?
  • What is the best time to visit?

Language[edit]

  • What languages are spoken in your country?
  • What language do you usually hear on the streets?
  • How many people speak English in your country?

Customs[edit]

  • Is there a particular national costume? Can you describe it?
  • Are there any special local dances? What are they like?
  • Are the people generally friendly?
  • What are some special customs or traditions in your country?

Economic[edit]

  • What are the principal economic activities of your country?
  • What does it export?
  • What are the main industries in your country?

History[edit]

  • What can you tell me about the history of your country?

Tourism[edit]

  • What are the most popular tourist destinations in your country? What makes them popular?
  • Are there many hotels in your country?
  • Are there many opportunities to explore the countryside?
  • Is it easy to find maps and routes?
  • Is there much interesting architecture in your country?
  • Are there many famous artists or authors based in your country?
  • Are there a wide range of shops in your country?
  • Is it safe to drink the water?

Animals[edit]

  • Is there a lot of wildlife in your country? Are there any deer, wild boar, wolves or bears?
  • Can you hunt them?
  • Are there many natural parks in your country?
  • Is fishing popular in your country?
  • Are there many bird species in your country?

See also[edit]