Sample / Suggested Needs Survey interview questions
Sample questions for members of an institution:
What does the school/department want these students to be able to do in English when
What are the most important skills in terms of priorities?
What kind of feedback does the institution want from English language trainers?
What kind of provision / funding is available for training/ course development?
Sample questions for the teachers:
What do you want your students to be able to do with English?
In what specific situations will they be doing these things?
How are your students coping now?
What help do they need?
What are your most urgent short-term needs?
Sample questions for the students:
What aspects of your study involve you using English?
What do you feel about learning English?
What would make it easier?
What skills are most important for your study?
What kind of speaking/ reading / writing tasks do you need to do? What are the most
important things for you to learn?
What has been positive/ negative about your English study to date? What would help you