ESL conversation lesson on black by liuhongmei


STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

1)    Do you like the colour black?
2)    What good things are black?
3)    Do you think black is a positive or negative colour?
4)    In which aspects of your culture does the colour black play an
      important role?
5)    What is a black box and why is it important?
6)    Are you always in the black or in the red with your bank?
7)    Is there a black sheep in your family?
8)    Is black always fashionable?
9)    How would the world change if all black things were white?
10)   Do you think black is a useful colour?

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

1)    What do you associate with the colour black?
2)    Do you like wearing black?
3)    How would you assess someone’s personality whose favourite colour
      was black?
4)    Do you prefer black or white?
5)    What does it mean to be black and blue?
6)    Have you ever had a black eye?
7)    Have you ever bought anything on the black market?
8)    How did you try and remove blackheads on your face?
9)    Why is black commonly the colour of mourning?
10)   Why do you think lawyers, conductors, priests and university graduates
      wear black?

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