Conversation Ideas

Awkward CONVERSATIONS ARE ok!  JUST Remember not to take it personally! 
It’s not natural for students to befriend adults.

Here are some great questions to ask:

  1. Hi, what is your name?
  2. What school do you go to?
  3. What grade are you in?
  4. Are you involved in anything at school? (Clubs, cheer, Band, sports?)
  5. How was your week?
  6. What did you do this week that was fun?
  7.  How long have you been coming to bcc?
  8.  Do your parents come here?
  9.  Do you like spending time here?
  10.  Do you have brothers or sisters?
  11.  Do they drive you crazy?
  12.  Do you have pets?
  13.  Are you involved in any clubs at school?
  14.  What is your favorite thing to do?
  15.  Have you ever bungee jumped? Scuba-dived? Snorkeled?
  16.  Do you listen to music?
  17. What is your favorite kind of music?
  18.  What is your school schedule like? 
  19.  What is your favorite subject?
  20. Do you have a favorite teacher? Why?
  21.  What is the craziest thing you ever did in grade school?
  22.  Do you drive? 
  23.  What kind of car/or when do you get your license?
  24.  Did you know we have _________ event coming up? 
  25.  Have you seen any good movies lately?
  26.  Do you have a job? 
  27.  What is your favorite store?
  28.  How did you start coming here? Did someone invite you?
  29.  Do you have a best friend?  Who is it?  Why?
  30.  If you could play any sport and be great, what would it be?
  31.  Would you rather be rich or famous?
  32.  Would you rather kick a dog or make a baby cry?
  33.  Where is the coolest place you have ever been in your life?
  34.  What do you think about this whole ‘God’ thing?