CG Questionnaire

Are Conversation Groups Right For You?

Look over this self-evaluative questionaire to see how often you participate in the following actions.

 

 

ALWAYS

USUALLY

SOMETIMES

NEVER

I speak English every day.        
I enjoy speaking English.        
I speak English outside of classes.      

 

I speak English while shopping.        
I speak English with my roommate.        
I speak English during class discussions.        
I can easily start conversations in English.        
I can ask questions in English and be understood by my listeners.        
I ask follow-up questions in English to keep a conversation going.        
I share personal experiences in English.        
I like to give people new information in English.        
I like to learn new information from other people in English.        
I can ask for a piece of information in many different ways in English.        
I can ask questions to clarify a situation or comment in English.        
I can rephrase questions in English.        
I can paraphrase responses that I hear in English.        
I can sense, or feel, what my conversation partners are thinking.        
I can encourage other people in English.        
I can confirm information in English.        
I can correct misinformation in English.        
I feel comfortable giving my opinions in English.        
I provide reasons for my opinions in English.        
I can politely disagree with other people in English.        
If I feel bored or uncomfortable, I can change the subject in English.        
I use body language to help communicate.        
I like to use gestures when I communicate.        
I look at other people during a conversation.        
I smile easily when talking with classmates.        
I can use English idioms- or figures of speech – to express my ideas.        
I can use English proverbs- or common sayings – to express my ideas.        
I can adapt my English vocabulary depending on my audience.        
I can end English conversations in a natural manner.        
I can ask direct questions in English.        
I can ask indirect questions in English.        
I can “repair” a broken English conversation when I am misunderstood.        
I can “repair a broken English conversation when I do not understand somebody.        
I can politely end a conversation in English.        

Did you answer “Sometimes” or “Never” to any of the above statements?

If so, than ALI Conversation Groups are for you!