Post Fri May 30, 2014 12:27 pm

40句英文让你5分钟和陌生人成为朋友

  It's sometimes hard to break the ice with people you've never met before. Whether at a corporate event or big party, there's no reason to hide in a corner. Instigating conversation can lead to amazing connections that help you obtain your dream job or lead you to a new best friend — or great date! Not sure where to start? We have 40 conversation starters to make mingling fun.
  有时候和陌生人打开话匣子比较困难。无论是公司活动还是派对上,都不该只缩在角落里。和周围人互相交流能够建立意想不到的人际关系,甚至可以获得你想要的工作或是找到一位挚友——找到真爱也说不定哦!可是从哪儿说起呢?下面40句开场白让交际变得简单有趣起来。
  1.Where did you grow up? This is a great icebreaker that gets someone talking about the past, which often puts others at ease。
  1.你是在哪长大的?这是非常好的一句开场白,可以让对方谈论起过去,这样对话双方会比较轻松。
  2. Do you have any pets? People love their pets, and inquiring about them encourages further conversation. And, even if the person you're chatting with doesn't have any, it's still a good start。
  2.你养宠物吗?人们都喜欢宠物,问起他们的宠物能让对话进行下去。即使对方没有宠物,这也不失为一个好的开场白。
  3. What's your favorite book? Instead of asking what people are reading right now, which can be a bit too intimate, asking about a book they love can create a mutual connection。
  3. 你最喜欢的书是哪一本? 如果直接询问对方正在阅读的书,显得太过亲密。而问他们喜欢的书利于在彼此之间建立联系。
  4. What's the first thing you do after work? Do you kick off your shoes? Hit the gym? Asking how people relax makes them feel relaxed。
  4. 下班后做的第一件事是什么?是踢掉鞋子?去健身?问人们如何放松能让他们感到愉快。
  5. What's your dream job? Even at a corporate gathering, inquiring about someone's dream job is a fun way to get a conversation started。
  5. 你理想的职业是什么?即使是在公司聚会上,问理想职业也是开始对话的一种有效方式。
  6. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Not everyone gets to travel tons, making this a fun question for anyone。
  6. 如果你可以住在世界上任何一个地方,你会住在哪?不是每个人都有机会到处旅行,这个问题能让大家都开心起来。
  7. What countries have you traveled to? Even if you haven't traveled the world, asking if others have encourages someone to share memories。
  7. 你去过哪些国家?即使你没有出去旅游过,问问别人可以让他们分享回忆。
  8. Do you like to cook? Asking about favorite dishes and culinary adventures sparks delicious dishing。
  8. 你喜欢烹饪吗?问问对方最喜欢的菜肴,烹饪方面的经历总能引起有趣的话题。
  9. What's your favorite food? Everyone eats, making this an icebreaker that works anywhere, anytime。
  9. 你最喜欢的食物是什么?民以食为天,这个问题百试不灵。
  10. What's your favorite drink? A wonderfully basic question, asking about best-loved beverages works at any gathering。
  10. 你最喜欢的饮料是什么? 绝妙的常规问题。任何聚会上问这个问题总不会错。
  11. Do you have a favorite local restaurant? This is a great conversation to get people talking about their favorite local hangouts, which puts everyone at ease.
  11. 你有最喜欢的餐厅吗?这个问题能让人们谈论起日常休闲的地方,使大家放松。
  12. What's your favorite movie? You can find out a lot about a person when you chat about a favorite movie. Follow it up with specific questions, such as scene stealers and actors in the flick。
  12. 你最喜欢哪部电影?人们对电影的喜好能反映个人特点。接着问些具体的问题,比如谁最抢戏,片中的演员等等。
  13. What movie are you dying to see? Jump in with a question that involves everyone and will get a group chatting over new releases。
  13. 哪一部电影你非看不可?这个问题可以让所有人都加入到对新影片的讨论中。
  14. What are you watching on TV? This is another question that won't offend and is open-ended, encouraging even the supershy to start chatting。
  14. 你都看些什么电视节目?这又是一个比较中性的问题,答案很开放,让那些性格内向的人也能加入讨论。
  15. What's the last concert you went to? Another easygoing question for one-on-one conversation or for jumping into a group conversation. And it's a fun way to find out what kinds of music your new friends listen to。
  15. 你最近去的音乐会是那一场?这个话题不仅适合两个人谈论,作为小组讨论的话题也完全没问题,还能让你知道新朋友的音乐偏好。
  16. What's the craziest thing you've ever done? For those who are ready to make a bold first impression, this is a question that gets attention and can lead to fun conversation。
  16. 你做过的最疯狂的事是什么?如果你想让人印象深刻的话,这是一个能够吸引注意而且制造乐趣的话题。
  17. If you were stranded on a deserted island and you could have only one item, what would it be? Yes, a classic one-liner, but this convo starter always gets a good answer。
  17. 如果你被困在沙漠中但只能带一样东西,你会带什么?没错,就是这个经典的问题,但通常你会得到一个好回答。
  18. What's your favorite season? Here's a question that works well with the "it's always easy to talk about the weather" concept. Follow up by asking about the current weather conditions, and you have a conversation。
  18. 你最喜欢的季节是哪一个? 这个问题验证了那句“如果不知道说什么,问天气总是没错的。”这之后再问现在的天气状况,对话就开始啦。
  19. Do you speak any other languages? Asking a semipersonal question encourages others to share information about themselves without feeling guarded。
  19. 你会说其他语言吗?问一些比较私人的话题,可以让对方分享一些信息但又不会过度防备。
  20. Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend? Make chatting easy by asking about future plans — without setting off a stalker vibe. Keep it light and share your plans too。
  20. 这个周末有什么计划?关于未来打算的问题让对话变得轻松,但不要刨根问底,给人居心叵测的感觉。尽量保证话题轻松,同时也分享你的计划。
  21. Where's your favorite place to hang out in town? Here is another fun way to start a conversation about your community without being threatening. And it opens discussion to favorite restaurants, bars, and shops.
  21. 镇上最喜欢的去处?这又是一个有趣而不私人的开场问题。接着就可以讨论最喜欢的餐厅,酒吧和商店。
  22. I like your shirt! Where did you get it? A genuine compliment makes anyone smile。
  22. 我很喜欢你的衬衫,在哪买的?真诚的称赞能换来对方的笑脸。
  23. I can't place this song — do you know it? Hey, even if you know the tune, asking someone else about the music playing is a simple start。
  23. 我想不起来这首歌叫什么了——你知道吗? 哪怕你知道答案,问对方这个问题能轻松的让你们开始攀谈。
  24. How long have you been at your job? Even at a corporate event, asking others about their job titles, roles, and how long they have been at the company breaks the ice。
  24. 你在现在的工作岗位上做了几年?即使在公司活动上,询问关于职位和工作时间也是很好的开场白。
  25. Tell me about something that made you laugh this week. Everyone loves a good laugh! Asking about something that brought on a chuckle makes anyone smile。
  25. 告诉我这星期让你开心的事情吧。人人都爱笑!讨论点有趣的事能让人开怀一笑。
  26. If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? A bit more direct, but asking a specific question that requires thought can really make an impression。
  26. 如果你有一百万美元,你会做什么?这问题有点直接,不过这种需要思考的问题通常能给人留下印象。
  27. How are you today? Sure, this is a no-brainer question, but it gets people talking。
  27. 今天怎么样?好吧,这问题有点没水准,但总能让人说点什么。
  28. Where is the best place you have ever visited? Taking a vacation is always wonderful. Asking someone new about a favorite destination is always an easy way to start talking。
  28. 你去过最赞的地方是哪?假期绝对是个好话题,而问人们最喜欢的地方让谈话很容易就开始。
  29. Did you hear about (something trending in the news)? Pick something pretty generic, remembering to stay away from politics and religion, and the conversation will get rolling。
  29. 你听说了(当下热点事件)吗?挑一点比较大众的问题,记住不要提起政治和宗教,这样对话就会开始了。
  30. So, what's your story? OK, this one is borderline pick-up line, but it's also a direct approach for chatting。
  30. 你有什么经历分享?这个开场白不要轻易采用,不过也不失为一个让对方开口的方法。
  31. This place is awesome! Have you been here before? Complimenting the venue is a positive way to chat with others.
  31. 这地方太棒了!你以前来过这吗?称赞场地也是打开话匣子的好方法。
  32. If you could be an animal, what would you be and why? Just don't roar after asking! This question is also a fun and light way to break the ice。
  32. 如果你能成为一种动物,你会做什么,为什么?问完问题以后,千万别大笑。这是个有趣又轻松的话题。
  33. If you could invite a famous person over for dinner, who would it be? Also an often-used convo starter, this question has lasted the test of time, which makes it a winner anywhere, anytime。
  33. 如果你可以邀请一位名人共进晚餐,你会邀请谁?同样是个经典问题,但毕竟经过时间的考验,在任何时间,任何地点都是适用的。
  34. What's your favorite holiday? Open and generic, a basic question is an easy way to start mingling。
  34. 你最喜欢什么节日?普通的问题最能开始一段对话。
  35. What's the craziest thing you've ever eaten? Here's another fun question that gets people talking! And it's a great question to use when you feel awkward joining a group that's already chatting。
  35. 你吃过的最不可思议的东西是什么?这又是个让人说话的有趣问题!当别人已经在讨论时,这个问题能帮你化解尴尬。
  36. What is one thing you couldn't live without? Wine? Chocolate? Bread? There's no wrong answer to this question, which makes it another winner。
  36. 离开了什么你就无法生活?酒?巧克力?面包?这个问题没有固定答案,这也是为什么这是个好问题的原因了。
  37. Have you ever won anything? It feels good when you win something, so asking someone about this special moment encourages sharing。
  37. 你有赢得过什么奖励吗?能赢得什么总令人开心,所以问问别人的类似经历,这有助于互相分享。
  38. Do you have any brothers or sisters? Slightly personal without requiring too much info, asking others about their family is a smart way to make connections。
  38. 你有兄弟姐妹吗?有点私人,但又不会透露太多信息。询问对方的家庭能快速的和他建立起联系。
  39. Have you ever met anyone famous? A brush with a famous person is always a thrill, making talking about it with a stranger a fun icebreaker。
  39. 你有碰到过名人吗? 和名人擦身而过总令人兴奋,和陌生人讨论这个话题再适合不过。
  40. Do you prefer texting, calling, or emailing? Emailing! This is actually a great question to ask someone after you have made a connection. Follow up by asking for your new friend's phone number or email address。
  40. 你是倾向于发短信,打电话,还是发邮件呢?邮件!如果你和对方熟悉起来的话,这绝对是个好问题。之后你就可以问问新朋友的电话号码和邮箱了。