(2). Have the living standards in Beijing /your hometown increased a lot in the last few years?
(3).What factors may affect the standard of living? (heaith, edcation, job, housing)
(4). Do you think most people are satisfied with the improvement in living standard?
(5). What’s the housing market like now in Beijing? Are you considering buying a house?
(6). How do the prices of house in your home area compare with the other areas?
(7). What may cause the differences in the prices of house in different areas?
(8). People are worried about the extreme income inequality.do you have the same worry?
(9). Do you remember how you were taught to respect the old people when you were young?
(10). Do women have equal opportunities as men?
(11). Is there any sex discrimination in china?
(12). Do you find it easy or difficult to balance the role of a career woman and a mother?
(13). Is it acceptable for a boy /girl to live together without getting married?
(14). Is the increasing influence of the west largely a positive or negative thing?
(15). What do young people value most when looking for jobs?
(16). Some rich women choose to not to work outside. you too?
(17). Some old people prefer to work even after their retirement, why is that?
(18). People often say our population is aging, what do you understand about this?
(19). Has the change in social life brought any negative impact along with it?
(20). What did people do in the evenings before TV was invented?
(21). What are the sporting facilities like in your community?
(22). What do you think our life would be like in 20 years time?
(23). How do you think your life would change if you had chosen another career?
(24). How would you describe Chinese society?
(25). How do you think Chinese society will change in the next years?
(26). What is it that holds a society together? Drives it apart?
(27). Discuss the problems of a multi-racial/ multi-ethnic society.
(28). What are some of the icons of today's society?
Social life (社会糊口):
(29). Are you satisfied with your social life? Why or why not?
(30).Where is it easiest for you to meet new people?
(31).Compare your social life to that of your parents twenty or thirty years ago.
(32). How would your social life change if you had more money/less money?
(33).How would you compare your living standards to those of your grandparents?
(34).How does society decide what acceptable living standards are?