1. Do you have many friends?
I have few but loyal friends who have been with me for years. I believe that quality is more important than quantity when it comes to friendships.
2. How often do you talk to your friends?
I don’t talk to my friends very often, but when we do talk, we have long conversations catching up on everything that’s been going on in our lives.
3. How do you communicate with your friends?
I usually communicate with my friends over the phone or in person. We also use social media and messaging apps to stay in touch very often.
4. What do you think makes people have a long friendship?
I think trust, respect, and shared experiences are what make people have long-lasting friendships. When you have a deep connection with someone and have been through many experiences together, it creates a bond that can withstand the test of time.
5. Does it make things easier in a friendship if you have similar interests?
Having similar interests can make it easier to connect with someone initially, but it’s not necessary for maintaining a long-term friendship. What’s more important is having mutual respect and understanding for each other.
6. How do people make friends now?
People make friends now by meeting through common interests, work, school, social media, and other online communities.
7. Do you think we meet new people differently now than in the past?
Yes, I think we meet new people differently now than in the past because of the rise of social media and online communication. It’s easier to connect with people from different parts of the world and form friendships through shared interests.
8. Is friendship (= are friends) important to you? (Why?/Why not?)
Friendship is very important to me because it provides emotional support, companionship, and fun experiences. Good friendships can also help you grow as a person and provide opportunities for learning and personal development.
9. Do you prefer to spend time with friends or spend time alone? (Why?)
While I enjoy spending time with friends, I also value my alone time for reflection, relaxation, and pursuing my interests.
10. What kind of people do you like to have as friends?
I like to have friends who are intellectually curious, kind, love reading novels and have a good sense of humor. I also appreciate friends who are supportive and willing to have deep conversations about life.
11. Do you like to spend time with friends? (Why?)
Yes, I enjoy spending time with friends because it allows me to have fun, share experiences, and build deeper connections with people I care about.
12. What do you and your friends do together?
My friends and I enjoy a variety of activities together, including reading books, watching movies, trying new foods, and traveling to new places.
13. What do your friends think of you? (Do your friends think that you are a good friend? Why?)
I believe that my friends think I’m a good friend because I’m reliable, loyal, and always there for them when they need me. I’m also a good listener and try to provide support when they’re going through difficult times.
14. Are friends more important than family? (Why?)
Both friends and family are important, but the level of importance may vary depending on individual circumstances. In my case, I consider my close friends as my chosen family, and their support and companionship are invaluable to me.
15. How do Indian people make friends? (= where, in what situations, e.g. at school & at work.)
Indian people make friends through common social settings like school, work, and community activities. They may also form friendships through extended family connections and shared cultural traditions.
16. Do adults and children make friends in the same way?
Adults and children may make friends in different ways, but the fundamental elements of friendship are still the same – trust, respect, shared experiences, and genuine connection. Children may bond over common interests and activities, while adults may connect through shared experiences and values.