Small talk is an informal conversation between two people about general topics, without deeper meaning. It can take place in different situations such as social events, in the workplace, or in daily life and provides a relaxed way to get to know each other and build relationships.

Generel smalltalk

Selvfølgelig, her er nogle sætninger, du kan bruge til smalltalk i engelsktalende lande:

  1. How are you doing?
  2. What do you do for a living?
  3. What brings you here today?
  4. Have you been to this place before?
  5. What do you like to do for fun?
  6. How’s the weather treating you?
  7. Did you catch the game last night?
  8. Do you have any travel plans coming up?
  9. What’s your favorite type of food?
  10. Have you seen any good movies or TV shows lately?


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In a cap

  • Hi, how’s your day been so far?
  • Have you been driving taxis for long?
  • Do you know any good spots to eat around here?
  • Have you lived in this city for a long time?
  • What’s the busiest time of day for you?
  • Have you had any interesting passengers lately?
  • How do you like driving in this city?
  • What’s your favorite type of music to listen to while driving?
  • Do you have any favorite places to visit in this city?
  • Have you noticed any changes in the city since you started driving a taxi?

Small talk questions for a first date


    1. How has your day been so far?
    2. Where are you from, and what was it like growing up there?
    3. What kind of books, movies, or music do you like?
    4. Do you have any siblings or a large family?
    5. What is your favorite travel destination or a place you’d like to visit?
    6. What is your favorite activity to do on a day off?
    7. Do you have any hobbies or interests that you spend a lot of time on?
    8. What is your favorite food or restaurant?
    9. Do you have a favorite quote or motto that you live by?
    10. What is your dream job or career goal?

InSmall talk questions about cooking


    1. What’s your favorite dish to cook?
    2. Where did you learn to cook?
    3. Do you have a signature dish that you’re known for making?
    4. What’s the most difficult dish you’ve ever tried to cook?
    5. Do you prefer to follow recipes or improvise when cooking?
    6. What’s the most fun food experience you’ve ever had?
    7. Have you ever tried food from another country that you really enjoyed?
    8. What’s your favorite ingredient to work with?
    9. Have you ever experimented with creating your own recipe?
    10. What’s your favorite dish you’ve tasted in a restaurant kitchen?

Small talk questions for a festival

    1. What’s been your favorite performance or act so far?
    2. Have you been to this festival before or is this your first time?
    3. What’s the most interesting thing you’ve seen at the festival?
    4. Are there any specific artists or bands you’re excited to see?
    5. What’s your favorite festival food or drink?
    6. Have you tried any new festival experiences or activities?
    7. What’s the best festival you’ve ever been to?
    8. Are there any festivals you’re planning to attend in the future?
    9. Have you made any new friends or connections at the festival?
    10. How are you planning to spend the rest of your time at the festival?

A ski resort


    1. Have you been skiing or snowboarding for long?
    2. What’s your favorite ski run or trail so far?
    3. Have you tried any of the other winter sports or activities here?
    4. What’s your favorite thing about skiing or snowboarding?
    5. Are there any particular ski runs or trails that you’re excited to try?
    6. What’s the best ski resort you’ve ever been to?
    7. Have you ever skied or snowboarded in any other countries or continents?
    8. Do you prefer skiing or snowboarding and why?
    9. What’s your favorite après-ski activity or place?
    10. How often do you come to this ski resort or do you try different ones each year?

The beach

  • How often do you come to the beach?
  • Do you prefer the beach or the pool?
  • What’s your favorite beach activity?
  • Have you visited any other beaches that you really enjoyed?
  • Do you like to swim in the ocean or just lounge on the beach?
  • What’s your favorite thing about being at the beach?
  • Have you ever tried any water sports or activities at the beach?
  • What’s the best beach you’ve ever been to?
  • Do you have a favorite beach read or book that you like to bring with you?
  • Are there any particular foods or drinks you like to have at the beach?

Asking for directions

  • Excuse me, could you please tell me how to get to [location]?
  • Do you know where [location] is?
  • Could you point me in the direction of [location]?
  • I’m a little lost, could you help me find my way to [location]?
  • Is there a specific landmark or building I should look for on my way to [location]?
  • Could you tell me if there’s a shortcut to get to [location]?
  • Are there any areas or neighborhoods around here that I should avoid?
  • Is there a particular mode of transportation I should take to get to [location]?
  • Could you recommend a good restaurant or attraction near [location]?
  • Thanks for your help, do you have any other tips or suggestions for things to do in the area?

Dining in a restaurant

  • Have you eaten here before?
  • Do you have any recommendations on what to order?
  • What’s your favorite type of cuisine or food?
  • Have you tried any other restaurants in the area that you would recommend?
  • Do you like spicy food or something more mild?
  • Are you a vegetarian or do you have any dietary restrictions?
  • Do you like to try new foods or do you usually stick to your favorites?
  • Are you celebrating a special occasion or just having a casual meal?
  • What’s your favorite restaurant that you’ve ever been to?
  • Have you ever tried cooking any of the dishes here at home?

Blandede billeder til inspiration

  1. Sup?
  2. Yo!
  3. Hey dude!
  4. What’s good?
  5. ‘Sup homie?
  6. How’s it hanging?
  7. Waddup?
  8. Howdy partner!
  9. Wassup fam?
  10. Hey broseph!
  1. Catch you later!
  2. Later!
  3. Peace out!
  4. See ya!
  5. Take it easy!
  6. Adios!
  7. Later, gator!
  8. I’m out!
  9. Deuces!
  10. Keep it real!
  1. Good morning/afternoon/evening, Mr./Mrs./Ms. [Last name].
  2. It’s a pleasure to meet you, [Name].
  3. How do you do, [Name]?
  4. Good day, sir/ma’am.
  5. Hello, may I introduce myself? I am [Your name].
  6. Good morning, I hope you’re doing well today.
  7. Good afternoon, I trust you’re having a pleasant day so far.
  8. It’s an honor to make your acquaintance, [Name].
  9. Welcome, [Name], it’s a pleasure to have you here.
  10. Hello, I hope this message finds you well.
  1. Goodbye, it was nice meeting you.
  2. Thank you for your time, I appreciate it.
  3. Farewell, it was a pleasure doing business with you.
  4. Have a good day/evening, [Name].
  5. It was a pleasure talking with you, [Name].
  6. Goodbye, and thank you for your hospitality.
  7. I hope we can stay in touch, [Name]. Goodbye for now.
  8. It was an honor to meet you, [Name]. Goodbye.
  9. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you. Goodbye.
  10. Have a safe trip home, [Name]. Goodbye.