Conversation Art Cards

Conversation Art Cards are 25 cards with a famous painting on one side and a topic of conversation on the back. They are great conversation starters for people wanting practice in English conversation, either one with one or in small groups. They also can be used as a team building exercise to learn about each other and discuss topics of significance.

As you might know, I spend time helping international students improve their English. Often we read articles from newspapers, magazines, or the internet. It is hard work for those struggling with English. I noticed that looking at and discussing paintings or photographs brought relief to my friends. They responded more enthusiastically and new vocabulary emerged. They were happy to explain to me what they saw in the image. From there, the conversation flowed.

There are 25 paintings and topics. You will notice there are two prints of the same image. That is because the third question on each card is different: one quote is from the Bible and the other from a secular source, noted as “Lifestyle.” Both quotes bring about interesting and helpful discussion. Also, you will see that the paintings and quotes come from around the world.

All of the images are copyright free. You may download and print whatever cards you like for educational purposes. Please remember these cards may not be sold. I only request that you print the card labeled, “Method for the Cards” with whatever card you print. This card gives direction as to how to use the cards and properly credits the cards to the author. When you print, set the printer up for double sided, short edge binding with 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper. Beware, the better the paper and copier, the better the final product.

If you would rather receive a complete pack of the cards printed on good paper, please notify me, Jane Fox, at jane.fox@bridgesinternational.com and I will respond with the directions for payment and shipping. Again, these cards are not for profit. The price of $12.00 reflects the printing and shipping costs.

Thanks for your interest. I look forward to your comments.

Jane Fox

Method for the Cards

Forward and Contents

A Good Name

A Good Name, Lifestyle

A New Beginning

A New Beginning, Lifestyle

A Single Story

A Single Story, Lifestyle

All You Need is Love

All You Need is Love, Lifestyle

Creativity

Creativity, Lifestyle

Does Success Equal Significance?

Does Success Equal Significance, Lifestyle

Fake It

Fake It, Lifestyle

Happy Hour

Happy Hour, Lifestyle

Haters Gonna Hate

Haters Gonna Hate, Lifestyle

Honor Your Parents

Honor Your Parents, Lifestyle

Let Yourself Be Seen

Let Yourself Be Seen, Lifestyle

Managing Time

Managing Time, Lifestyle

Music, the Universal Language

Music, the Universal Language, Lifestyle

Performance

Performance, Lifestyle

Pursuing Intimacy and Pleasure in Sex

Pursuing Intimacy and Pleasure in Sex, Lifestyle

Risk

Risk, Lifestyle

Satisfying Friendships

Satisfying Friendships, Lifestyle

Science Denial

Science Denial, Lifestyle

Scream

Scream, Lifestyle

Something to Share

Something to Share, Lifestyle

The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm of Life, Lifestyle

The Secret of Happiness

The Secret of Happiness, Lifestyle

Vanitas

Vanitas, Lifestyle

We Love Beauty

We Love Beauty, Lifestyle

What Do We Adore?

What Do We Adore?, Lifestyle

 

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