1.Do you wear a watch?
(Similar to above)Do you think everyone should wear a watch?
✤ Yes,I wear a watch and I think that everyone should wear one too,or keep a check on the time.These days please check time on their cell phones,however,the point is to be on time and not waste time.
2. In your country is it important to be on time(=be punctual)? (e.g.,for meetings,work,classes)
✤ Yes,it is very important to be on time to meetings,classes or for work.Time is valued a lot in India,as unlike money,time once gone doesn’t come back.
3. Do you like to be on time?
(Similar to above)Is being on time important to you?
✤ Yes,being on time is extremely important to me.I ensure that I am never late for my classes and other appointments and meetings.I understand that time is much more important than any other material thing or money.
4. How do you feel when others are late?
✤ When others are late occasionally,it maybe due to a genuine problem,however,if someone is late very often,then it’s definitely a habit that I do not appreciate or like.
5.How do you remind yourself to be on time?
✤ I usually remember the appointments and meetings,but sometimes I set reminders on my phone to be on time.
6.Why are some people always late?
✤ Some people are always late because they do not plan well and are not good at time management.They may also not value time.
7. Do you think it’s important to be punctual?
✤ I think it’s very important to be punctual.It saves our time and the other person’s time also.Time is the most precious commodity.
8. What will you do if you are waiting for someone?
✤ If I am waiting for someone, I’ll probably pass time by playing games on my phone or reading the news or chatting with my friends.
9. Do you think people these days are as punctual as they were in the past?
✤ I think people are as punctual these days,as they were in the past.However,sometimes due to the traffic situation of today,despite wanting to be punctual,people are sometimes not able to reach on time for their work,meetings,appointments etc.