1. Are there any problems with jellyfish, sharks or stonefish at your local beach?
  2. Are there life guards at the beaches in your country?
  3. Can you swim? When did you learn to swim? Who taught you to swim?
  4. Do you like to suntan?
  5. Do you prefer a calm sea, or do you prefer big waves?
  6. Do you think sunblock is important?
  7. Do you think that people should be allowed to drink beer or other drinks with alcohol on the beach?
  8. Have you ever been fishing on the beach? What did you catch? What did you use as bait?
  9. Have you ever been night-swimming?
  10. Have you ever been on a sail boat or a row boat?
  11. Have you ever been to a famous beach?
  12. Have you ever collected seashells? Can you describe a shell that you have collected? What did you do with the shells that you collected?
  13. Have you ever gone to a nude beach?
  14. Have you ever played sports on the beach? Which sports have you played? How are they different from non-beach versions of the sport?
  15. Have you ever used a surf board or body board?
  16. How do you keep your wallet safe while you are swimming?
  17. Is erosion a problem at your local beach?
  18. Is pollution a problem at your local beach?
  19. Is there a nude beach near where you live? What do you think about nude beaches?
  20. Should cars be allowed on the beach?
  21. Should dogs be allowed on the beach? Should dogs have to be kept on leashes at the beach?
  22. Should people be able to own a beach or part of a beach?
  23. What do people do at the beach?
  24. What do you think of people who swim in the nude?
  25. What do you wear to the beach?
  26. What is the “tide”? Why is there a tide? What is a “rip tide”?
  27. What kind of swimming suit do you wear?
  28. What sort of animals live at the beach?
  29. When was the last time you went to the beach? Where did you go?
  30. Which is your favorite beach?
  31. Why is beachfront land so expensive? Why do so many people want to live there? Would you like to live there? What are some dangers of living on beachfront property?
  32. Would you ever want to swim in the nude? What do you think of topless swimming?

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