1. Are dream messages sent from our unconscious, predictions of the future, or the brain’s way of cleaning out information?
  2. Are some kinds of thoughts and dreams similar?
  3. Did you know that Abraham Lincoln supposedly foresaw his own assassination in a dream? What do you think about it?
  4. Do you agree with the idea that “Life is like a dream”?
  5. Do you believe in deja vu?
  6. Do you believe that dreams can sometimes predict the future?
  7. Do you dream in color or black and white?
  8. Do you generally have pleasant dreams or nightmares?
  9. Do you remember what you dream about in your sleep?
  10. Do you tell people about your dreams?
  11. Do you think animals dream too? What kind of dreams do you think they have?
  12. Do you think dreams can tell the future?
  13. Do you think dreams have meanings?
  14. Do you think that having a lot of money can make you happy?
  15. Do you think that having dreams and aspirations is a waste of time?
  16. Do you think you can achieve your dreams?
  17. Do you usually dream in black and white or in color?
  18. Do you usually read books on dream interpretation? What is your opinion on it?
  19. Do you usually remember your dreams? Why or why not? Describe some of them.
  20. Do your dreams ever affect your moods? Explain.
  21. Has anyone told you if you have walked or talked in your sleep?
  22. Have you ever been dreaming and wake up and couldn’t move?
  23. Have you ever been falling in a dream and just when you are about to hit the ground you wake up?
  24. Have you ever dreamed about dead people? Is it a good signal? Why/Why not?
  25. Have you ever dreamt about dead friends or relatives? How was it? How did you feel?
  26. Have you ever had a flying dream?
  27. Have you ever had déjà vu?
  28. Have you ever had nightmares? What were they like?
  29. Have you ever had or heard of a dream that foretold the future?
  30. Have you ever kept a dream journal?
  31. Have you ever woken up from a dream “in a cold sweat”?
  32. Have your dreams for your future changed?
  33. How do you interpret a dream? Do you use your intuition/imagination to understand it?
  34. How often do you dream?
  35. If you had lots of money what would you do with it?
  36. Some people say that dreaming about losing money means that you will receive it. Have you ever heard this? What other sayings about dreams do you know?
  37. Talk about a recurring dream that you have had in the past.
  38. Talk about the most recent dream you can remember that you have had in the past.
  39. There is a movie called “The Cell” with Jenifer Lopez – It is about dreams – Have you ever watched this film? Would you like to see it? Why/Why not?
  40. What does your country’s culture traditionally believe about dreams?
  41. What is “prophecy”?
  42. What is a daydream?
  43. What is the difference between our daydreams and our dreams at night?
  44. What is your dream for the future?
  45. What language do you dream in? Have you ever dreamt in a language that you don’t speak?
  46. What language do you dream in? Have you ever dreamt in a language that
  47. What was the best or worst dream you can remember? Don’t share your dream if it’s too personal or too intense.
  48. What was your nicest dream that you can remember?
  49. What’s the difference between our everyday life and dreaming while we are sleeping?
  50. What’s the worst nightmare you’ve ever had?
  51. When you were a child, what was your dream for the future? Has it changed?
  52. Why do we dream? What is the purpose of them?
  53. Why do we forget dreams so quickly?

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