NAME: DONIA S.
Where do you live?
Q: What is your house like?
A: My house is very big, with lots of rooms. Sometimes it’s quiet and sometimes it’s noisy. There are about 2-3 floors. My favourite room in the house is the Living Room because that is where the T.V. is and it is very comfortable to lay on the sofa and relax.
Q: What do you eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
A: For breakfast I eat cereal. For lunch I have a lighter meal like a sandwich and a snack. For dinner I have a heavier meal of either fish or meat and vegetables.
Q: What chores do you have at home?
A: I have to clean my room, water the plants and wipe the dishes, although I admit that I don’t do it all of the time.
Q: What jobs do your parents have?
A: My mother is a housewife and my father is a salesman. He sells sweets (candy).
Q: What time does school start, and what time do you go home?
A: School starts around 8:20am for Assembly and I am usually home by 3pm.
Q: How do you get to school? Are you allowed to go to school by yourself?
A: In the morning, either my friend’s mom brings me to school or my father drives me. In the afternoon, my parents pick me up from school.
Q: What do you eat for lunch, and where do you eat? What is your favorite food?
A: I usually have a sandwich and eat in the courtyard of the school with my friends. My favourite food is fish-all kinds and any sort of meat (roast).
Q: What language do you speak at school? How do you say “Hello”? in your language?
A: At school I speak English, Maltese and Italian. There is no official Maltese way of saying hello, we use terms like “Bonjour” like the French and “kif int” which means “how are you?”.
Q: What are some common kids’ names at your school?
A: Some common kids’ names in school are Mariah and Kimberly.
Q: What subjects do you study in school, and which one is your favorite?
A: The subjects I study in school are Maths, Maltese, Home Economics, Social Studies, Religion, Geography, English, Italian and Science. I love Italian and Science and also enjoy English as well.
Q: What is your homework like?
A: We don’t get much homework, it is usually a couple of exercises from a workbook or a writing assignment.
Q: What do you like to do after school? Do you have a favorite sport or game?
A: I like to chat with my friends on the computer or play a computer game. I don’t really play sports but I do like Volleyball.
Q: Who is your favorite famous person?
A: Niall Horan of One Direction is my favourite famous person.
Q: What kinds of music do you listen to?
A: I like to listen to Pop, Rock and some Heavy Metal, but only once in a while.
Q: What would you like to be when you grow up?
A: I would like to be a Veterinarian or a Teacher.
Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A: I would love to go to New Jersey because I would love to visit Carlo’s Bakery of Cake Boss because I love to bake or somewhere there is snow since we don’t get snow here.
Q: What do you know or think about the United States?
A: I know it is a very large place with lots of shopping and T.V. is huge there.
Q: What questions do you have for kids in the United States?
A: I would love to know how students in the United States spend their day?
Q: What are some of your favorite places in Malta?
A: Some of my favorite places in Malta are Sliema, Bay Street or Tigne Point because that is where all the shops are and I love to go shopping.