- Ask questions that are open, not closed. There is no one right answer to such questions. An open question: ”Tell us what you think about the leisure time opportunities for young people in this area? (A closed question: ”Should there be more hobbies for young people here?”)
- With your question, call attention to certain dimensions in the participants’ experiences. ”Tell us more about what you perceived/felt/thought/remembered/imagined when…?”
- Introduce the question by explaining what kind of personal experience it is motivated by. experience it is motivated by. ”I have not experienced what you have, and that is why I would like hear in more detail what kind of…” or ”I find it puzzling that I still do not understand what you mean when you say… Could you tell us a bit more about it?”
How to master a dialogue.