Conversation Questions
The Art of Conversation

A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom.
  • What are some topics that you can't stand to talk about? Why?
  • Do you have better conversations when you are drinking?
  • Have you ever said something to someone that you wish you hadn't said?
  • What was it? Explain.
  • If you could relive any conversation of your life, what would it be? Why? Explain.
  • How do you feel about being frank? Explain.
  • How do you feel about blunt people?
  • In your experience, which country's people are the easiest to talk to? Explain.
  • Which country's people are difficult to talk to? Explain.
  • If you could have the voice of any famous person, whose voice would you want? Why?
  • How do you feel about conversations with people older than yourself?
  • Some people like to talk about things, and some people like to do things.
  • If you could have a conversation with any famous living person, who would you talk to?
  • If you could have a conversation with a famous deceased person, who would you talk to?
  • Do you like to eavesdrop on other people's conversations?
  • If you had to choose, would you rather marry a partner who is handsome/beautiful and sexy, but who is a terrible conversationalist, or a partner who is a wonderful conversationalist, but who is less-attractive-than-average? Explain.
  • What was a difficult conversation you had to have in your life?
  • Would you like to be a salesman, a teacher, a reporter?
  • Would you like to have a career that requires you to talk to a lot of people? Why?
  • How can you improve your conversation skills? Explain.

    If you can think of another good question for this list, please add it.

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