A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom.
- How many of hours sleep do you generally need per night?
- What time do you usually go to bed?
- What time do you usually wake up?
- Do you manage to sleep as much as you need? If not, why not?
- Have you ever suffered from insomnia?
- Do you suffer from insomnia? Are you a light sleeper or a heavy sleeper?
- What keeps you awake at night? (e.g. worrying too much about stuff, too much coffee, your partner's snoring, your neighbors' parties, an uncomfortable bed, a hot summer)
- Do you use, or have you ever used, any special methods that help you get to sleep?
- A strong nightcap?
- Sleeping pills?
- Herbal remedies?
- Counting sheep?
- Do you snore?
- Do you talk in your sleep?
- Do you ever oversleep?
- Do you need an alarm clock to wake up?
- Do you ever sleep in? (Sleep late in the morning)
- Do you fall asleep while watching the TV or reading?
- Do you have a nap at lunchtime or at another time of the day? Does it help?
- What do you wear in bed? (I hope this question's not too personal!)
- Do you have a duvet, or do you prefer sheets and a blanket? How big is your bed?
- Do you remember your dreams?
- Do you have a recurring dreams?
- Tell us about a memorable, enjoyable, or strange dream you've had?
- Do you suffer from nightmares? Can you remember any specific nightmare?
- Do you believe that it's possible to interpret dreams? Have you ever tried to interpret your own dreams?
- Have you ever walked in your sleep? Do you know anyone who does?
If you can think of another good question for this list, please add it.
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