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Conversation Questions

Conversation Questions

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Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom A Project of The Internet TESL Journal
Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students

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Accidents at Home Adoption Age: Youth & Old Age Airplanes Animals & Pets Annoying Things Art Baseball Basketball Beauty and Physical Attractiveness Behavior Cars and Driving C
Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom A Project of The Internet TESL Journal
Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students

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Accidents at Home Adoption Age: Youth & Old Age Airplanes Animals & Pets Annoying Things Art Baseball Basketball Beauty and Physical Attractiveness Behavior Cars and Driving C

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Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL ClassroomA Project of The Internet TESL Journal
Home|Articles|Lessons|Techniques| Questions |Games|Jokes|Things for Teachers|Links|Activities for ESL Students 
 
Accidents at Home 
 
Adoption 
 
Age: Youth & Old Age 
 
Airplanes 
 
Animals & Pets 
 
Annoying Things 
 
Art 
 
Baseball 
 
Basketball 
 
Beauty and Physical Attractiveness 
 
Behavior  
 
Cars and Driving 
 
Celebrities 
 
Charity 
 
Children 
 
Cities 
 
Classrooms 
 
Clothes & Fashion 
 
College 
 
Colors(Also spelled "colours")
 
Comics 
 
Computers 
 
Conflict 
 
Crime 
 
Culture 
 
Death & Dying 
 
Diets 
 
Disaster  
 
Disaster Preparation 
 
Discrimination 
 
Dreams 
 
Drugs 
 
Earthquakes 
 
Education 
 
English Literature & Books 
 
Entertainment (Radio, Games, Gambling,...) 
 
Environment & Pollution 
 
Fads and Trends 
 
Family 
 
Favorites(Also spelled "favourites")
 
Fears 
 
Food & Eating 
 
Friends 
 
Future 
 
Gardening 
 
Gender Roles 
 
Generation Gap 
 
Gestures 
 
Getting to Know Each Other  
 
Goals 
 
Gossip and Rumors 
 
Habits 
 
Have You Ever ...? 
 
Health 
 
Holidays:
o
 
Holidays 
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April Fool's Day 
o
 
Christmas 
o
 
Halloween 
o
 
Saint Patrick's Day 
o
 
Thanksgiving 
o
 
Vacations / After a Vacation 
 
Home 
 
Hometowns 
 
Honesty and Truthfulness 
 
How do you...? 
 
Immigration 
 
Internet 
 
Jobs, Occupations & Work 
 
Likes & Dislikes 
 
Love, Dating & Marriage 
 
Manners 
 
Martial Arts 
 
Meeting People 
 
Memory 
 
Money & Shopping 
 
Motivation 
 
Movies 
 
Moving to the United States 
 
Music 
 
Names 
 
News 
 
Parenting 
 
Personality 
 
Police 
 
Politics 
 
Restaurants & Eating Out 
 
Science and Technology 
 
School 
 
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Silly Questions 
 
Single Life 
 
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Sports 
 
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Supernatural, Ghosts & Superstitions 
 
Teenagers 
 
Telephones 
 
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Tell me about...? 
 
Terror  
 
Time 
 
Tipping 
 
Traffic Accidents 
 
Transportation 
 
Trauma 
 
Travel 
 
Tsunami 
 
Volunteer Work 
 
War  
 
Weather  
 
What if ...? 
 
Would you ever ...? 
 
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Accidents at Home
 
What is the most dangerous thing in your home? How can it be made less dangerous?
 
What is the most dangerous thing in your home for a child? How can it be made lessdangerous?
 
What is the most dangerous thing in your home for an elderly person? How can it be made lessdangerous?
 
What dangers can be found in the kitchen that can cause accidents?
 
What can be done to prevent kitchen accidents?
 
What can a parent do to childproof a kitchen?
 
What dangers can be found in bathrooms that can cause accidents?
 
What can be done to prevent bathroom accidents?
 
What can a parent do to childproof a bathroom?
 
What dangers can be found outside the home in the yard that can cause accidents?
 
What can be done to prevent yard accidents?
 
What can a parent do to childproof the yard?
 
What other dangers can be found in a home in bedrooms, laundry rooms, garages, and livingareas?
 
What can be done throughout the house to prevent accidents?
 
What can a parent do to childproof the different rooms of the home?
 
Where at home would you put your first aid kit? What would you have in it?
 
Where are these items found in a house, why could they be dangerous, to whom could they bedangerous, and what could someone do to lessen the danger they present?
o
 
hot pan/pot
o
 
hot curling iron
o
 
knife
o
 
window
o
 
iron
o
 
medicines
o
 
gasoline
o
 
 pool
o
 
insecticides
o
 
natural gas
o
 
 balcony
o
 
toilets
o
 
staircase
o
 
stove/oven
o
 
stool/ladder 
o
 
yard tools
o
 
fireplace
o
 
cellar /attic
o
 
 bathtub
o
 
 bad dog
o
 
tall pieces of furniture
o
 
swing set / playground
o
 
very clean glass sliding door 
o
 
electronic equipment
o
 
cleaning supplies
o
 
lake/retention pond
o
 
loose carpet on slippery tile floor 
o
 
glass table or sharp edged table
o
 
hairdryer 
o
 
 bric-a-brac
 
What do you need to do if...
 
3
o
 
you cut your finger preparing food?
o
 
you fall down and can not move a limb?
o
 
your child drinks a poisonous liquid? (discuss syrup of ipecac)
o
 
the toilet is flooding the bathroom?
o
 
a pan on the stove is on fire?
o
 
a neighborneighbor's dog is growling at you?
o
 
our child falls off a chair and is bleeding?
Adoption
 
What is adoption?
 
Do you know anyone who was adopted as a child?
 
Do you know anyone who has adopted a child?
 
What are some of the reasons people choose to adopt?
 
What is the difference between domestic and international adoption?
 
What are the views of adoption in your country?
 
How would someone interested in adopting a child go about doing so?
 
Where do children available for adoption come from?
 
What happens to children that are not adopted?
 
How do you go about adopting a child?
 
Would you want to adopt a boy or a girl? Why?
 
Do you think brothers and sisters should be separated in adoptions?
 
Are adoptions common in your country?
 
What are some organizations that help with adoptions?
 
Should you tell the child that he or she was adopted? If so at what age? Or when?
 
Should adopted children have the right to know their biological parents?
 
Should families with birth children also adopt?
 
Is the real parent the birth parent or the adoptive parent?
 
Should adoptions be between children and families of the same race and or culture?
 
How or should the adoptive parents maintain the adopted child's cultural identify?
 
In your country are the legal rights of an adoptive child different from that of a birth child?
 
What are the legal consequences of adopting a child from a different race or country?
 
Why don't more people adopt a child?
 
What makes a family, genetics or environment?
 
Do you support an open adoption policy where the birth parents can choose to be involved inthe child's life?
 
Do you believe there is discrimination within the adoption organizations?
 
Do you think a person should be able to adopt a child of a different race?
 
Should a gay or lesbian couple be allowed to adopt a child?
 
Should there be an age restriction for the adoptive parents?
 
Should a single man or woman be able to adopt a child?
 
If you were to find out that you were adopted and not really from the country where you are acitizen, which nationality would you hope would be your true mother country? Why?
 
When is the right time for a child to be told that he/she was adopted?
 
Do you think it is preferable to adopt or to use artificial reproduction technology?
 
Would you agree to an open adoption or closed adoption? Why?
 
What is an open adoption?
Age: Youth & Old Age
 
Are young people generally more selfish than their parents and grandparents? Does age makeyou more aware of and caring for others?

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