Movies – Conversational Questions

Conversational Questions About Movies

Here is a list of questions that can be used in your English lessons, regarding one of the most popular subjects for most people and one that is usually a very easy one for people to speak about… “Movies”.

Obviously, this is not a complete list, but feel free to use it, add to it, or print it out, turn it into a movie-script and make a million bucks!  (Just make sure to send some back my way.)  😉

Enjoy!


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  • Do enjoy watching movies?
  • How often do you go to movies?
  • What is your all-time favorite movie?  Why?
  • What is the worst movie you ever saw?  Why?
  • What is your favorite genre of movie?  Why?
  • What is your least favorite genre?  Why?
  • What other genres of movies do you like?
    • What is your favorite movie in each genre?
  • Do you usually watch movies at home or at a movie theater?  Which do you prefer?
  • Have you ever seen the same movie more than once?
    • Which one(s)?
    • Why did you enjoy it so much?
    • Would you see it again?
  • Do you like movies that are based on books?
  • Do you ever read the book after watching the movie?
  • Do you ever watch the movie after reading the book?
  • What do you think of people who talk during movies at a movie theater?
  • Who is your favorite actor?
  • Who is your favorite actress?
  • Who’s your favorite director?
  • Which actor/actress/director do you think should be much more popular or respected?  Why?
  • Which actor/actress/director is over-rated?  Why?
    • Why or why not?
  • Would you like to be an actor/actress/director?
  • What movie star would you most like to meet?
  • What is the scariest movies you have ever seen?
  • What’s the funniest movie you have ever seen?
  • What’s the most romantic movie you have ever seen?
  • What is the most suspenseful movie you have ever seen?
  • What is the most boring movie you have ever seen?
  • What is the most confusing movie you have ever seen?
  • What is the longest movie you have ever seen?
  • What was the last movie you saw?
    • Was it good?
    • Who did you see it with?
    • Would you recommend it to a friend?
    • Would you see it again?
  • Which do you like better, action movies or comedy movies?  Why?
  •  How much does it cost to go to the cinema in your country?
  • What do you think about movies being an inspiration for technology?
  • Do you think movies with lots of violence are a bad influence on children?
  • Which do you prefer, to watch movies or to read books?
  • Do you have a favorite movie soundtrack?
  • Who is your favorite movie hero?
  • What do you think about comic books movies?
    • Do you have a favorite?
  • Do you ever cry at movies?
  • Can you remember the name of the first movie you saw that made you cry?
  • Do you prefer comedy movies or horror movies?
  • Have you ever watched a movie that you disliked more than once?
  • Have you ever seen a movie in another country?
    • What movie was it?
    • Was it different than watching a movie in your country?
    • Describe the experience.
  • What movie ratings are enforced in your country?
  • What does it mean if a movie “bombs”?
  • Are movie trailers common at the cinema in your country?
  • Do you prefer foreign films that are dubbed into your language or do you prefer subtitles?
  • Does your country have a movie industry?
  • Do you think there should be more movies made in your country?
  • What was the most shocking thing you have ever seen in a movie?
  • What is something that you have never seen happen in a movie?
  • What is your favorite movie theme?
  • What themes do you think are over-done?
  • Do you have a “celebrity crush”.
  • If your celebrity crush fell in love with you, would you divorce your spouse or break up with your boyfriend/girlfriend?
  • Which movie celebrity would you like to have for a best friend?
  • How often would you go to the movie theater if you always had free tickets?
  • If they made a movie about your life, what kind of movie would it be?
  • Which actor or actress would be you in a movie about your life?
  • Would you have a problem with your children becoming actors or actresses?
  • Would you like to be in a movie?
  • How do you feel about sex in movies?
  • How do you feel about violence in movies?
  • Why do some people become famous and others don’t?
  • Would you rather be in a movie, or be given $500.000?
  • Have you ever fallen asleep during a film?
    • Which one was it?
  • Do you choose a film for the plot, the story or the actors?  Why?
  • Are there any kinds of movies that you think should not be made?  Why or Why not?
  • Should young children be allowed to watch horror movies?
  • Would it be a problem if your sweetheart became famous but you didn’t?
  • Which actor or actress would be you in a movie about your life?

Informational Disclaimer

(As stated above…)

This is by no means a complete list…

The items on this list are a combination of ideas compiled from many sources, including my own personal experience and inspiration. These are basic questions that anyone with enough time and brainpower can think of.

Therefore, I do not claim ownership of these ideas, nor do I believe that anyone else can either. I merely took the time to compile, arrange, and present the information.

If this list looks similar to any others on the internet or in a text-book, it is because these are good ideas for a conversational class on this particular topic, and these questions can be found in numerous different places. The reason that they appear here is because I have compiled this list for my own personal use and have also made it available for anyone else who may find it useful in their studies or teaching practice.

Information used for educational purposes should be free for ALL, for the sake of education, and the overall advancement of Human-Kind. It is in this same light, that I invite anyone who wishes – to copy, cut, paste, and otherwise use this page for their own educational or instructional needs…

…There is nothing new under the sun…

(None can claim ownership…  All are rightful heirs of knowledge.)


Have An Excellent Day!

😉

“Would You Ever…?” – Conversational Questions


“Would You Ever…?”


Here is a list of conversation prompts that can be used in your English lessons, regarding the question “Would You Ever…?”.

Some of these questions may not be appropriate in all situations (according to many people)… but in my experience, these are usually the best questions to get people speaking.  One will have to use his or her own discretion (or lack thereof) when using these question in class.

Obviously, this is not a complete list, but feel free to use it, add to it, or print it out and take it skydiving with you before you rob a bank naked and then attempt to impersonate a police officer for the sake of obtaining a free doughnut and cup of coffee… (but you would never do that…  would you?)

Enjoy!


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  • Would you ever adopt a child?
    • Would you ever give up your own child for adoption?
      • In what situation do you think this would be the proper thing to do?
  • Would you ever cheat on your husband/wife/partner?
  • Would you ever consider being a criminal?
    • What kind of criminal would you be?
  • Would you ever consider being a farmer?
  • Would you ever consider receiving plastic surgery?
  • Would you ever get hair implants if you started loosing your hair?
  • Would you ever get hair removal?
  • Would you ever go bungee jumping?
  • Would you ever go skydiving?
  • Would you ever consider doing a porno movie?
  • Would you ever defy your boss if he/she asked you to do something that you didn’t agree with?
  • Would you ever donate a kidney or other organ to save a family member or friend’s life
    • If yes, would you ever do the same thing for a stranger?
  • Would you ever donate blood?
  • Would you ever eat raw meat?
  • Would you ever cut off a limb (arm/leg) to save your own life?
  • Would you ever kill another person to save your own life?
  • Would you ever kill another person to save someone else’s life?
  • Would you ever give money to charity?
  • Would you ever give money to a beggar?
  • Would you ever go skinny-dipping?
  • Would you ever lie to your children?
    • In what situations do you think it is O.K. to lie to children?
  • Would you ever lie to a husband/wife/partner?
    • In what situations do you think it is O.K. to lie to them?
  • Would you ever lie to help a friend/family member/loved-one/stranger?
  • Would you ever marry someone who your parents/family/friends/society didn’t approve of?
  • Would you ever pick up a hitch-hiker?
  • Would you ever slap/punch/hit/kick another person?
    • What kind of situation would warrant this kind of action?
  • Would you ever steal from anyone?
  • Would you ever eat human flesh?
    • What kind of situation would warrant this action?
  • Would you ever divorce or break-up with a partner if your favorite celebrity wanted to be with you?
  • Would you ever divorce or break-up with a partner for a huge sum of money?
    • How much money would it take?
  • Would you ever kiss a complete stranger?
  • Would you ever “drop-out” of society?
  • Would you ever donate your sperm/eggs?
  • If you or your partner was not able to conceive a child, and you wanted to have children, would you consider using another person’s sperm/eggs?
  • Would you ever sell your sperm/eggs?
  • Would you ever impersonate another person to obtain something that you wanted?

This is, by no means, a complete list…


The items on this list are a combination of ideas compiled from many sources, including my own personal experience and inspiration. These are basic questions that anyone with enough time and brainpower can think of.

Therefore, I do not claim ownership of these ideas, nor do I believe that anyone else can either. I merely took the time to compile, arrange, and present the information.

If this list looks similar to any others on the internet or in a text-book, it is because these are good ideas for a conversational class on this particular topic, and these questions can be found in numerous different places. The reason that they appear here is because I have compiled this list for my own personal use and have also made it available for anyone else who may find it useful in their studies or teaching practice.

Information used for educational purposes should be free for ALL, for the sake of education, and the overall advancement of Human-Kind. It is in this same light, that I invite anyone who wishes – to copy, cut, paste, and otherwise use this page for their own educational or instructional needs…

…There is nothing new under The Sun…

(None can claim ownership… All are rightful heirs to knowledge.)


Have An Excellent Day!

😉

Adoption – Conversational Questions

Adoption

Here is a list of questions that can be used in your English lessons, regarding “Adoption”.  Obviously, this is not a complete list, but feel free to use it, add to it, or print it out and put it up for adoption (just make sure that it goes to a good home.)

Enjoy!


Conversational Questions About Adoption

  • Do you know anyone who was adopted as a child?
  • Do you know anyone who has adopted a child?
  • Do you know anyone who has “put up” a child for adoption?”
  • What are some reasons people choose to “put up” there child or children for adoption?
  • When do you think it is a good thing for children to be “put up” for adoption?
  • 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 go about adopting a child in (your country)?
  • Where do people find children for adoption?
  • What happens to children that are not adopted?
  • Would you ever adopt a child?
    • Would you ever adopt a child of another race or culture?
    • If you adopted a child, would you want a boy or a girl?
    • Would you ever adopt a child who was no longer a baby?
    • Would you ever adopt a child who was a teenager?
  • Do you think brothers and sisters should remain together when adopted?
  • What do you think could be the negative effects of separating children during adoption?
  • Are adoptions common in (your country)?
  • What are some organizations that help people adopt children?
  • Do you think a child should be told if he or she was adopted?
    • Why or why not?
    • If so, is there a certain age that would be best for telling the child?
  • Should adopted children have the right to know their biological parents?
    • Why or why not?
    • In what cases can this be a bad thing?
    • What about if the biological parents want to remain anonymous?
  • Do you think that the biological parents have any responsibility to the child after they have been adopted?
  • How do you think you would feel if a child you adopted wanted to search for his or her biological parents?
    • Would you help them?
  • Do you think biological parents should have the right to keep their identity from the children they give up for adoption?
    • Why or why not?
    • In what cases do you think this is a good idea?
  • If an adopted child wants to find his or her biological parents, do you think that the adoptive parents should help them?
  • When do you think it is a bad idea for a child to find and/or meet his or her birth parents?
  • Should families with birth children also adopt?
  • Do you think the “real” parent is the biological parent or the adoptive parent?
  • What makes a parent a “real” parent?
  • Should adoptions be between children and families of the same race and or culture?
    • In what ways could these types of adoptions be good?
    • In what ways could these types of adoptions be bad?
      • What kinds of problems could arise?
  • Should adoptive parents maintain the adopted child’s cultural identify?
  • Should same-sex couples be allowed to adopt?
    • In what ways could they be better parents?
    • In what ways could they be worse parents?
  • Should a single man or woman be able to adopt a child?
    • In what ways could he or she be a better parent?
    • In what ways could he or she be a worse parent?
  • Are there certain people who should not be able to adopt?
    • Who?
    • Why not?
  • Are there people in certain careers who should be allowed to adopt?
    • Why or why not?
    • If so, which careers?  Why?
  • In (your country) are the legal rights of an adopted child different from that of a birth child?
  • Do you know of any other countries in which they are?
  • Do you know of any legal consequences of adopting a child from a different race or country?
  • Do you know of any legal benefits of adopting a child from a different race or country?
  • Why, do you think, more people don’t adopt children?
  • What factors go into making a family a “Family”?
    • Genetics?
    • Environment?
    • Anything else?
  • Do you support an open adoption policy where the birth parents can choose to be involved in the child’s life?
  • Do you believe there is discrimination within the adoption organizations and/or adoption policies?
  • Should there be an age restriction for the adoptive parents?
    • Why or Why not?
    • If so, what age?
  • How do you think you would react if you found out you were adopted?
  • Do you think you would want to find your biological parents?
  • If a couple is not able to have a child of their own, do you think it they should adopt or to use scientific methods to have a child?
  • Do you think that couples that can have a child of their own should consider adoption?
    • Why or why not?
  • Should prospective parents in adoption cases be required to do a parenting course?
  • Are there any risks when adopting a child?
  • What risk?  Why?
  • Do you think that adopted children should feel especially loved and wanted?
  • Should people be allowed to adopt children of a different race and/or culture?
    • What are some good points and bad points of this kind of adoption?
  • How would you feel if you found out you were adopted?Do you it is preferable to adopt or to use artificial reproduction technology?
    • What would you do?
  • What do you think about celebrity adoptions?
    • In what ways do you think this is a good thing?
    • In what ways do you think this is a bad thing?
    • How many children do you think is too many to adopt?
    • In large adopted families, what do you think about mixing races?
      • In what ways could this be good?
      • In what ways could this be bad?
    • What do you think about mixing ages and/or sexes of the adopted children?
      • In what ways could this be good?
      • In what ways could this be bad?

Informational Disclaimer

As stated above…

This is by no means a complete list…

The items on this list are a combination of ideas compiled from many sources, including my own personal experience and inspiration. These are basic questions that anyone with enough time and brainpower can think of.

Therefore, I do not claim ownership of these ideas, nor do I believe that anyone else can either. I merely took the time to compile, arrange, and present the information.

If this list looks similar to any others on the internet or in a text-book, it is because these are good ideas for a conversational class on this particular topic, and these questions can be found in numerous different places. The reason that they appear here is because I have compiled this list for my own personal use and have also made it available for anyone else who may find it useful in their studies or teaching practice.

Information used for educational purposes should be free for ALL, for the sake of education, and the overall advancement of Human-Kind. It is in this same light, that I invite anyone who wishes – to copy, cut, paste, and otherwise use this page for their own educational or instructional needs…

…There is nothing new under the sun…

(None can claim ownership…  All are rightful heirs of knowledge.)


Have An Excellent Day!

😉

Accidents In The Home – Conversational Questions

Accidents In the Home

Here is a list of questions that can be used in your English lessons, regarding “Accidents In The Home”.  Obviously, this is not a complete list, but feel free to use it, add to it, or print it out and burn it (just not inside your home.)

Enjoy!


  • What is the most dangerous thing in your home? 
  • How can your home be made less dangerous?
  • What is the most dangerous thing in your home for a child?
  • How can that thing be made less dangerous?
  • What is the most dangerous thing in your home for an elderly person?
  • How can it be made less dangerous?
  • What dangers can be found in the kitchen?
  • What are some things in the kitchen that can cause accidents?
  • Have you ever had an accident in the kitchen that resulted in an injury?
  • What can be done to prevent kitchen accidents?
  • What can a parent do to “childproof” a kitchen?
  • What can be done to make kitchens more safe for everyone?
  • What dangers can be found in bathrooms that can cause accidents?
  • What can be done to prevent accidents in the bathroom?
  • What can a parent do to “childproof” a bathroom?
  • What can be done to make bathrooms more safe for everyone?
  • What dangers can be found outside the home (in the yard or garden) that can cause accidents?
  • What can be done to prevent accidents in the yard or garden?
  • What can a parent do to “childproof” the yard or garden?
  • What can be done to make the yard or garden more safe for everyone?
  • What other dangers can be found in a home:  in bedrooms, laundry rooms, garages, and living areas?
  • What can be done throughout the house to prevent accidents?
  • What can a parent do to “childproof” the different rooms of the home?
  • What can be done to make homes more safe in general?
  • Where in your home do you have a first aid kit?
    • What do you have in it?
  • Where are these items found in a house; how can they be dangerous; to whom can they be dangerous, and what can someone do to lessen the dangers they present?
    • hot pots/pans
    • hot curling iron
    • knife
    • window
    • iron
    • medicines
    • gasoline
    • pool
    • insecticides
    • bleach
    • cleaners
    • natural gas
    • balcony
    • toilets
    • staircase
    • oven/stove
    • stool
    • ladder
    • yard tools
    • fireplace
    • bathtub
    • swing set/playground
    • sliding glass door
    • electronic equipment
    • cleaning supplies
    • loose carpet
    • slippery floor
    • glass table
    • table with sharp edges & corners
    • hairdryer
  • What do you need to do if…?
    • you cut your finger preparing food?
    • you fall down and can not move or get up?
    • your child drinks chemicals? (cleaners, bleach, etc.)
    • the toilet is overflowing?
    • there is a fire in the kitchen?
    • there is a fire anywhere in the home?
  • How do you call for police, paramedic, fire help?
  • What is the phone number for emergency help?

Informational Disclaimer

As stated above…

This is by no means a complete list…

The items on this list are a combination of ideas compiled from many sources, including my own personal experience and inspiration. These are basic questions that anyone with enough time and brainpower can think of.

Therefore, I do not claim ownership of these ideas, nor do I believe that anyone else can either. I merely took the time to compile, arrange, and present the information.

If this list looks similar to any others on the internet or in a text-book, it is because these are good ideas for a conversational class on this particular topic, and these questions can be found in numerous different places. The reason that they appear here is because I have compiled this list for my own personal use and have also made it available for anyone else who may find it useful in their studies or teaching practice.

Information used for educational purposes should be free for ALL, for the sake of education, and the overall advancement of Human-Kind. It is in this same light, that I invite anyone who wishes – to copy, cut, paste, and otherwise use this page for their own educational or instructional needs…

…There is nothing new under The Sun…

(None can claim ownership… All are rightful heirs to knowledge.)


Have An Excellent Day!

😉