List of ESL Conversation Topics

ESL conversation topics

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Aim To develop fluency in an informal discussion.
Activity Students choose a topic to discuss.
Organisation Whole class
Preparation Make enough copies of the activity for the number of students in your class.
What do I do?
  1. Hand out the topic sheet.
  2. Students choose the topics they like talking about and those they don’t.
  3. Collect the sheets and select the most popular topic.
  4. Have an informal class discussion about the chosen topic.

YES = things you like to talk about.
NO = things you don’t like to talk about.

CARS
JOB
FAMILY
THE WEATHER
SPORTS
BUSINESS
RELIGION
FASHION
RECENT NEWS
FILMS / ACTORS
SHOPPING
HEALTH
HOLIDAYS / TRAVEL
HOPES FOR THE FUTURE
FOOD
YOUR CITY
YOUR COUNTRY