ESL Conversation Questions – Education

A2 Level (Elementary)

  1. What subjects do you study at school?
  2. Who is your favorite teacher and why?
  3. Do you like to do homework?
  4. What is your favorite subject in school?
  5. Do you go to school by bus, car, or walk?
  6. What do you do during break time at school?
  7. Can you name five things in your classroom?
  8. Do you wear a uniform to school?
  9. What time does your school start and finish?
  10. Do you have friends at school?
  11. What is the most interesting thing you learned at school?
  12. Do you have sports at school?
  13. What do you eat for lunch at school?
  14. Can you draw a picture of your school?
  15. Do you like to read books at school?
  16. What do you do in art class?
  17. Do you like to study with friends?
  18. What color is your school bag?
  19. How do you get good grades?
  20. What do you want to learn more about?

B1 Level (Intermediate)

  1. Why is education important?
  2. What makes a good student?
  3. How can teachers make lessons more interesting?
  4. What are the benefits of group work in class?
  5. How does technology help you learn?
  6. Should students wear uniforms? Why or why not?
  7. What is the best way to learn a new language?
  8. How do you prepare for exams?
  9. What are some problems in schools today?
  10. How do extracurricular activities benefit students?
  11. What is your opinion on homework?
  12. How does education differ in other countries?
  13. What would be your ideal school?
  14. How can schools help students with different learning styles?
  15. What role do parents play in education?
  16. How important are arts and music in school?
  17. What subject would you add to the school curriculum?
  18. How do you deal with difficult subjects?
  19. Should students have a say in what they learn?
  20. How does school prepare you for the future?

B2 Level (Upper Intermediate)

  1. Discuss the impact of online learning on education.
  2. How does the education system need to change for the future?
  3. What are the pros and cons of standardized testing?
  4. How can education reduce social inequality?
  5. Can you compare the education system in your country with another?
  6. How does culture influence education?
  7. What are the benefits of studying abroad?
  8. How can schools better support mental health?
  9. What skills are most important for students today?
  10. How do teachers impact a student’s life?
  11. What is the role of critical thinking in education?
  12. How do you think education will change in the next 20 years?
  13. Should education focus more on practical skills?
  14. How can schools promote environmental awareness?
  15. What is the value of higher education?
  16. How do you think technology will shape the future of education?
  17. How can education promote diversity and inclusion?
  18. What are the challenges of lifelong learning?
  19. How can students be motivated to learn?
  20. What role does education play in a country’s development?

C1 Level (Advanced)

  1. Analyze the relationship between education and democracy.
  2. Discuss the impact of socioeconomic background on educational opportunities.
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of different teaching methodologies.
  4. Can you explore the concept of ‘learning to learn’?
  5. Analyze the role of education in shaping personal identity.
  6. Discuss the balance between academic and vocational education.
  7. Evaluate the role of critical pedagogy in modern education.
  8. Can you explore the impact of globalization on education?
  9. Analyze the challenges of inclusive education.
  10. Discuss the implications of AI and automation for future education.

C2 Level (Proficiency)

  1. Critique the role of education in perpetuating societal norms.
  2. Discuss the philosophical foundations of educational theory.
  3. Evaluate the impact of political ideologies on education policy.
  4. Analyze the intersection of education, technology, and ethics.
  5. Discuss the role of education in fostering global citizenship.
  6. Evaluate the impact of cultural hegemony on educational content.
  7. Analyze the role of education in addressing global challenges.
  8. Discuss the implications of lifelong learning in a rapidly changing world.
  9. Evaluate the role of interdisciplinary approaches in education.
  10. Analyze the future of educational institutions in the digital age.