A2 Level

  1. What is Groundhog Day?
  2. When is Groundhog Day celebrated?
  3. What happens on Groundhog Day?
  4. Who is Punxsutawney Phil?
  5. What does it mean if the groundhog sees its shadow?
  6. What is a groundhog?
  7. How do people celebrate Groundhog Day?
  8. Do you believe a groundhog can predict the weather?
  9. Have you ever seen a groundhog?
  10. What season comes after winter?
  11. Why do you think Groundhog Day is important?
  12. What other animals do you know that are similar to a groundhog?
  13. Would you like to attend a Groundhog Day event?
  14. What do you think of the tradition of Groundhog Day?
  15. How do you feel about winter?
  16. What are some other ways people predict the weather?
  17. What activities do you enjoy in spring?
  18. Do you think Groundhog Day is funny? Why?
  19. What would you ask Punxsutawney Phil if you could?
  20. How do you think the groundhog feels on Groundhog Day?

B1 Level

  1. Discuss the history of Groundhog Day.
  2. Why do you think Groundhog Day became a popular tradition?
  3. What are some traditions similar to Groundhog Day in your country?
  4. How do you think Groundhog Day affects the town of Punxsutawney?
  5. Do you think Groundhog Day has a scientific basis?
  6. How do media cover Groundhog Day events?
  7. What are your thoughts on using animals in traditions?
  8. Can you think of any movies or books about Groundhog Day?
  9. Why do you think people are interested in weather prediction traditions?
  10. How do you think Groundhog Day could be made more educational?

B2 Level

  1. Analyze the cultural significance of Groundhog Day in the United States.
  2. Discuss the impact of Groundhog Day on local economies, such as Punxsutawney.
  3. Compare and contrast Groundhog Day with other weather predicting traditions worldwide.
  4. Evaluate the role of folklore and tradition in modern society using Groundhog Day as an example.
  5. How does Groundhog Day reflect human attitudes towards nature and animals?
  6. Discuss the ethical considerations of using a live animal in public events.
  7. How can traditions like Groundhog Day be used to promote environmental awareness?
  8. Analyze the media’s role in perpetuating traditions like Groundhog Day.
  9. Discuss the psychological effects of seasonal changes and how traditions like Groundhog Day might help.
  10. How have perceptions of Groundhog Day evolved over time?

C1 Level

  1. Critique the scientific validity and relevance of Groundhog Day predictions in the age of modern meteorology.
  2. Discuss the globalization of local traditions, using Groundhog Day as a case study.
  3. Analyze the interplay between commercialism and tradition in events like Groundhog Day.
  4. Evaluate the impact of Groundhog Day on American cultural identity.
  5. Discuss how Groundhog Day serves as a tool for community engagement and social cohesion.
  6. Explore the potential for Groundhog Day to be used in educational contexts.
  7. Analyze how Groundhog Day and similar traditions contribute to or detract from serious discussions on climate change.
  8. Discuss the role of animal symbolism in human cultures, using the groundhog as an example.
  9. Evaluate the potential impacts of climate change on seasonal traditions like Groundhog Day.
  10. How does folklore like Groundhog Day influence or reflect societal values?

C2 Level

  1. Deconstruct the phenomenon of Groundhog Day within the context of American folklore and national identity.
  2. Critically assess the balance between tradition and modernity in celebrations like Groundhog Day.
  3. Explore the anthropological significance of weather prediction rituals and their place in human culture.
  4. Discuss the role of Groundhog Day in the cultural landscape of rural versus urban America.
  5. Analyze the narrative construction of Groundhog Day and its function in collective memory and identity.
  6. Examine the ethical dimensions of anthropomorphizing animals in cultural traditions.
  7. Discuss the commodification of cultural traditions and its effects on authenticity, using Groundhog Day as an example.
  8. Analyze the role of Groundhog Day in the discourse on environmental awareness and conservation.
  9. Explore the implications of digital media on the transmission and evolution of traditional festivals like Groundhog Day.
  10. Critically examine the intercultural exchange and adaptation of traditional celebrations in a globalized world.