ESL Discussion Questions on "Information"

Lesson recommendation: Swamped by too much info?

A2 Level (Elementary)

  1. What is information?
  2. How do you get information every day?
  3. Can pictures give information? How?
  4. What is your favorite book? Why?
  5. How does information on the internet help you?
  6. Do you watch the news on TV? What do you like about it?
  7. How do you know if information is true or not?
  8. What is a library? Have you been to one?
  9. How do you use a computer to find information?
  10. What kind of information do you share with your friends?
  11. Can you name three different ways to get information?
  12. How do smartphones help us with information?
  13. What is the difference between old and new information?
  14. Do you like to read newspapers? Why or why not?
  15. How do teachers give information in school?
  16. Why is it important to have correct information?
  17. How do you find information for your homework?
  18. What is your favorite website for information and why?
  19. How do maps give us information?
  20. Can music give information? How?

B1 Level (Intermediate)

  1. What role does information play in society?
  2. How has the internet changed the way we access information?
  3. Discuss the importance of libraries in the digital age.
  4. How do social media platforms provide information?
  5. What are the benefits and drawbacks of online news?
  6. How do you evaluate the reliability of information on the internet?
  7. Discuss the impact of fake news.
  8. How has technology changed the way students learn?
  9. What is the difference between information and knowledge?
  10. How do documentaries provide information differently than books?
  11. Discuss the role of journalists in providing information.
  12. How do advertisements use information to influence people?
  13. What is the importance of updating information regularly?
  14. How do podcasts provide information?
  15. Discuss the role of information in decision-making.
  16. What are the ethical considerations in sharing information?
  17. How does misinformation spread, and how can it be countered?
  18. Discuss the role of data in shaping information.
  19. How do cultural differences affect the interpretation of information?
  20. What is the future of information dissemination?

B2 Level (Upper Intermediate)

  1. How has the digital revolution transformed access to information?
  2. Discuss the concept of information overload.
  3. What is the role of censorship in controlling information?
  4. How does misinformation affect public opinion?
  5. Discuss the ethical implications of data mining for information.
  6. How do e-books compare to traditional books in terms of information access?
  7. What is the impact of information technology on education?
  8. How do search engines influence the way we find information?
  9. Discuss the balance between privacy and access to information.
  10. How has globalization affected the flow of information?
  11. What is the role of artificial intelligence in information management?
  12. How do cultural perspectives influence the value of information?
  13. Discuss the importance of critical thinking in evaluating information.
  14. How has mobile technology changed the way we consume information?
  15. What is the difference between information and propaganda?
  16. How do governments use information for public policy?
  17. Discuss the impact of information on social movements.
  18. What are the challenges of maintaining information accuracy?
  19. How does visual information differ from written information?
  20. Discuss the future trends in information technology.

C1 Level (Advanced)

  1. Evaluate the effects of the 24-hour news cycle on society.
  2. Discuss the concept of the digital divide and its implications.
  3. Analyze the role of algorithms in shaping our access to information.
  4. Explore the relationship between information, power, and democracy.
  5. How does the confirmation bias affect our intake of information?
  6. Discuss the implications of the right to be forgotten in the digital age.
  7. Evaluate the impact of information technology on traditional media.
  8. Analyze the ethical considerations of information sharing in journalism.
  9. Discuss the phenomenon of echo chambers in digital communication.
  10. Evaluate the role of information literacy in today’s world.

C2 Level (Proficiency)

  1. Critically assess the concept of post-truth in the context of information.
  2. Analyze the interplay between information dissemination and political propaganda.
  3. Discuss the philosophical aspects of information in the digital age.
  4. Examine the role of information in shaping global economic policies.
  5. Critique the influence of corporate interests on information flow.
  6. Analyze the long-term impacts of information technology on human cognition.
  7. Explore the concept of information as a commodity.
  8. Debate the ethical implications of surveillance in information gathering.
  9. Critically evaluate the role of information in environmental awareness.
  10. Examine the future of information privacy in the digital era.