ESL Conversation Questions – Zombies

A2 Level Questions

  1. What is a zombie?
  2. Do you like zombie movies? Why or why not?
  3. What do zombies look like?
  4. Where do zombies come from in stories?
  5. What would you do if you saw a zombie?
  6. Can zombies run fast?
  7. Are zombies real or make-believe?
  8. What do zombies eat?
  9. How can you stop a zombie?
  10. Would you hide or fight in a zombie apocalypse?

B1 Level Questions

  1. Why are zombie stories popular?
  2. What are some common themes in zombie movies?
  3. How do survivors communicate in a zombie world?
  4. What skills are important to survive a zombie apocalypse?
  5. Can zombies be cured in stories? How?
  6. What causes a zombie apocalypse in movies or books?
  7. How do people find food and shelter in a zombie apocalypse?
  8. What kind of weapons do survivors use against zombies?
  9. How do zombie stories end?
  10. Would you help a stranger during a zombie apocalypse?

B2 Level Questions

  1. Discuss the symbolism of zombies in modern culture.
  2. How do zombie stories reflect societal fears?
  3. What role does science play in creating zombies in fiction?
  4. Compare zombies in movies to those in literature.
  5. How do zombie apocalypses challenge moral and ethical decisions?
  6. What does survival mean in a zombie-infested world?
  7. How do zombie movies explore the concept of humanity?
  8. What psychological effects would a zombie apocalypse have on survivors?
  9. How do zombie narratives critique government and authority?
  10. Can a zombie apocalypse bring out the best in people? Why or why not?

C1 Level Questions

  1. Analyze the evolution of the zombie genre in film and literature.
  2. How do zombie apocalypses serve as metaphors for real-world issues?
  3. Discuss the role of leadership and community in surviving a zombie apocalypse.
  4. Evaluate the realism of survival strategies depicted in zombie narratives.
  5. How do zombie stories explore themes of isolation and loneliness?
  6. What ethical dilemmas are common in zombie fiction?
  7. How do zombie narratives address the concept of the “other”?
  8. Discuss the impact of technology on surviving a zombie apocalypse.
  9. How do zombie stories challenge traditional hero archetypes?
  10. What lessons can be learned from zombie apocalypse stories?

C2 Level Questions

  1. Critique the portrayal of societal collapse in zombie apocalypse narratives.
  2. Explore the philosophical implications of consciousness and identity in zombies.
  3. Analyze the intersection of zombie fiction and post-colonial theory.
  4. Discuss the implications of immortality and death in the context of zombies.
  5. Evaluate the use of zombies as a critique of consumerist culture.
  6. How do post-apocalyptic zombie worlds reimagine social and political structures?
  7. Examine the role of gender and race in zombie apocalypse stories.
  8. Discuss the ethical considerations of biomedical research in creating zombies.
  9. Analyze the cultural significance of zombies in global cinema.
  10. Explore the potential of zombies as a tool for social and political commentary.