Explore the rich tapestry of global traditions with ESL questions designed for learners from A2 to C2, celebrating cultural diversity and unity.


A2 Level Questions

  1. What traditional clothing can you see in the picture?
  2. Can you name any festivals from different countries?
  3. What music do you think people are dancing to?
  4. Do you have a favorite tradition or holiday? What is it?
  5. How do people celebrate birthdays in your country?
  6. Can you describe a traditional dance you know?
  7. What traditional foods do you like?
  8. How do families in your country celebrate weddings?
  9. What traditional games do children play in your culture?
  10. Do you know any traditional songs? Can you sing one?

B1 Level Questions

  1. Discuss the importance of preserving cultural traditions.
  2. How do traditional celebrations bring communities together?
  3. What is the significance of traditional clothing in your culture?
  4. How have some traditions evolved over time in your country?
  5. What role does food play in your cultural traditions?
  6. Can you explain the meaning behind a traditional dance or song?
  7. How do traditions differ between regions in your country?
  8. What traditional crafts are popular in your culture?
  9. How do modern technologies affect traditional practices?
  10. What can we learn from other cultures’ traditions?

B2 Level Questions

  1. Analyze the impact of globalization on cultural traditions.
  2. Discuss the role of language in preserving cultural heritage.
  3. How do cultural traditions reflect a society’s values and beliefs?
  4. Evaluate the importance of intangible cultural heritage.
  5. How do migration and diaspora communities maintain their traditions?
  6. Discuss the balance between modernization and tradition.
  7. How do national holidays foster a sense of identity and unity?
  8. Analyze the role of education in transmitting cultural traditions.
  9. Discuss the influence of religion on traditional practices.
  10. How can cultural traditions promote sustainability and environmental awareness?

C1 Level Questions

  1. Critically assess the role of cultural institutions in preserving traditions.
  2. Explore the implications of cultural appropriation in globalized societies.
  3. Analyze the relationship between traditional practices and contemporary art forms.
  4. Discuss the challenges of documenting and preserving oral traditions.
  5. Evaluate the impact of tourism on authentic cultural expressions.
  6. Examine the role of traditional knowledge in scientific and medical fields.
  7. Discuss the potential for traditional practices to foster intercultural dialogue.
  8. Analyze the influence of political changes on cultural traditions.
  9. Explore the dynamics of gender roles within traditional ceremonies.
  10. Evaluate the role of ceremonies and rituals in community healing processes.

C2 Level Questions

  1. Debate the preservation of traditions in rapidly modernizing societies.
  2. Critically evaluate the concept of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage and its impact.
  3. Discuss the interplay between cultural traditions and global media representations.
  4. Analyze the ethical considerations of commercializing traditional practices.
  5. Debate the role of traditions in shaping national identities in multicultural societies.
  6. Examine the impact of colonial histories on indigenous traditions and their revival.
  7. Discuss the role of traditions in resistance movements and social change.
  8. Analyze the transmission of cultural traditions in an increasingly digital world.
  9. Debate the sustainability of traditional lifestyles in the 21st century.
  10. Critically evaluate the role of traditions in perpetuating societal norms and inequalities.