ESL Conversation Questions – Food and Drink

by Steve

Get your students talking abut food and drink.

Do you like fast food?

Is obesity a problem in your country?

What is your favourite food?

What is your favourite drink?

What is your favourite dessert?

What is your favourite type of candy?

What is the most disgusting food you have ever had to eat?

Would you ever eat live maggots? What about if I gave you $1000?

Which foods are good for you?

Which foods make you fat?

Do people in your country eat dog? Do you?

Which country do you think has the strangest eating habits?

Can you cook?

Do you like cooking?

What is you favorite dish?

What would you do if you you were invited to dinner but you didn't like the food? Would you eat the food regardless?

Could you ever be vegetarian?

Could you ever be vegan?

What foods are traditionally eaten at: births / weddings / funerals in your country?

Which food could you NEVER give up?

Have you ever eaten something and then had to spit it out again? What was it?

What is the best meal you have ever eaten and where was it?

What is the worst meal you have ever eaten and where was it?

What's your favourite cuisine (Chinese/Thai etc...)?

Have you ever used food for something other than eating?

What is your favourite drink, alcoholic (if appropriate in your culture) and non-alcholic?

ⓒ 2004 – These ESL Conversation Questions are the work of Steven Saunders, Reproducible for classroom use only.