Speaking: Discussion Questions

Download the questions as a .pdf (for printing) or
copy and paste them (for editing) from the list below.

See this post for 10 ideas on how to use these questions.

  • What’s the longest journey you’ve ever been on?
  • What would be your perfect holiday?
  • Some people say that travel broadens the mind.
    What do you think they mean? Do you agree?
  • Whatʼs your biggest travel disaster?
  • Where in the world would you most like to visit? Would you like to live there?
  • How did you come to class today? Is it how you normally get here?
  • How can travelling change someoneʼs
    personality? How has travelling changed you?
  • Who’s the most well-travelled person you know? What are they like?
  • Where would you least like to go on holiday? Why?
  • What’s your favourite memory of travelling?
  • What does “travel” make you think of?
  • Have you ever been on a cruise? Would you
    like to go on one (again)?
  • If you could travel anywhere in time and space, where would you most like to visit?
  • Would you prefer to holiday in a city or the countryside? Why?
  • What’s your favourite mode of transport?
  • Do you agree that the journey is better than the arrival?
  • Have you heard of Richard Branson’s space hotel? Would you like to holiday in space?
  • Would you prefer to stay in a plush hotel or with family and friends? Why?
  • Who do you most like travelling with?
  • Is there anyone you really don’t like travelling with? Who is it and why?

Listening: Online Videos

Listening: Songs

  • Southbound – Merle Watson with Doc Watson
    Lesson plan and worksheets
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Reading: Online Texts

Here are some interesting (and, hopefully, semi-permanent!) online articles and websites I’ve found. Have a look through and see if there’s one that might interest your class. If you have any other suggestions about more sites or articles I could include here, please let me know.

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