This week the ‘Thinking in English’ Community is talking about Halloween!
It is that time of year again, when people dress up in scary costumes, watch horror films, decorate their homes and ask their neighbours for sweets.
Whether Holloween is commonly celebrated in your country or not, it is a well-known festivity, but not everyone likes this holiday. What do you think about it?
Here are 10 conversation questions to get you talking about Halloween!
Conversation Questions: Halloween!
1. Is Halloween celebrated in your country? Why / Why not?
2. What image do you see in your head when you think of Halloween?
3. Do you like Halloween decorations?
4. Have you ever been trick-or-treating? Would you like to?
5. Do you or your family celebrate Halloween? Why / Why not?
6. What is the best Halloween costume?
7. Do you think trick-or-treating is safe for children?
8. Do you like horror films? Why / Why not?
9. Is Halloween only for children?
10. “Halloween is just a commercialised American export with no history or tradition.”
Do you agree or disagree with this quote?
- the night of 31 October when children dress in special clothes and people try to frighten each other
- to take part in special enjoyable activities in order to show that a particular occasion is important
- something added to an object or place to make it look more attractive
- an activity in which children dress up as magical or frightening creatures or as characters from a story on Halloween, and visit people’s homes to demand sweets
- a set of clothes worn in order to look like someone or something else, especially for a party or as part of an entertainment
- frightening films, TV programmes, books, etc., often with stories about unnatural things happening
- organized in order to make a profit
- to put something from one country into use in other countries
B1 (Intermediate) Model Answers
B2 (Upper Intermediate) Model Answers
C1 (Advanced Level) Model Answers
See you all at this week’s conversation club!