Conversation Questions


  • What do you know about Thanksgiving?
  • Do you celebrate Thanksgiving in your country? If so, how?
  • What foods are associated with Thanksgiving?
  • What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?
  • Who cooks Thanksgiving dinner in your home?
  • How do you cook the turkey?
  • What time do you start eating?
  • Why do you think people celebrate Thanksgiving Day?
  • What time of day does your family typically sit down to eat Thanksgiving dinner?
  • What are some Thanksgiving traditions?
  • What are some Thanksgiving traditions in your family?
  • Do you think Thanksgiving is a family holiday? Why?
  • What does “Thanksgiving” mean to you?
  • What day is Thanksgiving celebrated in the United States? Canada? Your Country?
  • What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory?
  • What is your worst Thanksgiving memory?
  • Why is football often associated with American Thanksgiving?
  • If you had to list your favorite holidays, what number would Thanksgiving be? Why?
  • What did you do on Thanksgiving this year? What did you do last year?
  • What are some of the things you are thankful for?
  • Would you rather be a Pilgrim or a native American and why?
  • What was the weather like at your Thanksgiving?
  • Where do you go for Thanksgiving?