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Conversation Questions

Your T.V. Likes

  • What is one of your favorite TV shows?
    • Why do you like it?
    • When is it on?
    • Does you father like it, too?
  • Are you going to watch TV tonight?
    • If so, what will you watch?
  • What did you watch on TV yesterday?
  • What is one of your favorite TV shows?
    • Why do you like it?
    • When is it on?
    • Does you father like it, too?
  • Do you like ___? (Insert the name of a TV show.)
  • Do you prefer listening to the radio or watching TV?
  • Do you think it is good for children to watch TV?
  • Do you think TV is educational?
  • Do you think there is too much violence on TV?
  • Do you think that TV is a good thing?
  • If you could design a new television show to boost ratings, what kind of show would it be?
  • How often do you watch TV.
  • What are the advantages of watching TV?
  • What are the disadvantages of watching TV?
  • What do you usually watch on TV?
  • What kind of TV programs do you usually watch?
  • What kind of TV shows do you not like? Why?
  • What is your favorite program on cable TV.
  • What channel is your favorite channel? Why?
  • What TV commercials do you like?
    • Why do you like it?
    • Which ones do you hate?
  • What’s your favorite commercial?
  • What is the purpose of advertising a product?
  • Do you think there are subliminal messages?
  • When you drive or walk, do you get distracted by advertisements on buses or billboards?
  • When you go food shopping, do you buy foods you’ve seen in TV commercials?
  • Do you like the _____ advertisements? If not, why? (You can substitute any company’s name.)
  • Do you think it’s right to see naked women in TV commercials selling beauty products?
  • What types of TV program are there?
    • Which type do you like best?
  • When do you usually watch TV?
  • Do you think that TV makes people lazy?
  • Do you think too much time is spent watching TV?
  • Does TV make a person passive? Does TV take away a person’s ability to think for himself or herself?
  • Do you think that TV prevents people from communicating?
  • What do you think of TV shows that are designed to “discover new talent?”
  • If you couldn’t watch TV at home but had to stay there, what would you do?
  • Could you live without TV for a week?
  • What do you think about reality shows?
  • Would you participate in one if you were invited?
  • Which channel do you like the best?
  • Do you like watching TV alone or with your family?
  • Who decides what to watch: the parent or the child?
  • What do you think about Reality Shows?
  • Is television one of the best inventions of all times?
  • Why do you think television industry is so successful?
  • What do you think of the “rubbish” programs on TV which are only dedicate to gossip about famous or pseudo famous people?
  • There is a famous English saying that goes “you are what you eat.” Does this apply to television? Can the programs you watch affect your behavior?
  • What kind of entertainment do children like?
  • Do you think children watch too much TV these days?
  • What are the benefits of being an EU member?
  • What are the drawbacks of being an EU member?
  • Do you think that every future politician should be vetted for security reasons?
  • Who is the most controversial politician in your country?
  • Do you think there are any possible dangers to society from the material broadcast on TV channels?
  • How do you feel when watching explicit scenes on TV with your parents? How do your parents usually react?
  • Does violence on TV influence some young people to engage in violent behavior?
  • What do you think should happen if a cell phone rings in class?
    • In a restaurant?
    • In a movie theater?
    • During a concert or speech?