Discussion Questions: What’s it Like….?

Welcome to an engaging journey of cultural exploration and language development in our ESL classroom!

In this post, we’ll delve into discussion questions designed to foster conversation, expand vocabulary, and provide insights into diverse experiences.

Through the lens of “What’s it Like…?” we’ll navigate through various aspects of life, encouraging students to express their thoughts, share personal experiences, and develop a deeper understanding of each other’s perspectives.



Discussion Questions: What’s it Like….?

Student A’s Questions (Do not show these to Student B & C.)

(1) What’s it like pursuing your current career or field of study?
(2) What’s it like being deeply passionate about your hobbies or interests?
(3) What’s it like managing your time and responsibilities in your daily life?
(4) What’s it like embracing your unique perspective on life and the world?
(5) What’s it like living in your town?
(6) What’s it like living on the money you have?
(7) What’s it like having the friends and family you have?
(8) What’s it like to be at your level of English?


Student B’s Questions (Do not show these to Student A & C.)

(1) What’s it like dealing with challenges in your personal or professional life?
(2) What’s it like attending events or gatherings that align with your interests?
(3) What’s it like facing uncertainty and making decisions about the future?
(4) What’s it like to be a part of a close-knit friend group?
(5) What’s it like being a religious person?
(6) What’s it like being an atheist?
(7) What’s it like to embrace a minimalist lifestyle and focus on what truly matters to you?
(8) What’s it like to be a lifelong learner and seek knowledge in various domains?


Student C’s Questions (Do not show these to Student A & B.)

(1) What’s it like being an advocate for causes or issues that matter to you?
(2) What’s it like creating and sharing content on social media platforms?
(3) What’s it like being an introvert versus an extrovert in social situations?
(4) What’s it like studying in a traditional classroom setting versus online education?
(5) What’s it like being a freelancer compared to working a 9-to-5 office job?
(6) What’s it like participating in team sports versus engaging in individual sports?
(7) What’s it like being a vegetarian?
(8) What’s it like being a morning person?


Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English