Family Conversation Questions

In this post you will find lots interesting conversation questions about family to have fun and insightful conversation with your students.

According to Britannica, a family is:

Family, a group of persons united by the ties of marriage, blood, or adoption, constituting a single household and interacting with each other in their respective social positions, usually those of spouses, parents, children, and siblings. 


Now let’s explore more about our families with the following questions

Family Conversation Questions: General

These are some general questions about family

  1. Where do you live?
  2. Do you live with your parents?
  3. Do you have brothers and sisters?
  4. Do you live with your brothers and sisters?
  5. Do you live with your grandparents?
  6. What does your father do?
  7. What does your mother do?
  8. What does your brother do?
  9. What does your sister do?

Family Conversation Questions: Appearance and Personality

These are some question your memories about the personality of your family members

  1. What’s your mother like?
  2. What’s your father like?
  3. What’s your brother like?
  4. What’s your sister like?
  5. How does your father look like?
  6. How does your mother look like?
  7. How does your brother look like?
  8. How does you sister look like?

Family Conversation Questions: Memory

These are some question your memories about your family

  1. What do you remember the most about your father?
  2. What do you remember the most about your mother?
  3. What do you remember the most about your sister(s)?
  4. What do you remember the most about your brother(s)?

Family Questions: Raising Children

These are some conversation questions about family that deal specifically with raising children

  1. How many children would you like to have?
  2. Do you think your parents were good parents?
  3. What are some things that your parents did that you would never do?
  4. Would you like to raise your children in the way that you were raised?
  5. What qualities would you like to have as father / mother?
  6. Do you help your children with homework?
  7. Do you think that children should help with chores around the house?
  8. What would you do if your son or daughter gets a tattoo?
  9. What are some things that your children aren’t allowed to do?
  10. Do you often read to your children? / Did you often read to your children?
  11. Do you think you spoil your children?

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Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

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