Conversation Questions about Friends

Friends are very important in our lives. When you’re feeling down, your friends will be there to cheer you up and make sure that everything is okay.

Friends can also help each other when they need advice or want encouragement. They may even have the solutions to some of your problems!

These are some of the most interesting questions about friends to have a meaningful conversation with your students

Questions about Friends

What are friends? Who’s your friend? What does friendship mean to you? These are some of the most important questions about friends that you can think. As I started thinking and reflecting on these questions, I realized how much my perception has changed over time.

Thes questions explore this topic more deeply so that you can strength or redefine your own definitions of “friend.”

Student A’s Questions

  1. What is a best friend?
  2. Can you describe your best friend?
  3. What do you like about your best friend?
  4. How do you make new friends?
  5. Do you make friends easily?
  6. Do you have long distance friends?
  7. How many people do you consider your best friend?
  8. What is the longest friendship that you have had?
  9. What makes friends different from family?
  10. How close do you get to your friends?
  11. Why do we need friends?
  12. Do you trust your friends?

Student B’s Questions

  1. Do you prefer to have many friends or just a few that you are close to?
  2. What is the biggest thing you have done to help a friend?
  3. What kind of qualities do you look for in a friend?
  4. How did you meet your best friend?
  5. Do you fight with your friends?
  6. How often do you talk with your friends?
  7. Do you like making new friends?
  8. How much time do you spend with friends?
  9. Are you good friend?
  10. Do you have any friends from different countries?
  11. Do you have any friends who are much older or younger than you?
  12. What do you think about Facebook Friends?

Student C’s Questions

  1. Do you stay in touch with all of the friends you’ve made?
  2. Which long-lost friend would you like to see again?
  3. Do you ever worry about losing your friends?
  4. Are friends sometimes more important than family?
  5. How similar are you to your friends?
  6. How often do you fall out with your friends?
  7. How did your parents meet?
  8. Do you play video games with your friends?
  9. Do you go out with your friends?
  10. When did you last go out with friends? What did you do?
  11. What do you usually do with your friends?
  12. Do your friends like the same things that you like?


The definition of friendship is a relationship between two or more people that go beyond the traditional sense of family. A friend is someone who will be there for you no matter what, through thick and thin. You are important to them as well, which makes your bond so much stronger than any other type of relationship in life.

I hope this blog post has helped you understand the true meaning behind friendship better and given you some ideas about how to make new friends or deepen existing friendships.

More ESL Conversation Questions

If you are looking for more resources to practice your English skills or have meaningful conversations with your students, I’ve compiled a list of some posts with conversation questions.

Check them out before your leave

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  2. Questions about Dreams
  3. Questions about Hobbies
  4. Conversation Questions about Pets
  5. Family Conversation Questions
  6. Food Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom
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Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

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