Food. Speaking activity conversation questions

Foods you like and dislike

  1. What are your favorite foods? Why do you like them?
  2. Were there any foods that you didn’t use to like that you enjoy nowadays? Are there any foods that you used to like that you don’t like now?
  3. Are there any foods that you dislike or refuse to eat? Why?
  4. Have you ever tried any unusual or exotic foods? What were they like?

Talking about Restaurants

  1. What is your favorite type of restaurant to eat at? (e.g. Italian, Chinese, fast food)
  2. Have you ever had a bad experience at a restaurant? What happened?
  3. Do you prefer eating out or cooking at home? Why?

Shopping for food

  1. Where do you usually buy your groceries? Why do you prefer that place?
  2. How do you decide what to buy when you go grocery shopping? Do you make a list or decide on the spot?
  3. What do you think of online grocery shopping? Have you ever tried it?


  1. Do you enjoy cooking? Why or why not?
  2. What is your favorite dish to cook? Can you share the recipe?
  3. Have you ever cooked for a large group of people? What was it like?