Christmas Conversation Questions

This is a list of questions used for an online English conversation class. It has a mix of questions about Christmas and the year in review. Enjoy!

Do you like Christmas? Why, why not?

What was the best movie/music/TV show for you this year?

What was the best place you visited this year?

What was the best food you had this year?

What was the most useful thing you bought this year?

What was the most expensive thing you bought this year?

What was the best item of clothing you bought this year?

Do you have any regrets about this year?

What foods are traditionally eaten in your country at Christmas?

What was Christmas like as you were growing up?

What is your favorite Christmas tradition?

What is the best gift you’ve ever given/received?

What food to you most look forward to at Christmas?

What are three things that brought you joy in the last year?

Would you prefer a white Christmas or a Christmas at a warm-weather resort? Why?

Have you ever had a terrible Christmas? If so, what happened?

Does your family decorate your house over the Christmas period? What sort of decorations do you put up?

Is the main street of your town decorated during the Christmas period? What is your opinion of the town’s money being spent in this way?

Sometimes people complain they are “expected to be happy” over Christmas, and this expectation annoys them. What do you feel about the “obligation to be happy”?

When do you do your Christmas shopping? Well in advance. A week in advance. The day before.

What do you think will be the most popular electronic gadget given as a gift this year?

Do you do any of your Christmas shopping on the internet? What do you think of the method of shopping?

Are there any drinks which are traditionally drunk over Christmas or the New Year?

What is your opinion of the alleged commercialisation of Christmas?

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