Daily routine conversation questions
Our daily habits are something everyone can relate to, from working adults to school students. For most of us, it is either a grind or a groove that we go through during the bulk of the week.
These discussion questions about daily routines are quite easy and can be used for pre-intermediate level ESL learners and above. The most challenging terms in this speaking activity include – meal, regularly, alarm, reminder, grocery shopping, differ, prefer, spend, and day-to-day.
The daily routine conversation questions are –
What is the first thing that you usually do when you wake up in the morning?
What do you eat and drink for breakfast? Do your morning meals change often?
At what time do you usually leave your home? Where do you go and what do you do?
Do you exercise regularly? What kind of exercise do you do and when do you do it?
How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? What do you need to do?
When do you take a shower or bath? How long do you spend in the bathroom?
At what time do you eat lunch? Where do you eat lunch and what do you usually eat?
Is there anything about your daily routine that you would like to change? How?
Which job do you think has a great daily routine? What do these people do each day?
Do you need to set any alarms or reminders for your daily routine? What for?
How many times do you check the time each day? Why do you check the time?
What is something that you always do every day? What is something you never do?
In what ways are your weekends different from your normal weekdays?
Do you have a grocery shopping routine? When and where do you do it?
How do your parent’s daily routines differ from yours? Which would you prefer?
How do you wind down at the end of a long day? Do you think this is a healthy habit?
What is the last thing that you usually do before going to bed in the evening?
Do you brush your teeth and hair more than once a day? When do you do it?
What is the routine for cleaning your house? Who usually does it? What do you do?
How much of your daily routine is spent using transport? How could you reduce this?
Can you describe how your perfect daily routine would go? What would happen?
If you could have 1 extra hour each day, what would you do with the time?
Do you expect your daily routine to change in the next few years? In what ways?
Is your routine healthy? What could you do to make your day-to-day living healthier?
For a fun warm-up activity, you can play a game with the daily routines dominoes and picture cards. This can also be used as a cooler once you have completed discussing daily routine conversation questions.