25 driving conversation questions for ESL

25 driving conversation questions

Driving conversation questions

A free discussion worksheet on the topic of driving for English as a second language class. Before you start this speaking activity, be sure that your students are familiar with these terms – accident, offense, seatbelt, tyre/tire, run a red light, break down, and road trip.

The driving conversation questions are –


Have you ever been involved in a traffic accident? What happened?

When did you get your first car? Can you describe it?

When did you start driving? Who taught you how to drive?

Do you know anything about fixing or looking after a car?

Have you ever been stopped for a traffic offence? Did you pay a fine?

Have you ever driven down a really bad road? Where was it?

Do you think everybody should wear seatbelts?

If you went on a road trip, where would you like to go?

What kind of car do you prefer? What is your dream car?

What is the furthest you have ever driven?

Has your car ever broken down or had a flat tyre? What did you do?

What do you like to listen to when you are driving?

Where do you usually park your car?

Do you think men or women are better drivers?

Do you wash your car or do you get somebody else to wash it?

Would you like to drive a Formula 1 race car? Why or why not?

What is the fastest you have ever driven or experienced in a car?

What is the traffic like where you live? Is it easy to find a parking space?

How many kilometers or miles do you drive each week?

Are cars expensive in your country?

Have you ever run a red light?

What are the pros and cons of owning a car?

Do many people honk their horns where you live? Do you think it is rude?

What side of the road do you drive on in your home country?

a black Porsche driving in a city
Driving Idioms

Here some useful expressions to share with your class on the topic of driving –

If a person talks about something down the road, they may be speaking about the future.

You are working too hard if you drive yourself into the ground.

If a person is driven, they are ambitious and highly motivated.

If you do a U-turn on something, you completely change your opinion or thoughts on a subject in the opposite way.



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