Fire conversation questions
Here is a free discussion printable about fire. There are a few challenging words for ESL learners on this worksheet including – associate (verb), extinguisher, burnt, treat, flammable, stranded, traditional, myths, classical, and elements. It is best to go over these terms with your class before starting the speaking activity.
The fire conversation questions are –
What are 5 things that you associate with the word fire?
In what ways is fire useful to people?
Have you ever made a fire? How did you make it?
Would you like to be a fireman/woman? What things do they do?
Are there forest fires in your country? What happens when a forest fire occurs?
What causes forest fires? What are some good things about forest fires?
Does your house have smoke alarms and fire extinguishers? Do you check them?
What would you do if there was a fire in your kitchen?
Have you ever been burnt by fire? How did it happen?
What are some ways you can treat burns on the body?
What was the last news story about a fire that you heard or read?
Have you ever tried to put out a fire? What did you do?
What do you think are the main causes of house fires?
What kinds of things are very flammable? What can’t you take on a plane?
Have you ever cooked on an open fire? What did you cook?
Do you like watching fire? Does your home have a fireplace?
Are children taught fire safety at school in your country?
Have you ever seen somebody do something stupid with fire? What did they do?
What foods taste better when they are cooked on a wood fire?
What kinds of sounds does fire make? Can you name them in English?
If you were stranded in a forest, do you think you would be able to make a fire?
Are there any traditional myths or stories about fire in your culture?
What tools can you use to start a fire? Which of these do you own?
Fire is one of the 4 classical Greek elements, what are the other 3 elements?