Mountains conversation questions
Mountains are places of beauty that can awe-inspiring and even sometimes terrifying. Here is a free PDF worksheet of mountains conversation questions for general discussion.
There are quite a few difficult terms in the speaking activity that you may need to go over beforehand. These include – prefer, high up, leisure, resources, mountainous, equipment, formed, steep, climate, survive, myth, and legend.
The mountains conversation questions are –
Do you like visiting mountains? Do you prefer the mountains or the beach?
Have you ever been hiking in the mountains? How far did you hike?
What is the biggest mountain in your home country? Have you been there?
Which are more beautiful, mountains with snow or mountains with forests?
What is the closest mountain to your home? What is on this mountain?
Are you afraid of heights? Would you like to climb Mt Everest? Why or why not?
What kinds of animals only live in the mountains? Have you seen any in the wild?
Would you like to live high up in the mountains where there aren’t many people?
In what ways can mountains be dangerous? What scares you most about them?
What do you think is the most beautiful mountain in the world?
What kinds of sports and leisure activities can people do in the mountains?
How are mountains useful to people? What kinds of resources do they have?
Which mountainous country would you most like to visit? Why?
What kinds of equipment do you need to climb a tall, steep mountain?
Do you know how mountains are formed? Can you describe how it happens?
How do mountains affect the weather? What would the world be like without them?
How does the climate change the higher you go up a mountain?
If you could name your own mountain, what would you call it?
What do you think is the best time of year to visit the mountains?
Have you ever been skiing or snowboarding on a mountain? Would you like to?
What kinds of jobs do people who live in the mountains do?
How long do you think you could survive alone in the mountains?
What are the differences between a mountain, a hill, and a volcano?
Do you know any myths or legends about a mountain? Can you tell the story?
Here are a few interesting related idioms to share with your students once they have completed discussing the mountains conversation questions. See if they can use them to make example sentences.
If you have a mountain to climb, you have to do something very difficult or challenging.
A person who is over the hill is old. They are past their best days and middle age.
If you have a lot of work to do, you can say that you have mountains of paperwork.
To move mountains is to use all your effort possible to achieve something that is very difficult or nearly impossible.