Seafood conversation questions
25 seafood discussion questions for English speaking practice. There are quite a few challenging words on this worksheet. Before starting this speaking activity make sure you go over these terms – caught, allergic, allowed, raw, flavor/flavour, lobster, prepare, export, live (adj), commercial, shuck, peel, and sauce.
The seafood conversation questions are –
What is your favourite kind of seafood? How do you like it cooked?
Is there any seafood that you don’t like to eat? Why is that?
Do you ever think about where seafood that you eat was caught?
How many times a month do you eat seafood? What do you usually eat?
What seafood is most expensive in your country?
Do you know anyone who is allergic to seafood? What happens when they eat it?
What is a sea animal that you think people should not be allowed to eat?
Where do you usually go to buy seafood? What do they sell there?
How many different kinds of seafood can you name in 30 seconds?
What kind of seafood do you like to eat raw? What do you eat it with?
Have you ever gotten sick from seafood? What did you eat?
Do you like to eat fish and chips? What do you put on them for flavour?
Is there any seafood that you worry about eating for health reasons?
Have you ever eaten lobster? How much does one cost where you live?
Do you know how to prepare a live fish for eating? What do you need to do?
Does your country export any seafood? Where does it send it to?
In what ways can seafood be good for your health? Which is the healthiest?
Does commercial fishing cause any problems in your country? What are they?
Do you think you could eat only seafood for the rest of your life?
Have you ever tried to shuck a fresh oyster? Was it difficult or easy?
What is your favourite way to cook fresh fish?
Do you like to eat shrimp or prawns? Do you peel them or eat the shell?
Have you ever tried fish sauce? What did you think of it?
When was the last time you ate seafood? What did you eat?
Here are some interesting seafood idioms to share once your students have completed the seafood conversation questions activity.
When a person says “The world is your oyster“, they are saying you can do anything you want in your life.
To die for want of a lobster sauce means to get extremely upset over something quite small or meaningless.
A shrimp is a negative term used to describe a small and weak person.
If you cry stinking fish, you are undermining yourself and not helping yourself be successful.