Tiger conversation questions
Discussion questions about tigers for ESL. Before doing this activity with your students, make sure they are familiar with these words and phrases – to “come across” something, protected, protected, bred, bred, captivity, poacher, extinct, trap, population, and decrease.
Here are the tiger conversation questions –
Are there any tigers in your country?
What country do you think has the most tigers?
Have you ever seen a tiger at a zoo? What did you think of it?
If you came across a tiger while hiking in the jungle, what would you do?
What do you think of Chinese people eating tiger products?
How can tigers be protected in the wild?
What animals do you think tigers mostly eat?
Do you think tigers are able to swim well?
Which do you think is more dangerous, a tiger or a lion?
Do you think tigers should be bred in captivity? For what reasons?
Would you like to have a tiger as a pet? Where would you let it sleep?
Why do you think tigers have stripes?
Do you own any tiger print clothing or other items that are tiger-striped?
Where do you think wild tigers sleep?
Would you touch someone’s pet tiger if they said it was friendly?
How many countries can you think of that have wild tigers?
Which do you think is more beautiful, orange tigers or white ones?
Have you ever seen any tiger products for sale? What and where were they?
What is your opinion of tiger poachers?
Do you know any countries where tigers have become extinct in the wild?
Do you think that if a tiger kills a person it should be put down?
How would you try to trap or catch a tiger if you had to?
What are the reasons for tiger populations decreasing?
If you were a tiger what things and other animals would you be afraid of?
These are some interesting facts about tigers you may want to share with your class or create a quiz with.
Tigers are the largest animal in the cat family. An adult tiger can weigh up to 363 kilograms!
Tigers generally have a lifespan of 25 years.
Tigers are fast, they have a top speed of 65 kilometers per hour.
There are said to be around 3900 tigers left in the wild. Most of these are in India.
If a tiger roars, it can be heard from up to 3 kilometers away.
Tigers sleep a lot, they can nap up to 18 hours in a row.
All tigers look different and have their own unique set of stripes.
Tigers have been around a long time. Tiger fossils have been found that are said to date back to 2 million years ago.
Tigers are good swimmers and in fact love bathing and playing in water.