Halloween conversation questions

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  • How is Halloween celebrated in your country?
  • How do you feel about Halloween celebrations? Do you think of it as an alien importation from another culture or do you enjoy it?
  • What symbols, animals or beings are associated with Halloween?
  • What costumes do people wear for Halloween?
  • Is any special food associated with Halloween in your country?
  • Apart from "trick or treat", do you know of any other Halloween activities?
  • Where do you think the tradition started - in Europe, North America or somewhere else?

Trick or treat[edit]

  • What happens when people go out to "trick or treat"?
  • What do you think the words "trick or treat" actually mean?
  • Some people think that children could be in danger if they are out at night celebrating "trick or treat"? What are some of the possible risks?
  • In what ways do you think that people who open the door on Halloween could be in danger?
  • How do you feel about frequent interruptions to your evening which children knock the door? (Or how would you feel ...)
  • Between what ages do you think "trick or treat" is an appropriate activity?

Halloween party[edit]

  • Have you ever gone to a Halloween party?
  • What costume did you wear?
  • Did you play any Halloween games?
  • Did you eat any Halloween food?

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