Housing conversation questions

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These are conversation questions about houses. See our article on conversation questions for suggestions about using them in class and other resources on the net.

The questions

  • Think of four advantages of living in a town as opposed to living in the country.
  • Think of four advantages of living in the country as opposed to living in a town.
  • Do you think that old buildings are more beautiful than old ones? Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in a house or a flat?
  • Describe a building you dislike. Why do you dislike it?
  • What city’s architecture has impressed you the most?
  • How many different homes have you lived in? Which did you prefer?
  • Where would you dream house be?
  • What is the most exclusive area in your city? What is good about it?
  • Which of the following is the best to buy and why? A second hand house. A new house. A house which hasn’t been built yet.
  • Do you think people should keep dogs in flats?
  • Which would you rather spend your money on - a wonderful house of wonderful holidays?
  • Have you ever moved house? Describe the experience.
  • What local building would your recommend that tourists visit?
  • Which of these factors would you consider to be the most important when buying a new house. Put them in order of importance: Number of bedrooms, Location, Nice Views, Sunny, Age, Near to public transport, Condition, Garden, Central heating, Size of living room, Separate dining room, Price.
  • Have you, your friends or your parents ever bought a house? Tell your partner what the experience was like.
  • Would there be more houses available if everybody only had one house?