Theme parks conversation questions

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Theme parks

  • What theme parks have you visited?
  • What sort of people do you think usually visit theme parks?
  • Who do you think enjoy theme parks most – adults or children?
  • What’s your favorite theme park?
  • Which one do you think is the most popular one? (have the answer to that)

Costs

  • How much did it cost to enter?
  • Do you think they are good value for money? Disneyland Paris has two parks and Disney recommends three days to visit both parks at a cost of 140 euros for an adult, with some date restrictions, and €174 with no date restrictions.
  • Would you bring your own food or buy the food at the park?
  • Did you have to pay for each ride or did the entry cost cover everything?
  • How much time did you have to spend in queues?
  • Is there any theme park you would like to visit? Which one?

Safety

  • How often do you hear about people being injured at theme parks?
  • How dangerous do you think theme park rides are?
  • Why do you think people like to be frightened on theme park rides?
  • Is it possible to produce what seems to be a dangerous experience without there being some element of real danger? If so – how?
  • Do you prefer to ride at the front or at the back of a roller-coaster?
  • Can you imagine what a “white knuckle ride” is?
  • Do you know about any major accident that happened in a theme park?

Location

  • How important is the climate for theme parks? Where are the best parks situated?
  • How would you feel if you heard that a theme park was going to be constructed in your area?

Employment

  • How would you feel about working in a theme park and wearing the costume of a famous cartoon character all day?
  • Do you think that spending your working day watching other people enjoying themselves would be enjoyable or depressing?

See also