Good Conversation Questions

Conversation Questions for Common Places and Situations

At the office or work.
  • How was your weekend?
  • How long have you been working here for?
  • What department do you work for?
  • Do you have any plans for the weekend?
  • Are you having a busy day?
  • What hours do you work?
  • How was your lunch break?
    • What did you eat?
  • What do you do outside of work?
  • Do you drink coffee?
    • What coffee do you like to drink?

At school.
  • What's your major?
  • What are your plans after graduation?
  • Do you have any weekend plans?
  • What classes are you taking?
  • What did you do this past weekend?
  • What do you do for fun?
  • Are you a part of any clubs or teams?

At a social event or party.
  • How do you know the host?
  • What time did you get to the party?
  • Did you try the chips and dip?
  • What are you drinking?
  • How many people do you think are here?
  • What do you think of the event so far?
  • What do you do for work?

At the bus station, airport, or train station.
  • Where are you headed?
  • Why are you going to _______?
  • How often do you go to _______?
  • Do you like traveling?

At a restaurant.
  • What's your favorite type of food?
  • What do you like to drink?
  • Do you eat here often?
    • What's your favorite entree here?
  • Do you cook at home?
  • How often do you eat out?
  • What's the best burger (or pizza) you've ever had?

Waiting in line
  • Does this place always have such long lines?
  • What are you waiting in line for?
  • How long do you think the wait will be?
  • Is the line usually this long?
    • Why do you think the line is so long today?

Also see: 101 Conversation Starters | Would You Rather Questions | Random Conversation Generator

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