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ESL Conversation Topic - 50 Make or Do Questions

Updated on May 14, 2015

Make and Do are extremely confusing to ESL learners. This speaking activity contains 50 questions that will help your learners to separate the two verbs.

ESL Conversation Topic - 50 Make or Do Questions


Student A

  1. Which house chores do you hate doing?
  2. When was the last time you made a suggestion?
  3. When was the last time you did an exam?
  4. Name something small you own that's made from wood?
  5. Have you ever done something you've regretted?
  6. Have you ever made an embarrassing mistake?
  7. Describe the last time you did an interview?
  8. Have you made any plans for the weekend? What are they?
  9. What did you do yesterday?
  10. Have you made any arrangements for your holidays this year?
  11. What was the last project you did?
  12. What do you like to do at the weekends?
  13. Do you find it easy to make new friends?
  14. Have you done someone a favour recently?
  15. Have you ever made a complaint at a restaurant or shop?
  16. What exercise do you like doing?
  17. Have you ever made a fool out of yourself?
  18. Do you always do your homework?
  19. Have you ever made a difference in your community?
  20. Have you ever done any research into a product before buying it? Describe the product.
  21. Are you good at making jokes?
  22. Do you find it difficult to do the right thing?
  23. Have you ever made a confession to your friend?
  24. Have you done something good recently?
  25. Have you ever made a bet on a race or in a casino?

Student B

26. Have you ever made trouble for someone?

27. How long does it take you to do your hair?

28. How long does it take you to make your mind up about something?

29. Did you ever accidentally do a burp out loud?

30. When was the last time you made someone smile?

31. Have you ever done damage to your car or home?

32. What do you do when something doesn't make sense?

33. Did you ever do a course? What was it?

34. When was the last time you made a meal for a guest?

35. Have you ever done something bad?

36. Have you ever made fun of someone?

37. Do you like to do nothing on holidays?

38. Are you making any progress on your studies or work?

39. What would you like to do right now?

40. Did you ever have to make peace with someone?

41. Do you do work better as part of a team or individually?

42. Did you ever have to make an exception for someone?

43. Did you ever do something wrong?

44. Have you ever made a speech?

45. What do you need to do next week at work/school?

46. What was the last prediction you made?

47. What do you like to do to relax?

48. What makes you bored?

49. When did you last do something nice for your spouse/family/friends?

50. What were you doing before you came to class?

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