English Conversation Starters Week 49-2023

We’ve designed this page for teachers and their students to use in their English classes to help generate conversation. Each week you’ll find a fresh selection of bite-sized discussion topics and conversation starters.

Enjoy the conversation!

a drop in the ocean idiom

Random Question

What have you never done but would love to try?

Develop the conversation. Ask some follow-up questions.


«Italy has the best cuisine in Europe»

Would your opinion change in different scenarios?

Language Check

What, if any, is the difference between these two sentences?

  • Scarcely had he put the key in the ignition when he realised the car was out of fuel.
  • No sooner had he put the key in the ignition than he realised the car was out of fuel.

Ask your teacher for help then make some new examples.

Word of the week


“The sheer size of the universe is simply unfathomable. There’s no way we can imagine it.«

Can you think of any synonyms? Use the word to make new sentences.

Food for thought

Take care of the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.

When might someone say this? Do you have a similar expression in your language?

Idiom of the week

A drop in the ocean

Even though my opinion is just a drop in the ocean, I believe it’s really important to vote in elections.

Do you have a similar idiom in your language? Make some new example sentences.

Did you know?

It rains diamonds on Neptune

Is this really true? Let’s fact-check it for more details

Bad joke time!

  • Some people like camping and some people don’t. Why is that?
  • Because it’s intense!

Do you have any terrible jokes you would like to share?

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