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Speaking Practice: Let's talk about food

Updated: Oct 14, 2022

Practice speaking English by asking and answering these questions with your tutor or speaking partner.

  1. What is your favourite food?

  2. What would you recommend to someone who is new to your country's cuisine?

  3. Do you think about colour when you are preparing a meal?

  4. Are there any foods that you wouldn't eat as a child that you eat now?

  5. Do you cook? If yes, what food do you cook the most often?

  6. Are you a good cook?

  7. Are you concerned about your daily calorie intake when choosing something to eat?

  8. At what times do you usually eat your meals?

  9. Do you prefer to eat at a restaurant, or at home?

  10. Do you have a favourite restaurant?

  11. Do you know someone who struggles with an eating disorder?

  12. Do you read the nutritional information on the foods you buy?

  13. Do you prefer your own country's food or other kinds of food?

  14. How many meals do you usually eat per day?

  15. Do you eat more or less when you are sad or happy?

  16. How much does it cost to eat dinner at a hotel in your country?

  17. How often do you eat at a fast-food restaurant?

  18. How often do you go shopping for food?

  19. Is there any food that you really dislike eating?

  20. What foods that are considered unhealthy do you eat anyway?

  21. What was the last meal you cooked for someone else?

  22. What is the most expensive meal you have ever eaten?

  23. What is the most unusual thing you've ever eaten. Did it taste good or bad?

  24. When was the last time you ate at a restaurant?

  25. When was the last time you ate dinner with your family?

  26. Do you believe that "we are what we eat?"

  27. If you were on death row, what would you request for your last meal?

  28. Have you ever eaten something that made you ill?

  29. Does your family have any special recipes that are passed down from generation to generation?

  30. Have you ever found something disgusting in your food?

  31. Have you ever sent food back in a restaurant?

  32. Have you ever left a restaurant without paying ("dined and dashed")?

  33. Do you like trying new foods?

  34. What is the strangest food you have ever tried?

  35. Do you have any food allergies?

  36. Do you think that food defines a culture? If so, how?

  37. Are there any foods that bring back special memories for you? What are they?

  38. Have you ever thought food was your only friend?

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