English Conversation – Entertainment
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about Entertainment. Listen to an audio debate about whether watching a movie at home is more enjoyable than watching a movie in a cinema. Learn vocabulary, phrasal verbs and idioms relating to the subject of entertainment and learn how to answer commonly asked conversation questions about this topic.
* Audio courtesy of elllo.org
- Which person do you agree with?
- Do you prefer watching a movie at home or at the cinema?
- To steal the show – to win the greatest applause and to be better than all the other performers
- To be in the limelight – to be the centre of attention
- To sing your heart out – to sing with vigour, intensity and passion
- What do you like to do for entertainment?
- What are the popular forms of entertainment in your country?
- How does entertainment vary between countries?
- Do you like entertaining friends at home?
- Who is the most entertaining person you know?
- Do you spend a lot of money on entertainment?
- What is your favourite form of entertainment?
- Do you enjoy watching game shows on television? Would you like to be on one?
- Have you ever hosted a party?
- Do you enjoy going to the theatre, opera or ballet?
- Do you listen to classical music? Why or why not?
- What do you think about gambling as a form of entertainment?
- Do you like going to parties?
- How often do you visit museums?
- Are there any games that you like to play, such as chess, checkers or quiz games?
- Do you enjoy going to amusement parks?
- What types of entertainment are free?
- Who is the most popular entertainer in your country?
- What did you do for entertainment as a child?
- Do you think the things we do for entertainment has changed over the years?
- How often do you do things for entertainment?
- What home entertainment equipment do you have?
- Would you like to work in the entertainment industry?
- What kind of person makes a good entertainer?
- What is the best evening of entertainment you’ve had recently?
- Do you ever stop and watch street entertainment?
- Do you enjoy watching magicians or comedians?
- What forms of entertainment have been with us for centuries?
- What new forms of entertainment have emerged in recent years?
- Which country do you think has the world’s best entertainment?