A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom.
; Why do people immigrate to other countries?
; What is the reason you moved out of your country to move here? ; Is immigration from one country to another a problem? In what ways do
you see it as a problem?
; Do you know any immigrants?
; Do you think that immigrants are treated well in most countries? ; Do you think there is a relation between immigration and crime? ; Should any government limit the number of immigrants entering the
country? What would be a good number?
; Is local culture threatened by immigration?
; How far should immigrants retain their culture?
; Should immigrants have the same rights as native citizens? ; Is there a difference between political and economic immigration?
; Should immigrants have the right to vote? In which elections? ; What should be done with the illegal immigrants entering a country? ; Should the country of origin of illegal immigrants be held responsible? ; Do immigrants have a good or bad reputation in your part of the
; Should students be allowed to wear clothes with cultural or religious
symbolism at school?
; Do you think immigrants are treated with more suspicion now than they
were a year ago?
; Do you know anyone that is married to an immigrant? ; Do you know any people who have emigrated from your country?
; Would you ever think of emigrating?
; Why would you think of emigrating?
; What would be some of the issues that would concern you about
; Are there a lot of immigrants in your community?
; Do immigrants in your community isolate themselves into a certain
; Should immigrants be required to learn the local language?
; How would you help an immigrant learn the local language? ; How would you encourage children of immigrants to become bilinqual
by maintaining the original language and becoming fluent in the local
; Should immigrants be educated in their original language or the local
; To what extent should official documents be written in several
languages to accommodate immigrants?
; Are immigration regulations too strict? In what way should they be
; How long should immigrants be required to live in the new country
before they can become naturalized?
; What should be the requirements for naturalization?
; How does an immigrant become a citizen in your country? ; How does immigration affect the economic situation in your community? ; To what extent has the culture of your community become richer by
; How is your community incorporating immigrants into the life of the