Conversation Questions: Are you Good At…?

In this post, we will be providing a list of conversation questions that will help English as a Second Language (ESL) learners practice their language skills in a fun way.

These questions are designed to encourage students to think critically and express themselves in a variety of different contexts.

Whether you’re a teacher looking for new material to use in your classroom, or a student looking to improve your language skills, this post is perfect for you!



List of Are you Good at…? Questions

This is a list of great “are you good… at” conversation questions for the ESL Classroom

  • Are you good at answering questions?
  • Are you good at providing information?
  • Are you good at math?
  • Are you good at playing games?
  • Are you good at writing stories?
  • Are you good at making predictions?
  • Are you good at recognizing patterns?
  • Are you good at understanding sarcasm?
  • Are you good at understanding humor?
  • Are you good at understanding idioms?
  • Are you good at understanding technical terms?
  • Are you good at understanding complex concepts?
  • Are you good at playing musical instruments?
  • Are you good at playing the piano?
  • Are you good at playing basketball?
  • Are you good at playing volleyball?
  • Are you good at sports?
  • Are you good at coding?
  • Are you good at learning languages?
  • Are you good at photography?
  • Are you good at teaching others?
  • Are you good at making people laugh?
  • Are you good at making new friends?
  • Are you good at remembering names and faces?
  • Are you good at multitasking?
  • Are you good at swimming?
  • Are you good at public speaking?
  • Are you good at handling stressful situations?
  • Are you good at cooking?

These some good “are you good at” questions about sports

  • Are you good at predicting sports game outcomes?
  • Are you good at analyzing sports strategies and tactics?
  • Are you good at coaching or providing guidance in sports?
  • Are you good at remembering historical moments in sports?

These some good “are you good at” questions about sports programming

  • Are you good at writing clean code?
  • Are you good at securing websites?
  • Are you good at designing?
  • Are you good at troubleshooting and debugging code?

How to Answer “Are you good” at questions?

When responding to “Are you good at” questions, you can structure your answers using positive statements to highlight your skills and experiences.

Here’s a simple guide for ESL learners:

  1. Start with a Positive Assertion:
    • Begin your response with a positive statement to affirm your skills. For example:
      • “Yes, I am good at…”
      • “Absolutely, I excel in…”
      • “Certainly, I have a strong proficiency in…”
  2. Specify the Skill or Area:
    • Clearly state the skill or area you are good at. For example:
      • “Yes, I am good at writing clean and maintainable code.”
      • “Absolutely, I excel in problem-solving in programming.”
      • “Certainly, I have a strong proficiency in working with both front-end and back-end technologies.”

Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English