Supernatural, Ghosts and Superstitions Discussion Questions

Do you believe in God?, Do you think there is life after death?, would you consider staying a night in a haunted house?

I am not superstitious at all but I think you can have a interesting conversation if you discuss the topics with students or classmates.

In this edition of Conversation Question for the ESL classroom, you will find discussion questions related to the enigmatic world of ghosts, spirits, and superstitions.

Let the conversations begin!



Discussion Questions: Ghosts

  • Do you believe in ghosts?
  • Do you believe that dead people come back to life as ghosts?
  • Would you talk to a ghost?
  • Do you know any good stories about ghosts?
  • Do you know anyone who has said that they have seen a ghost?
  • Have you ever seen a ghost?
  • Do you believe people who claim that they have seen a ghost?
  • Do you believe that houses can be haunted? Have you ever been to one?
  • If you were a ghost, who and where would you haunt?
  • Do you believe your ancestors are watching you?

Superstitions:

  • Do you think that there is truth behind superstitions?
  • Do you walk under ladders?
  • What are some superstitions in your country?
  • What are some things that are considered unlucky?
  • What are some things that are considered lucky?
  • What numbers are considered to be lucky and unlucky in your country?
  • Do you have a lucky number?

Discussion Questions: Psychics & Fortunetellers:

  • Have you ever gone to a psychic?
  • Why do some people consult psychics?
  • Do you know anyone that has ever been to a psychic?
  • Why do some people need fortunetellers?
  • Do you think that dreams come true?
  • Do you think that dreams can help us solve our problems?
  • Have you ever had a dream that come true?
  • Do you think that some people can predict the future?
  • Do you believe in horoscopes?
  • Do you read your horoscope? If so, do you believe it?
  • What is your star sign?

UFOs and Aliens:

  • Do you believe that UFOs exist?
  • Do you know anyone who has said that they have seen a UFO?
  • Have you ever seen a UFO?
  • Do you believe there is life on other planets?
  • Have you ever seen an E.T.?
  • Do you believe in aliens?
  • If you saw an alien, what would you do?
  • Have you ever seen an alien?
  • Has anyone ever told you that he or she has seen an alien?

The Unexplainable and Beliefs:

  • Has anything ever happened to you that you cannot explain?
  • Do you believe in reincarnation?
  • Have you ever looked in the mirror and ‘seen’ a different face?
  • What do you think a spirit would look like?
  • Is the belief in supernatural beings dying?
  • Are you afraid of spirits?
  • Do you believe in angels?
  • Do you believe in witches?
  • Do you believe in astrology?
  • Do you believe in God? Why or why not?
  • Do you believe in life after death?
  • Do you believe that vampires exist?
  • Do you believe that zombies exist?
  • What is the most frightening things that have ever happened to you?
  • Do you think heaven exists?
  • Do you think hell exists?
  • Have you played Ouija? Why or why not? Would you play?

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