Happy Fathers Day

Father's Day Discussion Topics for English Language Learners

  • Is Father's  Day celebrated in your country? If not, do you have a similar holiday (such as  Parent's Day)? Why is such a day good/beneficial?

  • What does it mean to honor one's parents?

  • Do all fathers deserve their children's honor? Why or why not?

  • How many children does the average family in your country have? How many children are in your family?

  • Who is the best father you know? Explain your answer.

  • How old was your father when he got married?  At what age do most men in your country get married?

  • In your culture, what are a father's duties to his children? to his wife? to his parents? to his community?

  • How is your father's life different from his father's? his grandfather's? yours?

  • What does your father do?

  • What are your father's hobbies?

  • What makes someone a good father?

  • What makes an individual a bad father?

  • What is your favorite memory of your father?

  • What is your funniest memory of your father?

  • What is the most valuable lesson you have learned from your father?

  • If you had to describe your father using only five adjectives, what adjectives would you choose? Why?

  • What do you like best about your father?

  • How can you show your love for your father?

  • How can you show your father you appreciate him?

  • Who is primarily responsible for rearing children in your culture?

  • What is the single greatest gift a father can give his children? Explain your answer.

  • In what ways do you hope to be like your father?

  • How do you hope to be different from your father?

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