Icebreaker Questions For Esl Students

Introduction: Working with an international audience can be exhilarating and a bit intimidating. Breaking the ice is paramount to creating an atmosphere of openness and comfort. With that in mind, here are some fun icebreaker questions for ESL students that can help get the party started.

1. If you were a superhero, what would your special power be?
2. Are you a night owl or an early bird?
3. What is your favorite cuisine?
4. What are three words that best describe your personality?
5. Do you have any secret talents?
6. What would you do if you won the lottery?
7. What is the best thing that has happened to you in the last week?
8. What would you do if you had an extra hour in the day?
9. What was your favorite subject in school?
10. What was the last place you traveled to?
11. What is your favorite type of music?
12. What are your hobbies?
13. What’s your favorite type of food?
14. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
15. What did you want to be when you were younger?
16. What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten?
17. What makes you smile?
18. Name one thing you can’t live without.
19. What superpower would you choose?
20. Who has inspired you the most?