Conversation Questions About Culture

Asking conversation questions about culture is a great way to learn about other cultures and share information about your own culture. As a teacher, you will likely have students from many different cultural backgrounds in your class. Below you’ll find many interesting questions about culture you can ask your students or use as conversation starters to start a classroom discussion about culture.

20 Conversation Questions About Culture

  1. What kind of things define a culture?
  2. What’s your favorite thing about your culture?
  3. What don’t you like about your culture?
  4. Do you think culture is important?
  5. How are elders treated in your culture?
  6. What kind of things are considered rude in your culture?
  7. Is there any music that defines your culture?
  8. Have you ever visited another country? How was the culture different there?
  9. Is food a big part of your culture?
  10. Have you ever experienced culture shock?
  11. Have you ever experienced reverse culture shock?
  12. What do people from other countries typically think about your culture?
  13. Do young people and older people behave differently in your culture?
  14. Are you friends with anybody from a different culture?
  15. If you could change anything about your culture, what would you change?
  16. Is it considered rude in your culture to be direct with someone?
  17. What languages are spoken in your culture?
  18. What is the most interesting thing your culture has given to the world?
  19. Has your culture adopted anything from other cultures?
  20. If someone visited your country from another country, what advice would you give them?