Language & Communication

Discussion questions and speaking prompts about language and communication.

  1. What is the most beautiful language in the world? Why?
  2. What gestures do you use on a regular basis?
  3. What is the ugliest-sounding language in the world? Why?
  4. Can you think of any universal gestures? If yes, why do you think they have become universal?
  5. What seemingly innocent questions make you think “It’s a trap!”.
  6. Tell us about the funniest conversation you’ve overheard.
  7. What words are missing from the English language? Are there any words in your native language that lack an English equivalent?
  8. Have you, or someone you know, come up with new words that are currently in your active vocabulary? Share the words with definitions.