ESL Discussion Topics for Upper-Intermediate Students


1.  Who is the most famous person in the world?

2.  Which celebrity annoys you?

3.  Are you interested in stars’ private lives?

4.  Can you tell some news about any celebrity?

5.  Does a star's lifestyle affect their personality?

6.  Do stars have a big influence on people’s minds?

7.  Which celebrity is a good role model for you?

8.  Which celebrity is a bad role model for you?

9.  Did you have an icon at your teen age?

10.  Should stars have responsibility towards their fans?

11.  Do you think stars are overpaid?

12.  Would you like to be famous?

13.  What are the advantages of being famous?

14.  What are the disadvantages of being famous?

15.  Have you ever met anyone famous?

16.  If you could have dinner with someone famous, who would you choose?

17.  Do people nowdays become famous for the same reasons as 100 years ago?

18.  Which famous people living today might still be remembered in 100 years?