ESL Questions: Computers


Do you know anything about the history of the computer?

Do you own a computer? What do you use it for?

Think about smart phones, like the iPhone. Do you consider them computers? Why or why not?

Do you think the desktop computer is going to become less popular in the future? If so, what will replace it?

Computers are starting to be built into new houses and apartments. Would you like a computer to control your house for you?

Do you think the invention and rise of computers has been a good thing or a bad thing? Why?

Talk about the first computer you ever used.

What will be the future of computers?

Do you think people rely too much on computers?

Do you think computers will ever be able to think for themselves or have “real” intelligence?

What do you think will happen if computers become self aware?

Talk about the differences between how you use a computer and children use a computer.