Having Children

ESL Questions: Having Children


How does having children change someone’s life?

What kinds of things do people have to give up when they have children?

What are some of the benefits of having children?

Do you think it is better to have children when you are older or younger?

What is the best number of children to have? How many boys or girls?

Do you want to have children?

  • If not:
  • Why not?
  • Have you told your parents about your decision? What do they think about it?
  • If so:
  • When do you want to have children and how many do you want to have?

Do you want your first child to be a boy or a girl? Why?

Most families in wealthy countries are having less and less children. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Why?

How do children who have no brothers or sisters act?

What age did women start having children sixty years ago? How about now?