Fun on a Friday Night

people holding drinks during day
Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on August 27, 2022 and last updated on July 23, 2023

This topic offers a captivating gateway to enriching language skills and cultural understanding. This introduction immerses learners in the vibrant world of Friday night festivities, encompassing diverse leisure activities and social gatherings.

Exploring this topic enables learners to expand their vocabulary, practice descriptive language, and engage in dynamic conversations. By discussing various cultural traditions and entertainment options, learners can foster empathy and appreciation for different lifestyles and perspectives.


Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

About Fun on a Friday Night

On a Friday night, there are many things to do!

You can go out to eat at your favourite restaurant. Or you can get something to eat and watch a movie at home. You could even make your own dinner and watch that movie.

If you don’t feel like leaving the house, there are plenty of ways to have fun in front of the TV. You could play video games with friends or watch a movie together. Or maybe you prefer playing board games? There are so many options!

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • cinema (noun)
  • movie (noun)
  • friends (noun)
  • relax (verb)
  • go out (phrasal verb)
  • activites (noun)

Conversation Questions

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  • What is your favourite thing to do on a Friday night?
  • What kind of things do you normally do on a Friday night?
  • Is there a favourite movie or TV show you like to watch on Friday nights?
  • What are you going to do on next Friday?
  • Do you prefer staying at home or going out with friends?
  • Do you enjoy eating out at restaurants on Friday nights?
  • Do you have any favourite games or hobbies you like to do on Friday nights?
  • What don't you like to do on a Friday night?
  • How do you feel when Friday night comes after a busy week?
  • Would you like to try something new and adventurous on a Friday night?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.