Places Where People Live

bird's eyeview of city
Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on February 14, 2022 and last updated on February 4, 2023

Although not everybody likes where they live, they can usually find at least a few things that they do like. It might be the open spaces, the close proximately to shops, the number of local bars and restaurants, transport links or some other aspects of the town. It should also be said that what one person may like about the place where they live another person might hate.

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.

Useful Vocabulary

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

  • definitely (adverb)
  • take advantage of something (idiom)
  • make the most of something (idiom)
  • neighbourhood (noun)
  • neighbour (noun)
  • friendly (adverb)

Conversation Questions

  • What do you like about where you live?
  • What would you most like to change about where you live?
  • What is there to do in your neighbourhood?
  • How could you improve your local area?
  • Is there anything you dislike about where you live?
  • Are there many tourists where you live?
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.