Past Ability

  1. What was something that you were really good at when you were a kid but aren’t good at now?
  2. What is something that you couldn’t do at all when you were a kid but you can do really well now?
  3. When you were younger could you play soccer, cards, baseball, a musical instrument, or basketball? How good were you?
  4. “The older I get, the better I was.” What does this idiom mean? Do you agree with it?
  5. What was something you wished you could do when you were a child?
  6. What are some childhood games you haven’t played in many years?
  7. What is something you wish you had learned when you were younger?
  8. Ask your partner or group about what they could or couldn’t do in the past.
  9. What is something that your parents did when they were children but your children won’t be able to do?
  10. What is something you can do now but probably won’t be able to do once you get older?