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1) did when the What think read you you headline?


2) hear the word 'bank' What springs to mind when you?


3) do you you read think about What what?


4) it easier for rich people to break the law Is?


5) their hide to try people rich very these do Why money?


6) of rich people not paying tax What do you think?


7) the tax do of of What think idea you?


8) ? you do whistleblowers What of think


9) pay tax Should people no poorer?


10) the punishment be for people who evade tax What should?


11) like you article Did this reading ?


12) banks ? you Do trust


13) more . are think profits customers you than say do important Banks What?


14) and how do people do it What is laundering money?


15) best the is What why and bank?


16) should HSBC the What to breaking happen for law?


17) lost do should who job What woman her the?


18) do of in What think career you a banking?


19) you the to think What court HSBC will do cases in happen?


20) to like you would questions What HSBC of boss the ask?
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HSBC Bank - The 20 Questions


STUDENT A's QUESTIONS
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1)

What did you think when you read the headline?

2)

What springs to mind when you hear the word 'bank'?

3)

What do you think about what you read?

4)

Is it easier for rich people to break the law?

5)

Why do these very rich people try to hide their money?

6)

What do you think of rich people not paying tax?

7)

What do you think of the idea of tax?

8)

What do you think of whistleblowers?

9)

Should poorer people pay no tax?

10)

What should the punishment be for people who evade tax?


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STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
 

11)

Did you like reading this article? Why/not?

12)

Do you trust banks?

13)

Banks say customers are more important than profits. What do you think?

14)

What is laundering money and how do people do it?

15)

What is the best bank and why?

16)

What should happen to HSBC for breaking the law?

17)

What should the woman who lost her job do?

18)

What do you think of a career in banking?

19)

What do you think will happen to HSBC in the court cases?

20)

What questions would you like to ask the boss of HSBC?



 

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