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


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


3) think do about you What you ? read what


4) the waterways How in important your are country?


5) the do Suez you Canal know about What?


6) Egypt than 4 build How experts years the did predicted earlier canal?


7) your in projects construction recent important most the are What country?


8) important are How canals?


9) are and the rivers differences between What canals?


10) to canal is To the a the what world' 'gift new degree?


11) Did this reading ? like you article


12) boost the a be think of will you much canal do How new?


13) which your a In does need areas country boost?


14) trade How important do you think Suez is to world?


15) do you think Egypt makes money In what other ways?


16) freight air and shipping do How compare?


17) world to happen will think you do What 2023 by trade?


18) Why Would you like to sail through the canal ??


19) the canal's success Why do you think some economists doubt?


20) to Sisi questions like President What you ask would?

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Suez Canal - 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 'Egypt'?

3)

What do you think about what you read?

4)

How important are the waterways in your country?

5)

What do you know about the Suez Canal?

6)

How did Egypt build the canal 4 years earlier than experts predicted?

7)

What are the most important recent construction projects in your country?

8)

How important are canals?

9)

What are the differences between canals and rivers?

10)

To what degree is the new canal a 'gift to the world'?


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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)

How much of a boost do you think the new canal will be?

13)

In which areas does your country need a boost?

14)

How important do you think Suez is to world trade?

15)

In what other ways do you think Egypt makes money?

16)

How do shipping and air freight compare?

17)

What do you think will happen to world trade by 2023?

18)

Would you like to sail through the canal? Why?

19)

Why do you think some economists doubt the canal's success?

20)

What questions would you like to ask President Sisi?



 

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