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


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


3) you you read think about What what do?


4) of work is number to What best days the?


5) have country your does problems energy What?


6) day working week a good idea Is a two -?


7) week Do will you help think solve the the two energy - crisis day?


8) a is How public week if days country on can sector the a operate two?


9) have What for advice Venezuela's do president you?


10) you and on think Why not two Venezuela do three days decided?


11) you reading article Did like this?


12) problems week - with will day a there What working two be?


13) affected aren't blame Nino neighbouring , is If countries why to El?


14) an does problems What create crisis energy?


15) What your no if would town power there you in was do?


16) reduce asking you hair women think What dryer to of do use?


17) do to What solve can its Venezuela crisis?


18) 30 minutes a good idea Is turning the clock back?


19) Venezuela's other follow example Should countries?


20) you ask would to president questions like Venezuela's What?

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Working Week - 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 'crisis'?

3)

What do you think about what you read?

4)

What is the best number of days to work?

5)

What energy problems does your country have?

6)

Is a two-day working week a good idea?

7)

Do you think the two-day week will help solve the energy crisis?

8)

How can a country operate if the public sector is on two days a week?

9)

What advice do you have for Venezuela's president?

10)

Why do you think Venezuela decided on two days and not three?


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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)

What problems will there be with a two-day working week?

13)

If El Nino is to blame, why aren't neighbouring countries affected?

14)

What problems does an energy crisis create?

15)

What would you do if there was no power in your town?

16)

What do you think of asking women to reduce hair dryer use?

17)

What can Venezuela do to solve its crisis?

18)

Is turning the clock back 30 minutes a good idea?

19)

Should other countries follow Venezuela's example?

20)

What questions would you like to ask Venezuela's president?



 

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