Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

2. word 'beauty' What springs to mind when you hear the?

3. what do you you read think about What?

4. that get right people more it attractive paid Is?

5. do you spend getting ready to go out How long?

6. look is good it that How you important?

7. to What you do ? yourself better look do make

8. looks How to related ? confidence is

9. less important for men Why ? is grooming

10. about feel might people 'average' think you do How news this?

11. you reading article Did like this?

12. research on this What would it be like to do?

13. about think ? you do cosmetics What

14. and like life be cosmetics would society without What?

15. might How people trick cosmetics?

16. well How you are groomed?

17. beauty How are by influenced you?

18. on always attractive attractive the ? people Are inside

19. beholder' 'beauty is How in much the do eye you of think the that?

20. like the What you ask would to researchers questions?

Back to the cosmetics lesson.

Cosmetics - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'beauty'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is it right that attractive people get paid more?
  5. How long do you spend getting ready to go out?
  6. How important is it that you look good?
  7. What do you do to make yourself look better?
  8. How is confidence related to looks?
  9. Why is grooming less important for men?
  10. How do you think 'average' people might feel about this news?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What would it be like to do research on this?
  3. What do you think about cosmetics?
  4. What would life and society be like without cosmetics?
  5. How might cosmetics trick people?
  6. How well groomed are you?
  7. How influenced are you by beauty?
  8. Are attractive people always attractive on the inside?
  9. How much do you think that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder'?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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