Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do NASA What about know ? you

4. think about What the do inflatable you extension?

5. could inflatable used What new be the pod for?

6. to like it's think you do What ISS the on work?

7. inflatable space hotel ? Would you like to stay in an

8. on is an hotel Which or a Moon – hotel the better orbiting?

9. could with capsule dangers be inflatable What there the?

10. a good Would astronaut you ? be Why?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. is and the cosmonauts difference between What astronauts?

13. ISS the about know you do What?

14. the space dangers of What working are in?

15. space of think you do What tourism?

16. space in rooms inflatable for be there could uses other What?

17. hotel Why in Earth to or you in a ? stay on prefer space Would?

18. will look the What tourism in space like future?

19. in space What are the pros and cons of living?

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

Back to the International Space Station lesson.

International Space Station - 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 'space'?
  3. What do you know about NASA?
  4. What do you think about the inflatable extension?
  5. What could the new inflatable pod be used for?
  6. What do you think it's like to work on the ISS?
  7. Would you like to stay in an inflatable space hotel?
  8. Which is better – a hotel on the Moon or an orbiting hotel?
  9. What dangers could there be with the inflatable capsule?
  10. Would you be a good astronaut? Why?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What is the difference between astronauts and cosmonauts?
  3. What do you know about the ISS?
  4. What are the dangers of working in space?
  5. What do you think of space tourism?
  6. What other uses could there be for inflatable rooms in space?
  7. Would you prefer to stay in a hotel in space or on Earth? Why?
  8. What will space tourism look like in the future?
  9. What are the pros and cons of living in space?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the astronauts?

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