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

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

3. know you do What Johnson Boris about?

4. UK's Johnson world Why foreign is shocked is secretary the Boris the?

5. foreign What think country's you your secretary do of?

6. recent Britain do about in What know politics you?

7. top a should qualities What have diplomat?

8. Johnson for you advice have Boris ? do What

9. world about comments Johnson's Boris of think you do What leaders?

10. makes be How who comments secretary someone racist foreign can?

11. like this you reading article Did?

12. foreign What will think secretary kind be Boris do of Johnson you?

13. Is bad Boris for Johnson Britain good or?

14. should Boris Johnson do in his first few months What?

15. secretary foreign France's of think you do What lied Johnson saying?

16. show" British might "a politics people ? farcical is think Why comedy

17. important your is country the UK How to?

18. identity Britain's reshape Johnson Mr could How?

19. of leaders any your embarrassing Are?

20. Johnson questions like Boris What you ask would to?

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Boris Johnson - 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 'diplomat'?
  3. What do you know about Boris Johnson?
  4. Why is the world shocked Boris Johnson is the UK's foreign secretary?
  5. What do you think of your country's foreign secretary?
  6. What do you know about recent politics in Britain?
  7. What qualities should a top diplomat have?
  8. What advice do you have for Boris Johnson?
  9. What do you think of Boris Johnson's comments about world leaders?
  10. How can someone who makes racist comments be foreign secretary?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What kind of foreign secretary do you think Boris Johnson will be?
  3. Is Boris Johnson good or bad for Britain?
  4. What should Boris Johnson do in his first few months?
  5. What do you think of France's foreign secretary saying Johnson lied?
  6. Why might people think British politics is "a farcical comedy show"?
  7. How important is the UK to your country?
  8. How could Mr Johnson reshape Britain's identity?
  9. Are any of your leaders embarrassing?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Boris Johnson?

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