Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. did about you plagiarism learn at What school?

4. about What what do you you read think?

5. writers Why politicians speech do need?

6. bad How Trump Melania for this is?

7. you do What Trump Donald of think?

8. speech writer Why copy did Michelle the Obama?

9. Republicans check Why the didn't speech the properly?

10. plagiarised for of do speech using Melania you a Trump think What?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. is How plagiarism wrong?

13. speeches Should write own politicians their?

14. is plagiarism Why stealing?

15. be plagiarism Should crime a?

16. students for it expel school Is to from plagiarism OK

17. lazy who and plagiarise uncreative are How people?

18. trusting this politicians story say What about does?

19. thinks you Obama this do Michelle about What think?

20. Melania What you ask would to Trump questions like?

Back to the plagiarism lesson.

Plagiarism - 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 'plagiarism'?
  3. What did you learn at school about plagiarism?
  4. What do you think about what you read?
  5. Why do politicians need speech writers?
  6. How bad is this for Melania Trump?
  7. What do you think of Donald Trump?
  8. Why did the speech writer copy Michelle Obama?
  9. Why didn't the Republicans check the speech properly?
  10. What do you think of Melania Trump for using a plagiarised speech?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. How wrong is plagiarism?
  3. Should politicians write their own speeches?
  4. Why is plagiarism stealing?
  5. Should plagiarism be a crime?
  6. Is it OK to expel students from school for plagiarism?
  7. How lazy and uncreative are people who plagiarise?
  8. What does this story say about trusting politicians?
  9. What do you think Michelle Obama thinks about this?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Melania Trump?

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