Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What's favourite and your temperature why?

4. change climate by you are worried How?

5. climate of cause the is What change?

6. do you you read think about What what?

7. rising ? What does it mean for Earth that temperatures are

8. do to high What do with you cope temperatures?

9. newsworthy story this Is years 136 back go only records if?

10. in has your the country weather changed How?

11. this you reading article Did like?

12. do for you 125,000 think of July years being the What hottest?

13. do is you think How climate alarming change?

14. about is climate your change country doing What?

15. every What think does you meteorologist day do a?

16. our fossil How reduce of we use fuels can?

17. El about know you do What Niño?

18. theory conspiracy a be change climate Could?

19. What humans by created is change climate that there is proof?

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

Back to the hottest month lesson.

Hottest Month - 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 'temperature'?
  3. What's your favourite temperature and why?
  4. How worried are you by climate change?
  5. What is the cause of climate change?
  6. What do you think about what you read?
  7. What does it mean for Earth that temperatures are rising?
  8. What do you do to cope with high temperatures?
  9. Is this story newsworthy if records only go back 136 years?
  10. How has the weather changed in your country?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of July being the hottest for 125,000 years?
  3. How alarming do you think climate change is?
  4. What is your country doing about climate change?
  5. What do you think a meteorologist does every day?
  6. How can we reduce our use of fossil fuels?
  7. What do you know about El Niño?
  8. Could climate change be a conspiracy theory?
  9. What proof is there that climate change is created by humans?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the meteorologists?

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