Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you read think about What what do you?

4. think you do intelligent How are dolphins?

5. about What ? do you think dolphins talk

6. dolphins important are How?

7. learn dolphins What we from can?

8. about would to dolphins What like to you talk?

9. would with you What like other to animals communicate

10. protect to do we can What dolphins?

11. article Did like this you reading?

12. differ How from might human dolphin language language?

13. like Would dolphins research to you do into ?

14. vocabulary and grammar your is advanced How?

15. people at listening Are to you other good?

16. dolphins intelligent humans Are more than?

17. you Do day one schools language dolphin be will there think?

18. a How you have are dolphins language surprised that?

19. think you ? to creatures other dolphins speak can Do

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

Back to the dolphin language lesson.

Dolphin Language - 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 'dolphin'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How intelligent do you think dolphins are?
  5. What do you think dolphins talk about?
  6. How important are dolphins?
  7. What can we learn from dolphins?
  8. What would you like to talk to dolphins about?
  9. What other animals would you like to communicate with
  10. What can we do to protect dolphins?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. How might dolphin language differ from human language?
  3. Would you like to do research into dolphins?
  4. How advanced is your grammar and vocabulary?
  5. Are you good at listening to other people?
  6. Are dolphins more intelligent than humans?
  7. Do you think there will be dolphin language schools one day?
  8. How surprised are you that dolphins have a language?
  9. Do you think dolphins can speak to other creatures?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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