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

2. hear you when mind to springs What lady' 'first term the?

3. you you read think about What what do?

4. president's do the were sexist think words How you?

5. the resign arguments for to What there president are?

6. Was . humour just was comment his said people Some it?

7. mean What the comment does president's?

8. was you thinking think Angela What Merkel do?

9. comment the of thinks wife Buhari's Mr think you do What?

10. have What for advice Mrs do Buhari you?

11. Did like this you reading article?

12. leaders What have responsibility regarding do sexism world?

13. her husband How damaging might Mrs Buhari's comment be for?

14. Mrs to can do sexism more Buhari highlight What?

15. of leaders do What you other know sexist?

16. each Buharis you other said think What regarding to the do this?

17. ? sexism How country in is much there your

18. important most the is What sexism combat to do to thing?

19. do What to can make Mr amends Buhari?

20. ask would to Buhari questions like Mrs What you?

Back to the first lady lesson.

First Lady - 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 term 'first lady'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How sexist do you think the president's words were?
  5. What arguments are there for the president to resign?
  6. Some people said his comment was just humour. Was it?
  7. What does the president's comment mean?
  8. What do you think Angela Merkel was thinking?
  9. What do you think Mr Buhari's wife thinks of the comment?
  10. What advice do you have for Mrs Buhari?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What responsibility do world leaders have regarding sexism?
  3. How damaging might Mrs Buhari's comment be for her husband?
  4. What more can Mrs Buhari do to highlight sexism?
  5. What other sexist leaders do you know of?
  6. What do you think the Buharis said to each other regarding this?
  7. How much sexism is there in your country?
  8. What is the most important thing to do to combat sexism?
  9. What can Mr Buhari do to make amends?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Mrs Buhari?

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