Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you reading How do like much?

4. do you you read think about What what?

5. long How day each read people should?

6. are How libraries important?

7. it like you do why and library favourite your is What?

8. shopping malls What do you think of having libraries in?

9. and why to place favourite your is Where ? read ,

10. why What's ? your favourite book , and

11. you reading article Did like this?

12. to does encourage your reading country do What?

13. do people having What gets of ? that think read law you to a

14. reading encourage to do governments can What?

15. if people read more What is the benefit to society?

16. do people reading Why some dislike?

17. the or book a from read to better it Is ? Internet

18. do still libraries Why we need?

19. reading does How people change?

20. you ask would to author questions like an What?

Back to the reading lesson.

Reading - 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 'reading'?
  3. How much do you like reading?
  4. What do you think about what you read?
  5. How long should people read each day?
  6. How important are libraries?
  7. What is your favourite library and why do you like it?
  8. What do you think of having libraries in shopping malls?
  9. Where is your favourite place to read, and why?
  10. What's your favourite book, and why?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What does your country do to encourage reading?
  3. What do you think of having a law that gets people to read?
  4. What can governments do to encourage reading?
  5. What is the benefit to society if people read more?
  6. Why do some people dislike reading?
  7. Is it better to read from a book or the Internet?
  8. Why do we still need libraries?
  9. How does reading change people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask an author?

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