Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about What what do you you read think?

4. the is Why angry USA?

5. Russia Why angry is?

6. have the How to for Russia it relations and is good USA important?

7. the do alleged you hacking believe about What?

8. is and dangerous spying hacking How?

9. the 35 is of diplomats serious expulsion Russian How?

10. Why have in Russia compounds USA does intelligence the?

11. you reading article Did like this?

12. each on spy countries do Why other?

13. you countries other do about each What know hacking?

14. - tat go How far could the tit - for?

15. have What for advice Barack do Obama you?

16. for advice Vladimir do Putin you have What?

17. counter What take Russia might measures -?

18. time will like year's What be a relations in?

19. will What Trump President under like be relations Russian - US?

20. Putin and Obama presidents ask to like you would questions What?

Back to the hacking lesson.

Hacking - 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 'hacking'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why is the USA angry?
  5. Why is Russia angry?
  6. How important is it for the USA and Russia to have good relations?
  7. What do you believe?
  8. How dangerous is spying and hacking?
  9. How serious is the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats?
  10. Why does Russia have intelligence compounds in the USA?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. Why do countries spy on each other?
  3. What do you know about countries hacking each other?
  4. How far could the tit-for-tat go?
  5. What advice do you have for Barack Obama?
  6. What advice do you have for Vladimir Putin?
  7. What counter-measures might Russia take?
  8. What will relations be like in a year's time?
  9. What will US-Russian relations be like under President Trump?
  10. What questions would you like to ask presidents Obama and Putin?

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