Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. think about What what do you you read?

4. grandparents do Why ? doctors than more know

5. is buds ear dangerous cotton the How putting in?

6. do that could damage your ears What things do you?

7. you how work do about ears What know our?

8. cotton uses buds are there What of other?

9. Have damaged you your ever ears hurt or?

10. doctors the believe companies bud cotton Will?

11. Did like this you reading article?

12. How earwax important is?

13. to our What do after we look ears should?

14. of do think earwax What you?

15. a sign of uncleanliness Why do people think earwax is?

16. What do health misinformation of give other companies products?

17. Will change - now ear habits you your cleaning?

18. earache an for do people should What?

19. our is important How hearing of sense?

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

Back to the cotton buds lesson.

Cotton Buds - 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 'cotton bud'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do grandparents know more than doctors?
  5. How dangerous are putting cotton buds in the ear?
  6. What things do you do that could damage your ears?
  7. What do you know about how our ears work?
  8. What other uses are there of cotton buds?
  9. Have you ever hurt or damaged your ears?
  10. Will cotton bud companies believe the doctors?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. How important is earwax?
  3. What should we do to look after our ears?
  4. What do you think of earwax?
  5. Why do people think earwax is a sign of uncleanliness?
  6. What other misinformation do companies of health products give?
  7. Will you now change your ear-cleaning habits?
  8. What should people do for an earache?
  9. How important is our sense of hearing?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the doctors?

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