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

2. What word you your images 'billionaire' hear mind are the when in?

3. What what do you you read think about?

4. life be like if you were a billionaire ? What would

5. money people billionaires of poor Should lots to give?

6. do become billionaire How you a?

7. men know article rich you the three do in the What mentioned about?

8. report the mean title of What Oxfam's does?

9. income are inequality there because What of problems?

10. job ? , pay same the get everyone Should whatever their

11. Did like this you reading article?

12. do What 'charity' word the hear you when of think you?

13. it some so Is that are obscene people rich?

14. would day $2 to it have be What a just like?

15. poor people in very rich countries Why are there very?

16. Bill you Gates like to What ask would?

17. million Should - company dollar bosses bonuses get?

18. elite' do care 'wealthy Why only the governments about?

19. can help people How governments poor?

20. Oxfam you like What to questions ask would?

Back to the income inequality lesson.

Income Inequality - 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 images are in your mind when you hear the word 'billionaire'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What would life be like if you were a billionaire?
  5. Should billionaires give lots of money to poor people?
  6. How do you become a billionaire?
  7. What do you know about the three rich men mentioned in the article?
  8. What does the title of Oxfam's report mean?
  9. What problems are there because of income inequality?
  10. Should everyone get the same pay, whatever their job?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'charity'?
  3. Is it obscene that some people are so rich?
  4. What would it be like to have just $2 a day?
  5. Why are there very poor people in very rich countries?
  6. What would you like to ask Bill Gates?
  7. Should company bosses get million-dollar bonuses?
  8. Why do governments only care about the 'wealthy elite'?
  9. How can governments help poor people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Oxfam?

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