Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What day every waste you do things?

4. bottles ketchup at angry get you Do?

5. bit squeeze How the of the do tube toothpaste last you from?

6. jar side jam you of off get How a the the do?

7. that are How you containers are slippery coming happy?

8. much using think How by you save do technology will money this we?

9. , other out tins things of and can tubes jars you , not cans What get?

10. good this What a for be name technology would?

11. you reading article Did like this?

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

13. about What what do you you read think?

14. reduce to do you could What waste?

15. is zero economy What the waste?

16. reduce What do to you day waste can every?

17. fall wear apart clothes until Should they we?

18. use break electrical goods Should until we they?

19. improve technology this will How world the?

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

Back to the zero waste lesson.

Zero Waste - 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 'zero'?
  3. What things do you waste every day?
  4. Do you get angry at ketchup bottles?
  5. How do you squeeze the last bit of toothpaste from the tube?
  6. How do you get the jam off the side of a jar?
  7. How happy are you that slippery containers are coming?
  8. How much money do you think we will save by using this technology?
  9. What other things can you not get out of tubes, cans, tins and jars?
  10. What would be a good name for this technology?

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 'waste'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What could you do to reduce waste?
  5. What is the zero waste economy?
  6. What can you do every day to reduce waste?
  7. Should we wear clothes until they fall apart?
  8. Should we use electrical goods until they break?
  9. How will this technology improve the world?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the inventors?

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