Discussion Questions - Listening

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

2. speech' 'hate term the hear you when mind to springs What?

3. of new What think proposed you Germany's law do?

4. of dangers the are What speech hate?

5. speech better deal How with can hate we?

6. speech What do you think of people who post hate?

7. delete to have sites media social do responsibility What speech hate?

8. decide what is hate speech How difficult is it to?

9. about something posted ever anyone Has like didn't you that you?

10. those who post hate speech What three adjectives best describe?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. you term you think What 'social hear of do media' the when?

13. do you you read think about What what?

14. Is speech free of part speech hate?

15. is How opinion public influencing media social?

16. degree content lives what online our To is controlling?

17. about you are worried How safety online?

18. have media What you social do for sites advice?

19. day How can a site monitor a billion posts a?

20. social ask you What media bosses like questions sites of to would?

Back to the hate speech lesson.

Hate Speech - 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 term 'hate speech'?
  3. What do you think of Germany's proposed new law?
  4. What are the dangers of hate speech?
  5. How can we better deal with hate speech?
  6. What do you think of people who post hate speech?
  7. What responsibility do social media sites have to delete hate speech?
  8. How difficult is it to decide what is hate speech?
  9. Has anyone ever posted something about you that you didn't like?
  10. What three adjectives best describe those who post hate speech?

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 term 'social media'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is hate speech part of free speech?
  5. How is social media influencing public opinion?
  6. To what degree is online content controlling our lives?
  7. How worried are you about online safety?
  8. What advice do you have for social media sites?
  9. How can a site monitor a billion posts a day?
  10. What questions would you like to ask bosses of social media sites?

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