Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. what do with read much agree you How you?

4. mothers better be women younger might Why?

5. What mother good a is?

6. person tolerant more a become you Have?

7. should discipline children How parents their?

8. useful scolding children How is young?

9. a mother What are the best three adjectives to describe?

10. Should give classes schools parenting children high weekly to?

11. like this you reading article Did?

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

13. about What what do you you read think?

14. might Why mothers better be women older?

15. parent a become to someone for age best the is What?

16. to when old time parent too a a becomes there become someone Is?

17. society can How ? fathers) mothers to help more give (and

18. being is of mother difficult job a How the?

19. being mothers a get mother paid for Should?

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

Back to the older mothers lesson.

Older Mothers - 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 'older'?
  3. How much do you agree with what you read?
  4. Why might younger women be better mothers?
  5. What is a good mother?
  6. Have you become a more tolerant person?
  7. How should parents discipline their children?
  8. How useful is scolding young children?
  9. What are the best three adjectives to describe a mother?
  10. Should high schools give weekly parenting classes to children?

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 'mother'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why might older women be better mothers?
  5. What is the best age for someone to become a parent?
  6. Is there a time when someone becomes too old to become a parent?
  7. How can society give more help to mothers (and fathers)?
  8. How difficult is the job of being a mother?
  9. Should mothers get paid for being a mother?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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