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

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

3. army country to How have important a is strong it navy for or a?

4. strong your military How is country's?

5. live What and do work you on think an it's aircraft like carrier to?

6. of What an is aircraft the carrier job?

7. launch to used tradition the of think you do What ships?

8. can aircraft you carrier do on What an?

9. the like navy to be Would in you?

10. the What navy kind will of do tests on do the you carrier think?

11. reading article Did like this you?

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

13. do you you read think about What what?

14. you of How your proud country's are military?

15. borders your country How defend well its can?

16. are What strength country's your of symbols?

17. many country aircraft need carriers does How a?

18. of does carrier about the the China's world rest What new think?

19. keep safe can to world How help the China?

20. would of ask you What China's the like questions navy head to?

Back to the aircraft carrier lesson.

Aircraft Carrier - 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 'aircraft'?
  3. How important is it for a country to have a strong navy or army?
  4. How strong is your country's military?
  5. What do you think it's like to live and work on an aircraft carrier?
  6. What is the job of an aircraft carrier?
  7. What do you think of the tradition used to launch ships?
  8. What can you do on an aircraft carrier?
  9. Would you like to be in the navy?
  10. What kind of tests do you think the navy will do on the carrier?

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 'navy'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How proud are you of your country's military?
  5. How well can your country defend its borders?
  6. What are symbols of your country's strength?
  7. How many aircraft carriers does a country need?
  8. What does the rest of the world think about China's new carrier?
  9. How can China help to keep the world safe?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the head of China's navy?

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