Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you food How do waste often?

4. Why to eating some plate OK on is leave countries after in your it food?

5. think you do What waste food of?

6. we food can reduce waste How?

7. so waste people do Why food much?

8. waste food about children teach schools Should?

9. shape What is wrong with vegetables that are the wrong?

10. would waste to changing reduce dates 'eat-by' How food help?

11. you reading article Did like this?

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

13. you read think about What what do you?

14. socially away food throwing is Why unacceptable?

15. is Why unacceptable environmentally away food throwing?

16. to can people we who give really the need food it we waste How?

17. are With stomachs our than bigger eyes our eating, ?

18. for have you do advice What supermarkets?

19. food waste What will you do from now to reduce?

20. questions article politician to would in ask you What the the like?

Back to the food waste lesson.

Food 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 'food'?
  3. How often do you waste food?
  4. Why is it OK in some countries to leave food on your plate after eating?
  5. What do you think of food waste?
  6. How can we reduce food waste?
  7. Why do people waste so much food?
  8. Should schools teach children about food waste?
  9. What is wrong with vegetables that are the wrong shape?
  10. How would changing "eat-by" dates help to reduce food waste?

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. Why is throwing food away socially unacceptable?
  5. Why is throwing food away environmentally unacceptable?
  6. How can we give the food we waste to people who really need it?
  7. With eating, are our eyes bigger than our stomachs?
  8. What advice do you have for supermarkets?
  9. What will you do from now to reduce food waste?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the politician in the article?

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