Discussion Questions - Listening

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

2. mind when you hear the word 'swearing' What springs to?

3. do think swearing What you of?

4. think increase strength you can physical Do swearing your?

5. you When swear do?

6. is How swearing bad?

7. children that it is bad How swear?

8. before now lot exercise you a you Will swear?

9. swear words in English Is it important to know the?

10. bad the in really Are words language swear your?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. when you term you think What 'bad hear of do language' the?

13. do you you read think about What what?

14. swearing you great Does when in help are pain?

15. days these acceptable more becoming swearing Is?

16. different for women there words and Are swear mean?

17. shocked swore you or someone Have upset because been?

18. would you never want to hear using bad language Who?

19. a Are lot people more who honest swear?

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

Back to the swearing lesson.

Swearing - 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 word 'swearing'?
  3. What do you think of swearing?
  4. Do you think swearing can increase your physical strength?
  5. When do you swear?
  6. How bad is swearing?
  7. How bad is it that children swear?
  8. Will you now swear a lot before you exercise?
  9. Is it important to know the swear words in English?
  10. Are the swear words in your country really bad?

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 'bad language'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Does swearing help when you are in great pain?
  5. Is swearing becoming more acceptable these days?
  6. Are there different swear words for men and women?
  7. Have you been upset or shocked because someone swore?
  8. Who would you never want to hear using bad language?
  9. Are people who swear a lot more honest?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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