Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

  • Put the words below in the correct order to make the questions.
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  • ...or look below to see the 20 Questions.
1. you you headline did when the What think read?

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

3. memes What you about do know?

4. do culture memes play What in part your?

5. What culture is popular?

6. important How you to online being is?

7. Internet the on viral going things of think you do What?

8. like you do sites media social What?

9. read to like you Would Gene' Selfish 'The , book the?

10. memes Will form art new a become?

11. you reading article Did like this?

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

13. what do you you read think about What?

14. in Meme Studies be like What would a degree course?

15. to easier politics make would What understand?

16. has Internet politics How the changed?

17. the Internet used in a good way during elections Is?

18. memes and have influence so much Should power?

19. know would to memes more like about What you?

20. Richard What you ask would to Dawkins questions like?

Back to the memes lesson.

Memes - 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 'meme'?
  3. What do you know about memes?
  4. What part do memes play in your culture?
  5. What is popular culture?
  6. How important is being online to you?
  7. What do you think of things going viral on the Internet?
  8. What social media sites do you like?
  9. Would you like to read the book, 'The Selfish Gene'?
  10. Will memes become a new art form?

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 'viral'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What would a degree course in Meme Studies be like?
  5. What would make politics easier to understand?
  6. How has the Internet changed politics?
  7. Is the Internet used in a good way during elections?
  8. Should memes have so much power and influence?
  9. What more would you like to know about memes?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Richard Dawkins?

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