Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. it Why know islands Indonesia many has doesn't how?

4. Indonesia territory will help its How islands protect registering?

5. territorial can resolve disputes How countries?

6. to Should they country the to belong islands nearest are?

7. fishing dollars the Indonesia revenue in billions get lost of back Should?

8. will it Indonesia claims name the How islands?

9. you about do know Indonesia What?

10. having benefits many of What a are country the islands?

11. reading article Did like this you?

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

13. do you you read think about What what?

14. of know you do archipelagos other What?

15. island favourite your is What?

16. country a for disadvantages the are What islands many having of?

17. much so islands like people do What?

18. on work to like be it would What team counting the?

19. a on live to like be it would What island small?

20. head you team the would counting ask questions the to What of like?

Back to the Indonesia lesson.

Indonesia - 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 'island'?
  3. Why doesn't Indonesia know how many islands it has?
  4. How will registering islands help Indonesia protect its territory?
  5. How can countries resolve territorial disputes?
  6. Should islands belong to the country they are nearest to?
  7. Should Indonesia get back the billions of dollars in lost fishing revenue?
  8. How will Indonesia name the islands it claims?
  9. What do you know about Indonesia?
  10. What are the benefits of a country having many islands?

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 'marine'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What other archipelagos do you know of?
  5. What is your favourite island?
  6. What are the disadvantages for a country of having many islands?
  7. What do people like islands so much?
  8. What would it be like to work on the counting team?
  9. What would it be like to live on a small island?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the head of the counting team?

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