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

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

3. do What Olympics the of think you?

4. Olympics your country How at good the is?

5. and sport Olympics favourite your What's why?

6. mixed events do of gender What think - you?

7. the watching to forward looking you Are Olympics?

8. the to more Do need made Olympics be fun?

9. up at ? the things Olympics can 'spice' the How IOC

10. Who history in Olympian greatest the is?

11. like this you reading article Did?

12. think What name hear of do 'Tokyo' the when you city you?

13. you you read think about What what do?

14. the world's Is best the sporting Olympics event?

15. sport in the world be at the Olympics Should every?

16. you urban skateboarding do of like What think sports?

17. IOC How the people get can Olympics to more the watch young?

18. sports you traditional wrestling do of like What think?

19. Olympics will women the How more change having athletes?

20. ask you What the the like questions IOC boss to would of?

Back to the 2020 Olympics lesson.

2020 Olympics - 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 'Olympics'?
  3. What do you think of the Olympics?
  4. How good is your country at the Olympics?
  5. What's your favourite Olympics sport and why?
  6. What do you think of mixed-gender events?
  7. Are you looking forward to watching the Olympics?
  8. Do the Olympics need to be made more fun?
  9. How can the IOC 'spice' things up at the Olympics?
  10. Who is the greatest Olympian in history?

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 city name 'Tokyo'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is the Olympics the world's best sporting event?
  5. Should every sport in the world be at the Olympics?
  6. What do you think of urban sports like skateboarding?
  7. How can the IOC get more young people to watch the Olympics?
  8. What do you think of traditional sports like wrestling?
  9. How will having more women athletes change the Olympics?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the boss of the IOC?

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