Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. article this did How feel you make?

4. do What Blackman Mr of think you?

5. you At like what to age retire would?

6. like would What mechanic airline an be to it be?

7. Mr changed have job Blackman's How years the over might?

8. working in their nineties be Should people?

9. be allowed things to should do Mr ? Blackman What not

10. skilled Blackman do is you think How Mr?

11. reading article Did like this you?

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

13. you read think about What what do you?

14. of being think plane signature you a Blackman's do on Mr What painted?

15. you do What Blackman Mr recognizing for Airlines American of think?

16. why and airline favorite your is What?

17. age best the is What retire to?

18. your What like in you do retirement would to?

19. upstairs' ? 'the Who man is

20. you ask would to Blackman questions like Mr What?

Back to the working age lesson.

Working Age - 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 'world'?
  3. How did this article make you feel?
  4. What do you think of Mr Blackman?
  5. At what age would you like to retire?
  6. What would it be like to be an airline mechanic?
  7. How might Mr Blackman's job have changed over the years?
  8. Should people in their nineties be working?
  9. What things should Mr Blackman not be allowed to do?
  10. How skilled do you think Mr Blackman is?

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 'record'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of Mr Blackman's signature being painted on a plane?
  5. What do you think of American Airlines for recognizing Mr Blackman?
  6. What is your favorite airline and why?
  7. What is the best age to retire?
  8. What would you like to do in your retirement?
  9. Who is 'the man upstairs'?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Mr Blackman?

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