Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What you about do think loneliness?

4. get you do lonely How?

5. to does do people What loneliness?

6. are we lonely help people How who can?

7. get you lonely do when What you do?

8. people make Internet the does How lonelier?

9. the in we lonelier Will become future?

10. should What loneliness reduce to do governments?

11. reading ? like you article Did this

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

13. about What what do you you read think?

14. you loneliness affect How would?

15. be more Why dangerous might than loneliness obesity?

16. 'loneliness a in happen might What epidemic'?

17. skills loneliness should children What learn social about?

18. their How patients can with doctors loneliness help?

19. old their for prepare people could How life social age -?

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

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Loneliness - 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 'lonely'?
  3. What do you think about loneliness?
  4. How lonely do you get?
  5. What does loneliness do to people?
  6. How can we help people who are lonely?
  7. What do you do when you get lonely?
  8. How does the Internet make people lonelier?
  9. Will we become lonelier in the future?
  10. What should governments do to reduce loneliness?

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 'alone'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How would loneliness affect you?
  5. Why might loneliness be more dangerous than obesity?
  6. What might happen in a 'loneliness epidemic'?
  7. What social skills should children learn about loneliness?
  8. How can doctors help their patients with loneliness?
  9. How could people prepare for their old-age social life?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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