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

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

3. How Korea in out break will war that it is likely?

4. this is crisis a of much How?

5. important is How talking?

6. crisis talking way this Is only end the to?

7. words dangerous most the saying is Who?

8. Korea North does Why weapons nuclear want?

9. North up weapons Should give nuclear Korea its programme?

10. for leader advice have Korea's What you North do?

11. article Did like this you reading?

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

13. what do you you read think about What?

14. are What Korea North in tensions the?

15. would Korea sanctions be How on effective North?

16. Korea think war North you for said do begging USA Why is the?

17. lot United a patience the have more Should States?

18. kind What war was there if happen would catastrophe global of?

19. year What do you think this situation be like next?

20. to Putin questions like Vladimir What you ask would?

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Global Catastrophe - 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 'global'?
  3. How likely is it that war will break out in Korea?
  4. How much of a crisis is this?
  5. How important is talking?
  6. Is talking the only way to end this crisis?
  7. Who is saying the most dangerous words?
  8. Why does North Korea want nuclear weapons?
  9. Should North Korea give up its nuclear weapons programme?
  10. What advice do you have for North Korea's leader?

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 'catastrophe'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are the tensions in North Korea?
  5. How effective would sanctions be on North Korea?
  6. Why do you think the USA said North Korea is begging for war?
  7. Should the United States have a lot more patience?
  8. What kind of global catastrophe would happen if there was war?
  9. What do you think this situation be like next year?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Vladimir Putin?

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