Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. How sleep you do well?

4. happens What enough sleep don't you when?

5. sleep Why people enough aren't getting?

6. sleeplessness What about being do called you 'catastrophic' think?

7. can affect a health lack of How sleep?

8. do cannot you sleep do if What you?

9. longer live would you knew you if longer sleep you Would?

10. it Would could you replace take sleep a ? pill if

11. reading article Did like this you?

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

13. you read think about What what do you?

14. sleep How do like much you?

15. to How so can many sleeplessness diseases lead?

16. is understand Why lack how don't of serious people sleep a?

17. and mobile devices affected our sleep How have the Internet?

18. people Are much too working?

19. do get about What you anxious?

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

Back to the sleep lesson.

Catastrophic Sleep - 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 'sleep'?
  3. How well do you sleep?
  4. What happens when you don't sleep enough?
  5. Why aren't people getting enough sleep?
  6. What do you think about sleeplessness being called 'catastrophic'?
  7. How can a lack of sleep affect health?
  8. What do you do if you cannot sleep?
  9. Would you sleep longer if you knew you would live longer?
  10. Would you take a pill if it could replace sleep?

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 'health'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How much do you like sleep?
  5. How can sleeplessness lead to so many diseases?
  6. Why don't people understand how serious a lack of sleep is?
  7. How have the Internet and mobile devices affected our sleep?
  8. Are people working too much?
  9. What do you get anxious about?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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