Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. your is What plant favourite?

4. Why out dying plants world's the are?

5. extinct plants would if became happen What?

6. think you do What gardens botanic of?

7. Why important so plants are?

8. endangered can protect species How we?

9. country your is green How?

10. plant you a extinct do when becomes What think?

11. reading article Did like this you?

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

13. about What what do you you read think?

14. are important How gardens botanic?

15. seed What know about you think banks do and?

16. 20 be world's many years endangered plants of in could the How?

17. can protect plants How we endangered?

18. humans will When trees down cutting stop?

19. technology will How stronger people old make?

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

Back to the botanic gardens lesson.

Botanic Gardens - 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 'plant'?
  3. What is your favourite plant?
  4. Why are the world's plants dying out?
  5. What would happen if plants became extinct?
  6. What do you think of botanic gardens?
  7. Why are plants so important?
  8. How can we protect endangered species?
  9. How green is your country?
  10. What do you think when a plant becomes extinct?

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 'garden'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important are botanic gardens?
  5. What do you know and think about seed banks?
  6. How many of the world's plants could be endangered in 20 years?
  7. How can we protect endangered plants?
  8. When will humans stop cutting down trees?
  9. How would we survive in a world without plants?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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