Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What pleasantly been you have surprised about?

4. for ever you anything? volunteered Have

5. What 'Breakfast Dads' you idea? with of the think do

6. breakfast important How having with family? is your

7. like is where live? you What community spirit

8. do problems What families low-income have?

9. men other the What could things for? volunteer

10. a families without happens to father? What

11. you like this Did reading article?

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

13. read? What you think what do about you

14. How position? improve academic can their schools

15. been a for you Have ever mentor someone?

16. Would mentor? you good a be

17. for a interest in teacher it take an important to How is students?

18. How do about students think you the event? the felt

19. of What most father? duty a the important is

20. the you organizers? ask questions to event like would What

Back to the absent father lesson.

Absent Father - 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 'absent'?
  3. What have you been pleasantly surprised about?
  4. Have you ever volunteered for anything?
  5. What do you think of the 'Breakfast with Dads' idea?
  6. How important is having breakfast with your family?
  7. What is community spirit like where you live?
  8. What problems do low-income families have?
  9. What other things could the men volunteer for?
  10. What happens to families without a father?

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 'father'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How can schools improve their academic position?
  5. Have you ever been a mentor for someone?
  6. Would you be a good mentor?
  7. How important is it for a teacher to take an interest in students?
  8. How do you think the students felt about the event?
  9. What is the most important duty of a father?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the event organizers?

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