Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. computers? of tablet think do What you

4. get computers? prisoners should free Why

5. you think tablets do free? is providing for these Why the company

6. How help this initiative will prisoners? the

7. important How are tablets?

8. are What good the and things tablets? about bad

9. the be monitored? Should online access prisoners'

10. of prisons? What are the purposes

11. article? reading like this Did you

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

13. think you read? What do about you what

14. be "game-changer"? Why free tablet might the initiative a

15. How in freedom prison? have should much prisoners

16. Pay Does crime?

17. law-abiding Why are prisoners should tablets free get poor? people when?

18. things Should games like prisoners TV? have and computer

19. New news? poor people in York might feel about How this

20. What questions you prison to would ask the like bosses?

Back to the tablet computers lesson.

Tablet Computers - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'prison'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why might the free tablet initiative be a "game-changer"?
  5. How much freedom should prisoners have in prison?
  6. Does crime pay?
  7. Why should prisoners get free tablets when law-abiding people are poor?
  8. Should prisoners have things like computer games and TV?
  9. How might poor people in New York feel about this news?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the prison bosses?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'tablet'?
  3. What do you think of tablet computers?
  4. Why should prisoners get free computers?
  5. Why do you think the company is providing these tablets for free?
  6. How will this initiative help the prisoners?
  7. How important are tablets?
  8. What are the good and bad things about tablets?
  9. Should the prisoners' online access be monitored?
  10. What are the purposes of prisons?

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