Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

  • Put the words below in the correct order to make the questions.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.
  • ...or look below to see the 20 Questions.
1. you the did What when think you headline? read

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

3. do you of doom-and-gloom merchants? think What

4. are What there threats our to existence?

5. What Earth's magnetic know poles? about you do

6. change? are about you worried How climate

7. harm rays about can you know do solar do? What the

8. do about you know What magnets?

9. you poles do day would the the magnetic What flipped?

10. merchant? a Are you doom-and-gloom ever

11. reading like you article? this Did

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

13. What think read? about you you do what

14. is the biggest existence? What our threat to

15. Armageddon? are worried you about How

16. failed? our would all happen What electricity if

17. blew happen would if What atmosphere away? our

18. a dangerous on beach? lying How is

19. How hat? is floppy useful a

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

Back to the magnetic poles lesson.

Magnetic Poles - 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 'magnetic'?
  3. What do you think of doom-and-gloom merchants?
  4. What threats are there to our existence?
  5. What do you know about Earth's magnetic poles?
  6. How worried are you about climate change?
  7. What do you know about the harm solar rays can do?
  8. What do you know about magnets?
  9. What would you do the day the magnetic poles flipped?
  10. Are you ever a doom-and-gloom merchant?

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 'pole'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What is the biggest threat to our existence?
  5. How worried are you about Armageddon?
  6. What would happen if all our electricity failed?
  7. What would happen if our atmosphere blew away?
  8. How dangerous is lying on a beach?
  9. How useful is a floppy hat?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

Online Activities