Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. why? is your favourite beach, What and

4. important How beaches? are

5. Thailand's know do What about you beaches?

6. How is affecting beaches? tourism

7. be beaches? on to visitors a Should there going limit

8. at you What to like do the beach? do

9. do can look What better to tourists beaches? after

10. What beaches? are dangers the to biggest

11. you article? Did reading like this

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

13. What think do you you read? about what

14. world stay beach in the pristine? any Will

15. environment? damage does tourism to What the cause

16. Should from banned be beachfronts? hotels

17. plastic dumped reduce waste sea? How we in the being can

18. be beach forever? the Maya closed Bay Should

19. of beautiful beach? the is a magic What

20. you the to What like university ask questions dean? deputy would

Back to the beach lesson.

The Beach - 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 'beach'?
  3. What is your favourite beach, and why?
  4. How important are beaches?
  5. What do you know about Thailand's beaches?
  6. How is tourism affecting beaches?
  7. Should there be a limit on visitors going to beaches?
  8. What do you like to do at the beach?
  9. What can tourists do to better look after beaches?
  10. What are the biggest dangers to beaches?

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 'coral'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Will any beach in the world stay pristine?
  5. What damage does tourism cause to the environment?
  6. Should hotels be banned from beachfronts?
  7. How can we reduce plastic waste being dumped in the sea?
  8. Should the Maya Bay beach be closed forever?
  9. What is the magic of a beautiful beach?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the university deputy dean?

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