Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about are deadly you How worried viruses?

4. What you do know viruses? about

5. careful germs about Are you keeping away?

6. Disease do What X? about think you

7. 'Disease X'? think do the name of What you

8. you a was would there epidemic? What if sudden do

9. viruses? dangerous How are

10. scientists one all viruses day? destroy Will

11. article? reading Did you this like

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

13. what What you read? do about you think

14. virus the What's had? ever worst you've

15. serious is the bio-weapons? How threat from

16. dangerous How is DNA-changing technology?

17. from animals stop can diseases? How we spreading

18. it live avoid in Is to better countryside diseases? the to

19. there an be there Should is travel a if epidemic? ban

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

Back to the Disease X lesson.

Disease X - 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 'disease'?
  3. How worried are you about deadly viruses?
  4. What do you know about viruses?
  5. Are you careful about keeping germs away?
  6. What do you think about Disease X?
  7. What do you think of the name 'Disease X'?
  8. What would you do if there was a sudden epidemic?
  9. How dangerous are viruses?
  10. Will scientists destroy all viruses one day?

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 'virus'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What's the worst virus you've ever had?
  5. How serious is the threat from bio-weapons?
  6. How dangerous is DNA-changing technology?
  7. How can we stop animals from spreading diseases?
  8. Is it better to live in the countryside to avoid diseases?
  9. Should there be a travel ban if there is an epidemic?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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