Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. good How your is English?

4. who lives a in Should country everyone the speak language?

5. is How to live and somewhere difficult not it the speak language?

6. living you What have might in problems an English-speaking country?

7. rifts exist in think you What do England?

8. United Britain the England, difference between What's Kingdom? the and

9. do think What multiculturalism? of you

10. you What do think immigration? of

11. Did article? this reading you like

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

13. What you you read? about think what do

14. in live Why who don't learn English? people Britain

15. to are the learn best What English? ways

16. risk can't you How can language? the if speak you inequality

17. you Would to in England? like live

18. would you be? How multi-lingual like to

19. citizenship? requirement be ability Should language of a

20. would ask What questions government to official? the you like

Back to the speak English lesson.

Speak English - 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 'English'?
  3. How good is your English?
  4. Should everyone who lives in a country speak the language?
  5. How difficult is it to live somewhere and not speak the language?
  6. What problems might you have living in an English-speaking country?
  7. What rifts do you think exist in England?
  8. What's the difference between England, Britain and the United Kingdom?
  9. What do you think of multiculturalism?
  10. What do you think of immigration?

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 'language'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why don't people who live in Britain learn English?
  5. What are the best ways to learn English?
  6. How can you risk inequality if you can't speak the language?
  7. Would you like to live in England?
  8. How multi-lingual would you like to be?
  9. Should language ability be a requirement of citizenship?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the government official?

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