Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about do wars? know What you trade

4. trade would How a serious the between and war USA China be?

5. a would affect How you? war trade

6. good your global How is at trade? country

7. biggest country's What your are exports?

8. you do goods What buy? imported

9. want to tariffs Why on put do countries goods?

10. fall? stock market What happens values when

11. article? you Did like reading this

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

13. do about you read? what What think you

14. countries Why wars? do have trade

15. trade start? do wars How

16. trade this could ugly be? How war

17. right protect Is Trump workers? President U.S. to

18. between win China? Who war USA the a and would trade

19. USA? from Should the more buy China

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

Back to the trade war lesson.

Trade War - 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 'trade'?
  3. What do you know about trade wars?
  4. How serious would a trade war between the USA and China be?
  5. How would a trade war affect you?
  6. How good is your country at global trade?
  7. What are your country's biggest exports?
  8. What imported goods do you buy?
  9. Why do countries want to put tariffs on goods?
  10. What happens when stock market values fall?

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 'war'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do countries have trade wars?
  5. How do trade wars start?
  6. How ugly could this trade war be?
  7. Is President Trump right to protect U.S. workers?
  8. Who would win a trade war between the USA and China?
  9. Should China buy more from the USA?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the leaders?

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