Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you What about know do hypersonic missiles?

4. the USA about worried Why Russia is hypersonic having missiles?

5. country more dangerous the - Which USA, is or China Russia?

6. president Which you like Putin - do better or Trump?

7. of chances What are the and Russia? the between a war USA

8. there Russia? Why against are sanctions

9. between problems are the What Russia? USA and the

10. discuss? Trump Presidents What Putin and will

11. you this Did reading article? like

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

13. you What about think do read? you what

14. be? How might dangerous missiles hypersonic

15. is the than Why the USA missiles? developing in faster Russia

16. difficult? Why US-Russian relations are so

17. know the do you incident? about poisoning What

18. dangerous is arms How an race?

19. can How from arms we stop race happening? an

20. would U.S. like the What ask military? you questions to

Back to the hypersonic missiles lesson.

Hypersonic Missiles - 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 'missile'?
  3. What do you know about hypersonic missiles?
  4. Why is the USA worried about Russia having hypersonic missiles?
  5. Which country is more dangerous - the USA, China or Russia?
  6. Which president do you like better - Putin or Trump?
  7. What are the chances of a war between the USA and Russia?
  8. Why are there sanctions against Russia?
  9. What are the problems between the USA and Russia?
  10. What will Presidents Trump and Putin discuss?

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 'weapon'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How dangerous might hypersonic missiles be?
  5. Why is Russia faster than the USA in developing the missiles?
  6. Why are US-Russian relations so difficult?
  7. What do you know about the poisoning incident?
  8. How dangerous is an arms race?
  9. How can we stop an arms race from happening?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the U.S. military?

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