Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you? learner of What are kind language

4. if English Would be spoke different fluently? life you

5. of do in language you kindergartens? What lessons think

6. to learn? new What you would language like

7. a learn to language? What is best way the

8. it Why learn harder older people a is to for language?

9. the are of being multilingual? benefits What

10. difficult language is learn? to How your

11. you this like Did reading article?

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

13. you do read? What you think what about

14. happy you your with English? level How are of

15. are English lessons? useful How your

16. grammar? important is How

17. skill? important is language the most What

18. language the What perfect lesson? makes

19. language teacher the teacher? What kind of is perfect

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

Back to the language learning lesson.

Language Learning - 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 'language'?
  3. What kind of language learner are you?
  4. Would life be different if you spoke English fluently?
  5. What do you think of language lessons in kindergartens?
  6. What new language would you like to learn?
  7. What is the best way to learn a language?
  8. Why is it harder for older people to learn a language?
  9. What are the benefits of being multilingual?
  10. How difficult is your language to learn?

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 'learning'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How happy are you with your level of English?
  5. How useful are/were your English lessons?
  6. How important is grammar?
  7. What is the most important language skill?
  8. What makes the perfect language lesson?
  9. What kind of language teacher is the perfect teacher?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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