Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. having granted? for freshwater you take Do

4. do you to having of think water? What buy

5. water was if What you do scarcer? would

6. use can less How water? we

7. use less much or Who water? should what

8. to happen What water? will without populated areas

9. do much need we so water? Why

10. fresh area? in the water is How your

11. Did this you article? like reading

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

13. you What you think do what read? about

14. to Should all activity water? humans change conserve

15. humans the drastically altered landscape"? " global have water How

16. on water a use? tax Should big there be

17. think freshwater? do you What the of taste of

18. think of do water? bottled What you

19. What three best describe adjectives water?

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

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Freshwater - 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 'fresh'?
  3. Do you take having freshwater for granted?
  4. What do you think of having to buy water?
  5. What would you do if water was scarcer?
  6. How can we use less water?
  7. Who or what should use much less water?
  8. What will happen to populated areas without water?
  9. Why do we need so much water?
  10. How fresh is the water in your area?

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 'water'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should humans change all activity to conserve water?
  5. How have humans "drastically altered the global water landscape"?
  6. Should there be a big tax on water use?
  7. What do you think of the taste of freshwater?
  8. What do you think of bottled water?
  9. What three adjectives best describe water?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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