Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about What Starbucks? know you do

4. chain small, independent or Do ones? you prefer cafes big

5. Starbucks decision? made has you Do think the right

6. the for disadvantages are policy? the new of Starbucks What

7. in without Would sit anything? you buying Starbucks

8. often go you do to cafes? How

9. think Starbucks new will the more Do policy you money? make

10. follow Should cafes all Starbucks' example?

11. article? Did like reading this you

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

13. you think you What what about do read?

14. about do think What you cafes?

15. cases? about know do What you high-profile the

16. ever been you Have leave a to asked place?

17. Were the racist? being staff Starbucks

18. Do you his/her judge by ever colour? someone

19. Starbucks become Will bathroom? public now a

20. CEO like would ask Starbucks? of the to you questions What

Back to the Starbucks cafes lesson.

Starbucks Cafes - 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 'cafe'?
  3. What do you know about Starbucks?
  4. Do you prefer big chain cafes or small, independent ones?
  5. Do you think Starbucks has made the right decision?
  6. What are the disadvantages for Starbucks of the new policy?
  7. Would you sit in Starbucks without buying anything?
  8. How often do you go to cafes?
  9. Do you think the new policy will make Starbucks more money?
  10. Should all cafes follow Starbucks' example?

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 'purchase'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think about cafes?
  5. What do you know about the high-profile cases?
  6. Have you ever been asked to leave a place?
  7. Were the Starbucks staff being racist?
  8. Do you ever judge someone by his/her colour?
  9. Will Starbucks now become a public bathroom?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the CEO of Starbucks?

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