Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. important to this humans How world? are

4. will think of the What generations future destruction?

5. you do of think What nature?

6. What the of do biodiversity? to loss reverse we can

7. Earth? should play humans role What on

8. your are creatures? What favourite

9. without like What would humans? Earth be

10. three this adjectives What describe best article?

11. you like this article? Did reading

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

13. read? What you about what you think do

14. increases? if population the human happen will What

15. termites? do about you What know

16. so humans to cause done loss nature? What much to have

17. farms? on it matter Does on are birds that Earth most

18. in next years? in change the will article the How numbers 100 the

19. you you Will eat now reconsider what

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

Back to the life on Earth lesson.

Life on Earth - 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 'life'?
  3. How important are humans to this world?
  4. What will future generations think of the destruction?
  5. What do you think of nature?
  6. What can we do to reverse the loss of biodiversity?
  7. What role should humans play on Earth?
  8. What are your favourite creatures?
  9. What would Earth be like without humans?
  10. What three adjectives best describe this article?

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 'Earth'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What will happen if the human population increases?
  5. What do you know about termites?
  6. What have humans done to cause so much loss to nature?
  7. Does it matter that most birds on Earth are on farms?
  8. How will the numbers in the article change in the next 100 years?
  9. Will you now reconsider what you eat
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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