Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of swim the do someone What across Pacific? to think trying

4. Pacific do about What Ocean? know the you

5. a Pacific task"? Is really the swimming "superhuman

6. it day be to swim in a hours like ocean? 8 would What the

7. How with the dangers? Ben cope can

8. is this challenging mentally swim? How

9. What about? should things Ben positive think

10. Lecomte? have for you Ben What do advice

11. reading you Did like this article?

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

13. What think you read? what about do you

14. of do think What swimming? you

15. train challenge you to would What for? like

16. issues? Bill's swim raise of will different How awareness

17. on the effect swim body? Ben's What have will

18. "never again"? Have ever you said,

19. "never"? we Should never say

20. questions like would What Lecomte? Ben ask to you

Back to the Pacific Ocean lesson.

Pacific Ocean - 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 'swim'?
  3. What do think of someone trying to swim across the Pacific?
  4. What do you know about the Pacific Ocean?
  5. Is swimming the Pacific really a "superhuman task"?
  6. What would it be like to swim 8 hours a day in the ocean?
  7. How can Ben cope with the dangers?
  8. How mentally challenging is this swim?
  9. What positive things should Ben think about?
  10. What advice do you have for Ben Lecomte?

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 'ocean'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of swimming?
  5. What challenge would you like to train for?
  6. How will Bill's swim raise awareness of different issues?
  7. What effect will the swim have on Ben's body?
  8. Have you ever said, "never again"?
  9. Should we never say "never"?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Ben Lecomte?

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