Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. adulthood does When start?

4. adult? an you became did you How feel when

5. be it a child? Is to adult best or an

6. much an is How of 18-year-old? an adult

7. When you an feel adult? did like

8. When is the someone to be allowed marry? should earliest

9. get should is to be the a earliest allowed loan? someone When

10. gamble? if or you cannot an adult smoke Are you

11. article? you this like Did reading

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

13. you read? think what you What about do

14. things about What bad and the being are adult? good an

15. the new law change bring? What will social

16. are What the dangers of population? an ageing

17. becoming at no sad Are happy a an longer or being at adult? child we

18. allowed an Should become not to to adult? people choose be

19. people celebrate your country? adulthood in do How

20. ask would to What you a 20-year-old? questions like

Back to the adulthood lesson.

Adulthood - 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 'adult'?
  3. When does adulthood start?
  4. How did you feel when you became an adult?
  5. Is it best to be an adult or a child?
  6. How much of an adult is an 18-year-old?
  7. When did you feel like an adult?
  8. When is the earliest someone should be allowed to marry?
  9. When is the earliest someone should be allowed to get a loan?
  10. Are you an adult if you cannot smoke or gamble?

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 'age'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are the good and bad things about being an adult?
  5. What social change will the new law bring?
  6. What are the dangers of an ageing population?
  7. Are we sad at no longer being a child or happy at becoming an adult?
  8. Should people be allowed to choose not to become an adult?
  9. How do people celebrate adulthood in your country?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a 20-year-old?

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