Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. the damaging environment? to is How plastic

4. use plastic? our do to can we reduce of What

5. be What it be documentary team? would like on to the

6. To "drowning we in what plastic"? are degree

7. is sad this news? How

8. the plastic problem? Should be punished for anyone

9. reduce has Who biggest plastic use? to the responsibility

10. What of think chances surviving? you the the of birds do

11. like you this Did reading article?

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

13. you What think read? about you do what

14. do? biologists do What marine

15. protect we can How better seabirds?

16. easy to is without live plastic? it How

17. Will you from bamboo now? buy toothbrushes

18. is Why so plastic damaging?

19. Is it damage the wildlife? done too late to by reverse to plastic

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

Back to the plastic pollution lesson.

Plastic Pollution - 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 'plastic'?
  3. How damaging is plastic to the environment?
  4. What can we do to reduce our use of plastic?
  5. What would it be like to be on the documentary team?
  6. To what degree are we "drowning in plastic"?
  7. How sad is this news?
  8. Should anyone be punished for the plastic problem?
  9. Who has the biggest responsibility to reduce plastic use?
  10. What do you think of the chances of the birds surviving?

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 'pollution'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do marine biologists do?
  5. How can we better protect seabirds?
  6. How easy is it to live without plastic?
  7. Will you buy bamboo toothbrushes from now?
  8. Why is plastic so damaging?
  9. Is it too late to reverse the damage done by plastic to wildlife?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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