Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. important society? How are in smartphones

4. need in smartphones students schools? Do

5. stop the Will cyber-addiction? ban to help smartphone

6. is cyber-addiction? What

7. 'a public devices might be health Why mobile crisis'?

8. Could without a you survive smartphone?

9. can children from we protect smartphones? How

10. smartphones What we future? have problems in will with the

11. reading you like Did article? this

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

13. you do you read? think What what about

14. How to you? smartphone a important is

15. need Why say they students at smartphones might school?

16. did years people ago? 20 survive smartphones without How

17. might children's be smartphones development? to Why harmful

18. students in helpful How are smartphones for schools?

19. might the ban step'? Why a 'backward be

20. ask What French you would to like the questions government?

Back to the smartphone ban lesson.

Smartphone Ban - 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 'smartphone'?
  3. How important are smartphones in society?
  4. Do students need smartphones in schools?
  5. Will the smartphone ban help to stop cyber-addiction?
  6. What is cyber-addiction?
  7. Why might mobile devices be "a public health crisis"?
  8. Could you survive without a smartphone?
  9. How can we protect children from smartphones?
  10. What problems will we have with smartphones in the future?

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 'ban'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important is a smartphone to you?
  5. Why might students say they need smartphones at school?
  6. How did people survive without smartphones 20 years ago?
  7. Why might smartphones be harmful to children's development?
  8. How helpful are smartphones for students in schools?
  9. Why might the ban be a "backward step"?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the French government?

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