Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Mr you What of think do challenge? Pohiva's

4. of do think you What weight? your

5. getting many Why people are so overweight?

6. and challenge? this celebrities Should leaders worldwide join

7. weight? Have ever you to lose tried

8. are overweight? Pacific Why so islanders

9. schools things do healthy Should weights to employers? and encourage

10. know other about you island and Tonga nations? What do Pacific

11. you this article? like reading Did

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

13. do you you read? What think about what

14. to way best What's lose weight? the

15. obesity? lose countries Will fight the against

16. best Is way lose weight? to or dieting the exercising

17. to encourage can we How weight? children their control

18. children? are in causes obesity What the of biggest

19. a People or on starving, are Why? overweight. either diet

20. questions would What like to you ask Mr Pohiva?

Back to the losing weight lesson.

Losing Weight - 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 'weight'?
  3. What do you think of Mr Pohiva's challenge?
  4. What do you think of your weight?
  5. Why are so many people getting overweight?
  6. Should leaders and celebrities worldwide join this challenge?
  7. Have you ever tried to lose weight?
  8. Why are Pacific islanders so overweight?
  9. Should schools and employers do things to encourage healthy weights?
  10. What do you know about Tonga and other Pacific island nations?

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 'obesity'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What's the best way to lose weight?
  5. Will countries lose the fight against obesity?
  6. Is dieting or exercising the best way to lose weight?
  7. How can we encourage children to control their weight?
  8. What are the biggest causes of obesity in children?
  9. People are either starving, on a diet or overweight. Why?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Mr Pohiva?

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