Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. control? you birth of think do What

4. What's have? number the children of best to

5. it bring to Is more children? becoming difficult up

6. in enough people there your country? Are

7. What by problems populations? declining caused are

8. to large it have a or better small family? Is

9. countries can more How European get workers?

10. have encourage can How to people more children? governments

11. this article? Did reading you like

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

13. What what read? you you think about do

14. lazy? birth control Is

15. it their feeding is worry that How people about sad family?

16. food ourselves Should we to grow our feed family?

17. size help governments Should family? of any

18. How you children many would like?

19. better a large small to it family? come Is or from

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

Back to the birth control lesson.

Birth Control - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'control'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is birth control lazy?
  5. How sad is it that people worry about feeding their family?
  6. Should we grow food ourselves to feed our family?
  7. Should governments help any size of family?
  8. How many children would you like?
  9. Is it better to come from a small or large family?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the president?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'birth'?
  3. What do you think of birth control?
  4. What's the best number of children to have?
  5. Is it becoming more difficult to bring up children?
  6. Are there enough people in your country?
  7. What problems are caused by declining populations?
  8. Is it better to have a large or small family?
  9. How can European countries get more workers?
  10. How can governments encourage people to have more children?

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