Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. potatoes? important are How

4. think What do you fries? of French

5. there What if farmers happens to is a heatwave?

6. long why? fries should French and How be,

7. do French you eat fries? often How

8. weather bad the food you eat? affected has How

9. best thing French What the eat fries is to with?

10. the better? fries' or Is term 'chips' 'French

11. like article? Did you reading this

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

13. you do about What read? think what you

14. talk country lot? about food do people What your in a

15. do you think national country's your of dish? What

16. 'Belgian Should renamed French fries be fries'?

17. fries? know do French you about What

18. you How French make fries? do

19. can What you a with potato? do

20. to you questions like spokesman? potato would the What ask growers'

Back to the potato shortage lesson.

Potato Shortage - 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 'potato'?
  3. How important are potatoes?
  4. What do you think of French fries?
  5. What happens to farmers if there is a heatwave?
  6. How long should French fries be, and why?
  7. How often do you eat French fries?
  8. How has bad weather affected the food you eat?
  9. What is the best thing to eat French fries with?
  10. Is the term 'French fries' or 'chips' better?

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 'fry'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What food do people in your country talk about a lot?
  5. What do you think of your country's national dish?
  6. Should French fries be renamed 'Belgian fries'?
  7. What do you know about French fries?
  8. How do you make French fries?
  9. What can you do with a potato?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the potato growers' spokesman?

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