Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you of think universities? What do

4. you What of the rankings? into do Baghdad getting think University

5. can How universities be improved?

6. this is How University? for important Baghdad

7. think the are What you do best world? in universities the

8. universities? What of list of do having best a you think

9. in and USA? UK the are the universities best Why

10. have played university in reconstruction? part might the What Iraq's

11. you reading article? Did like this

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

13. do you about What read? you think what

14. What country? are in universities your like

15. to How to university? go important is it

16. the for elite? Are universities only

17. your of What University? is image Baghdad

18. university What study you would at like to

19. the Why proud might students be university? of

20. Baghdad University? questions of head the would What to ask you like

Back to the Baghdad University lesson.

Baghdad University - 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 'university'?
  3. What do you think of universities?
  4. What do you think of Baghdad University getting into the rankings?
  5. How can universities be improved?
  6. How important is this for Baghdad University?
  7. What do you think are the best universities in the world?
  8. What do you think of having a list of best universities?
  9. Why are the best universities in the UK and USA?
  10. What part might the university have played in Iraq's reconstruction?

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 'study'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are universities like in your country?
  5. How important is it to go to university?
  6. Are universities only for the elite?
  7. What is your image of Baghdad University?
  8. What would you like to study at university?
  9. Why might students be proud of the university?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the head of Baghdad University?

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