Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. tipping? do What you think of

4. Why and teachers get nurses, don't tips? doctors

5. keeping customers restaurants think tips? What do of you

6. idea the come from? Where of did tipping

7. a When people tip? given have you

8. like Would and to in the drink you food work industry?

9. restaurant are so low paid? staff Why

10. you like do as What think to waiter? a it's work

11. you Did like this reading article?

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

13. you you read? do what about think What

14. staff Should restaurant tips? get

15. think What a you your tip? do English teacher giving of

16. do of restaurant international What think chains? you

17. unfairly? staff might treated be restaurant How

18. others some don't? countries Why do tip and

19. bad good What about working in things the a are and restaurant?

20. you ask like questions would to a worker? What restaurant

Back to the tipping lesson.

Tipping - 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 'restaurant'?
  3. What do you think of tipping?
  4. Why don't nurses, doctors and teachers get tips?
  5. What do you think of restaurants keeping customers tips?
  6. Where did the idea of tipping come from?
  7. When have you given people a tip?
  8. Would you like to work in the food and drink industry?
  9. Why are restaurant staff so low-paid?
  10. What do you think it's like to work as a waiter?

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 'tip'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should restaurant staff get tips?
  5. What do you think of giving your English teacher a tip?
  6. What do you think of international restaurant chains?
  7. How might restaurant staff be treated unfairly?
  8. Why do some countries tip and others don't?
  9. What are the good and bad things about working in a restaurant?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a restaurant worker?

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