Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. House? you know the Sydney do about Opera What

4. House? advertise it the Sydney Opera on to How is controversial

5. signed Have you petition? ever a

6. petitions? effective How are

7. on is OK a House? think Do to the horse race advertise it you Opera

8. anything it to OK sites? on Is advertise famous world

9. just is on because Opera light it OK projected the ad Is House? the

10. tie knots about? do What up yourself in you

11. reading like you Did this article?

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

13. you think you do what read? about What

14. do Why ad the inappropriate? think is people

15. horse it to bad promote Is racing?

16. lead racing Does in horse to gambling? an increase promoting

17. Should this in architect the considered story? be

18. opera? do you What of think

19. Opera is beautiful a How as the House masterpiece?

20. questions like would What ask prime Australia's you to minister?

Back to the Sydney Opera House lesson.

Sydney Opera House - 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 'horse race'?
  3. What do you know about the Sydney Opera House?
  4. How controversial is it to advertise on the Sydney Opera House?
  5. Have you ever signed a petition?
  6. How effective are petitions?
  7. Do you think it is OK to advertise a horse race on the Opera House?
  8. Is it OK to advertise anything on famous world sites?
  9. Is the ad OK because it is just light projected on the Opera House?
  10. What do you tie yourself up in knots about?

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 'opera house'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do people think the ad is inappropriate?
  5. Is it bad to promote horse racing?
  6. Does promoting horse racing lead to an increase in gambling?
  7. Should the architect be considered in this story?
  8. What do you think of opera?
  9. How beautiful is the Opera House as a masterpiece?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Australia's prime minister?

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