Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do What you about reggae? know

4. reggae do think UNESCO deemed worthy of protecting? Why you

5. you of think What do reggae?

6. the why? and greatest Who is artist, reggae ever

7. your are forms country? of unique music in What there

8. music What is favourite genre? your

9. How you of describe would sound the reggae?

10. What will new for status do reggae? UNESCO the

11. you Did article? this like reading

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

13. you think What you read? about do what

14. about know you do UNESCO? What

15. Bob you do about Marley? know What

16. the "the Why marginalized"? of voice reggae is

17. Is sensuality? music reggae and of love the

18. world? of the music Should reggae become the official

19. and three reggae, What best why? describe adjectives

20. What culture would Jamaica's like you to ask questions minister?

Back to the reggae lesson.

Reggae - 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 'reggae'?
  3. What do you know about reggae?
  4. Why do you think UNESCO deemed reggae worthy of protecting?
  5. What do you think of reggae?
  6. Who is the greatest ever reggae artist, and why?
  7. What unique forms of music are there in your country?
  8. What is your favourite music genre?
  9. How would you describe the sound of reggae?
  10. What will the new UNESCO status do for reggae?

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 'music'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about UNESCO?
  5. What do you know about Bob Marley?
  6. Why is reggae "the voice of the marginalized"?
  7. Is reggae the music of love and sensuality?
  8. Should reggae become the official music of the world?
  9. What three adjectives best describe reggae, and why?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Jamaica's culture minister?

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