Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. nicknames? you think What of do

4. your country? people words there any from bad about Are

5. New you do What think Zealand? of

6. your racism in country? What of exist examples

7. feelings? or ever thoughts you Do racist have

8. from for country? Are people any positive names there your

9. do you (the kiwis about know birds)? What

10. for Ms have What do you Savage? advice

11. like Did this you reading article?

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

13. What think you what do about you read?

14. offensive? Do is think the you "Kiwi" term

15. What you had? of do think you've nicknames

16. was When last time insulted? the were you

17. nicknames? use we do Why

18. proper to a called be name? or by Do your you prefer nickname

19. people Why are racist?

20. questions New like you to would a ask Zealander? What

Back to the Kiwi lesson.

The Term "Kiwi" - 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 'racist'?
  3. What do you think of nicknames?
  4. Are there any bad words about people from your country?
  5. What do you think of New Zealand?
  6. What examples of racism exist in your country?
  7. Do you ever have racist thoughts or feelings?
  8. Are there any positive names for people from your country?
  9. What do you know about kiwis (the birds)?
  10. What advice do you have for Ms Savage?

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 'kiwi'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Do you think the term "Kiwi" is offensive?
  5. What do you think of nicknames you've had?
  6. When was the last time you were insulted?
  7. Why do we use nicknames?
  8. Do you prefer to be called by a nickname or your proper name?
  9. Why are people racist?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a New Zealander?

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