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

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

3. of policy immigration kind does What country your have?

4. do you think of What working abroad?

5. workers What your does country need?

6. workers What there are foreign in your country?

7. are the advantages What foreign of workers?

8. 345,000 How workers foreign would affect your country?

9. negatives the What of are foreign having workers?

10. foreign have Should speak to workers the language?

11. you Did reading like this article?

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

13. do think What what about you you read?

14. you work to like in Would another country?

15. difficulties do foreign What workers have?

16. rather in work you a Would or town city?

17. Japan can How increase its population?

18. labor How can its solve shortage? Japan

19. What in working be best about would Japan? the thing

20. you would What to ask Minister? questions like Japan's Prime

Back to the foreign workers lesson.

Foreign Workers - 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 'foreign'?
  3. What kind of immigration policy does your country have?
  4. What do you think of working abroad?
  5. What workers does your country need?
  6. What foreign workers are there in your country?
  7. What are the advantages of foreign workers?
  8. How would 345,000 foreign workers affect your country?
  9. What are the negatives of having foreign workers?
  10. Should foreign workers have to speak the language?

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 'worker'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Would you like to work in another country?
  5. What difficulties do foreign workers have?
  6. Would you rather work in a town or city?
  7. How can Japan increase its population?
  8. How can Japan solve its labor shortage?
  9. What would the best thing be about working in Japan?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Japan's Prime Minister?

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