Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What do think you about read? you what

4. years equality? it take 200 for will women to Why achieve

5. many behind do so men women areas? lag Why in

6. exists your inequality What sexes the between country? in

7. for companies fined less? paying be women Should

8. men better or women Are managers?

9. encounter obstacles women What do the workplace? in

10. manager? female male you or prefer a Would

11. article? this like you Did reading

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

13. you What you do think what read? about

14. so is the gap slowly? closing gender Why

15. Do men women politicians? make better or

16. angry the women should inequality? How be at

17. societies if would be achieved? In way equality was better what

18. equal? society were men What be life less if would

19. are you countries that unequal? know of do What

20. to ask questions like would What you researchers? the

Back to the gender pay gap lesson.

Gender Pay Gap - 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 'gender'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why will it take 200 years for women to achieve equality?
  5. Why do women lag behind men in so many areas?
  6. What inequality between the sexes exists in your country?
  7. Should companies be fined for paying women less?
  8. Are men or women better managers?
  9. What obstacles do women encounter in the workplace?
  10. Would you prefer a male or female manager?

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 'pay'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why is the gender gap closing so slowly?
  5. Do men or women make better politicians?
  6. How angry should women be at the inequality?
  7. In what way would societies be better if equality was achieved?
  8. What would society be life if men were less equal?
  9. What countries do you know of that are unequal?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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