Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of do your think you What government?

4. are government? things about the What working worst the for

5. you What a do down? think of government shutting

6. borders What your are like? country's

7. shuts down? government a happens What if

8. think Mexico? the of with do you border What wall

9. promises? Do their always politicians keep

10. are How your you the security worried about of country?

11. Did reading this article? like you

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

13. about do what read? you What you think

14. What best working are the about for government? things the

15. governments What do? good things do

16. What in President over the will Christmas? do House Trump White

17. What in if are services happens government gridlock?

18. Do agree "Fences you make good the with saying: neighbors"?

19. wall? pay for the the of should Mexico building Who

20. ask you questions like Trump? President What to would

Back to the border wall lesson.

Border Wall - 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 'border'?
  3. What do you think of your government?
  4. What are the worst things about working for the government?
  5. What do you think of a government shutting down?
  6. What are your country's borders like?
  7. What happens if a government shuts down?
  8. What do you think of the border wall with Mexico?
  9. Do politicians always keep their promises?
  10. How worried are you about the security of your country?

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 'wall'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are the best things about working for the government?
  5. What good things do governments do?
  6. What will President Trump do in the White House over Christmas?
  7. What happens if government services are in gridlock?
  8. Do you agree with the saying: "Fences make good neighbors"?
  9. Who should pay for the building of the Mexico wall?
  10. What questions would you like to ask President Trump?

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