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

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

3. a Was or bad year? 2018 good

4. in news stories world were big the What the around 2018?

5. 2019? stories big What will be the news in

6. What stories in in the news country were 2018? big your

7. have English in your What 2019? plans do for you

8. English? websites favourite What your are for studying

9. day minutes a English? your Is enough 30 improve to

10. News the Breaking of do English you What think website?

11. like reading you Did article? this

12. hear do '2019'? you of when word the think you What

13. you read? about what you What do think

14. more year? respect will to love you What people this and do

15. good in you do 2019? What do to deeds plan

16. new would hobbies to you like What start?

17. good you a Will 2019 be year for financially?

18. take of care will you How yourself? better

19. have? resolutions New What you do Year's

20. you someone year would ask questions to like from the 2020? What

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2019 - 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 'year'?
  3. Was 2018 a good or bad year?
  4. What were the big news stories around the world in 2018?
  5. What will the big news stories be in 2019?
  6. What were the big news stories in your country in 2018?
  7. What plans do you have for your English in 2019?
  8. What are your favourite websites for studying English?
  9. Is 30 minutes a day enough to improve your English?
  10. What do you think of the Breaking News English website?

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 '2019'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What will you do to love and respect people more this year?
  5. What good deeds do you plan to do in 2019?
  6. What new hobbies would you like to start?
  7. Will 2019 be a good year for you financially?
  8. How will you take better care of yourself?
  9. What New Year's resolutions do you have?
  10. What questions would you like to ask someone from the year 2020?

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