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

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

3. do What Huawei? about you know

4. this believe do Who in you story?

5. so companies Chinese have How strong? become

6. Huawei? USA with angry Why is the

7. investigating Huawei? been has Why the FBI

8. Is global 'free fair'? the and marketplace

9. are if happen true? the will charges FBI What

10. ten in will Where from now? years trade US-China be relations

11. you Did reading article? like this

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

13. about you think read? you do what What

14. the China you do What and the trade about between USA? know war

15. do most? giant What you like technology

16. USA trying the to Why might 'kill' be Chinese businesses?

17. USA Chinese companies? Has to and on' 'smear the tried crack down

18. have Huawei? for you advice do What

19. the is for step the countries? What next two

20. you What would ask to Huawei's questions CEO? like

Back to the Huawei lesson.

Huawei - 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 'technology'?
  3. What do you know about Huawei?
  4. Who do you believe in this story?
  5. How have Chinese companies become so strong?
  6. Why is the USA angry with Huawei?
  7. Why has the FBI been investigating Huawei?
  8. Is the global marketplace 'free and fair'?
  9. What will happen if the FBI charges are true?
  10. Where will US-China trade relations be in ten years from now?

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 'giant'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the trade war between China and the USA?
  5. What technology giant do you like most?
  6. Why might the USA be trying to 'kill' Chinese businesses?
  7. Has the USA tried to 'smear and crack down on' Chinese companies?
  8. What advice do you have for Huawei?
  9. What is the next step for the two countries?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Huawei's CEO?

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