Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you do of What think nuclear missiles?

4. about What know you do arms races?

5. did treaty? withdraw the USA the Why from

6. in the Russia Was it right way did? respond to

7. What do 'doomsday the of you think device'? term

8. Cold know about What you do the War?

9. USA? Russia like What are and relations between the

10. have for the advice you and What USA? do Russia

11. article? like this Did reading you

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

13. you What what read? do about think you

14. do you a of think What 'super-missile'?

15. afraid of an 'unstoppable' How should USA be missile? the

16. other? and think the ever USA attack each you would Do Russia

17. we ever have World III? War a Will

18. scary How is this news?

19. Mutually do you know about What Destruction? Assured

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

Back to the missiles lesson.

Missiles - 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 'missile'?
  3. What do you think of nuclear missiles?
  4. What do you know about arms races?
  5. Why did the USA withdraw from the treaty?
  6. Was Russia right to respond in the way it did?
  7. What do you think of the term 'doomsday device'?
  8. What do you know about the Cold War?
  9. What are relations like between Russia and the USA?
  10. What advice do you have for Russia and the USA?

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 'weapon'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of a 'super-missile'?
  5. How afraid should the USA be of an 'unstoppable' missile?
  6. Do you think the USA and Russia would ever attack each other?
  7. Will we ever have a World War III?
  8. How scary is this news?
  9. What do you know about Mutually Assured Destruction?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the leaders?

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