Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Yemen? do What know about you

4. the give Why richest billion? people world's $4.2 the can't

5. shame world governments their over heads hang Should in Yemen?

6. Who fighting Yemen? whom in is

7. live be would war-torn What to country? a like it in

8. Who responsible starving Yemen? for people in is

9. Yemen? to in help you can What people do

10. Yemen? story How is big a

11. like this Did reading you article?

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

13. about you read? what What think you do

14. Yemen? can How we help

15. into is the today? How did it Yemen mess in get

16. How the money much will help?

17. Yemen? do is you How life think horrific in

18. was your you famine? would in country do What if

19. be in What will Yemen 20 like time? years'

20. the head UN? What of would to the questions ask like you

Back to the Yemen lesson.

Yemen Aid Appeal - 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 'aid'?
  3. What do you know about Yemen?
  4. Why can't the world's richest people give the $4.2 billion?
  5. Should world governments hang their heads in shame over Yemen?
  6. Who is fighting whom in Yemen?
  7. What would it be like to live in a war-torn country?
  8. Who is responsible for people starving in Yemen?
  9. What can you do to help people in Yemen?
  10. How big a story is Yemen?

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 'Yemen'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How can we help Yemen?
  5. How did Yemen get into the mess it is in today?
  6. How much will the money help?
  7. How horrific do you think life is in Yemen?
  8. What would you do if your country was in famine?
  9. What will Yemen be like in 20 years' time?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the head of the UN?

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