Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. country's is What welfare like? system your

4. your is like? country's What system healthcare

5. you in live Finland? to Would like

6. disappointed? was were time you last hugely When the

7. aging problems does population an cause? What

8. financial you pressure? have When under been

9. Finland's prime advice What for do minister? you have

10. people become Why politicians? do

11. article? you like reading this Did

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

13. what do think you about What read? you

14. you do Finland? What about know

15. for government a big Do think resign? is to you a it mistake

16. What government? of you think do country's your

17. be Would a politician? you good

18. would do leader as your country? of What you

19. shoulder? What responsibility you do

20. questions ask would you to minister? Finland's What prime like

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Finland - 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 'Finland'?
  3. What is your country's welfare system like?
  4. What is your country's healthcare system like?
  5. Would you like to live in Finland?
  6. When was the last time you were hugely disappointed?
  7. What problems does an aging population cause?
  8. When have you been under financial pressure?
  9. What advice do you have for Finland's prime minister?
  10. Why do people become politicians?

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 'government'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Finland?
  5. Do you think it is a big mistake for a government to resign?
  6. What do you think of your country's government?
  7. Would you be a good politician?
  8. What would you do as leader of your country?
  9. What responsibility do you shoulder?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Finland's prime minister?

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