Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of balloons? think you do What

4. governments Should ban all plastics?

5. sad is balloon? the a by killed How sight a bird of

6. What problem? about now this do governments should

7. What you to use of reduce could plastics? do the

8. there is plastic food chain? our much How in

9. balloons be Should banned?

10. to you in like Would research Antarctica? do

11. this reading like Did article? you

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

13. you what you think do about read? What

14. Why we need in this balloons world? do

15. can people of about educate the danger we How balloons?

16. threat much to humans a of are birds? How

17. clean can up done debris? What be marine to

18. less do you use today to plastic? will from What

19. beach feel you see when in How you covered a do plastic?

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

Back to the balloons lesson.

Balloons - 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 'balloon'?
  3. What do you think of balloons?
  4. Should governments ban all plastics?
  5. How sad is the sight of a bird killed by a balloon?
  6. What should governments now do about this problem?
  7. What could you do to reduce the use of plastics?
  8. How much plastic is there in our food chain?
  9. Should balloons be banned?
  10. Would you like to do research in Antarctica?

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 'plastic'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do we need balloons in this world?
  5. How can we educate people about the danger of balloons?
  6. How much of a threat are humans to birds?
  7. What can be done to clean up marine debris?
  8. What will you do from today to use less plastic?
  9. How do you feel when you see a beach covered in plastic?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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