Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about know you Cuba? do What

4. be What would rationing like? food

5. food live could What not you without?

6. country economic ever faced your crisis? Has an

7. would food if do shortage? a you there What was

8. embargo? a trade What is

9. know in What the do you crisis Venezuela? about

10. Cubans? do for have What advice you

11. reading article? you like Did this

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

13. What you what you read? about think do

14. Cuba-USA you What about know relations? do

15. Where does your in food from? country come

16. grow all own their Should countries food?

17. food? you ever grow your Would own

18. food? ever waited Have in for you line

19. has When been your life tough?

20. like president? questions would What to you Cuba's ask

Back to the Cuba rationing lesson.

Cuba Rationing - 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 'Cuba'?
  3. What do you know about Cuba?
  4. What would food rationing be like?
  5. What food could you not live without?
  6. Has your country ever faced an economic crisis?
  7. What would you do if there was a food shortage?
  8. What is a trade embargo?
  9. What do you know about the crisis in Venezuela?
  10. What advice do you have for Cubans?

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 'ration'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Cuba-USA relations?
  5. Where does food in your country come from?
  6. Should countries grow all their own food?
  7. Would you ever grow your own food?
  8. Have you ever waited in line for food?
  9. When has your life been tough?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Cuba's president?

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