Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. do about know facial you recognition? What

4. advantages the recognition? disadvantages facial are of What and

5. facial be everywhere? Should recognition

6. Do should police think you wear officers body cameras?

7. How police can quickly? criminals else find

8. too we Do much technology? have

9. to happens technology? with outdated What cities

10. like see Would to you recognition your town? facial in

11. reading article? like this Did you

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

13. read? do what think about you you What

14. What do know you Brother? Big about

15. the Big are of Why afraid of Brother? people idea

16. have us? on you much worried Are governments information too

17. you are worry you? people spying that on Do

18. in a Is live a police thing bad state? it to

19. can How build people? governments in trust

20. ask you would mayor? like San questions What to Francisco's

Back to the Big Brother lesson.

Big Brother - 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 'big'?
  3. What do you know about facial recognition?
  4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of facial recognition?
  5. Should facial recognition be everywhere?
  6. Do you think police officers should wear body cameras?
  7. How else can police find criminals quickly?
  8. Do we have too much technology?
  9. What happens to cities with outdated technology?
  10. Would you like to see facial recognition in your town?

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 'brother'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Big Brother?
  5. Why are people afraid of the idea of Big Brother?
  6. Are you worried governments have too much information on us?
  7. Do you worry that people are spying on you?
  8. Is it a bad thing to live in a police state?
  9. How can governments build trust in people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask San Francisco's mayor?

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