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

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

3. a number? Is just age

4. age you the What difference? 28-year do of think

5. man 44-year-old 16-year-old? dating do you think What a of a

6. do dating think of a a What woman 44-year-old 16-year-old? you

7. ever you a TV show? complain to Would

8. you about do know What grooming?

9. show is think grooming'? you Do 'normalising this

10. do the couple? for advice you What have

11. Did like this reading you article?

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

13. What you do you think read? about what

14. if would say you What parent? were the 16-year-old's you

15. younger Do prefer older you or partners?

16. you What oldest person date? is the would

17. over Is 28-year 40? a OK are people if the gap age

18. have What famous people younger much partners?

19. on be law difference the Should there couples? in a age maximum

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

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Age Differences - 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 'age'?
  3. Is age just a number?
  4. What do you think of the 28-year age difference?
  5. What do you think of a 44-year-old man dating a 16-year-old?
  6. What do you think of a 44-year-old woman dating a 16-year-old?
  7. Would you ever complain to a TV show?
  8. What do you know about grooming?
  9. Do you think this show is 'normalising grooming'?
  10. What advice do you have for the couple?

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 'couple'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What would you say if you were the 16-year-old's parent?
  5. Do you prefer older or younger partners?
  6. What is the oldest person you would date?
  7. Is a 28-year age gap OK if the people are over 40?
  8. What famous people have much younger partners?
  9. Should there be a law on the maximum age difference in couples?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the couple?

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