Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do you know about Kim What Kardashian West?

4. you do What know about kimonos?

5. lingerie the manufacturer use word Should as 'kimono' a its name?

6. do you think What of kimonos?

7. word belong 'kimono' the only Does Japanese to culture?

8. engines the search at kimono lingerie put number one Will in searches?

9. West think Kardashian Kim you Why do the chose word 'kimono'?

10. you do Kim Kardashian for have advice What West?

11. you like Did this article? reading

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

13. about do what you think What you read?

14. from you Do people? the Japanese understand backlash

15. definite this Is cultural appropriation?

16. cultural can appropriation? do we about What

17. Kardashian How West think Kim would this? do you defend

18. Should Kim to Kardashian apologize Japan? West

19. think KimOhNo? the do of you hashtag What

20. Kardashian West? to like would questions What you Kim ask

Back to the cultural appropriation lesson.

Cultural Appropriation - 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 'culture'?
  3. What do you know about Kim Kardashian West?
  4. What do you know about kimonos?
  5. Should a lingerie manufacture use the word 'kimono' as its name?
  6. What do you think of kimonos?
  7. Does the word 'kimono' belong only to Japanese culture?
  8. Will search engines put the kimono lingerie at number one in searches?
  9. Why do you think Kim Kardashian West chose the word 'kimono'?
  10. What advice do you have for Kim Kardashian West?

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 'kimono'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Do you understand the backlash from Japanese people?
  5. Is this definite cultural appropriation?
  6. What can we do about cultural appropriation?
  7. How do you think Kim Kardashian West would defend this?
  8. Should Kim Kardashian West apologize to Japan?
  9. What do you think of the hashtag KimOhNo?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Kim Kardashian West?

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