Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. know Turing? you do What about Alan

4. people your What know you on banknotes? the do about

5. beginnings computing begin? of How the did

6. think figures? the are do Who you biggest historical

7. you World Turing Alan How II? think War in helped do

8. in years from 50 will be What now? computers like

9. it study computer How useful is to science?

10. about do intelligence? What know artificial you

11. like reading Did this article? you

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

13. read? about you think do you what What

14. What like you genius would to a at? be

15. How sciences? were you at good

16. Turing has changed Alan How the world?

17. algorithm? What an is

18. describe adjectives best story? What three this

19. end Alan Turing's the of How was sad life?

20. would questions What like biographer? Alan Turing ask you to an

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Alan Turing - 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 'computing'?
  3. What do you know about Alan Turing?
  4. What do you know about the people on your banknotes?
  5. How did the beginnings of computing begin?
  6. Who do you think are the biggest historical figures?
  7. How do you think Alan Turing helped in World War II?
  8. What will computers be like in 50 years from now?
  9. How useful is it to study computer science?
  10. What do you know about artificial intelligence?

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 'banknote'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What would you like to be a genius at?
  5. How good were you at sciences?
  6. How has Alan Turing changed the world?
  7. What is an algorithm?
  8. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  9. How sad was the end of Alan Turing's life?
  10. What questions would you like to ask an Alan Turing biographer?

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