Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you? is news the important How to

4. What of source best news? the is

5. Why people are TV young news? watching less

6. better for radio or news - the newspapers? is Which

7. smartphones? addicted Why so are to their people

8. is at YouTube How news? providing good

9. from station do news of think you graffiti? What bus getting

10. should much How day? watch news each we

11. you like article? Did reading this

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

13. about do you read? What think you what

14. Where news your do get from? you

15. Is to best place the get news? TV

16. think the What news do you recently? of

17. media Is consume news? social way changing we the

18. any bother you never watch it news? Would to

19. 'dumb down' the TV news Should to people? attract younger

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

Back to the TV news lesson.

TV News - 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 'television'?
  3. How important is the news to you?
  4. What is the best source of news?
  5. Why are young people watching less TV news?
  6. Which is better for news - the radio or newspapers?
  7. Why are people so addicted to their smartphones?
  8. How good is YouTube at providing news?
  9. What do you think of getting news from bus station graffiti?
  10. How much news should we watch each day?

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 'news'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Where do you get your news from?
  5. Is TV the best place to get news?
  6. What do you think of the news recently?
  7. Is social media changing the way we consume news?
  8. Would it bother you never to watch any news?
  9. Should TV 'dumb down' the news to attract younger people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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