Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. your trees? experience is planting What of

4. Why are so important? trees

5. What of trees are where you there kind live? near

6. of 350,000 you planted? trees What of over the record do think

7. trees? every plant doesn't millions Why country of

8. the much How help trees environment? the will

9. do you about What Ethiopia? know

10. way you for the what doing bit planet? In your are

11. article? you like reading this Did

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

13. you What about think you do read? what

14. will billion How it is trees? plant Ethiopia great that 4

15. cut all the doesn't Why by restore forests down humans? world

16. warming? other In can ways what tackle we global

17. trees? down to Should laws be stop companies passed cutting

18. which the in How live? is you green area

19. What and tree, your is why? favourite

20. planters? the would you like ask to What questions tree

Back to the planting trees lesson.

Planting Trees - 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 'trees'?
  3. What is your experience of planting trees?
  4. Why are trees so important?
  5. What kind of trees are there near where you live?
  6. What do you think of the record of over 350 million trees planted?
  7. Why doesn't every country plant millions of trees?
  8. How much will the trees help the environment?
  9. What do you know about Ethiopia?
  10. In what way are you doing your bit for the planet?

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 'planting'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How great is it that Ethiopia will plant 4 billion trees?
  5. Why doesn't the world restore all forests cut down by humans?
  6. In what other ways can we tackle global warming?
  7. Should laws be passed to stop companies cutting down trees?
  8. How green is the area in which you live?
  9. What is your favourite tree, and why?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the tree planters?

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