Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What you do know fossils? about

4. than animals animals? today's ago a better million years Were from

5. do of think What Hercules? you name the

6. you metre-high What would saw you parrot? if do a

7. like on to you be scientist a project? Would this

8. and your favourite What why? is bird,

9. country? lived What ancient in your animals

10. we protect that birds can endangered? are How

11. Did like this article? reading you

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

13. do you think read? What you about what

14. about know you do What parrots?

15. for? is things What Zealand New famous

16. your country? of symbol the is What

17. are happy are 3.6-metre-tall birds? How you no there more

18. was the Hercules parrot dangerous? you think Do

19. New to Would visit like Zealand? you

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

Back to the giant parrot lesson.

Giant Parrot - 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 'parrot'?
  3. What do you know about fossils?
  4. Were animals from a million years ago better than today's animals?
  5. What do you think of the name Hercules?
  6. What would you do if you saw a metre-high parrot?
  7. Would you like to be a scientist on this project?
  8. What is your favourite bird, and why?
  9. What ancient animals lived in your country?
  10. How can we protect birds that are endangered?

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 'bird'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about parrots?
  5. What things is New Zealand famous for?
  6. What is the symbol of your country?
  7. How happy are you there are no more 3.6-metre-tall birds?
  8. Do you think the Hercules parrot was dangerous?
  9. Would you like to visit New Zealand?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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