Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. think English? in of What punctuation you do

4. using Are punctuation? good you at

5. Is using full a stop rude? not

6. 'full you the prefer 'period'? word stop' or Do

7. Are writing? people better older at

8. messages? it punctuation to use Is text in important

9. your like in What punctuation language? is

10. What the stop full for? is

11. this like you reading article? Did

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

13. do what What read? you about you think

14. How punctuation? important is

15. think punctuation? the What about most difficult is

16. a of feel do work? lots puts How your teacher when red on you ink

17. capital letters? Do we really need

18. a full stop? an than Is better emoticon

19. What and emoticons? think about do emojis you

20. would like expert? language the questions to you ask What

Back to the full stop lesson.

Full Stop - 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 'full stop'?
  3. What do you think of punctuation in English?
  4. Are you good at using punctuation?
  5. Is not using a full stop rude?
  6. Do you prefer the word 'full stop' or 'period'?
  7. Are older people better at writing?
  8. Is it important to use punctuation in text messages?
  9. What is punctuation like in your language?
  10. What is the full stop for?

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 'punctuation'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important is punctuation?
  5. What is the most difficult think about punctuation?
  6. How do you feel when a teacher puts lots of red ink on your work?
  7. Do we really need capital letters?
  8. Is an emoticon better than a full stop?
  9. What do you think about emojis and emoticons?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the language expert?

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