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 'parents'? you are your hear

3. happiness? the What to is key

4. What is family a perfect life?

5. family life is What like? your

6. the When age best the to fly is nest?

7. What flying the difficulties nest? of the are

8. are nest? benefits flying of the What the

9. children best have? is the What of number to

10. are raising the of stresses children? What

11. this Did like reading you article?

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

13. you think about What what you read? do

14. you are to How important making happy? children

15. leave do children home? feel their How when parents

16. their do children for should who leave What nest parents? the

17. What of symptoms are depression? the

18. What the are negative parenthood? of aspects

19. can stop we getting How people from old lonely?

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

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Having Children - 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 'parents'?
  3. What is the key to happiness?
  4. What is a perfect family life?
  5. What is your family life like?
  6. When is the best age to fly the nest?
  7. What are the difficulties of flying the nest?
  8. What are the benefits of flying the nest?
  9. What is the best number of children to have?
  10. What are the stresses of raising children?

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 'children'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important are children to making you happy?
  5. How do parents feel when their children leave home?
  6. What should children who leave the nest do for their parents?
  7. What are the symptoms of depression?
  8. What are the negative aspects of parenthood?
  9. How can we stop old people from getting lonely?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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