Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What for of think children? you do time-outs

4. as do of you a think punishment? time-outs What

5. you a parents give Did time-out? your

6. time-outs? do you think think What of children

7. fret you do about? What

8. are your parenting How skills?

9. time-outs effective How disciplining children? in are

10. the about negative are What time-outs? things

11. reading article? Did like this you

12. word of you when hear What do you the 'time-out'? think

13. read? what do about you What you think

14. a think children of Do as punishment? time-outs

15. punishment children? best the form for is of What

16. children time-outs What get should for?

17. Should time-outs? people other get

18. affect time-outs might How relationships? parent-child

19. children time-outs? think do What during about

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

Back to the time-outs lesson.

Time-outs - 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 'children'?
  3. What do you think of time-outs for children?
  4. What do you think of time-outs as a punishment?
  5. Did your parents give you a time-out?
  6. What do you think children think of time-outs?
  7. What do you fret about?
  8. How are your parenting skills?
  9. How effective are time-outs in disciplining children?
  10. What are the negative things about time-outs?

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 'time-out'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Do children think of time-outs as a punishment?
  5. What is the best form of punishment for children?
  6. What should children get time-outs for?
  7. Should other people get time-outs?
  8. How might time-outs affect parent-child relationships?
  9. What do children think about during time-outs?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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