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

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

3. What you know about latest do crisis? this

4. into Turkey has Why gone Syria?

5. you out? troops think pulling What USA do of the

6. will the do continue? you long think action How military

7. do the What you about Kurds? know

8. What adjectives this best story? three describe

9. situation months? you think the will three like in do be What

10. do for you What Erdogan? advice President have

11. you this article? like reading Did

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

13. do you you read? What think about what

14. situation? country's of think leader your this What does

15. and Kurds? the know about do you relations What USA between the

16. will end? you How think do this

17. Turkey? effect on have sanctions will What

18. USA's situation problem? Is the this

19. Union the support European Should Turkey?

20. Erdogan? ask would you like to questions What President

Back to the Turkey-Syria lesson.

Turkey-Syria - 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 'ceasefire'?
  3. What do you know about this latest crisis?
  4. Why has Turkey gone into Syria?
  5. What do you think of the USA pulling troops out?
  6. How long do you think the military action will continue?
  7. What do you know about the Kurds?
  8. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  9. What do you think the situation will be like in three months?
  10. What advice do you have for President Erdogan?

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 'military'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What does your country's leader think of this situation?
  5. What do you know about relations between the USA and the Kurds?
  6. How do you think this will end?
  7. What effect will sanctions have on Turkey?
  8. Is this situation the USA's problem?
  9. Should the European Union support Turkey?
  10. What questions would you like to ask President Erdogan?

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