Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. do hard How work? you

4. are How you? productive

5. good week four-day a idea? Is working a

6. your are satisfied with job? you How

7. job is important How satisfaction?

8. week? productivity Why with rise might shorter a working

9. for work a Would every company? week working four-day

10. overtime What is in country? like your

11. like this reading article? you Did

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

13. what you think What read? about you do

14. your conditions? What ideal working are

15. think What you of do long meetings?

16. better chats? online Are face-to-face than chats

17. the a for working environment? shorter week good might be How

18. think of do Microsoft? What you

19. What think you of working? do

20. you like would the ask Microsoft questions bosses? What to

Back to the 4-day work week lesson.

4-Day Work Week - 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 'work'?
  3. How hard do you work?
  4. How productive are you?
  5. Is a four-day working week a good idea?
  6. How satisfied are you with your job?
  7. How important is job satisfaction?
  8. Why might productivity rise with a shorter working week?
  9. Would a four-day working week work for every company?
  10. What is overtime like in your country?

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 'week'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are your ideal working conditions?
  5. What do you think of long meetings?
  6. Are online chats better than face-to-face chats?
  7. How might a shorter working week be good for the environment?
  8. What do you think of Microsoft?
  9. What do you think of working?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Microsoft bosses?

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