Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. embassy? Have you to ever an been

4. you like diplomat? Would be to a

5. differences are consulates? the between What and embassies

6. many so Why does embassies? China have

7. about do What know you China?

8. diplomacy? important is How

9. you? diplomatic are How

10. overseas? like Where would to work you

11. reading like you article? this Did

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

13. What think read? about you you do what

14. do? diplomats What do

15. good need you diplomat? to do a be What

16. country How have the world? in influence much your does

17. you What do China's are? think ambitions economic

18. does your have with relations country? What China

19. Why 'in is diplomacy U.S. limbo'?

20. ambassador? a would you like ask to What questions Chinese

Back to the diplomatic posts lesson.

Diplomatic Posts - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'embassy'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do diplomats do?
  5. What do you need to be a good diplomat?
  6. How much influence does your country have in the world?
  7. What do you think China's economic ambitions are?
  8. What relations does China have with your country?
  9. Why is U.S. diplomacy "in limbo"?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a Chinese ambassador?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'diplomatic'?
  3. Have you ever been to an embassy?
  4. Would you like to be a diplomat?
  5. What are the differences between embassies and consulates?
  6. Why does China have so many embassies?
  7. What do you know about China?
  8. How important is diplomacy?
  9. How diplomatic are you?
  10. Where would you like to work overseas?

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