Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. think you What quitting? do Mr of Richards

4. know do apostrophe? you about What the

5. the is apostrophe? How important

6. is your punctuation in like language? What

7. the the are purposes of What apostrophe?

8. Why names? the do use companies apostrophe in not their

9. good is important writing? How

10. did call 'barbarians'? Mr Richards people Why

11. this Did article? like you reading

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

13. you do think what read? What you about

14. you can How apostrophe? use well the

15. How change a communication? apostrophe misused can

16. do How feel in writing? you mistakes when you see

17. learn punctuation people How to well? use can

18. English? What your is beef biggest about

19. be not happy Starbucks? Richards McDonald's with might but Mr Why

20. Richards? to What Mr you ask like questions would

Back to the apostrophe lesson.

Apostrophe - 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 'apostrophe'?
  3. What do you think of Mr Richards quitting?
  4. What do you know about the apostrophe?
  5. How important is the apostrophe?
  6. What is punctuation like in your language?
  7. What are the purposes of the apostrophe?
  8. Why do companies not use the apostrophe in their names?
  9. How important is good writing?
  10. Why did Mr Richards call people 'barbarians'?

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 'punctuation'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How well can you use the apostrophe?
  5. How can a misused apostrophe change communication?
  6. How do you feel when you see mistakes in writing?
  7. How can people learn to use punctuation well?
  8. What is your biggest beef about English?
  9. Why might Mr Richards be happy with McDonald's but not Starbucks?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Mr Richards?

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