Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do you about What Sydney? know

4. Australia Why have does many so bushfires?

5. with a you bushfire? deal would How

6. damage do do? What bushfires

7. fires? How are worried about you

8. do? should What firefighters the

9. do you of What firefighters? think

10. you people of What have the Sydney? advice for do

11. Did you like reading article? this

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

13. you about you do What read? what think

14. Australia conditions? to drought ease can What do

15. our health hazards from are to there bushfires? What

16. bushfires the has made warming worse? To global what degree

17. is more natural disasters? earth seeing the Why

18. disaster your seen worst the is by What town?

19. your have When you frail? life felt in

20. questions a to you What would like ask firefighter?

Back to the Sydney bushfires lesson.

Sydney Bushfires - 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 'bush'?
  3. What do you know about Sydney?
  4. Why does Australia have so many bushfires?
  5. How would you deal with a bushfire?
  6. What damage do bushfires do?
  7. How worried are you about fires?
  8. What should the firefighters do?
  9. What do you think of firefighters?
  10. What advice do you have for the people of Sydney?

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 'fire'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What can Australia do to ease drought conditions?
  5. What hazards are there to our health from bushfires?
  6. To what degree has global warming made the bushfires worse?
  7. Why is the earth seeing more natural disasters?
  8. What is the worst disaster seen by your town?
  9. When in your life have you felt frail?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a firefighter?

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