Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Guinea? about What know do Papua New you

4. you know your about do independence? country's What

5. their What should the of regions independence? get world

6. do independence Why not grant regions? countries to their want to

7. have too many Can world the countries?

8. for independence bring more regions Would peace?

9. to Papua Bougainville? New independence Guinea Should give

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

11. Did article? reading like you this

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

13. you you think What read? what do about

14. you Bougainville? What know about do

15. for are regions today? What independence fighting

16. region not the for a independence? are giving What reasons

17. better autonomy? independence greater or is Which -

18. Would you for independence? fight

19. was the biggest independence in struggle What history? for

20. Bougainville's you ask like to would questions leader? What

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Bougainville - 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 'independence'?
  3. What do you know about Papua New Guinea?
  4. What do you know about your country's independence?
  5. What regions of the world should get their independence?
  6. Why do countries not want to grant independence to their regions?
  7. Can the world have too many countries?
  8. Would independence for more regions bring peace?
  9. Should Papua New Guinea give independence to Bougainville?
  10. What advice do you have for the people of Bougainville?

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 'vote'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Bougainville?
  5. What regions are fighting for independence today?
  6. What are the reasons for not giving a region independence?
  7. Which is better - independence of greater autonomy?
  8. Would you fight for independence?
  9. What was the biggest struggle for independence in history?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Bougainville's leader?

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