Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of you think plastic? do What

4. many made things the plastic? are of you How of have

5. plans? What do of China's you think

6. you reduce use? amount How of plastic the can you

7. ban all bags? Should supermarkets plastic

8. and are bad How cutlery? straws plastic

9. away? to plastic happens we all the What throw

10. does harm plastic do trash environment? What to the

11. article? you reading this Did like

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

13. What what you you about read? think do

14. without Can live plastic? we

15. throwaway much live do we culture in? How of a

16. Why we stuff these much days? do so consume

17. happen do we What on will plastic? not cut down if

18. cutlery? bottle, re-use can a and we How plastic straw

19. of Would use plastic? rethink for be you easy your it to

20. to a questions like ask manufacturer? plastic you would What

Back to the single-use plastics lesson.

Single-use Plastics - 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 'plastic'?
  3. What do you think of plastic?
  4. How many of the things you have are made of plastic?
  5. What do you think of China's plans?
  6. How can you reduce the amount of plastic you use?
  7. Should all supermarkets ban plastic bags?
  8. How bad are plastic straws and cutlery?
  9. What happens to all the plastic we throw away?
  10. What harm does plastic trash do to the environment?

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 'bags'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Can we live without plastic?
  5. How much of a throwaway culture do we live in?
  6. Why do we consume so much stuff these days?
  7. What will happen if we do not cut down on plastic?
  8. How can we re-use a plastic bottle, straw and cutlery?
  9. Would it be easy for you to rethink your use of plastic?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a plastic manufacturer?

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