Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Brexit? What know about do you

4. UK EU? successful the Will of be more outside the

5. has coins issued? What special government your

6. a soon the Will be coins past? of thing

7. comma? a you think Do the needs on the coin phrase

8. excited Why get people do about commas?

9. your in What language? is punctuation like

10. change it? if What the 'prosperity' had after word would comma a

11. this like you Did reading article?

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

13. country's think coins? do What of your you

14. do think What read? you what you about

15. do use in we Why English? commas

16. marks punctuation use? to are difficult What

17. didn't we would punctuation? use if happen What

18. When will peace, be there prosperity and friendship between nations?

19. teachers about did What teach you your punctuation?

20. you writer? would British like ask What the to questions

Back to the Oxford comma lesson.

Oxford Comma - 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 'comma'?
  3. What do you know about Brexit?
  4. Will the UK be more successful outside of the EU?
  5. What special coins has your government issued?
  6. Will coins soon be a thing of the past?
  7. Do you think the phrase on the coin needs a comma?
  8. Why do people get excited about commas?
  9. What is punctuation like in your language?
  10. What would change if the word 'prosperity' had a comma after it?

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 of your country's coins
  4. What do you think about what you read?
  5. Why do we use commas in English?
  6. What punctuation marks are difficult to use?
  7. What would happen if we didn't use punctuation?
  8. When will there be peace, prosperity and friendship between nations?
  9. What did your teachers teach you about punctuation?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the British writer?

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