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

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

3. about you do locusts? What know

4. damage can locusts What do?

5. other Are in to harmful locusts way? any humans

6. eat locusts? dishes you from Would made

7. do you is happening? Why think this invasion

8. could serious this invasion become? How

9. can region? FAO What help to the people do the in

10. for mean What 'Biblical region? does proportions' the

11. you Did reading article? like this

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

13. about you think read? you do what What

14. your What in affects country? agriculture adversely

15. What are pests your the biggest in country?

16. How body own eat weight its insect an just day? can one in

17. country? would there shortages if in What food were your happen

18. the What we locusts? use technology stop could to

19. do advice people for What region? the have the in

20. you What would ask to the questions FAO? like

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Locust Invasion - 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 'locust'?
  3. What do you know about locusts?
  4. What damage can locusts do?
  5. Are locusts harmful to humans in any other way?
  6. Would you eat dishes made from locusts?
  7. Why do you think this invasion is happening?
  8. How serious could this invasion become?
  9. What can the FAO do to help people in the region?
  10. What does 'Biblical proportions' mean for the region?

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 'invasion'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What adversely affects agriculture in your country?
  5. What are the biggest pests in your country?
  6. How can an insect eat its own body weight in just one day?
  7. What would happen if there were food shortages in your country?
  8. What technology could we use to stop the locusts?
  9. What advice do have for the people in the region?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the FAO?

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