Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about you do know the Amazon? What

4. about much you care How Amazon do rainforest? the

5. Why Amazon? the deforestation there in so much is

6. negative have? What does effects deforestation

7. Why deforestation? governments allow do

8. force the work? you think Do security Amazon will

9. is Amazon the called the 'the of lungs' planet? Why

10. What would you for the week in Amazon? a do

11. this like you article? Did reading

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

13. think you about do What read? what you

14. Why is so the rainforest Amazon important?

15. would you like the illegal to What loggers? ask

16. Amazon? the reverse the damage done to we Can ever

17. will How forces loggers? the the security illegal catch

18. Why are Amazon governments off land? regional selling

19. humanity? logging against a be Should crime illegal

20. security would like to force? What the you ask questions

Back to the deforestation lesson.

Deforestation - 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 'Amazon'?
  3. What do you know about the Amazon?
  4. How much do you care about the Amazon rainforest?
  5. Why is there so much deforestation in the Amazon?
  6. What negative effects does deforestation have?
  7. Why do governments allow deforestation?
  8. Do you think the Amazon security force will work?
  9. Why is the Amazon called 'the lungs' of the planet?
  10. What would you do for a week in the Amazon?

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 'deforestation'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why is the Amazon rainforest so important?
  5. What would you like to ask the illegal loggers?
  6. Can we ever reverse the damage done to the Amazon?
  7. How will the security forces catch the illegal loggers?
  8. Why are regional governments selling of Amazon land?
  9. Should illegal logging be a crime against humanity?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the security force?

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