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

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

3. do COVID-19? you What about know

4. should we to catching reduce do the of risk virus? What the

5. COVID-19? do you think the What news coverage of of

6. the you do school What of closures? think

7. close? What else governments should

8. doing about COVID-19? What government is your

9. up can keep studies? with students their How

10. What do if they go to work parents all should have to day?

11. this like you Did reading article?

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

13. think do read? you about What you what

14. the about How worried coronavirus? are you

15. of you changed daily the routine your Have because coronavirus?

16. What leader? if would about COVID-19 you were do your country's you

17. like year's time? will What in COVID-19 a be the situation

18. home to at right alone? leave Is it children

19. a if point Is closing commuters pack there to trains? schools

20. ask like questions would What to coronavirus scientists? you

Back to the COVID-19 lesson.

COVID-19 - 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 'virus'?
  3. What do you know about COVID-19?
  4. What should we do to reduce the risk of catching the virus?
  5. What do you think of the news coverage of COVID-19?
  6. What do you think of the school closures?
  7. What else should governments close?
  8. What is your government doing about COVID-19?
  9. How can students keep up with their studies?
  10. What should parents do if they have to go to work all day?

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 'pandemic'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How worried are you about the coronavirus?
  5. Have you changed your daily routine because of the coronavirus?
  6. What would you do about COVID-19 if you were your country's leader?
  7. What will the COVID-19 situation be like in a year's time?
  8. Is it right to leave children at home alone?
  9. Is there a point to closing schools if commuters pack trains?
  10. What questions would you like to ask coronavirus scientists?

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