Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. favourite is your What sport?

4. What events have cancelled country? in your been

5. should events your cancelled be country? What in

6. going sports surprised many still Are ahead? events you that are

7. leagues? with sports suspending Do you agree

8. leagues be you should sports think How suspended do long for?

9. affected has COVID-19 How your life?

10. fans? sports have advice for do you What

11. article? this like you Did reading

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

13. you What you do think what read? about

14. Olympics being are you the cancelled? How about worried

15. cancelled? if How it be bad Olympics would were the

16. OK spectators? it without Olympics to place take the be Would for

17. being athletes postponed? the How Olympics about would feel

18. closed doors? behind take sports events place Should

19. are COVID-19? dealing authorities How with

20. questions to COVID-19 would like ask What you experts?

Back to the sports events lesson.

Sports - 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 'sport'?
  3. What is your favourite sport?
  4. What events have been cancelled in your country?
  5. What events should be cancelled in your country?
  6. Are you surprised that many sports events are still going ahead?
  7. Do you agree with suspending sports leagues?
  8. How long do you think sports leagues should be suspended for?
  9. How has COVID-19 affected your life?
  10. What advice do you have for sports fans?

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 'event'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How worried are you about the Olympics being cancelled?
  5. How bad would it be if the Olympics were cancelled?
  6. Would it be OK for the Olympics to take place without spectators?
  7. How would athletes feel about the Olympics being postponed?
  8. Should sports events take place behind closed doors?
  9. How are authorities dealing with COVID-19?
  10. What questions would you like to ask COVID-19 experts?

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