Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. are pay phones? important How

4. phones? Do cities need pay

5. your in phones town? Are there public pay any

6. What the best your about thing is phone?

7. need we Do landlines?

8. How sidewalk space? is important

9. walk? pedestrians you think phones of while they do their What using

10. better phones Are smartphones? than watches on

11. like you reading article? Did this

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

13. what What think read? about you do you

14. How your you? important phone to is

15. phone What the is in best world? the

16. New for phones Should keep pay York tourism? some

17. Do know people to use pay young public how phones?

18. life would without phone? What mobile your like be

19. think York? New do of What you

20. you officials? would York What like New ask to questions the

Back to the pay phones lesson.

Pay Phones - 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 'phone'?
  3. How important are pay phones?
  4. Do cities need pay phones?
  5. Are there any public pay phones in your town?
  6. What is the best thing about your phone?
  7. Do we need landlines?
  8. How important is sidewalk space?
  9. What do you think of pedestrians using their phones while they walk?
  10. Are phones on watches better than smartphones?

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 'public'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important is your phone to you?
  5. What is the best phone in the world?
  6. Should New York keep some pay phones for tourism?
  7. Do young people know how to use public pay phones?
  8. What would life be like without your mobile phone?
  9. What do you think of New York?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the New York officials?

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