Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. brainwave? time a you the was When had last

4. brainwaves? know What about do you

5. you about What know do neuroscience?

6. communication we problems? people How help with can

7. What had? problems communication you have

8. know about do intelligence? What you artificial

9. How English at are you good language? translating your into

10. when is speaking How important English? accuracy

11. reading you this like Did article?

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

13. do What you you think read? what about

14. you What the do of technology? this future is think

15. Would you like translates software instantly that brainwaves?

16. English you real-time Would if there translation software? was learn

17. English? when most speaking difficult is What

18. in need Do think future? you will the we teachers English

19. translating ways In what brainwaves other us? could help

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

Back to the brainwaves lesson.

Brainwaves - 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 'brain'?
  3. When was the last time you had a brainwave?
  4. What do you know about brainwaves?
  5. What do you know about neuroscience?
  6. How can we help people with communication problems?
  7. What communication problems have you had?
  8. What do you know about artificial intelligence?
  9. How good are you at translating English into your language?
  10. How important is accuracy when speaking English?

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 'wave'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think is the future of this technology?
  5. Would you like software that instantly translates brainwaves?
  6. Would you learn English if there was real-time translation software?
  7. What is most difficult when speaking English?
  8. Do you think we will need English teachers in the future?
  9. In what other ways could translating brainwaves help us?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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