Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. know you What Hertz? do the about company

4. How bankrupt? does company a become

5. you What went if bankrupt? would do you

6. do things What rent? you

7. pandemic? are companies doing your How country during in the

8. off' difference the and What's 'laid 'furloughed'? between

9. of is future companies? the What rental car

10. its Hertz debts? off can How pay

11. reading you article? Did like this

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

13. you What do read? about you what think

14. a with companies protect governments long Should history?

15. Ford What T Model you cars? know about do

16. has How the pandemic impacted industry? the travel

17. you do travelling feel overseas? How about

18. is How economy your country's doing?

19. other companies bust? see going can What you

20. ask questions like would to the you What of Hertz? bosses

Back to the bankruptcy lesson.

Bankruptcy - 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 'car'?
  3. What do you know about the company Hertz?
  4. How does a company become bankrupt?
  5. What would you do if you went bankrupt?
  6. What things do you rent?
  7. How are companies doing in your country during the pandemic?
  8. What's the difference between 'laid off' and 'furloughed'?
  9. What is the future of car rental companies?
  10. How can Hertz pay off its debts?

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 'rental'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should governments protect companies with a long history?
  5. What do you know about Ford Model T cars?
  6. How has the pandemic impacted the travel industry?
  7. How do you feel about travelling overseas?
  8. How is your country's economy doing?
  9. What other companies can you see going bust?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the bosses of Hertz?

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