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

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

3. on China-India do skirmishes about know you border? What the the

4. of do think borders? your you country's What

5. ever trouble along your there country's Has been any borders?

6. and are country there tension your between What of sources others?

7. be? conflict would worrying How a China-India

8. was "tit-for-tat"? ever you anything Have that done

9. be border cordially? disputes all resolved Can

10. resolving border needs dispute most? Which

11. this you like reading article? Did

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

13. you think what about do read? you What

14. cross national do What when think you border? a you

15. What the diplomat? of is a role

16. a think you would diplomat? you good be Do

17. What to happened war? the would led skirmishes if have

18. relationship develop? How think the do you China-India should

19. India for important it How on well? is China to and get

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

Back to the border dispute lesson.

Border Dispute - 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 'peace'?
  3. What do you know about the skirmishes on the China-India border?
  4. What do you think of your country's borders?
  5. Has there ever been any trouble along your country's borders?
  6. What sources of tension are there between your country and others?
  7. How worrying would a China-India conflict be?
  8. Have you ever done anything that was "tit-for-tat"?
  9. Can all border disputes be resolved cordially?
  10. Which border dispute needs resolving most?

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 'border'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think when you cross a national border?
  5. What is the role of a diplomat?
  6. Do you think you would be a good diplomat?
  7. What would have happened if the skirmishes led to war?
  8. How do you think the China-India relationship should develop?
  9. How important is it for China and India to get on well?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the diplomats?

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