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

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

3. moment? the economy is at your country's How

4. a a in huge drop country? What GDP does damage cause

5. economy downs recently ups and What country's had? your has

6. economies we What do help to recover? can

7. has the your finances? affected How coronavirus

8. economy do your coronavirus? its country protect did What from to

9. future? the you about positive are How

10. behaviour from now? Should economic their change people

11. you article? reading Did this like

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

13. What you you read? what think do about

14. if is most falls? Who affected GDP

15. affected? is badly so the economy Why British

16. coronavirus? you because differently doing anything of Are

17. Are world? doing pandemic wary you this about anything in

18. would measure life? bring to What to back economies you take

19. like be will economy the next this time world What year?

20. questions England of governor? the like to would What Bank you ask

Back to the economy lesson.

U.K. Economy - 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 'economy'?
  3. How is your country's economy at the moment?
  4. What damage does a huge drop in GDP cause a country?
  5. What ups and downs has your country's economy recently had?
  6. What can we do to help economies recover?
  7. How has the coronavirus affected your finances?
  8. What did your country do to protect its economy from coronavirus?
  9. How positive are you about the future?
  10. Should people change their economic behaviour from now?

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 'ice age'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Who is most affected if GDP falls?
  5. Why is the British economy so badly affected?
  6. Are you doing anything differently because of coronavirus?
  7. Are you wary about doing anything in this pandemic world?
  8. What measure would you take to bring economies back to life?
  9. What will the world economy be like this time next year?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Bank of England governor?

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