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

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

3. do think you United of the What Nations?

4. spread of you COVID-19? slow would the How

5. basic income? think do giving people of a you poor What

6. a spread the might slow COVID-19? Why income of basic

7. spread What you do reduce of the COVID-19? to do

8. the you of will What year? the pandemic like at think do be this end

9. could what ways help developing countries? the In other UN

10. are 'unprecedented Why times'? these

11. like you reading article? this Did

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

13. you do read? think What what about you

14. United does the do? Nations What

15. Is give or people? it better companies money help to to

16. bailouts big focused companies? many have on Why

17. hardest the poor Why the in the are hit pandemic?

18. How and the refugees pandemic has affected migrants?

19. your coped government How the has pandemic? with

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

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Basic Income - 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 'income'?
  3. What do you think of the United Nations?
  4. How would you slow the spread of COVID-19?
  5. What do you think of giving poor people a basic income?
  6. Why might a basic income slow the spread of COVID-19?
  7. What do you do to reduce the spread of COVID-19?
  8. What do you think the pandemic will be like at the end of this year?
  9. In what other ways could the UN help developing countries?
  10. Why are these "unprecedented times"?

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 'poor'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What does the United Nations do?
  5. Is it better to give money to help companies or people?
  6. Why have many bailouts focused on big companies?
  7. Why are the poor the hardest hit in the pandemic?
  8. How has the pandemic affected refugees and migrants?
  9. How has your government coped with the pandemic?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the UNDP?

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