Discussion Questions - Listening

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2. animal poster endangered for all The species .

3. the endangered species Removed from it list .

4. has cost This at come mammals . to a

5. of the majority lives . areas panda The where

6. protect giant panda . efforts the the to Commended

7. the carnivorous of expense mammals . At some larger,

8. findings insufficiency conservation . His panda the indicate of

9. safeguard species . these carnivore to Failing large

10. that An many umbrella has sheltered species . effectively

Back to the conservation lesson.

Conservation - 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 'panda'?
  3. What do you know about pandas?
  4. How sad are you that animals are on the brink of extinction?
  5. What other conservation success stories do you know of?
  6. What do you think of the World Wildlife Fund?
  7. What animals are you worried about?
  8. Why are so many species becoming extinct?
  9. How interesting are conservation journals?
  10. What advice do you have for conservationists?

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 'conservation'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How happy are you that pandas are not on the brink of extinction?
  5. What is your favourite mammal?
  6. What do you think of the idea of conservation reserves?
  7. What will the endangered species list look like in 50 years from now?
  8. What three adjectives best describe the giant panda?
  9. Is it OK for the panda to be saved at the expense of other animals?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the conservationists?

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