Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you shaving? do think What of

4. of razors? What think do you

5. if we stopped Would better be it shaving? all

6. people shave? do Why

7. become blunt? blades razor do Why

8. razor blades? scientists make Should better

9. hair? of think What do you

10. research is important sharpness? How into razor-blade

11. you this like reading Did article?

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

13. read? what about you you think do What

14. with shave to soap, better Is foam? or it gel

15. through powerful scientists microscopes? would see their the What

16. would view of? you What a like close-up

17. razor to we able sharpen and be blades them? reuse Should

18. shaving? there What are with problems

19. close is a shave? What

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

Back to the shaving lesson.

Shaving - 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 'shaving'?
  3. What do you think of shaving?
  4. What do you think of razors?
  5. Would it be better if we all stopped shaving?
  6. Why do people shave?
  7. Why do razor blades become blunt?
  8. Should scientists make better razor blades?
  9. What do you think of hair?
  10. How important is research into razor-blade sharpness?

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 'razor'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is it better to shave with soap, gel or foam?
  5. What would the scientists see through their powerful microscopes?
  6. What would you like a close-up view of?
  7. Should we be able to sharpen razor blades and reuse them?
  8. What problems are there with shaving?
  9. What is a close shave?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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