Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you do What of think exams?

4. way exams to students? assess Are the best

5. your were exam like? What results

6. can How system if grades give taken students a haven't exams? exam

7. to pass is way exams? What best the

8. think do more? What of being you poorer downgraded students

9. unfair to student How getting can algorithm an a it is stop university?

10. is to important going How university?

11. reading this like Did you article?

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

13. What think do you you what read? about

14. has What government your had? scandals

15. think rich? ever favored government has the you Do your

16. your government ever grossly Has been incompetent?

17. making are the good a things U-turns? What and bad about government

18. teachers' better to Is it predictions exam for scores? use the

19. Do is enough? apology you think the

20. you like UK ask to questions the government? What would

Back to the exam results lesson.

Exam Results - 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 'exam'?
  3. What do you think of exams?
  4. Are exams the best way to assess students?
  5. What were your exam results like?
  6. How can a system give exam grades if students haven't taken exams?
  7. What is the best way to pass exams?
  8. What do you think of poorer students being downgraded more?
  9. How unfair is it an algorithm can stop a student getting to university?
  10. How important is going to university?

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 'result'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What scandals has your government had?
  5. Do you think your government has ever favored the rich?
  6. Has your government ever been grossly incompetent?
  7. What are the good and bad things about a government making U-turns?
  8. Is it better to use teachers' predictions for the exam scores?
  9. Do you think the apology is enough?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the UK government?

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