Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do you wind farms? of What think

4. Why turbines? blades can't the birds of wind see

5. are there wind of advantages farms? What

6. examples green energy of What good? other are

7. wind birds black turbines? stop into flying one might from Why blade

8. there problems wind What are other farms? with

9. to you? conservation nature is How and important

10. wind could ways What keep farms safe? other birds

11. this article? like Did you reading

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

13. you do what think you What read? about

14. you or wind turbines think Do are beautiful ugly?

15. Are than important wind farms dying? more birds

16. group? bird Would to join protection like a you

17. 'in win be can farms with harmony' nature? How

18. three best adjectives this describe story? What

19. a Should to it farm a if wildlife? be destroyed wind is risk

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

Back to the wind turbine lesson.

Wind Turbines - 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 'wind'?
  3. What do you think of wind farms?
  4. Why can't birds see the blades of wind turbines?
  5. What advantages are there of wind farms?
  6. What other examples of green energy are good?
  7. Why might one black blade stop birds from flying into wind turbines?
  8. What other problems are there with wind farms?
  9. How important is conservation and nature to you?
  10. What other ways could wind farms keep birds safe?

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 'turbine'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Do you think wind turbines are beautiful or ugly?
  5. Are wind farms more important than birds dying?
  6. Would you like to join a bird protection group?
  7. How can wind farms be 'in harmony' with nature?
  8. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  9. Should a wind farm be destroyed if it is a risk to wildlife?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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