Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

  • Put the words below in the correct order to make the questions.
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1. What read did the think when you you headline?

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

3. know What about chess? do you

4. of do What you have chess? playing experiences

5. do chess? the idea for of of What Olympics you think an

6. won Have medal? you ever a gold

7. last experienced Internet an time When the glitch? was you

8. What think online chess? you of do

9. humans? at machines Are better chess than

10. medal the to award countries? both it gold fair to Was

11. you Did article? reading this like

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

13. about read? what What you you do think

14. the rules What chess? are of

15. What favourite board your is game?

16. have replayed? final the Should been

17. would players? feel were if the How you one you of

18. you of do think chess? What

19. life? How can you help in chess

20. to like ask would players? questions you the What chess

Back to the chess lesson.

Chess - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'medal'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are the rules of chess?
  5. What is your favourite board game?
  6. Should the final have been replayed?
  7. How would you feel if you were one of the players?
  8. What do you think of chess?
  9. How can chess help you in life?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the chess players?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'chess'?
  3. What do you know about chess?
  4. What experiences do you have of playing chess?
  5. What do you think of the idea of an Olympics for chess?
  6. Have you ever won a gold medal?
  7. When was the last time you experienced an Internet glitch?
  8. What do you think of online chess?
  9. Are machines better at chess than humans?
  10. Was it fair to award the gold medal to both countries?

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