Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. know What about mining? do you

4. the about companies care mining Do environment?

5. right mining take to have the the from things earth? Do companies

6. about What know you do Aboriginal cultures?

7. do of think caves? destruction of the the you What

8. 46,000-year-old are sites? How sacred important

9. you do for advice mining companies? What have

10. like Old life was the Stone What in Age?

11. like article? you reading Did this

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

13. what you What think you do read? about

14. about mining? think you do What

15. mining company? you condemn Would the

16. need for? companies mining do we What

17. the wishes communities Aboriginal the of respected? Should be

18. over put to destruction of ancient immoral it Is the sites? profits

19. company now? mine How responsibly you the are confident from will

20. questions company mining you ask would like CEOs? to What

Back to the mining lesson.

Mining - 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 'mining'?
  3. What do you know about mining?
  4. Do mining companies care about the environment?
  5. Do mining companies have the right to take things from the earth?
  6. What do you know about Aboriginal cultures?
  7. What do you think of the destruction of the caves?
  8. How important are 46,000-year-old sacred sites?
  9. What advice do you have for mining companies?
  10. What was life like in the Old Stone Age?

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 'cave'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think about mining?
  5. Would you condemn the mining company?
  6. What do we need mining companies for?
  7. Should the wishes of the Aboriginal communities be respected?
  8. Is it immoral to put profits over the destruction of ancient sites?
  9. How confident are you the company will mine responsibly from now?
  10. What questions would you like to ask mining company CEOs?

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