Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. is English? your How good

4. you of language do think English tests? What

5. What visas? think do of you

6. Should a test? depend visa a language on

7. country the language? Should speak a all residents in have to

8. Which country permanent have visa a for? to like residence would you

9. learn are English? efforts What to making you

10. people studying advice What for do English? you have

11. Did reading this you article? like

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

13. What about you do what read? think you

14. controversial? you think is the proposal Why do

15. might racist? the test be seen Why as

16. partner? for their test someone's How love could you

17. struggles you What have faced uphill with English?

18. What English taken? you have tests

19. unwanted test additional the burden? Is an

20. to What questions government? would like ask you Australia's

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English Language Tests - 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 'visa'?
  3. How good is your English?
  4. What do you think of English language tests?
  5. What do you think of visas?
  6. Should a visa depend on a language test?
  7. Should residents in a country all have to speak the language?
  8. Which country would you like to have a permanent residence visa for?
  9. What efforts are you making to learn English?
  10. What advice do you have for people studying English?

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 'language'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do you think the proposal is controversial?
  5. Why might the best be seen as racist?
  6. How could you test someone's love for their partner?
  7. What uphill struggles have you faced with English?
  8. What English tests have you taken?
  9. Is the test an unwanted additional burden?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Australia's government?

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