Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. food What your was at like school?

4. it How bad that is are hungry? children

5. hungry? you in UK children Are surprised the are

6. children? voted think Why meals UK for do against the poor you

7. U-turn and the make Should UK decision a its again? reverse

8. Whose hungry feed to it children? is responsibility

9. Is their feed it job parents' to the children?

10. free shouldn't and Who meals? should get

11. this article? like reading you Did

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

13. you about you what read? think do What

14. think What the you government do UK will do?

15. What were you you did for at lunch have when school?

16. understand do Why politicians lives? they rich poor people's say

17. of you think politicians? What do wealthy

18. $8,000 consultants Should track-and-trace be day? a paid

19. businesses right to Are politicians? ban

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

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Free School Meals - 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 'free'?
  3. What was food like at your school?
  4. How bad is it that children are hungry?
  5. Are you surprised children in the UK are hungry?
  6. Why do you think the UK voted against meals for poor children?
  7. Should the UK make a U-turn and reverse its decision again?
  8. Whose responsibility is it to feed hungry children?
  9. Is it the parents' job to feed their children?
  10. Who should and shouldn't get free meals?

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 'meal'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think the UK government will do?
  5. What did you have for lunch when you were at school?
  6. Why do rich politicians say they understand poor people's lives?
  7. What do you think of wealthy politicians?
  8. Should track-and-trace consultants be paid $8,000 a day?
  9. Are businesses right to ban politicians?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the UK government?

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