Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about our planet's How are worried you environment?

4. you What of think a ecocide becoming do crime?

5. responsible for those ecocide? most are Who

6. humanity? ecocide to does crimes How compare against

7. concerns most destruction you? environmental What

8. into Should ecocide made law? be

9. your country way has environment been in the what In destroyed?

10. Why isn't already crime? a ecocide

11. you Did article? this like reading

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

13. you think What you read? about do what

14. do would be? ecocide successful law you an How think

15. you environmental do see to done about protection? What want

16. punishments ecocide? for should receive countries What

17. we companies ecocide? that Should are boycott of guilty

18. How is deforestation? damaging

19. do trawling? you deep-sea What about know

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

Back to the ecocide lesson.

Ecocide - 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 'crime'?
  3. How worried are you about our planet's environment?
  4. What do you think of ecocide becoming a crime?
  5. Who are those most responsible for ecocide?
  6. How does ecocide compare to crimes against humanity?
  7. What environmental destruction most concerns you?
  8. Should ecocide be made into law?
  9. In what way has the environment in your country been destroyed?
  10. Why isn't ecocide already a crime?

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 'ecosystem'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How successful do you think an ecocide law would be?
  5. What do you want to see done about environmental protection?
  6. What punishments should countries receive for ecocide?
  7. Should we boycott companies that are guilty of ecocide?
  8. How damaging is deforestation?
  9. What do you know about deep-sea trawling?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the lawyers?

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