Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What Christmas? think of do you

4. How do Christmas your country? in celebrate people

5. meaning is the What of Christmas?

6. What food? favourite seasonal is your

7. What think festive cakes? of you do

8. science cakes? important behind the know Is slicing to it

9. the solution? think you What of do professor's

10. does What isn't exactly "It rocket science" mean?

11. article? reading this Did like you

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

13. what you read? you What think do about

14. traditions? country's favourite What are your food

15. about you do What dried know fruit?

16. Do you sounds delicious? think English Christmas cake

17. What are the best symbols? Christmassy

18. a Christmas be there cake? standard Should global,

19. eat every be cake we able Christmas to Should day?

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

Back to the Christmas cake lesson.

Christmas Cake - 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 'Christmas'?
  3. What do you think of Christmas?
  4. How do people celebrate Christmas in your country?
  5. What is the meaning of Christmas?
  6. What is your favourite seasonal food?
  7. What do you think of festive cakes?
  8. Is it important to know the science behind slicing cakes?
  9. What do you think of the professor's solution?
  10. What does "It isn't exactly rocket science" mean?

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 'cake'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What are your country's favourite food traditions?
  5. What do you know about dried fruit?
  6. Do you think English Christmas cake sounds delicious?
  7. What are the best Christmassy symbols?
  8. Should there be a global, standard Christmas cake?
  9. Should we be able to eat Christmas cake every day?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the professor?

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