Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. cars? electric you of What think do

4. than cars cars? In better ways are electric what petrol

5. bad are the for cars petrol environment? How

6. charging electric-car of What you think batteries? do

7. you car? electric prefer petrol an or Would

8. do know What batteries? about you

9. charging How does CO2 much batteries the create?

10. instead Should cars? use transport we of public

11. article? like you Did reading this

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

13. think read? you What what you about do

14. cars? think of petrol do What you

15. better In than are what cars? petrol electric ways cars

16. battery the transform new driving? would How

17. about out petrol? worry Would you running of

18. battery How might change the driving? new

19. you gives What anxiety?

20. the to questions maker? like would What battery you ask

Back to the car battery lesson.

Car Battery - 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 'car'?
  3. What do you think of electric cars?
  4. In what ways are electric cars better than petrol cars?
  5. How bad are petrol cars for the environment?
  6. What do you think of charging electric-car batteries?
  7. Would you prefer an electric or petrol car?
  8. What do you know about batteries?
  9. How much CO2 does charging the batteries create?
  10. Should we use public transport instead of cars?

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 'battery'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of petrol cars?
  5. In what ways are petrol cars better than electric cars?
  6. How would the new battery transform driving?
  7. Would you worry about running out of petrol?
  8. How might the new battery change driving?
  9. What gives you anxiety?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the battery maker?

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